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David Baker Birthday Tribute At Indianapolis’ Jazz Kitchen

The Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra and other artists will usher in Baker's milestone birthday with a black-tie performance.

Jazz educator, composer, and performer David Baker turns 80 on Wednesday, December 21, and several notable Indiana jazz acts will pay tribute with a black-tie event at Indianapolis’ Jazz Kitchen. The Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra will perform arrangements of Baker’s big-band music, with appearances as well from Monika Herzig (author of the new IU Press book David Baker: a Legacy in Music, the David Linard Trio and American Pianists Association’s Jazz Fellowship Awards finalist Zach Lapidus. The concert takes place from 6:30-10:30 p.m.; for more information, visit the Jazz Kitchen website.

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