The Nova Project
Nick Baker: Percussion
Nick Baker has been playing percussion since childhood thanks to the influence of his father. He has worked with a myriad of eclectic ensembles and artists, including singer/ songwriters Joel Kraft, Mikal Shapiro, Kasey Rausch and the rock-a-billy band, Rivercity Revelators.
Notably, Nick also performs with the avant garde music/dance/visual fusion troupe, Quixotic.
A product of the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Nick has studied with Drs. James Snell and Nick Petrella.
Also a marimba soloist and composer, Nick has played with the Mexican Marimba group, Marimba Corozon de Luna and currently teaches percussion in Kansas City.
His recording opus includes albums with Mikal Shapiro’s, The BOON, Fool’s Gold and In the Garden, with Joel Kraft on Big Ideas and Computer Geniuses, with Kasey Rausch, on Live How You Love and two albums with Rivercity Revelators, Red Flag and Thunder on the River
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