Duck Baker

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Birthday
30, 1949
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
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Birthday
30, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

Versatile guitarist known for his work in genres as diverse as blues, jazz, country and bluegrass who is widely considered one of the best fingerstyle guitarists of his era. He has authored many educational books and has worked as a columnist for Acoustic magazine.

Before Fame

He was raised primarily in Richmond, Virginia and moved to San Francisco in the 70's.

Trivia

He is one of the only major fingerstyle guitarists who uses a nylon string flamenco guitar.

Family Life

His birth name is Richard R. Baker IV. He married critically-acclaimed vocalist Helen Roche.

Associated With

He collaborated with acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke on the 1990 album Paul Bunyan.