Ginger Baker

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Birthday
19, 1939
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
England

About

Drummer who has played with the rock groups Cream, Blind Faith, and Ginger Baker's Air Force.

Before Fame

His first group was Ginger Baker's Energy, which included afro beat pioneer Fela Kuti. He went on to work with Graham Bond Organisation and Cream.

Trivia

He lived in Nigeria from 1970 to 1976.

Family Life

He grew up in difficult conditions, raised with his sister by his mother, who worked in a tobacco shop. He was married and separated three times before marrying his fourth wife, Kudzai Machokoto, in 2010. He has two daughters, Leda and Ginette, and a son, Kofi.

Associated With

Nick Mason was influenced by Baker's musical style.