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Hello and welcome to the Official Website of Dr. David N. Baker, world-renowned composer, multi-instrumentalist, educator, writer, clinician, pedagogue, and Chair of the Jazz Studies Department at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music.

Have a look around, and please feel free to contact us for important questions and information.


David Baker leads the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra during the NEA Jazz Masters award ceremony and concert in 2008.

Legendary saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Award in the area of Music - with David Baker as juror on the award committee. The Pulitzer | Read More

Distinguished Professor David N. Baker receives the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' "Living Jazz Legend Award" for lifetime achievement on March 3 in Washington, D.C.
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Early March, 2007, WFYI Public Television in Indianapolis features a documentary profile of Distinguished Professor David Baker on their program Across Indiana.
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NEW CD: Basically Baker | Produced by Gunther Schuller
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On Jan. 20th, 2007, the World Premier of David Baker's recent piece for orchestra, "Dancing Shadows", was performed by the Indianapolis Symphony. It will be presented 20+ more times at various prestigious Universities throughout the state of Indiana. Read More

David Baker Receives the Lawrence Berk Award at IAJE.
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David Baker Receives the 2006 Sonneborn Award
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David Baker Concertino for Cell Phone and Symphony OrchestraConcertino for Cellular Phones and Symphony Orchestra
NY Times Article | Audio Slide Show | Time Magazine


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