The enigmatically titled album A Quartet for Car Horns and Brakeshas won applause from critics and fans since it was released last year; now, for the first time, audiences will have the opportunity to hear the songs performed with producer Paul Grabowsky joining The Baker Suite on stage.
The Baker Suite’s national tour in July and August will feature Grabowsky, an internationally renowned composer-pianist, with songwriter, guitarist and vocalist John Baker, Gayle Buckby on vocals and accordion, BJ Barker on drums and Lyndon Gray on double bass.
The album’s stylish songs reflect on family, love and the stranger things in life, transporting the audience with elegant ballads, gypsy romantica and a lush, smoky French atmosphere in the accordion accompaniment.
Since the album’s release, the band has toured internationally to sold-out shows and standing ovations but is particularly looking forward to the performance at City Recital Hall, Angel Place.
“This is the first time we will be performing in this prestigious venue and we are very excited about it,” said Buckby.
Indeed, so excited they built a tour around the concert and invited Grabowsky, who did not tour...