Malcom Lynn Baker
Lynn Baker is an active saxophone performer and clinician, performing with his own Lynn Baker Quartet, Miguel Espinoza’s Flamenco Fusion, The Bottesini Project and the beats-electronic-free improvisation trio Gemstone Debris. He is a Conn-Selmer artist clinician and has made appearances at colleges, universities, high schools and festivals, which have taken him across North America, Europe and to Asia. He is an Origin Records recording artist with Azure Intention released in 2010 and LectroCoustic in 2013. Lynn is an award-winning composer, performer and educator winning the 1995 COVisions Award for jazz composition, the 1987 Westside Composer Award (Minneapolis, MN), the 1980 Ruth Loraine Close award in performance from the University of Oregon and the 2005 Downbeat Magazine award for Outstanding Achievement in Jazz Education – College Level. Students and ensembles from Lamont are frequent Downbeat Student Music Award winners. Lynn’s compositions are published by UNC Jazz Press and Malcor Music Publishing.