Clint Baker is a multi-instrumentalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He plays six instruments well: Banjo, guitar, trombone, bass, drums, and clarinet. He is also a bandleader and jazz educator, having taught with The Jim Cullum Jazz Band at the Stanford Jazz Camp in California. He has been teaching jazz history for over ten years to many different age groups.
Mr. Baker has performed with a wide range of artists such as: Narvin Kimball, Rosemary Clooney, Leon Redbone, The Humphrey Brothers, and Dan Barrett. Besides his appearances on Riverwalk Jazz, Clint has been featured on numerous radio programs such as Sunday Night Sweets and The Annals of Jazz.
For over a decade, Clint Baker has led a New Orleans-style jazz ensemble at the Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park, California. For the past three years the group, comprised of band leaders and key members of world-class traditional jazz bands, has met at Cafe Borrone on Friday nights (when not touring) to perform to the delight of the audience and themselves. The regular members of the Cafe Borrone All-Stars include: Clint Baker (mostly on guitar), Leon Oakley (trumpet), Robert Young (reeds), Jim Klippert (trombone), Monty Reyes (guitar/banjo), and Bill Reinhart (bass).
Mr. Baker resides in San Bruno California with his wife Alisa Clancy, long-time jazz radio host, and their two children.