Where The Living Room Used To Be

A podcast about Rhode Island’s diverse music scene

Leland Baker (jazz saxophonist, Quarter Water, Bridging Gaps)

May 3rd, 2021

My guest on this episode is saxophonist, Leland Baker! In our interview, we cover so much from his career including his time studying music in New Orleans and at the University of Rhode Island... connecting with Quarter Water in New York City, how he founded his teaching program Bridging Gaps, and of course all the jazz projects he's working on!

Interlude song order:

  • "I Wish" by Quarter Water from their EP, Flavors
  • segment from "Pass Me Not | Remaking the Real" (Leland Baker and tap dancer Orlando Hernandez collaboration)
  • "Mr. LC" by Leland Baker Group performed at Level Exchange in Pawtucket

// Interview recorded April 12th, 2021 via Zoom
// Intro music by Cedros
// Hosted by James Toomey //

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