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Air Force 13: Ginger Baker's Favourite Albums
David Stubbs , November 26th, 2012 07:26

Ginger Baker's Jazz Confusion are playing London's Jazz Cafe this week and are one of the first acts to be announced for next year's Field Day; in advance, the legendary drummer picks out his top 13 LPs


Ginger Baker Trio - Going Back Home
A guy called Chip Stern organised that – a fan of mine, a writer. It was very enjoyable. We did the first album in three days. I'd been following Charlie Haden's stuff since his early days with Ornette Coleman. There's so much more space. Very simple, no pressure. These days, it's three years between albums for new bands. A lot of that is down to all this hi-tech, silly silly stuff that producers feel they have to use. They waste a lot of money and time doing silly things. I come across these people, I don't get on with them at all.