The Baker Suite are a group whose music is built around a combination of acoustic guitar and parisian-esque accordion. The core of The Baker Suite is John Baker (guitar) and Gayle Buckby (accordion). They often tour as a duo or sometimes joined by Lyndon Gray on double bass, Julian Ferraretto on violin/mandolin/saw, and Enrico Mick Morena on drums.
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The Baker Suite have been performing their original music throughout Australia and internationally for over 11 years and 2013 saw the release of their 4th studio album, 'Your Dreaming Self', in Australia and Germany. Festival appearances include WOMADelaide (AU 2014), International Asia-Pacific Music Festival (RU 2014), Bohemia Jazz Festival (CZ, 2012), Okayama Cultural Festival (JP, 2010), Nelson Arts Festival (NZ, 2010), International Guitar Festival (AU, 2009), Adelaide Festival of Arts (AU), Adelaide Cabaret Festival (AU), Lorch Am Rhein Cultural Festival (DE), and The National Folk Festival (AU).
They have close ties with other local groups such as Zephyr Quartet.