Leland Baker and Soul Pocket
Wednesday Jan. 31, 2024 from 8 – 11 pm
Leland describes the Soul Pocket project as his love child, being able to explore his background and love of R&B and hip hop, and expressing it through the language of jazz.
Soul Pocket is a 4 piece collective featuring:
– Leland Baker
– Jhony Keys
– Erick Cifuentes
– Seth Woodruff
Leland Baker has lived and spent time honing his craft in the great cities of New Orleans and New York City. While living in New York City, Leland has had the opportunity to perform and study with many of the brilliant artists the city has to offer, including Lawrence Clark, Kahlil Bell, Tim Green, and Roy Hargrove.
Leland was appointed as Music Education Manager for the Newport Festivals Foundation and founded the Jazz Jam at The Blue Room. The Leland Baker Trio received the Rhode Island Motif Music award for best Jazz ensemble.
Cover charge $10