Music world bids farewell to legendary drummer Ginger Baker
This morning the rock world received the sad news of the death of one of the greatest drum legends, Ginger Baker, a member of the historic band Cream, who fought for weeks in a hospital and at 80 years of age, left hours ago of this world, he showed great strength when he reached that age and fought so long for his life, a winner, he had to fight until the last moment.
Both on the artist's official website, as on his Facebook page, his death was immediately reported, Ginger was not a friend of creating unnecessary suspense and as such he always spoke clearly to his followers, his family and former colleagues reported at the time of his demise.
We are very sad to say that Ginger has passed away peacefully this morning. Thank you to everyone for your kind words to us all over the past weeks.www.facebook.com
A legend that became great together with the best
Ginger Baker was a member of famous bands like Cream and had a historic participation alongside rock giants like Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce. Ginger was a nickname that she received as soon as she began to stand out in the world of music thanks to the color of her hair. His training was guided by one of the greatest Jazz drummers in history, the famous Phil Seaman, who also helped him emerge in music by becoming his mentor.
It was thanks to this training, along with his natural talent and great creativity, that Ginger Baker was able to create his own style, with interesting techniques and an impressive virtuosity on the instrument, which led him to be one of the best rock drummers in all the history.
For weeks, Ginger Baker's family had warned of her delicate state of health, despite being strong, the 80 years at a cost were taking its toll on her when she fought the final battle for her life.
He achieved fame at an early age by standing out as a great drummer and the curious color of his hair led to friends jokingly ending up nicknamed him Ginger, a nickname that became part of his life as an artist.