Baikida Carroll

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Baikida Carroll (born January 15, 1947, St. Louis, Missouri) is an American jazz trumpeter.

Carroll studied at Southern Illinois University and at the Armed Forces School of Music early in his career. Following this he became a member of the Black Artists Group in St. Louis, where he directed their free jazz ensemble. This group recorded in Europe in the 1970s.

In 1981 he performed at the Woodstock Jazz Festival, held in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Creative Music Studio.


As leader[edit]

  • The Spoken Word (HatHUT, 1977)
  • Shadows and Reflections (Soul Note, 1982)
  • Door of the Cage (Soul Note, 1995)
  • Marionettes on a High Wire (OmniTone, 2001)

As sideman[edit]