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Kenny Baker (IV) (1921–1999)

Kenny Baker was born on March 1, 1921 in Withernsea, Yorkshire, England. He is known for his work on Hour of Glory (1949), Touch and Go (1955) and Two Left Feet (1965). He died on December 7, 1999 in Felpham, West Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Hour of Glory
Hour of Glory Music Department
Touch and Go
Touch and Go Music Department
Two Left Feet
Two Left Feet Music Department
The Black Glove
The Black Glove Music Department


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 1989 Perfect Image? (Short) (musician)
 1988 The Beiderbecke Connection (TV Mini-Series) (musician - 4 episodes)
- What Do We Have on Hockey Sticks? (1988) ... (musician: cornet solo)
- Is He the Lodger? (1988) ... (musician: cornet solo)
- Hello Sir, Hello Miss (1988) ... (musician: cornet solo)
- Oh Look, It's Average-Sized Trevor Chaplin (1988) ... (musician: cornet solo)
 1987 The Beiderbecke Tapes (TV Mini-Series) (musician - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (musician: cornet solo)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (musician: cornet solo)
 1985 The Beiderbecke Affair (TV Mini-Series) (musician - 6 episodes)
- We Are on the Brink of a New Era, If Only... (1985) ... (musician: cornet solo)
- That Was a Very Funny Evening (1985) ... (musician: cornet solo)
- Um... I Know What You're Thinking (1985) ... (musician: cornet solo)
- We Call It the White Economy (1985) ... (musician: cornet solo)
- Can Anybody Join In? (1985) ... (musician: cornet solo)
 1965 Two Left Feet (musician: trumpet)
 1955 Touch and Go (dance music arranged and played by)
 1954 The Black Glove (composer: trumpet theme "Trumpet Fantasy") / (music arranger: special arrangements) / (musical director)
 1953 Genevieve (musician: trumpet solo for Kay Kendall - uncredited)
 1949 Hour of Glory (composer: night club scene music - as Ted Heath's Kenny Baker Swing Group)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "Goodbye Little Star" / "I'm Gonna Love You" (Orbit Records)

Alternate Names:

Ted Heath's Kenny Baker Swing Group

Did You Know?


He was awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1999 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to music.

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