Baikida Carroll

Baikida Carroll (born January 15, 1947, St. Louis, Missouri) is an American jazz trumpeter.[1]

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.[2]

In 1981 he performed at the Woodstock Jazz Festival, held in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Creative Music Studio.[3]


As leader

As sideman

External links


  1. Listing for Carroll, Baikida (E. J. Carroll) on (accessed November 23, 2014).
  2. Owsley, Dennis (2006). City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis, 1895-1973. St. Louis: Reedy Press. p. 184. ISBN 978-1933370040.
  3. Nelson,, Nels (March 24, 1989). "A Life In Jazz Baikida Carroll & 'Betsey Brown' Are Both Difficult To Pigeonhole". Interstate General Media.
  4. Astarita, Glenn (April 1, 2001). "Baikida Carroll: Marionettes On A High Wire (review)". All About Jazz.
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