Jason Baker

Jason Baker serves as Director of Percussion Studies and Assistant Professor of Music at Mississippi State University. He completed a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of North Texas and holds a Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree (Magna cum Laude) from the University of Connecticut.

An active performer, Jason is a member of the Tupelo Symphony Orchestra (principal timpanist), Starkville Symphony Orchestra (principal percussionist), State Messengers faculty jazz combo, and the Bain Percussion Group. He has also performed with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and the Meridian (MS) Symphony Orchestra. Also a frequent solo performer and clinician, Jason has performed at several Percussive Arts Society International Conventions, the College Music Society National and Southern Regional Conferences, Mississippi Bandmasters Association Convention, the Texas Music Educators Association Convention, and universities throughout the country.

Jason’s solo and ensemble works have been featured at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Snare Drum Competition, Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, and the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. He also serves as a music and publications reviewer for Percussive Notes.

Jason was a performing member with the Glassmen, Boston Crusaders and Connecticut Hurricanes Drum and Bugle Corps and later served on the instructional staff of the Boston Crusaders. He is proud to be an artist for the Yamaha Corporation of America, Innovative Percussion, Remo drumheads, SABIAN cymbals, Grover Pro Percussion, and is President of the Mississippi Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society.

This arrangement is adapted from the version for wind ensemble and features the same intermediate-advanced solo marimba part accompanied by percussion quintet.
Duration: 9:50 | Level: Med-Advanced
$45.00
This arrangement is adapted from the version for wind ensemble and features the same intermediate-advanced solo marimba part accompanied by percussion quintet.
Duration: 9:50 | Level: Med-Advanced
$41.00
Composed for one player and utilizing snare drum and bass drum, this is like an old-school rudimental duet, but not.
Duration: 2:05 | Level: Med-Advanced
$15.00
Composed for one player and utilizing snare drum and bass drum, this is like an old-school rudimental duet, but not.
Duration: 2:05 | Level: Med-Advanced
$14.00
Written in three movements, this is an outstanding solo requiring a virtuosic approach to the instrument and a high level of technical proficiency towards extreme dynamics and touch.
Duration: 3:30 | Level: Advanced
$15.00
Written in three movements, this is an outstanding solo requiring a virtuosic approach to the instrument and a high level of technical proficiency towards extreme dynamics and touch.
Duration: 3:30 | Level: Advanced
$14.00
This piece was written to combine rudimental drumming vocabulary with the structure and flexibility of a concert solo, and as such is intended for concert hall performance.
Duration: 5:10 |
$16.00
This piece was written to combine rudimental drumming vocabulary with the structure and flexibility of a concert solo, and as such is intended for concert hall performance.
Duration: 5:10 |
$14.00
Three traditional fife and drum tunes featuring a snare soloist with mallet quintet.
Duration: 7:25 total | Level: Medium
$36.00
Three traditional fife and drum tunes featuring a snare soloist with mallet quintet.
Duration: 7:25 total | Level: Medium
$32.00
This is a marimba transcription of a very popular piece by Leo Brouwer. This arrangement captures the heart of the original work through the marimba’s expressive range.
Duration: 5:00 | Level: Medium
$15.00
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