Norman Baker is a Seattle based singer-songwriter rooted in Americana and Lumber Rock. When not touring with an acoustic guitar and 2 full length albums, he can be found helping other artists further realize their art by helping them record and perform music. Baker has played on over 30 albums and performs 200+ shows a year. His band Norman Baker & The Backroads double as backing band and session band for other acts. He’s touring the Western US throughout 2019 in support of releasing new music and has shared the stage with Brandi Carlile, Shooter Jennings, Father John Misty, Criag Morgan, Haley Heynderickx, The Head and the Heart, Don Carlos, Robin Eubanks, Quaker City Night Hawks, and Jerry Joseph & the Jackmormons. He’s also worked on recording projects with Doug Lancio (John Hiatt, Patti Griffin), Mike Coykendall (M Ward, She & Him, Sallie Ford, Bright Eyes), and Brad Pemberton (Ryan Adams, Willie Nelson, Minnie Driver, Steve Earle). He’s also been known to produce field recordings in Nigeria, compose in Chile, play bass with indigenous African groups at festivals around the Niger Delta, produce/compose for Caribbean reggae and dancehall artists, and produce radio specials for stations in Puget Sound area.