Kelli Baker – Blood on the Nile

When I put on Kelli Baker, I’m transported to a world of cool nostalgia. Her voice sounds like the legendary blues women of the 1930s and 1940s, but with a modern appeal.

— Rob Rush, Program Director and PM Drive Host, 94.3 The Shark (Long Island)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, July 23, 2022 / — Signed to Bad Game Game Records (CDX Nashville) under Sony Music, New York-based award-winning soul singer-songwriter Kelli Baker brings blues and guts on his East Coast tour with his band, The Kelli Baker Band.

Hot on the heels of its July release, “Intimate Creatures” Baker immediately announces its breakthrough single, “Blood on the Nile.”

“Blood on the Nile” sees Baker’s remarkable, sultry, and famous vocals unfold in a powerful burst of emotion, described as if the Tedeschi Trucks Band’s “Midnight in Harlem” meets Joe’s “With a Little Help from My Friends.” Cocker.

It’s a new direction for Baker, as she brings her bandmates to Richie Cannata’s prestigious Cove City Sound Studios in Glen Cove, NY. (Justin Bieber, Jon Bellion, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, among countless others).

The tour kicks off July 23 at iconic New York location The Bitter End, stopping in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida and South Carolina.
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“When I put on Kelli Baker, I’m transported to a world of cool nostalgia. Her voice is reminiscent of the legendary blues women of the 1930s and 1940s, but with a modern appeal. Her songs are moody and sultry and worth listening to. be listened to on repeat. There is no one with their particular sound at the moment.

— Rob Rush, Program Director and PM Drive Host, 94.3 The Shark (Long Island)

“If anyone can channel the pain that’s normally contained deep within, it’s Kelli Baker. There’s no way we’re left to the blues without speaking with trepidation.”

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The Kelli Baker Group:
Kelli Baker (Guitar/Vocal)
Richard Vichlenski (Guitar)
Andrew Dwork (Drums)
Matthew Hoyer (bass)

Performers featured on “Blood on the Nile”:
Dave Solomon (pedal steel guitar)
Bobby Sarnowski (Keyboard)
Andy Dai (Saxophone)

About Kelly Baker:
Recently signed as a Brand Ambassador for Monster Products, Kelli Baker is a Sony Music Artist under Bad Game Records/CDX Nashville.

Kelli Baker brings a sound like no other. With a powerful voice dripping with haunting sensuality that slips easily into growling old school blues tones, Kelli speaks from his heart like a beat poet in a night dive. The kind you only know if you know. His music is an amalgamation of authentic blues/rock and heart-on-the-sleeve singer-songwriter pop with folk/gospel roots.

Known in some circles as “The Phoenix”, Kelli was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She moved to New York in 2012. Learning music like so many others in the church choir, Kelli graduated to lead a hard rock band and a folk duo, writing her own music at an early age. .

Kelli recently returned from a successful national tour capped off with a performance in Paris, France.

Now performing with the Kelli Baker Band, she performs regularly at iconic music houses such as New York’s The Bitter End and some of New York’s most demanding venues. The Kelli Baker Band begins its East Coast tour in July 2022.

Kelli quickly rose through the ranks of Long Island’s bristling music scene to become a household name. Kelli was nominated as Long Island’s Top Singer of 2021 and 2022 by Bethpage’s prestigious “Best of Long Island” awards series, and named one of Newsday’s Rising Stars. She’s been featured on WFUV’s coveted NY Slice, Rollin’ With hosted by 94.3’s Rob Rush The Shark, Brooklyn Vegan, Broadway World, NYC.Com, Better Lemons, and Faces of Long Island, plus many other hot spots. international and national sales. .

Kelli delivers an impressive performance and has been compared to Bonnie Raitt, Chris Cornell, Susan Tedeschi and Aretha Franklin. Its dynamic blues tones and gospel nods have been called ethereal blues. His main influences are the Rolling Stones, Muddy Waters, Jane’s Addiction, The Black Crowes, Bonnie Raitt and The Tedeschi Trucks Band.

The Kelli Baker Band recently recorded at the iconic Cove City Sound Studios with Richie Cannata (Billy Joel, Lords of 52nd Street) and John Arbuckle (Justin Bieber, Jon Bellion). Kelli recorded at Milk House Studios with multi-platinum producer Philip A. Jimenez (Wheatus, Teenage Dirtbag) and at Blokhed Studios with Grammy-nominated producer Tommy Stiegler. Susan Aquila (recorded and worked with Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney, Steven Tyler) appears on “Cathedral”. She resides just outside of New York.

Resources from Kelli Baker:
Twitter @kellibakermusic
Apple Music:
Facebook: Kelli Baker Music
Instagram @kellibakermusic
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