Baker, Jessie


  • From Martinsville, Indiana. Lives in Georgetown, Kentucky.
  • At age 11, learned banjo and began performing with his brother Taylor (mandolin) as The Baker Boys.
  • 2007, at age 16 took his first professional job with Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show. He also spent some time with Wildfire, The Wildwood Valley Boys, Marty Raybon and Full Circle, David Peterson and 1946, Avery County, Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain.
  • 2008, joined Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper. While with this band, they won the IBMA Award for Instrumental Group of the Year.
  • 2009, released solo project Yessir!
  • 2011, joined Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver.
  • 2012, joined Dailey and Vincent.
  • 2018, left Dailey and Vincent to recover from recurring pain in his right (picking) hand.