Sound Installations

Sound design is essentially the most abstract of abstract contemporary art. These ...

Published Thoughts

Reviews, Essays and more by yours truly: Music Review: Nashville Composer Collective ...


I wish I could explain it better… but Soundcrawl is a “pop ...

Creators Workday

On a saturday in January, 38 creatives gathered in a bistro to ...


“Classically trained musician Kyle Baker strives to reinterpret the way individuals interact with art and sound. His secret ingredient is technology.”

– The Tennessean -

“Artober 2012’s most ambitious, successful happening was the Soundcrawl festival at Brick Factory”

– Joe Nolan, Nashville Arts Magazine, December 2012 -

I don’t know how Soundcrawl director and co-founder Kyle Baker does it. I have enough trouble organizing a one-day festival.

– Tony Youngblood, Circuit Benders Ball -

“quite smart and understands how to make connections with a huge variety of people”

– Adrienne Outlaw, Country Life Blog (the Nashville Scene) -

Kyle Baker is one of Nashville’s most thoughtful, daring and lyrically gifted composers.

– John Pitcher, Nashville Scene -

[Publication] Scott Smallwood’s Hideout – Seed Space

I was honored to be invited to contribute my thoughts on recent sound installation at Nashville’s premiere non-profit contemporary art gallery: Seed Space. My thoughts are below; the full exhibition brochure is at     Scott Smallwood deflty stands at the convergence of four streams of activity with his most recent installation, Hideout, at Seed […]

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[Publication] Number 74: Regional Update

  I’m pleased to share this regional update from NUMBER, the venerable arts journal of the mid-south.   The full edition can be found at    

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Hi! Welcome to my site. What’s an impresario? A hundred years ago, impresarios were the creators who put together operas and ballets.  They’d gather the team: composers, writers, choreographers, set designers, etc, find the money, book the hall and produce the show.   One of the most famous (from whom I draw some real inspiration) […]

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