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Danny Barker

Danny Barker

Danny Barker, born Daniel Moses Barker, was a jazz banjoist, singer, guitarist, songwriter, ukulele player and author from New Orleans. Reverend Andrew Darby, Jr. served as Pastor of Fairview Baptist Church at the time that Danny Barker became a member of Fairview Baptist Church. Mr. Barker asked Pastor Darby what would he want him to do in the church. Reverend Darby commissioned 'Brother' Barker to form a Christian Band, composed of young musicians. Thus, The Fairview Christian Marching Band was the brainchild of Reverend Andrew Darby, Jr. Brother Barker went throughout the neighborhood in the area of the church enlisting young musicians. Many young musicians who started in the ... more on Wikipedia

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