Lifetime Achievement Award

After a career spanning five decades as a highly regarded professional harmonica player, groundbreaking author, educator and long term consultant to HOHNER, Steve Baker has been honored with the Pete Pedersen Lifetime Achievement Award at the SPAH Convention 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He shares this years award with Will Scarlett, who played with West Coast legends Hot Tuna and built the first prototype to illustrate the principle of auxiliary reeds.

“To receive this prestigious award from the most important harmonica organisation in the USA is a huge honor and I’m really grateful for the peer recognition. Many thanks to all at SPAH, I hope to be able to thank you all in person soon!”
Steve Baker, August 20th 2019