This is a one person, home business. I practice daily, play gigs, record demos and tracks, and do other writing as well. Please allow 24 to 48 hours response time to your email or phone call.


message phone: (707) 630-3865

Thank you, -Don Baraka- Hip Hermit Publishing


Don Baraka is a multi-instrumentalist who started with saxophone in 1955. Clarinet, flute, guitar, electric bass, piano, harmonica and vocal training augment his skill set. He has had several careers, working as a professional musician, electronic technician, recording engineer, quality assurance manager, computer sales manager, audio-visual tech and self-published author. Don’s previous books are The Dichotomy Method for Musical Thought, and the Creative Season Guitar Method, both published in 1976.

You can hear the author playing tenor saxophone on CDs by Bing and the Bingtones, Red Archibald and the Internationals and Nightmare on Bourbon Street. Don releases his own music through the Profunk label. Look for his CD showcasing old school R&B and original songs titled Retro-Groove, available through iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby, Rhapsody and streaming on Spotify, Jango, Google Play and more.