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Born in Bucharest, Romania, George Baicea discovered music and the guitar at the age of fourteen, listening to Jimi Hendrix's records. Since that moment, he dedicated his life on trying to improve his guitar techniques, listening to the great masters: Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Frank Zappa, Mike Stern, Miles Davis. In 1992, George was discovered by Alexandru Andries. Alexandru Andries is a very famous performing songwriter in Romania, and he invited him to play in a concert, as guests of Valeriu Sterian, on 21st of December, 1992. After this official debut, George played as member of A. Andries's Band in several concerts: in 1993, 1995, and 2002 at the Royal Palace Hall in Bucharest, also in 1993 at the International Festival "Golden Stag", Brasov, Romania, and many other concerts: in Bucharest, every year, at the National Theatre or other important theatres, at the Hungarian Cultural Centre, the French Cultural Centre in Cluj-Napoca, and others all over the country.

In November 2008, George Baicea released his third album, "Vintage stories: Jamming in Germany", a live CD recorded in Germany with Wolfy Ziegler – bass and Adrian Militaru – drums.

Also, in November 2008, George Baicea opened for John Hammond in Hard Rock Café, Bucharest and in 2009, for Eric Sardinas in Becker Brau Live Music, Bucharest, and for Coco Montoya at Hard Rock Cafe, Bucharest.


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