CHET BAKER
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Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker Jr. (December 23, 1929 - May 13, 1988) was born in Yale, Oklahoma. A trumpet player, Baker was an important part of the West coast "cool jazz" school of the 1950s. He first came to prominence in the jazz world as part of the pianoless Gerry Mulligan Quartet -- Mulligan had played with Miles Davis, whose Birth of the Cool is recognized as ushering in the movement.

Baker's trumpet playing is characterized by incredibly sweet tones, clear and almost vibrato-less. He was also a vocalist, and his vocal stylings matched his trumpet-playing in terms of style and feeling, with an emphasis on clarity and gentleness of expression, rather than vibrato or vocal pyrotechnics.

While he was widely acclaimed musically, and his movie-star good looks ensured plenty of popular attention, his personal life was extremely troubled. A heroin addict, his relationships and life were marked
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Chet Baker Bill Evans - The Complete Legendary SessionsChet Baker Bill Evans - The Complete Legendary Sessions
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American Jazz Classics 2009
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Chet Baker - The Absolutely Essential 3 CD CollectionChet Baker - The Absolutely Essential 3 CD Collection
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Imports 2016
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Chet Baker SingsChet Baker Sings
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Wax Time 2015
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The Pacific Jazz Collection (4CD BOX SET)The Pacific Jazz Collection (4CD BOX SET)
Enlightenment 2017
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Complete 1953-62 Vocal Studio RecordingsComplete 1953-62 Vocal Studio Recordings
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Imports 2014
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Sings & Plays (2LP Gatefold 180g Vinyl) - Chet BakerSings & Plays (2LP Gatefold 180g Vinyl) - Chet Baker
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Not Now 2012
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ChetChet
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Riverside 2007
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The Best Of Chet Baker SingsThe Best Of Chet Baker Sings
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Blue Note 1989
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CHET BAKER-SELF-TITLED MOST IMPORTANT JAZZ ALBUM 1964/65 ON COLPIX JAZZ LP-NM, W CHET BAKER-SELF-TITLED MOST IMPORTANT JAZZ ALBUM 1964/65 ON COLPIX JAZZ LP-NM, W USD $9.99 (1 bids)
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CHET BAKER Discography

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Chet Baker Quartet
Bop 1953
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Chet Baker Quartet Featuring Russ Freeman
Bop 1953
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Sextet
Cool Jazz 1954
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Chet Baker Sings
Vocal Jazz 1954
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 3 ratings
Chet Baker and Strings (aka Love Walked In)
Cool Jazz 1954
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Chet Baker Ensemble
Cool Jazz 1954
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Chet Baker Quartet Records Eight Cool Sides
Cool Jazz 1954
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Sings and Plays With Bud Shank, Russ Freeman and Strings
Vocal Jazz 1955
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Chet Baker Quartet (aka In Paris Vol 1 aka Quartet Featuring Dick Twardzik)
Cool Jazz 1955
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Chet Baker Quartet (aka Great Jazz aka Chet Baker in Paris Vol. 3: 1955 aka Chet Baker Quartet Plays Standards)
Cool Jazz 1956
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Cools Out
Cool Jazz 1956
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In Europe: A Jazz Tour Of The Nato Countries
Cool Jazz 1956
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Chet Baker And His Quintet With Bobby Jaspar and His Quintet With Bobby Jaspar (aka I Get Chet)
Cool Jazz 1956
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Chet Baker & Art Pepper ‎: Playboys (aka Picture Of Heath)
Cool Jazz 1957
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Big Band
Cool Jazz 1957
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Theme Music From "The James Dean Story" (with Bud Shank) (aka Swinging Soundtrack)
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1957
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
In New York (aka Polka Dots And Moonbeams)
Hard Bop 1958
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It Could Happen to You: Chet Baker Sings
Vocal Jazz 1958
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 3 ratings
Chet
Cool Jazz 1959
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Chet Baker Plays the Best of Lerner & Loewe
Cool Jazz 1959
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Chet Baker With Fifty Italian Strings(aka Sings And Plays aka Angel Eyes aka Chet Baker With Len Mercer & His Orchestra)
Cool Jazz 1959
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Introduces Johnny Pace
Vocal Jazz 1959
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Sextet & Quartet (aka In Milan)
Hard Bop 1960
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Chet Is Back! (aka The Italian Sessions aka Somewhere Over the Rainbow)
Cool Jazz 1962
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Baby Breeze
Hard Bop 1964
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Most Important Jazz Album of 1964/65 (aka Chet Baker Plays & Sings)
Hard Bop 1964
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Baker's Holiday
Vocal Jazz 1965
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Mariachi Brass, The Featuring Chet Baker : Hats Off
Exotica 1965
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Mariachi Brass Featuring Chet Baker ‎: Double Shot
Exotica 1966
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Mariachi Brass Featuring Chet Baker ‎: In The Mood
Exotica 1966
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Mariachi Brass Featuring Chet Baker : A Taste Of Tequila (aka The Modern Sound Of Mexico)
Exotica 1966
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Into My Life (with Carmel Strings) (aka Te Graver Dans Ma Vie)
Pop Jazz/Crossover 1966
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Groovin' With the Chet Baker Quintet
Hard Bop 1966
.. Album Cover 3.10 | 2 ratings
Smokin' With the Chet Baker Quintet
Hard Bop 1966
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chet Baker and The Carmel Strings ‎: Quietly There
Pop Jazz/Crossover 1966
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Boppin' With the Chet Baker Quintet
Hard Bop 1967
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Cool Burnin' With the Chet Baker Quintet
Hard Bop 1967
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Comin' on With the Chet Baker Quintet
Hard Bop 1967
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Albert's House (aka Jazz Collection ② / ジャズコレ)
Pop Jazz/Crossover 1969
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Blood, Chet And Tears
Pop Jazz/Crossover 1970
.. Album Cover 3.27 | 4 ratings
She Was Too Good to Me
Vocal Jazz 1974
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You Can’t Go Home Again
Classic Fusion 1977
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The Incredible Chet Baker Plays And Sings
Vocal Jazz 1977
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Once Upon a Summertime
Post Bop 1978
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Broken Wing
Post Bop 1979
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The Touch of Your Lips
Cool Jazz 1979
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Ballads For Two (with Wolfgang Lackerschmid)
Cool Jazz 1979
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Tender Variations
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1979
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Soft Journey (with Enrico Pieranunzi)
Cool Jazz 1980
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Chet Baker / Wolfgang Lackerschmid
Cool Jazz 1980
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Leaving
Cool Jazz 1980
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Chet Baker, Jean Paul Florens , Henry Florens ‎: Rendez-vous (aka 'Round Midnight)
Cool Jazz 1980
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No Problem
Cool Jazz 1980
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Chet Baker & Steve Houben (aka Almost Blue)
Cool Jazz 1980
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Chet Baker in Paris
Cool Jazz 1980
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Chet Baker Meets Novos Tempos Group : Salsamba
Latin Jazz 1981
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Studio Trieste (with Jim Hall / Hubert Laws)
Cool Jazz 1982
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Peace
Cool Jazz 1982
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Mister B
Cool Jazz 1984
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At Capolinea
Cool Jazz 1984
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Nightbird
Cool Jazz 1984
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Chet Baker Plays Vladimir Cosma
Cool Jazz 1985
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Diane (with Paul Bley)
Cool Jazz 1985
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Chet Baker Trio Featuring Philip Catherine ‎: Chet's Choice
Cool Jazz 1985
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Silent Nights (with Christopher Mason)
Cool Jazz 1986
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Chet Baker Sings Again
Cool Jazz 1986
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Little Girl Blue
Cool Jazz 1988
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The Heart Of The Ballad
Cool Jazz 1988
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When Sunny Gets Blue
Cool Jazz 1988
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Chet Baker / Wolfgang Lackerschmid ‎: Originals
Post Bop 1988
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Cool Cat
Cool Jazz 1989
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Chet Baker Sings And Plays From The Film "Let's Get Lost"
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1989
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On Poetry
Cool Jazz 1989
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The Best Thing for You
Cool Jazz 1989
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Stella by Starlight
Cool Jazz 1989
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As Time Goes By
Cool Jazz 1990
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Love Song
Cool Jazz 1990
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Deep In A Dream Of You
Cool Jazz 1990
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Chet Baker And The Boto Brazilian Quartet
Latin Jazz 1991
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Just Friends
Cool Jazz 1991
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Heartbreak
Cool Jazz 1991
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Italian Movies
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1993
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Autumn in New York
Cool Jazz 1995
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Embraceable You
Cool Jazz 1995
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Jazz Profile
Cool Jazz 1997
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Silent Nights
Cool Jazz 2001
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Oh You Crazy Moon
Cool Jazz 2004
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Chet Baker With The Bradley Young Trio ‎: Chet In Chicago - The Legacy Vol. 5
Cool Jazz 2008
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Lost Tapes Early Chet Baker In Germany 1955-1959
Cool Jazz 2013

CHET BAKER EPs & splits

CHET BAKER live albums

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Jazz at Ann Arbor
Cool Jazz 1955
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Chet Baker and Crew
Cool Jazz 1956
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In Concert
 (with Lee Konitz)
Cool Jazz 1974
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Two A Day
Cool Jazz 1979
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Live In Paris - Night Bird
Cool Jazz 1980
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Daybreak
Cool Jazz 1980
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Live In Paris - Tune Up
Cool Jazz 1981
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My Funny Valentine : Live at the Salt Peanuts Club
Cool Jazz 1981
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Live In Europe 1956 (aka Live In Florence, 1956)
Cool Jazz 1982
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In Concert (with Lee Konitz)
Cool Jazz 1982
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This Is Always (aka Live In Montmartre Vol. 2 )
Cool Jazz 1982
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'Round Midnight - Chet Baker Live
Cool Jazz 1982
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Star Eyes - Live At George's Jazz Cafe
Cool Jazz 1983
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In Your Own Sweet Way
Cool Jazz 1983
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Live In Sweden With Åke Johanssons Trio
Hard Bop 1984
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The Improviser
Cool Jazz 1984
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I Remember You
Cool Jazz 1984
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Just Friends
Cool Jazz 1984
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Chet Baker Quartet Featuring Karl Ratzer : Conception
Cool Jazz 1985
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Candy
Hard Bop 1985
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Witch Doctor
Hard Bop 1985
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Strollin'
Cool Jazz 1986
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Love for Sale
Cool Jazz 1986
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Chet Baker Trio With Duke Jordan ‎: September Song
Cool Jazz 1986
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Chet Baker Quartet Featuring Phil Markowitz ‎: Live At Nick's
Cool Jazz 1987
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Chet Baker Featuring Van Morrison ‎: Live At Ronnie Scott's London (aka Nightbird)
Cool Jazz 1987
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Live In Paris, 1960-63 - Live In Nice, 1975
Cool Jazz 1988
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Down - Chet Baker Live In The Subway Club
Cool Jazz 1988
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Memories in Tokyo
Cool Jazz 1988
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My Favourite Songs - The Last Great Concert
Cool Jazz 1988
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Live from the Moonlight
Cool Jazz 1988
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Chet Baker in Paris, Volume 2
Cool Jazz 1989
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Live at Chateauvallon (aka Live In France 1978)
Cool Jazz 1989
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Time After Time
Cool Jazz 1989
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Misty
Cool Jazz 1989
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My Foolish Heart
Cool Jazz 1989
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Live In Rosenheim (Chet Baker's Last Recording As Quartet)
Cool Jazz 1989
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Four
Cool Jazz 1989
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Live At The Paris Festival (aka Chet Baker In Paris)
Cool Jazz 1989
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The Newport Years, Vol. 1
Cool Jazz 1989
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The Last Great Concert - My Favourite Songs Vol. 1 & 2
Cool Jazz 1990
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Chet Baker Featuring Van Morrison : Nightbird
Pop Jazz/Crossover 1990
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Straight From The Heart - The Great Last Concert, Vol. II
Cool Jazz 1990
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It Never Entered My Mind
Cool Jazz 1990
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Out Of Nowhere
Cool Jazz 1991
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In Europe, 1955
Cool Jazz 1991
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Live At The Trade Winds 1952
Cool Jazz 1991
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Burnin' At Backstreet
Cool Jazz 1991
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Chet Baker Quartet with Special Guest Bud Shank ‎: Live At Fat Tuesday's
Cool Jazz 1991
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A Night at the Shalimar
Cool Jazz 1991
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Boston 1954
Cool Jazz 1992
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In Bologna (aka Live In Bologna 1985)
Cool Jazz 1992
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Live At Pueblo, Colorado 1966 (aka Mister B. aka 'Round Midnight aka Milestone)
Cool Jazz 1992
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A Trumpet For The Sky - Club 21, Paris - Vol. 1
Cool Jazz 1993
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A Trumpet For The Sky - Club 21, Paris - Vol. 2
Cool Jazz 1993
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In Italy Unissued 1975-1988
Cool Jazz 1994
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The Legacy, Volume 1
Cool Jazz 1995
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Love For Sale: Live at Ronnie Scott's
Cool Jazz 1996
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The Legacy, Volume 2: I Remember You
Cool Jazz 1996
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Vol. I "Live" At The Subway Club, Cologne
Cool Jazz 1996
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Chet Baker & Stan Getz ‎: My Funny Valentine
Cool Jazz 1997
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The Legacy - Vol. 3 - Why Shouldn't You Cry
Cool Jazz 1998
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I Remember You (aka Nightbird)
Cool Jazz 1999
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The Gold Collection: Classic Performances
Cool Jazz 1999
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September Song
Cool Jazz 2000
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Live At The Renaissance II
Cool Jazz 2000
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Star Eyes
Cool Jazz 2001
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My Funny Valentine
Cool Jazz 2001
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The Legacy - Vol. 4 - Oh You Crazy Moon
Cool Jazz 2003
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Sings, Plays: Live at the Keystone Korner
Cool Jazz 2003
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Chet Baker in New York
Cool Jazz 2006
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Köln Concert (feat. Dick Twardzik)
Cool Jazz 2006
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Chet Baker Quartet Featuring Dick Twardzik ‎: The Lost Holland Concert - September 18, 1955
Cool Jazz 2006
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Indian Summer (The Complete 1955 Concerts In Holland)
Cool Jazz 2007
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One Night In Tokyo
Cool Jazz 2007
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Chet Baker & Crew: Complete Recordings at the Forum Theatre
Cool Jazz 2007
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Back Home! The Complete Studio Master Takes July 56-July 59
Cool Jazz 2010
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The Sesjun Radio Shows
Cool Jazz 2010
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Live In Hamburg 1985
Cool Jazz 2012
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Chet Baker, Philip Catherine ‎: There'll Never Be Another You
Cool Jazz 2015
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Chet Baker Live In London
Hard Bop 2016
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At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 1979
Hard Bop 2017

CHET BAKER demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

CHET BAKER re-issues & compilations

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The Trumpet Artistry Of Chet Baker
Cool Jazz 1955
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Cool Baker, Vol.1
Hard Bop 1983
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Sentimental Walk in Paris
Cool Jazz 1985
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The Complete Pacific Jazz Live Recordings of the Chet Baker Quartet With Russ Freeman
Cool Jazz 1986
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The Best of Chet Baker Sings
Cool Jazz 1989
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Seven Faces of Valentine
Cool Jazz 1990
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Jazz 'Round Midnight: Chet Baker
Cool Jazz 1991
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Chet Baker Plays and Sings the Great Ballads
Cool Jazz 1992
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Grey December
Cool Jazz 1992
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Verve Jazz Masters 32
Cool Jazz 1994
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Complete 1959 Milano Sessions
Cool Jazz 1994
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Young Chet
Cool Jazz 1995
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Stairway to the Stars
Cool Jazz 1996
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This Is Jazz
Cool Jazz 1996
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White Blues
Cool Jazz 1996
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On a Misty Night
Cool Jazz 1996
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Night Birds & Broken Wings
Cool Jazz 2000
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Jazz Masters: The Story of Jazz
Cool Jazz 2000
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My Old Flame
Cool Jazz 2001
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The Best Of Chet Baker - Ten Best Series
Cool Jazz 2001
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The Definitive Chet Baker
Cool Jazz 2002
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Le Prince De La Ballade
Cool Jazz 2003
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Chet Baker Sextet
Cool Jazz 2004
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Easy to Love
Cool Jazz 2004
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Riverside Profiles
Cool Jazz 2006
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Chet Baker
Cool Jazz 2006
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Too Cool
Cool Jazz 2007
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Chet Baker / Wolfgang Lackerschmid : Artists Favor
Cool Jazz 2008
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Essential Standards
Cool Jazz 2009
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Live At The Subway Club
Cool Jazz 2015
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In Paris - A Selection Of The Legendary Barclay Sessions 1955-1956
Cool Jazz 2017

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CHET BAKER Reviews

CHET BAKER She Was Too Good to Me

Album · 1974 · Vocal Jazz
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Sean Trane
The least we can say is that the late 60’s and early 70’s were not Chet’s best years. Not far from being the low point of his career (I believe his drugs problem was peaking), that period also represent a major trough in his already lengthy discography, only releasing the present album in a period of at least 5 years. So his only album of that era is relatively unrepresentative, but it’s in the CTI mould (the label it was released on), with the usual chained-to-the-studio suspects as actors, like B James, Laws, Penque, etc. but also some major stars like Desmond, Carter, JDJ, Gadd, Friedman, and a few others.

Opening on the ultra-known Autumn Leaves cover, you’ll get right away the usual soft and friendly and warm CTI sonics. Other covers like Mobley’s Deep Freeze or Mercer’s Tangerine and the album-closing You Or No One are dealt in a very standard way. You’ll also get Chet’s crooning vocals on some drippy ballad tunes like the title track or What I’ll do, but also in a quicker tune like Song In My Heart. The Cd reissue offers a bonus crooner ballad, My Future Just Passed, which fits in rather nicely with the rest of the album.

While the album does clash with the usual CTI pre-soft-jazz standard, I wouldn’t call this a typical CTI album in terms of soundscapes. And if it is one of my preferred Chet works, it is mostly because of the more modern recording techniques, but it’s not like I will find it an essential piece of my collection.

CHET BAKER Witch Doctor

Live album · 1985 · Hard Bop
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js
In the early 50s an active jazz scene developed around the Lighthouse bar in Hermosa Beach an hour south of Los Angelas. Every Sunday, lengthy sessions would take place from 2 PM till 2AM featuring the all-star house band with visiting stars sitting in. On Sunday September 13 1953 there were three sets played at the club. The first set featured only the all-star house band, the third set featured Miles Davis and became the album, “At Last! Miles Davis and the Lighthouse All-Stars”, while the middle set featured Chet Baker and became this album, “Witch Doctor”.

This is a fun set, more like a jam session really. If you are thinking laid back west coast jazz, not really, only one cut has that “cool” vibe, the rest is hot up-tempo bop with a slightly modern hard edge. Of the five cuts, three have the very east coast driven Max Roach on drums which explains those tunes' hard swinging approach. The last two cuts feature the more laid back approach of Shelly Manne on the traps. The rest of the all-star band features greats like Bud Shank, Jimmy Giuffre and many more. One top cut on here is “Winter Wonderland”, which is a fast angular bop reading of the classic tune by Baker and a small quartet with Max Roach echoing Chet’s rapid phrases with syncopated rattles on the snare, Roach’s interest in experimenting with modern approaches to drumming is evident. Another great one is album closer “Witch Doctor” written by saxophonist Bob Cooper which features one of those classic Cab Calloway/Ellington minor key jazz noire repeating riffs, its similar to the sort of material that Charles Mingus would be mining soon.

In late summer on the west coast the weather is about as perfect as it gets, the music on here reflects that open upbeat atmosphere. I wish I could have been at the Lighthouse on this afternoon, it sounds like everyone is having a blast, both the audience and the musicians. This probably isn't the most precise or sensitive playing you will hear from these guys, but it doesn't matter, this one is all about sharing a good time.

CHET BAKER The Best of Chet Baker Sings

Boxset / Compilation · 1989 · Cool Jazz
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Matt
Recorded over five different sessions from late 1953 to 56 with nine different musicians and Chet's trumpet is overdubbed and this actually was quite a new thing at the time in recording bringing splendid results to this collection of songs with all being standards in todays Jazz repertoire. The songwriters included are Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Loesser with the list just going on but one thing for sure is if you were brought up in the fifties and sixties so many of these songs will be very familar with some delightful interpretations from Chet Baker with the his horn overdub just putting the icing on the cake. The trio with Chet's vocals and trumpet are the entire make up of every session with Russ Freeman playing piano on the lot with the majority of the bass and drums by Carson Smith and Bob Neel, Shelley Manne makes an appearance but on only one of the tunes. Chet does not climb heights he sings within a mid range but the feeling is there with a hint of cynicism in his technique bringing a delightful difference to these tunes but alas Chet although a great musician had one of those lifes that seem to afflict so many people with drugs being the problem and was actually found dead on the pavement outside his 2nd story hotel room while in Amsterdam back in 1988 with the self destruction and waste finally coming to its end for him

No slamming band just Chet's vocals with every word sung as clear as a bell bringing a sparkling clarity with "The Thrill Is Gone" being the album's start with the piano intro and Chet's vocal just floating through the tune with his cool trumpet tone just bringing that necessary melancholy component. Gershwin's "But Not For Me" follows with its more up tempo rythmn and Chet's trumpet is delightful with his vocals."Time After Time', "I Get Along With Out You Very Well", " That Old Feeling" are covered with "My Funny Valentine' by Rodgers and Hart being another great laid back interpretation from Chet with that we have all day feel to the delivery within his songs. "Lets Get Lost' is an absolute stand out with its slight up tempo swingin' approach with Russ Freeman giving his piano a workout with a swinger for a solo. Still lots more on this twenty track album and we have to mention the song "Like Someone In Love" with that hint of cynicism from Chet within and the absolutely cool vibe is the best description for this ballad.

Great album for when you just want to relax or like me have had a hard night and would like to hear some beautifully styled jazz in that cool West Coast tradition and keep that wretched headache at bay.

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js wrote:
4 months ago
I've been listening to his early sides on Pacific, nice bebop flavor.
jazzyman63 wrote:
4 months ago
All of his output on Steeplechase
js wrote:
4 months ago
The album I reviewed up above there, "Witch Doctor", is pretty good, otherwise, I would like to have the time to get into his music more. He's. just one more artist I wish I had more time to explore. I do like his relaxed phrasing on the trumpet.
Steve Wyzard wrote:
4 months ago
Chet's best all-instrumental, no-vocals albums:
1) Peace
2) Blues with a feeling
3) Once upon a Summertime

Any other suggestions?

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