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Chet Baker

Ian Smith joins Alyn Shipton to select the best recordings by trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker, including his early West Coast quartets and his final records made in Europe.

Ian Smith joins Alyn Shipton to select the best recordings by trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker, including his early work with Gerry Mulligan, his West Coast quartets and the early collaborations with Art Pepper. There is also a focus on his latterday career, and in particular the records he made in Europe in his final years.

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Sat 22 Jan 2011 16:00

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  • Charlie Parker Sextet

    Liza

    Composer: Gershwin Performers: Charlie Parker, as; Chet Baker, tp; Sonny Criss, as; Donn Trenner or Al Haig, p; Harry Babasin, b; Larance Marable, d. Trade Winds Club, Inglewood, California, 16 June 1952.

    • A Proper Introduction to Sonny Criss.
    • Proper.
    • CD2005.
  • Chet Baker Quartet

    All The Things You Are

    Composer: Kern / Hammerstein Performers: Chet Baker, tp; Russ Freeman, p; Carson Smith, b; Larry Bunker, d. 3 Oct 1953.

    • Best of Chet Baker Plays.
    • Pacific Jazz / Capitol.
    • CDP 7 971612.
  • Gerry Mulligan Quartet

    The Lady Is a Tramp

    Composer: Rodgers /Hart Performers: Gerry Mulligan, bs; Chet Baker, tp; Bob Whitlock, b; Chico Hamilton, d. 15 Oct 1952.

    • Complete 1953 Studio Masters.
    • Jazz Factory.
    • 22872.
  • Gerry Mulligan Quartet

    My Funny Valentine

    Composer: Rodgers Performers: Gerry Mulligan, bs; Chet Baker, tp; Carson Smith, b; Chico Hamilton, d. 2 Sep 1952.

    • The Gerry Mulligan Quartet With Chet Baker: Jeru.
    • Living Era.
    • AJA 5612.
  • Chet Baker

    Let's Get Lost

    Composer: McHugh / Loesser Performers: Chet Baker, tp, voc; Russ Freeman, p; Carson Smith, b; Bob Neal. d. 10 or 15 Aug 1954.

    • Let’s Get Lost: The Best of Chet Baker Sings.
    • Pacific Jazz.
    • CDP 7 92932 2.
  • Chet Baker Quartet with Dick Twardzik

    Tommyhawk

    Composer: Mandel Performers: Chet Baker, tp; Dick Twardzik, p; Jimmy Bond, b; Peter Littman, d. Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, 17 Sep 1955.

    • Complete Holland Concerts 1955.
    • Lonehill:.
    • LHJ10334.
  • Chet Baker-Art Pepper Sextet

    Minor Yours

    Composer: Pepper arr. J. Heath Performers: Chet Baker, tp; Art Pepper, as; Phil Urso, ts; Carl Perkins, p; Curtis Counce, b; Lawrence Marable, d. Los Angeles, 31 Oct 1956.

    • Complete Recordings of Art Pepper and Chet Baker.
    • Lonehill Jazz.
    • 10274 CD 2.
  • Chet Baker

    Bye Bye Blackbird

    Composer: Henderson / Dixon Performers: Chet Baker, fh; Jacques Pelzer, as; Rene Urtreger, p; Luigi Trussadi, b; Franco Manzecci, d. Belgium, 1964.

    • Jazz Icons: Chet Baker Live in '64 and '79.
    • Jazz Icons DVD / Reelin' In The Years Productions.
    • 24141 00185.
  • Chet Baker

    Well You Needn't

    Composer: Monk Performers: Chet Baker, tp; Bobby Jaspar, ts; René Thomas, g; Amadeo Tommassini, p; Benoit Quersin, b; Daniel Humar, d. Rome, 5 Jan 1962.

    • Chet Is Back.
    • RCA.
    • 7423 1796192.
  • Chet Baker & Enrico Pieranunzi - Night Bird

    Composer: Pieranunzi Performers: Chet Baker, tp; Maurizio Giammarco, ts; Enrico Pieranunzi, p; Ricardo Del Fra, b; Roberto Gatto, d. Rome, Italy, 4 Dec 1979 – 4 Jan 1980.

  • Chet Baker

    Peace

    Composer: Silver Performers: Chet Baker, tp; David Friedman, vib; Buster Williams, b; Joe Chambers, d. 2 Feb 1982.

    • Peace.
    • Enja.
    • 2123-2.

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