Wikipedia : This day (May 13, 1988), in Amsterdam, Netherlands, died Chesney Henry Baker, Jr. a.k.a Chet Baker, an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and singer.
Chet Baker Tribute : Chet Baker spent most of the sixties in Europe, recording infrequently and getting in to trouble frequently. He made some very notable recordings in the early part of the decade (such as the Prestige recordings from 1965), sometimes switching to flugelhorn.
@last.fm : Chet Baker 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. B
Video : Blue In Green (1988) . My Funny Valentine (1987) . w/ Van Morrison – Send In The Clowns (1986) . w/ Stan Getz – Sweden (1983) . Love For Sale (1979) . Time After Time (1964) . w/ Lars Gullin – All The Things You Are (1959) . You Don’T Know What Love Is (1956) .