Gerry Mulligan’s ‘Reunion with Chet Baker’

Gerry Mulligan‘s ‘Reunion with Chet Baker‘ is an album ecorded on December 3, 11 & 17, 1957 Quartet with Chet Baker, Henry Grimes and Dave Bailey and released in 1958 By World Pacific.

Track Listing : 1.Reunion (Gerry Mulligan) – 04:03 . 2.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) – 05:05 . 3.Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) – 04:42 . 4.My Heart Belongs To Daddy (Cole Porter) – 04:11 . 5.Jersey Bounce (Tiny Bradshaw, Buddy Feyne, Eddie Johnson, Bobby Plater) – 04:25 . 6.The Surrey With The Fringe On Top (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 04:40 . 7.Trav’Lin’ Light (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) – 03:40 . 8.Trav’Lin’ Light [Alternate Take] (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) – 04:30 . 9.Ornithology (Benny Harris, Charlie Parker) – 05:11

Musicians : Chet Baker — Trumpet . Gerry Mulligan — Baritone Saxophone . Henry Grimes – Bass . Dave Bailey – Drums

Production : Produced By Richard Bock

Recorded On December 3, 11 & 17, 1957 At Coastal Studios, New York City.

Released In 1958 By World Pacific.

(Source Gerry Mulligan‘s ‘Reunion with Chet Baker‘ | Gerry Mulligan – Official)

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allmusic
Although not quite possessing the magic of the earlier group, the music is quite enjoyable and the interplay between the two horns is still special. […]

DivinePartridge @ rateyourmusic.com
A bit too relaxed for my taste, these 1957 reunion dates. Especially if you know what they generated 5 years prior to this. […]

JazzWax
Reunion is pure poetry. On tracks like Travelin’ Light, Mulligan Images-1is in the sub-basement of his instrument, creating a delightful set up for Baker’s spare, pensive trumpet. Jersey Bounce, […]

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