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.
Digest Tracklist :
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) .
My Funny Valentine . That Old Feeling . Let’s Get Lost . Look for the Silver Lining . I Fall in Love Too Easily . But Not For Me . Time After Time . The Thrill Is Gone . My Ideal . I Get Along Without You Very Well .
 Van Morrison and Elvis Costello will sit in with Chet Baker at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club’s in London >> 59 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Chet Baker (tp,vo) performs with Bob Mover (as), Harold Danko (p), Dave Shapiro (b), Beaver Harris (ds) and Jacques Pelzer (ss, fl) at Internationaal Jazzfestival Laren in Laren, The Netherlands >> 40 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Roy Hargrove (tp & flg), Pierrick Pedron (as), Bruno Ruder (p), Riccardo Del Fra (b), Billy Hart (d) and L’Orchestre du Conservatoire de Toulouse conducted by Jean-Pierre Peyrebelle pay hommage to Chet Baker. at Jazz in Marciac, France >> 53 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Stan Getz and Chet Baker perform together at the Södra Teatern in Stockholm, Sweden >> 86 MINUTES on RVM >>
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