We remember Chet Baker. ‘Chet After Chet’

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.

VIDEO DIGEST

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) .

TOP 10

Chet Baker Top 10 :

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 .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Chet Baker Sings is an album recorded on February 15, 1954 and July 30, 1956. >>

Jazz at Ann Arbor by Chet Baker is a live album recorded at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan on May 9, 1954. >>

Concierto by the Jim Hall sextet, featuring Paul Desmond, Chet Baker, Ron Carter, Steve Gadd and Roland Hanna is an album recorded on April 16 & 23, 1975. >>

Recorded on December 9, 1957, Embraceable You is an album by Chet Baker. >>

Chet Baker & Crew is a studio album recorded on July 24, 25 and 31, 1956. >>

Recorded on December 30, 1958 & January 19, 1959, Chet is an album by Chet Baker with Herbie Mann, Pepper Adams, Bill Evans, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambersand Connie Kay. >>

Recorded on December 3, 11 & 17, 1957, Reunion with Chet Baker is an album by Gerry Mulligan’s Quartet with Chet Baker. >>

I Thought About You: A Tribute to Chet Baker by Eliane Elias is an album released on May 28, 2013. >>

Chet Baker in Tokyo is a live album recorded on June 14, 1987 less than a year before his death and released posthumously. >>

Recorded on February 28 and March 7, 1955, Chet Baker Sings and Plays is an album by Chet Baker with Bud Shank, Russ Freeman and Strings >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1986] Van Morrison and Elvis Costello will sit in with Chet Baker at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club’s in London >> 59 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1975] 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 >>

[2011] 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 >>

[1982] Stan Getz and Chet Baker perform together at the Södra Teatern in Stockholm, Sweden >> 86 MINUTES on RVM >>

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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.

Chet Baker Fondation :

@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

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