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Chet Baker

Chet Baker records the album ‘Embraceable You’ (1957)

Chet Baker’s ‘Embraceable You’ is an album recorded on December 9, 1957 and released in 1995 by Pacific Jazz . Track Listing : 1.The Night We Called It A Day (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) – 02:22 . 2.Little Girl Blue (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 04:33 . 3.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:06 […]

Playing Miles

‘So What’, ‘Blue In Green’, ‘Freddie Freeloader’, ‘All Blues’ etc. Miles Davis who passed away today 28 years ago, has left many compositions for the ages. Some of them have been covered by famous and not so famous artists. Sting, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Lee Konitz, John Mclaughlin, Chet Baker, Hiromi, […]

Singing (or Playing) With Van Morrison

Van Morrison, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has duetted with a myriad of singers or musicians of all genres. We have selected ten individuals and three bands : Chet Baker, Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan , Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Jeff Beck, Mark Knopfler, The Chieftains, Candy Dulfer, John Lee Hooker, Them, […]

Chet Baker attends a Dutch festival (1975)

August 7, 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

Elvis Costello releases ‘Punch the Clock,’ his eighth album…

Elvis Costello’s ‘Punch the Clock’ feat. ‘Everyday I Write the Book’ is his eighth album recorded with the Attractions and released on August 5, 1983 by F-Beat / Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Let Them All Talk (Elvis Costello) – 03:06 . 2.Everyday I Write The Book (Elvis Costello) – 03:54 . 3.The Greatest Thing (Elvis […]

This week In Jazz Legends 15

Herbie Hancock, David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Steps Ahead, Spyro Gyra, Arturo Sandoval, Wayne Bergeron, Gerry Mulligan, Dave Brubeck, Doc Severinsen, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Sonny Rollins, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Wayne Shorter. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 241 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

This week In Jazz Legends 07

Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Lester Bowie, Henry Mancini, Art Blakey, Jazz Messengers, Marcus Miller, Gil Evans Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, Karriem Riggins, Spyro Gyra. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 271 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 […]

Chet Baker records ‘Chet Baker in Tokyo’ (1987)

‘Chet Baker in Tokyo’ is a live album recorded on June 14, 1987 less than a year before his death and released posthumously by Evidence. Track Listing : 1.Stella By Starlight (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 10:50 . 2.For Minors Only (Jimmy Heath) – Chet Baker . 3.Almost Blue (Elvis Costello) – 07:53 . 4.Portrait […]

This week In Jazz Legends 02

Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Arturo Sandoval, Branford Marsalis, Dexter Gordon, Thelonious Monk, Joshua Redman, Sonny Rollins, Mal Waldron, Woody Shaw , Pharoah Sanders, Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Andy Sheppard, Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack Dejohnette, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow, Antonio Sanchez. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 217 Posts we […]

Chet Baker records ‘Chet Baker Sings and Plays’ for Pacific Jazz…

‘Chet Baker Sings and Plays’ is an album recorded on February 28 and March 7, 1955 with Bud Shank, Russ Freeman plus Strings and released the same year by Pacific Jazz. Track Listing : 1.Let’S Get Lost (Jimmy Mchugh, Frank Loesser) – 03:43 . 2.This Is Always (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) – 03:06 . 3.Long […]