Chet Baker

Chet Baker American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist. A tragic figure with immense talent, both in his silvery fingered trumpet playing and his wonderfully soft and heartfelt voice

Baker earned much attention and critical praise through the 1950s, particularly for albums featuring his vocals (Chet Baker Sings, It Could Happen to You).

Discography:(PARTLY)
Pacific Jazz
    West Coast Live - with Stan Getz (1953-54)
    The Chet Baker Quartet (1953)
    Chet Baker Quartet featuring Russ Freeman (1953)
    Grey December (1953)
    Chet Baker Sextet (1954)
    Jazz at Ann Arbor (1954)
    Chet Baker Sings (1954)
    Chet Baker Sings and Plays - with Bud Shank, Russ Freeman & Strings (1955)
    Chet Baker in Europe (1955)
    Chet Baker & Crew (1956)
    Chet Baker Big Band (1956)
    Playboys (1956)
    Quartet: Russ Freeman/Chet Baker (1956)
    
Riverside/Jazzland:   
   (Chet Baker Sings) It Could Happen to You (1958)
    Chet Baker in New York also released as Polka Dots and Moonbeams (1958)
    Chet Baker Introduces Johnny Pace - with Johnny Pace (1958)
    Chet (1959)
    Chet Baker Plays the Best of Lerner and Loewe (1959)
    Chet Baker in Milan (1959)
Steeple Chase:
    Day Break (1979)
    No Problem (1979)
    Someday My Prince Will Come (1979)
    The Touch of Your Lips (1979)
    This Is Always (1979)
Other labels:
    Chet Baker & Strings (Columbia, 1954)
    My Funny Valentine (Philology, 1954)
    Live in Europe (Accord, 1956)
    Stan Meets Chet - with Stan Getz (Verve, 1958)
    Chet Is Back! (RCA, 1962)
    Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Bluebird, 1962)
    Chet Baker Sings and Plays (Colpix, 1964)
    She Was Too Good to Me (Columbia, 1974)
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Chet Baker In New York  + bonus track =180g=

CHET BAKER - In New York + bonus track =180g=

1x LP 140 gr.33 rpm vinyl
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2012 EU reissue of the 1959 album on 180g LP + bonus track  =also featuring Johnny Griffin on tenor sax Al Haig on piano Paul Chambers on bass & Philly Joe Jones on drums. sealed in originally artwork sleeve

Chet Baker Chet Baker & Strings

CHET BAKER - Chet Baker & Strings

1x LP 180 gr.33rpm vinyl
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2014 EU reissue on 180g LP-This release offers a unique glimpse of a young Chet Baker in a quintet setting, complemented by a nine-piece string section. Recorded during three sessions in 1953 with Zoot Sims & Jack Montrose on tenor sax, Russ Freeman ...

Chet Baker Chet Baker Sings/ Sings & Plays

CHET BAKER - Chet Baker Sings/ Sings & Plays

2x LP 180g 33rpm =gatefold=
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(Originally released in 1954&1955)2011 UK repressing on 180g 2LP set, featuring the legendary trumpeter's two jazz masterpieces Chet Baker Sings and Chet Baker Sings & Plays together as one gatefold edition vinyl collection.

Chet Baker Playboys

CHET BAKER - Playboys

1x LP 180 gr. HQ Vinyl
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2010 EU exclusive limited edition 10track LP DMM pressed on 180gram VIRGIN VINYL originally released in 1956 Digipak The collaborations between Chet Baker and Art Pepper were originally issued in such a disparity of ways that it might seem difficult ...

Chet Baker Picture of Heath

CHET BAKER - Picture of Heath

1x LP 180 gr.33rpm HQ vinyl= remastered=
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2019 repressed on Audiophile 180gram VIRGIN VINYL= Pepper and Baker are at their best alto sax and trumpet, tightly knit in the cool-bop ensembles and offering urgent well-argued solos. ...

Chet Baker Alone Together (Chet Baker & Bill Evans)

CHET BAKER - Alone Together (Chet Baker & Bill Evans)

2x LP 180 gr.33rpm
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2011 EU repressing on 180g LP-Forever on the cutting edge of jazz, trumpeter Chet Baker and pianist Bill Evans crafted "Alone Together" as a cool, bluesy gem on Dec. 28, 1958. It was released a month later to much acclaim and popular approval. Yet, jazz h

Chet Baker Sings =180g=

CHET BAKER - Sings =180g=

1x LP 180g 33rpm
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2011 EU reissue on 180q vinyl- Chet Bakers 1954 classic debut as a singer showcases with 14 finally phrased songs revealing a voice full of tenderness and beauty. Recorded with pianist Russ Freeman, including "My Funny Valentine," of course

Chet Baker Chet

CHET BAKER - Chet

1x LP 180g.33rpm
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2010 EU reissue on 180g LP -Every musician has his area of expertise and for Chet Baker that area was the ballad. Therefore, this album dedicated entirely to ballads, gives listeners a chance to hear Baker doing what he does best and when Chet Baker ...

Chet Baker She Was Too Good To Me

CHET BAKER - She Was Too Good To Me

1x LP 180 gr.33rpm Vinyl audiophile pressing
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Originally released in 1974 - EU reissue on 180g vinyl audiophile pressing -Released on Creed Taylor's CTI label after a 4 year absence from the scene. And what a comeback: excellent vocal Cool Jazz tunes are interlude with instrumental goodness fro...