Friday, October 21, 2016

Chet Baker






































Artist:  Chet Baker
Birth Name:  Chesney Henry Baker
Born:  December 23, 1929.  Yale, Oklahoma, USA
Died:  May 13, 1988 (Aged 58).  Amsterdam, Netherlands
Genre:  Jazz, Cool Jazz, Bebop, West Coast Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Trumpet Jazz, Jazz Instrument
Occupation:  Musician
Instruments:  Trumpet, Vocals, Flugelhorn, Piano

Chet Baker was an American Jazz Trumpeter, and Vocalist.  He was a primary exponent of the West Coast School of Cool Jazz in the early and mid-'50s.  He plays with Vido Musso's Band, Stan Getz, Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan.  His well known song "My Funny Valentine", and "My Old Flame".















Title:  Out Of Nowhere:  Chet Baker Quartet Live, Vol. 2  (2001)
Genre:  Jazz, Cool Jazz, Bebop, West Coast Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Trumpet Jazz, Jazz Instrument
Label:  Pacific Jazz/Blue Note Records
Rating:   ****

Tracks:

 1.  Billie's Bounce  (10:21)
 2.  Stella By Straight  (4:53)
 3.  Line For Lyons  (5:27)
 4.  Carson City Stage  (4:54)
 5.  All The Things You Are  (6:23)
 6.  No Ties (Incomplete)  (3:13)
 7.  Out Of Nowhere  (8:30)
 8.  Deep Purple  (6:25)
 9.  Lady Bird  (7:18)

Personnel:

Chet Baker:  Trumpet
Russ Freeman:  Piano
Carson Smith:  Bass
Bob Neel:  Drums

Out Of Nowhere:  Chet Baker Quartet Live, Vol. 2 is the essential album for Chet Baker Fans, this reissue some of the selections on the long-unavailable Mosaic Records Collection The Complete Pacific Jazz Live Recording of the Chet Baker Quartet, featuring Russ Freeman, Carson Smith, and Bob Neel, was
released on January 23, 2001 by Pacific Jazz/Blue Note Records.

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