Wednesday, November 2, 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:  Each Day Is Valentines Day  (2008)
Genre:  Jazz, Cool Jazz, Bebop, West Coast Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Trumpet Jazz, Jazz Instrument
Label:  Pacific Jazz
Rating:  *****


 1.  Embraceable You  (2:08)
 2.  My Ideal  (4:22)
 3.  The Nearness Of You  (2:52)
 4.  I Remember You  (3:15)
 5.  You Don't Know What Love Is  (4:49)
 6.  How Long Has This Been Going On  (2:48)
 7.  Let Me Be Loved  (2:14)
 8.  They All Laughed  (2:09)
 9.  Moonlight In Vermont  (5:06)
10. Come Rain Or Come Shine  (2:06)
11. Long Ago (And Far Away)  (3:57)
12. My Funny Valentine (Live)  (5:11)


Chet Baker:  Vocals, Trumpet
David Wheat:  Guitar on Tracks: 1, 6, 8, 10
Russ Savakus:  Bass on Tracks: 1, 6, 8, 10
Russ Freeman:  Piano on Tracks: 2, 4, 5, 9, 11
Jimmy Bond:  Bass on Track 2
Larance Marable:  Drums on Track 2
Gerry Mulligan:  Baritone Saxophone on Tracks: 3, 12
Carson Smith:  Bass on Tracks:  3, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12
Larry Bunker:  Drums on Tracks: 3, 12
Bob Neel:  Drums on Tracks: 4, 5, 9, 11
Don Fagerquist:  Trumpet on Track 7
Rat Linn:  Trumpet on Track 7
Milt Bernhart:  Trombone on Track 7
Bud Shank:  Alto Saxophone, Flute on Track 7
Charlie Mariano:  Alto Saxophone on Track 7
Herbie Steward:  Alto Saxophone on Track 7
Bill Holman:  Tenor Saxophone on Track 7
Richie Kamuca:  Tenor Saxophone on Track 7
Pepper Adam:  Baritone Saxophone on Track 7
Claude Williamson:  Piano on Track 7
Monte Budwig:  Bass on Track 7
Mel Lewis:  Drums on Track 7

Each Day Is Valentines Day is an album by Chet Baker, was released on January 10, 2006 by Pacific Jazz/Blue Note Records, featuring Russ Freeman, Gerry Mulligan, Bud Shank and many more!.

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