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BEST OF CHET BAKER ON CD

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The Best Of The Gerry Mulligan Quartet with Chet Baker
The Best Of The Gerry Mulligan Quartet with Chet Baker
"Where it all began!  Recorded in 1952"
The Chet Baker Quartet and Russ Freeman
The Chet Baker Quartet and Russ Freeman
"Chet's first quartet, formed while Mulligan was in jail.  Recorded in 1952/53"
Chet Baler & Strings
Chet Baler & Strings
"The classic album, recorded as a one-off for Columbia in 1953/54."
My Funny Valentine
My Funny Valentine
"Jaw-droppingly beautiful selection of ballads from various Pacific Jazz sessions with Chet's soft voice to the fore."
The Best Of Chet Baker Plays
The Best Of Chet Baker Plays
"Excellent collection of instrumentals from the Pacific Jazz era.  Great Fast Show Jazz Club-style titles (eg Bea's Flat, Jumping Off A Clef)!"
Chet In Paris
Chet In Paris
"From the legendary Barclay Records sessions.  Recorded in 1955."
Embraceable You
Embraceable You
"The 'lost' album of love songs.  More maudlin than Chet Baker Sings.  Recorded in 1957."
The Route
The Route
"One of two albums recorded with Art Pepper.  Recorded in 1956."
Theme Music From 'the James Dean Story'
Theme Music From 'the James Dean Story'
"Soundtrack to little-known Robert Altman documentary.  Chet was often called the James Dean Of Jazz!  Recorded 1956."
Stan Meets Chet
Stan Meets Chet
"The first (and most successful) collaboration/duel with Stan Getz.  Recorded 1957."
It Could Happen to You
It Could Happen to You
"The end of Chet Baker's golden era.  Recorded 1958."
Italian Sessions
Italian Sessions
"Just listen to Chet's version of Somewhere Over The Rainbow!!!  Eva who?  Recorded 1962."
Holiday/Cant Go Home/In Paris
Holiday/Cant Go Home/In Paris
"Chet's tribute to Billie Holiday - bundled together in a 3CD box with You Can't Go Home and In Paris, excellent value!"
Baby Breeze
Baby Breeze
"The album that brought Chet to the attention of his last lover, Diane Varva.  Recorded 1965."
Picture of Heath
Picture of Heath
"Reissue of the Baker/Pepper album Playboys.  Recorded 1956."
She Was Too Good to Me
She Was Too Good to Me
"A nostalgic return to strings and standards.  Chet's comeback album after losing his teeth in a fight.  Recorded 1973."
YOU CAN T GO HOME/BEST THING
YOU CAN T GO HOME/BEST THING
"Experimental fusion album, coupled with the more mainstream The Best Thing For You.  Both recorded 1977"
Broken Wing
Broken Wing
"A minor classic, with two bonus tracks on this CD release.  Recorded in 1978."
Diane
Diane
"Collaboration with Paul Bley, dedicated to Chet's girlfriend.  Recorded in 1985."
Jazz Masters 32
Jazz Masters 32
"Selection of tracks from various Verve dates throughout Chet's career inckuding the title cut of You Can't Go Home Again(1977)."
This Is Jazz
This Is Jazz
"Similarly, recordings from various CBS sessions through to 1974's She Was Good To Me."
Songs For Lovers
Songs For Lovers
"Another compilation of vocal and instrumental ballads from the Pacific Jazz era. Also in the ROMANTIC box set."
Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker
Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker
"Exhaustive biography of the life and high times of Chet Baker.  Warning: will leave the reader feeling very depressed and jaded!"
As Though I Had Wings: The Lost Memoir
As Though I Had Wings: The Lost Memoir
"Chet Baker's own tour diaries.  Not quite as revealing as the above book, but interesting (if short) nonetheless"
Let's Get Lost [1988] [VHS]
Let's Get Lost [1988] [VHS]
"Photographer Bruce Weber's documentary profile of Chet filmed in 1987, the year before his death."