Chet Baker

When Elvis Costello went to see trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker at a London club in the summer of 1983, he found him to be in wonderful playing form and somehow able to ignore the boozy calls of a few drunks punctuating his performances. Introducing himself to Baker between sets, Costello asked if he was free to come to a recording session the next day. He was, and so Baker arrived at Air Studios and laid down the trumpet part for “Shipbuilding.” The trumpeter asked only union scale for the date; Costello remembers paying double scale. As Costello noted in a re-issue of Punch The Clock (1983/2001 Rhino),... Read More

City Of Origin:
Yale, Oklahoma, United States
Genre:
Jazz, Cool Jazz, West Coast Jazz, Jazz Vocal
Birthdate:
12/23/1929
Death date:
05/13/1988
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Tracks

Tops

Smog (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Remastered]
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Along In a Crowd

Smog (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Remastered]
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Bowling

Smog (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Remastered]
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Twilight At Los Angeles

Smog (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Remastered]
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Smog

Smog (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Remastered]
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Neapolitan Phantasy

Smog (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Remastered]
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Dawn

Smog (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Remastered]
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