Chet Baker in Germany 1955-1959 : Lost TapesMusic CD - 2014
Chet Baker had first played his way into the hearts of fans in 1952 with lyrical ballads and a soothing tone. He gained fame seemingly overnight and in 1954 was voted best trumpeter by readers of the leading US jazz magazines; ahead of Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis. With the Rolf-Hans Muller Orchestra, which had prepared for Chet Baker three atmospheric ballads for big band plus strings. Here, too, Baker finds turns of phrase as a soloist that make familiar numbers sound fresh and original.
Publisher: [Berlin] :, Arthaus Musik GmbH,, 
Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Branch Call Number: CD J Bak