Chet Baker

Cool Baker Vols. 1 & 2 + 4 Bonus Tracks (EJC 55650)

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1952

Cool Baker Vols. 1 & 2 + 4 Bonus Tracks

Chet Baker

Essential Jazz Classics

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EJC 144353

EJC 55650

JAZZ

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Cool Baker Vols. 1 & 2 + 4 Bonus Tracks

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CD 6,60 €

2 LPs ON 1 CD + 4 BONUS TRACKS

4 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE

This release presents the complete original LPs "Cool Baker Vol.1" and "Cool Baker Vol.2", both of which compile an astonishing series of recordings made by Chet Baker in a quartet format with Russ Freeman on piano in the years 1952-53. Three tunes that complete the sessions have been added to the 22 featured on the two LPs, as well as a live version of “Russ Job” recorded by the same group the following year.

PERSONNEL:

CHET BAKER, trumpet. RUSS FREEMAN, piano on all tracks, plus:

[1]: Red Mitchell (b), Bobby White (d).
Los Angeles, December 15, 1952.

[2-4]: Bob Whitlock (b), Bobby White (d).
Los Angeles, April 17, 1953.

[5-22]: Carson Smith (b), Larry Bunker (d).
Los Angeles, July 30 (5-11) & October 3 (12-22), 1953.

[23-25]: Joe Mondragon (b), Shelly Manne (d).
Add Chet Baker (voc) on 23 only.
Los Angeles, October 27, 1953.

Bonus Track [26]
Chet Baker (tp), Russ Freeman (p), Carson Smith (b), Bob Neel (d).
Live at the Tiffany Club, Los Angeles, August 10, 1954.

INCLUDES 12-PAGE BOOKLET

TRACKS:

01 Isn’t It Romantic
02 The Lamp Is Low [Aka Pavane For A Dead Princess]
03 This Time The Dream’s On Me
04 Maid In Mexico
05 Russ Job
06 Imagination
07 Long Ago And Far Away [10” LP Take]
08 Long Ago And Far Away [12” LP Take]
09 Carson City Stage
10 Easy To Love
11 Batter Up
12 No Ties [10” LP Take] (*)
13 No Ties [12” LP Take]
14 All The Things You Are
15 The Thrill Is Gone [10” LP Take]
16 The Thrill Is Gone [12” LP Take]
17 Band Aid
18 BeA’s Flat
19 Moon Love [10” LP Take] (*)
20 Moon Love [12” LP Take]
21 Happy Little Sunbeam
22 Happy Little Sunbeam [Alternate Take]
23 I Fall In Love Too Easily
24 Winter Wonderland (*) [78 Rpm Take]
25 Winter Wonderland [LP Take]
26 Russ Job [Live Version] (*)

Total Time: 78:33
(*) From The Same Sessions But Not Included On The Original LPs.