Chet Baker

Love Walked In: Chet Baker and Strings (90272)

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Love Walked In: Chet Baker and Strings

Chet Baker

American Jazz Classics

8436559467179

AJC 157915

90272

JAZZ

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CD 8,26 €

• SIX-PANEL DIGIPACK

• THE COMPLETE LP + 11 BONUS TRACKS

This release presents the complete original LP Chet Baker & Strings (Columbia CL 549), which marks the trumpeter’s first experience recording with a string orchestra. The album also features Nsuch important jazz luminaries as Zoot Sims, Jack Montrose, Bud Shank, Russ Freeman, and Shelly Manne. Five tracks that complete the sessions but were not included on the original album (three alternate takes and two rare unaccompanied vocals by Baker) have been added here. Also included are six bonus tracks, consisting of two alternate versions of songs from the album, and a complete 1959 date by Chet with strings.

PERSONNEL:

  • CHET BAKER, trumpet
  • ZOOT SIMS, tenor sax; JACK MONTROSE, tenor sax
  • BUD SHANK, alto sax; RUSS FREEMAN, piano
  • JOE MONDRAGON, bass; SHELLY MANNE, drums
  • Plus String Orchestra arranged by Marty Paich, Jack Montrose, Shorty Rogers & Johnny Mandel.

Los Angeles, December 1953-February 1954.

      • [18-23] BONUS TRACKS: [18]:
      • CHET BAKER (tp, vcl), RUSS FREEMAN (p), CARSON SMITH (b), BOB NEEL (d).
      • Los Angeles, March 7, 1955.
      • [19]: CHET BAKER (tp), RUSS FREEMAN (p), CARSON SMITH (b), BOB NEEL (d).
      • Live at the Tiffany Club, Los Angeles, August 10, 1954.
      • [20-23]: CHET BAKER (tp) with Len Mercer’s Orchestra & Strings.
      • Milan, Italy, September 29, 1959.

TRACKS:

  • 01 You Don’t Know What Love Is
  • 02 I’m Thru with Love
  • 03 Love Walked In
  • 04 You Better Go Now
  • 05 I Married an Angel
  • 06 Love
  • 07 I Love You
  • 08 What a Diff’rence a Day Made
  • 09 Why Shouldn’t I?
  • 10 A Little Duet for Zoot and Chet
  • 11 The Wind
  • 12 Trickleydidlier
  • 13 You Don’t Know What Love Is [alt tk] (*)
  • 14 You Better Go Now [alt tk] (*)
  • 15 A Little Duet for Zoot and Chet [alt tk] (*)
  • 16 Blue Room [unaccompanied vocal version] (*)
  • 17 Spring Is Here [unaccompanied vocal version] (*)
  • 18 You Don’t Know What Love Is [1955 vocal version] (*)
  • 19 The Wind [1954 Quartet live version] (*)
  • 20 Goodbye (*)
  • 21 I Should Care (*)
  • 22 Autumn in New York (*)
  • 23 My Funny Valentine (*)