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8 edition of Chet Baker found in the catalog.

Chet Baker

his life and music

by Jeroen de Valk

  • 58 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Berkeley Hills Books, Distributed to the trade by, Publishers Group West in Berkeley, Calif, [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Baker, Chet.,
    • Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. de Valk.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML419.B14 V313 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 294 p. :
      Number of Pages294
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6776456M
      ISBN 10189316313X
      LC Control Number00009611

      Chet Baker was a primary exponent of the West Coast school of cool jazz in the early and mid-'50s. As a trumpeter, he had a generally restrained, intimate playing style and he attracted attention beyond jazz for his photogenic looks and singing. But his career was marred by drug addiction. Baker's father, Chesney Henry Baker,Sr., was a. Chet Baker: – I’ve listened to Chet Baker for a long time. From the early stuff in Paris (, Barclay Records) to all the great Pacific Jazz recordings with Russ Freeman et al that helped define the “West Coast Sound”, so beautifully photographed and chronicled by the great William Claxton. These jazz classics have a display at the wonderful Living in a Modern Way.

      For Chet Baker it is the same story as yesterday, as tomorrow, as twenty-five years ago. A set, a break, another set, sweat. Science fiction lighting adds to the haziness of time and period; everywhere, in the inevitable mirrors and even in the floor, one can contemplate one's image, without a microphone the sounds flowing from his trumpet would be but a murmur barely more perceptible than his Author: Steven Cerra. Buy The Chet Baker Collection (Trumpet Book at Trumpet Sheet Music. Chet Bakers distinctive West Coast, cool jazz trumpet sound.

        I tried to make a Chet Baker version because i couldn't find one. I tried to make a Chet Baker version because i couldn't find one. My Funny Valentine chords by Chet Baker. 1, views, added to favorites 30 times Chet Baker Arrangement by Elijah Brown Simple version becuase the chords are off of a fake book [Verse] Cm Cm. Chet Baker Foundation. likes. The Chet Baker Foundation was created to further the legacy of Chet's music through special events, festivals and educational outreach. kerjazz.5/5(1).


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Chet Baker () was a star by the age of twenty-three, winner of all the jazz polls as singer as well as trumpeter. His early promise was frustrated by involvement with drugs, however, and by a popular shift in taste away from the Cool Jazz of the west coast/5(14). The 'My Funny Valentine' recording reference in the Discography states 'Chet Baker Sings' on cd blue note or LP Pacific Jazz - 'not correct.' After 'some' research, I finally discovered the transcription is from Gerry Mulligan - 'The Original Quartet With Chet Baker' - track 20 - My Funny Valentine (Live) ( Digital Remaster /5(7).

Chet Baker: The Missing Years Artt Frank Pages ISBN: # BooksEndependent Baker attracts positive and negative criticism like a celebrity black hole--the artist as hero and antihero.

When considering Baker, you consider no one else. From "On The Banks of the Jabbok with Chet Baker," All About Jazz, /5. As Though I Had Wings book. Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Chet Baker dominated the jazz scene of the s, working clo /5. To much of the pop (as opposed to the jazz) audience, Chet Baker was known not as an able cool jazz Chet Baker book, but as a romantic balladeer. The two classifications were not mutually exclusive; Baker's vocal numbers would also feature his trumpet playing, as well as Brand: Blue Note Records.

Regrettably, I got to speak with only one of his four children. Otherwise, I approached hundreds of people for interviews, and virtually no one refused. People seemed so eager to have their Chet Baker stories immortalized-lucky for me.

The book has a slight tone of contempt for Baker because of his life off the bandstand. Chet Baker His Life and Music (Book): Valk, Jeroen de: Based on interviews with Baker and many friends and musical associates, this is the first English-language biography of the great jazz trumpeter and singer.

De Valk painstakingly documents Baker's scandals and successes in a powerful portrait of the tormented genius. 50 photos. 50+ videos Play all Mix - It's You Or No One - Chet Baker YouTube Dexter Gordon - It's You Or No One (, The Hague) - Duration: North Sea Jazz Recordi views.

In this book, like Baker's fans, listening to a radio broadcast from Hannover, Germany, on Apwhere Baker was to recreate his album "Chet Author: Greil Marcus. 10 Transcriptions of the Original Chet Baker Solos in C and B-flat. [Chet Baker] Transcr. Wolfgang Lackerschmid. Trumpet Book & CD. Chet Baker Play Along includes 10 transcriptions of Chet's improvised solos for B-flat and C concert instruments.

Chet's solos were spliced out on 10 tracks of the CD, so you can "sit in" and play Chet's solos along. Chet Baker and Strings was recorded over three days in late and early Joining Baker (trumpet) on these sessions are Jack "Zoot" Sims (tenor sax), Jack Montrose (tenor sax), Russ Freeman (piano), Joe Mondragon (bass), Shelly Manne (drums), and Clifford "Bud" Shank (alto sax), who steps in for Sims on the : Imports.

Chet Baker has recorded a large amount of music. On this page, we are showing you the essential albums and collections to get, if you wish to add his legacy to your music archive. In our view, all of the below is a must have for every fan of jazz and should not be missed.

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Trumpet sheet music book by Chet Baker: Hal Leonard at Sheet Music Plus: The World Largest Selection of Sheet Music.

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Chet Baker was a primary exponent of the West Coast school of cool jazz in the early and mid-'50s. As a trumpeter, he had a generally restrained, intimate playing style and he attracted attention beyond jazz for his photogenic looks and singing.

Chet Baker in Europe (Mit CD). by Wulff, Ingo (Hg.) /// (Chet Baker) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Chet Baker was born in Yale, Oklahoma, on Decem At the age of 11, he moved to California along with his family (in the year ).

As a son of music-loving parents, Chet started singing in the local church choir and tried playing trombone before he later started playing trumpet at the age of 13 years. Chet Baker: His Life and Music gives for the first time a full account of the famous trumpeter - famous as much for his tragic life as his beautiful music.

The author has interviewed dozens of Baker\'s friends and colleagues, his wife, Carol Baker, as well as the investigating team that. Interactive Download By Chet Baker, Sonny Rollins, George Benson, and Frank Sinatra.

This edition: Interactive Download. Jazz, Standards. Piano Solo. 3 pages. Published by Hal Leonard - Digital Sheet Music (HX). She Was Too Good To Me Lyrics: She was too good to me / She was too good to me / How can I get along now / So close she stood to me / Everything seems so wrong now / .When originally released inChet Baker Sings caused some considerable confusion among critics.

Was Chet a trumpet player who sang or a singer who played the trumpet? The truth was probably a mixture of both, since he performed both with equal abilities/5().Matthew Ruddick – Funny Valentine: The Story of Chet Baker (Melrose Books, pp., £ Book Review by Chris Parker.

The blurb for this, the third edition of Matthew Ruddick’s biography of Chet Baker, describes it as ‘intimate and unflinching’, so anyone familiar with the trumpeter’s life story will know what to expect: an account of an extravagantly gifted individual squandering.