Chet Baker The Early Years (4-CD)

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Format: CD  (4 Discs)
Item:  PPER 84

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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Released: April 4, 2005
  • Label: Proper Box Uk

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Out Of Nowhere
  • 2.The Squirrel
  • 3.They Didn't Believe Me
  • 4.My Old Flame
  • 5.There Will Never Be Another You
  • 6.Line For Lyons
  • 7.My Funny Valentine
  • 8.Walkin' Shoes
  • 9.Cherry
  • 10.Motel
  • 11.Festive Minor
  • 12.Tea For Two
  • 13.The Way You Look Tonight

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Isn't It Romantic?
  • 2.The Lamp Is Low
  • 3.This Time The Dream's On Me
  • 4.Maid In Mexico
  • 5.Imagination
  • 6.Russ Job
  • 7.Long Ago And Far Away
  • 8.Carson City Stage
  • 9.Easy To Love
  • 10.Batter Up
  • 11.Loaded
  • 12.I'll Remember April
  • 13.Winter Wonderland
  • 14.Pirouette
  • 15.Witch Doctor
  • 16.No Ties
  • 17.All The Things You Are

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Band Aid
  • 2.Bea's Flat
  • 3.Moon Love
  • 4.Happy Little Sunbeam
  • 5.I Fall In Love Too Easily
  • 6.Winter Wonderland
  • 7.The Thrill Is Gone
  • 8.Head Line
  • 9.Bockanal
  • 10.Ergo
  • 11.A Dandy Line
  • 12.Pro Defunctus
  • 13.Little Old Lady
  • 14.Moonlight Becomes You
  • 15.Goodbye
  • 16.I Married An Angel
  • 17.Love Walked In
  • 18.A Little Duet (For Zoot And Chet)
  • 19.You Better Go Now
  • 20.Why Shouldn't I ?
  • 21.Trickleydidlier
  • 22.I'm Through With Love
  • 23.You Don't Know What Love Is
  • 24.What A Difference A Day Made
  • 25.Love
  • 26.I Love You

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.The Wind
  • 2.But Not For Me
  • 3.Time After Time
  • 4.I Get Along Without You Very Well
  • 5.There Will Never Be Another You
  • 6.Look For The Silver Lining
  • 7.My Funny Valentine
  • 8.I Fall In Love Too Easily
  • 9.Line For Lyons
  • 10.Loverman
  • 11.My Funny Valentine
  • 12.Maid In Mexico
  • 13.Stella By Starlight
  • 14.Dot's Groovy
  • 15.Tommyhawk
  • 16.The Half Dozens
  • 17.Little Man You've Had A Busy Day
  • 18.Stella By Starlight
  • 19.I'm Glad There's You

Product Description:

Personnel: Chet Baker (vocals, trumpet); Harry Babasin (cello); George Kast, Felix Slatkin, Victor Gottlieb, Jacques Gasselin, Louis Kievman, Paul Robyn, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure (strings); Bud Shank (flute, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone); Herb Geller (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Sonny Criss, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone); Dave Pell, Jack Montrose, Jimmy Giuffre, Wardell Gray, Bob Brookmeyer, Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone); Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone); Rolf Ericson (trumpet); Claude Williamson, Donn Trenner, Al Haig, Russ Freeman (piano); Chico Hamilton, Larance Marable, Larry Bunker, Max Roach, Shelly Manne, Bob Neel (drums).
Liner Note Author: Joop Visser.
Photographer: Lee Tanner.
Arrangers: Jack Montrose; Johnny Mandel; Marty Paich; Shorty Rogers; Bill Holman.
The four discs in this Proper box chart the development of Chet Baker with a slew of West Coast players in his earliest days (between 1952-1954) live at the Lighthouse with Jimmy Giuffre, Russ Freeman, and others -- as produced by Les Koenig -- and in the studio, including both pianoless quartets, one with Gerry Mulligan and one with Stan Getz. In addition, there are some other live dates with his own band, including a CD full of vocal performances. Given the variance in the sound quality, this set is recommended for hardcore Baker fans only. ~ Thom Jurek
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  • UPC: 805520020848
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