Chet Baker Bill Evans - The Complete Legendary SessionsAmerican Jazz Classics #ad - American Jazz Classics. 15 tracks. 2009 release containing all existing recordings of chet baker and bill Evans playing together on a single edition for the first time ever! Featuring musical assistance from Zoot Sims, Pepper Adams, Herbie Mann, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones.
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Pacific Jazz CollectionEnlightenment #ad - Esteemed jazz historian dave gelly described the trumpeter s image as a blend of James Dean, Sinatra and Bix, rolled into one. This four disc collection, containing over five hours of music in total, brings together the finest records made by Chet Baker for Pacific Jazz. A master of the trumpet and a much-heralded vocalist, Chet Baker s string of classic albums and his seemingly effortless cool style have earned him a legendary reputation which still rivals that of any other jazz musician.
Pacific Jazz Collection #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Demonstrating the creation of a true jazz icon and tracking his development from his earliest recordings to his departure from the label with whom he made his name, and form not just the perfect introduction to this master musician, these albums are presented here faithfully remastered and in the best possible quality, but equally provide an a enthralling glimpse of an essential contribution to American musical history.
A musical icon of the 1950s and 60s, Baker s playing, singing and style would go on to influence countless others who came along in his wake.
Essential Original AlbumsMasters of Music #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Includes a comprehensive full color 20-page booklet. The albums included in this set are: chet baker sings pacific jazz pj-1222, chet baker & strings columbia cl 549, chet baker sings and plays pacific jazz PJ-1202, Chet: The Lyrical Trumpet of Chet Baker Riverside RLP12-299, Chet Baker-Russ Freeman Quartet Pacific Jazz PJ-1232, and Chet Baker Sings ''It Could Happen to You'' Riverside Records RLP-12-278.
Shrink-wrapped. Beautifully packaged 3CD box set featuring six complete studio albums from jazz legend Chet Baker. Among the highlights are his three earliest vocal albums, as well as a session which pairs him with pianist Bill Evans.
Complete Albums Collection: 1953-1963Enlightenment #ad - A master of the alto saxophone as well as a consummate composer and musician, Desmond was a pivotal figure on the West Coast cool jazz scene. Shrink-wrapped. Sadly, his career was cut short, following a diagnosis of terminal lung cancer in the mid '70s. Shrink-wrapped. One of his final studio appearances was on Art Garfunkel's Watermark album.
Collating nine original albums, this set serves as the perfect introduction to this master musician and composer, as well as providing a welcome reminder to those already versed in the great man's work. His time with brubeck produced some of the most critically-acclaimed recordings in history, in particular the magnificent Time Out Columbia, 1959.
However, desmond was also an accomplished bandleader in his own right, with the material released during the early part of his career remaining among his finest work. This collection brings together the entirety of Paul Desmond's output as leader or co-leader between 1953 and 1963, a catalogue totaling more than five hours of music, presented here across four discs.
Complete Albums Collection: 1953-1963 #ad - He gave his final performance in new York in February 1977, and passed away on 30th May that year at the age of 52. Paul desmond remained active throughout the rest of his career, producing a multitude of albums and performing live with Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan, Jim Hall, Chet Baker, Ed Bickert and The Modern Jazz Quartet among others.
Best known as a member of dave brubeck's legendary quartet and the man who wrote the biggest-selling jazz single ever, 'Take Five', Paul Desmond's importance as a jazz performer cannot be underestimated. Shrink-wrapped.
Riverside CollectionEnlightenment #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Spanning over five hours of extraordinary music, this set documents the second phase of what was both a widely-celebrated and notorious career, and in so doing reminds us all what a formidable musician, vocalist and individual this jazz legend remains.
This collection brings together eight complete, original albums over four discs, and encompasses the entirety of Chet Baker's output for the Riverside label. Recording regularly for riverside - and subsidiary label Jazzland - it was during his tenure with this label that Baker produced the work that would cement his reputation.
Riverside Collection #ad - Chet baker's entire riverside catalogue on four discs!Remembered as one of the most legendary yet tragic figures in all of jazz, trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker established himself as one of the key performers on the West Coast scene. Beginning his career as a band leader in the early 1950s, Russ Freeman, Baker released a stream of classic albums, often featuring the skills of other exceptional musicians such as Gerry Mulligan, Stan Getz and Art Pepper.
12 Classic Albums: 1956-62Enlightenment #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Cd shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
Complete 1953-62 Vocal Studio RecordingsValentine Records #ad - Complete 1953-62 Vocal Studio Recordings #ad - Lovely stuff! Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Complete collection of all his studio vocal performances recorded from 1953 to 1962. 3cd set.
Chet Baker SingsHallmark #ad - Chet Baker Sings #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. 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. Shrink-wrapped. When originally released in 1956, Chet Baker Sings caused some considerable confusion among critics.
His reputation had been established as a trumpet player, he had become noted as a unique vocal talent, but from his first vocal session in 1954, one whose low key style provide especially popular with the record buying public. Shrink-wrapped.
Blue WorldVerve #ad - Shrink-wrapped. In june of that year, coltrane's Classic Quartet entered Rudy Van Gelder's studio and recorded five previously-recorded Coltrane originals. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. In 1964, the national film board of canada asked john Coltrane to record the soundtrack for a French-language film titled 'Le chat dans le sac" "The Cat in the Bag".
Blue World #ad - Amazingly, no announcement was made that the iconic Coltrane was adding new performances to this film. Shrink-wrapped. Now, with the release of blue World, we can hear these newly-discovered recordings for the first time Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. For many years, viewers of the film who recognized the music thought that they were listening to the original recordings, though in fact they were new and had never been heard.