Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date November 8, Genre Jazz. Recording Date October 24, - May, Track Listing. There's a Small Hotel. Chet Baker. Chesney Deep In A Dream - Chet Baker - Jazz Masters 100 Ans De Jazz Baker Jr. December 23, — May 13, was an American jazz trumpeter and vocalist. Baker earned much attention and critical praise through the s, particularly for albums featuring his vocals Chet Baker SingsIt Could Happen to You.
Baker was in and out of jail frequently before enjoying a career resurgence in the late s and '80s. Baker was born and raised in a musical household in YaleOklahoma. His father, Chesney Baker Sr. His maternal grandmother was Norwegian. Baker began his musical career singing in a church choir. His father gave him a trombone, which was replaced with a trumpet when the trombone proved too large. His mother said that he had begun to memorize tunes on the radio before he was given an instrument.
After "falling in love" Parabellum - Stainless the trumpet, he improved noticeably in two weeks. Peers called Baker a natural musician to whom playing came effortlessly. Baker received some musical education at Glendale Junior High School, but he left school at the age of 16 in to join the United States Army.
He was assigned to Berlin, Germany, where he joined the th Army Band. InBaker joined the Gerry Mulligan Quartet. Rather than playing identical melody lines in unison like Parker and Dizzy GillespieBaker and Mulligan complemented each other with counterpoint and anticipating what the other would play next. Within a year, Mulligan was arrested and imprisoned on drug charges. Baker's quartet released popular albums between and Inreaders named Baker the top jazz vocalist.
Nevertheless, Baker sang throughout the rest of his career. Hollywood studios saw an opportunity in Baker's chiseled features. He made his acting debut in the film Hell's Horizonreleased in the fall of He declined a studio contract, preferring life on the road as a musician. Over the next few years, Baker led his own combos, including a quintet with Francy Bolandwhere Baker Deep In A Dream - Chet Baker - Jazz Masters 100 Ans De Jazz playing trumpet and singing.
In he completed an eight-month tour of Europe, where he recorded Chet Baker in Europe. Throughout Mulligan's orchestral work and until the end of his life, Mulligan maintained an active career performing and recording jazz — usually with a quartet that included a piano. InMulligan contacted Miles Davis about revisiting the music from the germane Birth of the Cool album.
Davis had recently performed some of his Gil Evans collaborations with Quincy Jones at the Montreux Jazz Festival and was enthusiastic.
Re-Birth of the Cool released in featured the charts from Birth of the Cooland a new nonet which included Lewis and Barber from the original Davis band. Mulligan appeared at the Brecon Jazz Festival Mulligan's final recording was a quartet album with guestsDragonflyrecorded in the summer of and released on the Telarc label. Mulligan died in Darien, Connecticuton January 20,at Chrome Precision - Badbeets - Badbeets age of 68, following complications from knee surgery.
His widow Franca — to whom he Deep In A Dream - Chet Baker - Jazz Masters 100 Ans De Jazz been married since — said he had also been suffering from liver cancer. Upon Mulligan's death, his library and numerous personal effects including a gold-plated Conn baritone saxophone were given to the Library of Congress.
Mulligan's first film appearance was probably with Krupa's orchestra playing alto saxophone in the RKO short film Follow That Music Mulligan had small roles in the films I Want to Live! Mulligan also performed numerous times on television programmes during his career. Although the creative team had great hopes for the work, it never made it past a workshop production at the University of Alabama.
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