Chet Baker

Jazz Origins: The Trumpet Artistry of Chet Baker

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This well-rounded LP features the very popular trumpeter in his early days with a quartet (featuring pianist Russ Freeman), a sextet (starring Bud Shank on baritone and valve trombonist Bob Brookmeyer), and a septet (with altoist Herb Geller, tenor saxophonist Jack Montrose, and baritonist Bob Gordon). A perfect introduction to the music of the early Chet Baker.