Chet Baker

Straight from the Heart: The Great Last Concert, Vol. 2

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This CD is the second half of Baker's final recording, a rather impressive concert in which the trumpeter was joined (in separate sections) by a symphony orchestra, a big band and a small group with Herb Geller. Highlights include "Look for the Silver Lining," "Sippin' at Bells" and a touching rendition of "My Funny Valentine." Both parts of this memorable performance are highly recommended.

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