Chet Baker

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A tragic figure with immense talent, both in his silvery fingered trumpet playing and his wonderfully soft and heartfelt voice.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Live at the Trade Winds
1952 Live at the Trade Winds Fresh Sound
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Witch Doctor
1953 Witch Doctor Original Jazz Classics
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Chet Baker & Strings
1953 Chet Baker & Strings Legacy / Sony Music Distribution
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Haig '53
1953 Haig '53 Philology
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Chet Baker (The Trumpet Artistry of Chet Baker)
1954 Chet Baker (The Trumpet Artistry of Chet Baker) Toshiba EMI
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Compositions and Arrangements by Jack Montrose
1954 Compositions and Arrangements by Jack Montrose Pacific Jazz
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Jazz at Ann Arbor
1954 Jazz at Ann Arbor Japanese Import
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Köln Concert Featuring Dick Twardzik
1955 Köln Concert Featuring Dick Twardzik Rare Live Recordings
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The Chet Baker Sextet
1955 The Chet Baker Sextet Pacific Jazz / Blue Note
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Chet Baker in Europe: A Jazz Tour of the NATO Countries
1955 Chet Baker in Europe: A Jazz Tour of the NATO Countries Jazz Wax
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At the Forum Theater
1956 At the Forum Theater Jazz Archives (France)
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Chet Baker Cools Out
1956 Chet Baker Cools Out Boplicity
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Playboys
1956 Playboys Blue Note / Pacific Jazz
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Chet Baker Big Band
1956 Chet Baker Big Band Japanese Import
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Chet Baker in Europe
1956 Chet Baker in Europe Pacific Jazz
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Chet Baker & Crew
1956 Chet Baker & Crew Pacific Jazz
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I Get Chet
1956 I Get Chet Cheesecake Records
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Live in Europe 1956
1956 Live in Europe 1956 Accord
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Theme Music from The James Dean Story [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
1956 Theme Music from The James Dean Story [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Not Now Music
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Chet Baker Sings
1956 Chet Baker Sings Pacific Jazz / Blue Note
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Embraceable You
1957 Embraceable You Pacific Jazz / Blue Note
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Pretty/Groovy
1957 Pretty/Groovy Toshiba EMI
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Grey December
1957 Grey December Pacific Jazz
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Quartet Live, Vol. 2: Out of Nowhere
1957 Quartet Live, Vol. 2: Out of Nowhere Pacific Jazz / Blue Note
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Quartet: Russ Freeman & Chet Baker
1957 Quartet: Russ Freeman & Chet Baker Blue Note
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Reunion with Chet Baker
1957 Reunion with Chet Baker Blue Note / EMI-Manhattan
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Stan Meets Chet
1958 Stan Meets Chet Decca / Universal
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Chet Baker Sings: It Could Happen to You
1958 Chet Baker Sings: It Could Happen to You Original Jazz Classics
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Chet Baker in New York
1958 Chet Baker in New York Original Jazz Classics
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Chet Baker Introduces Johnny Pace
1958 Chet Baker Introduces Johnny Pace Original Jazz Classics / Riverside Records
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Reunion with Chet Baker
1958 Reunion with Chet Baker Wax Time
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Theme Music from "The James Dean Story"
1958 Theme Music from "The James Dean Story" Pacific Jazz / Blue Note
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Chet
1959 Chet Fantasy / Riverside Records
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Chet Baker in Milan
1959 Chet Baker in Milan Original Jazz Classics
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Chet Baker with Fifty Italian Strings
1959 Chet Baker with Fifty Italian Strings Original Jazz Classics
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Angel Eyes
1959 Angel Eyes Wax Time
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Chet Baker Plays
1959 Chet Baker Plays Riverside Records
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Plays the Best of Lerner & Loewe
1959 Plays the Best of Lerner & Loewe Fantasy / Original Jazz Classics
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Picture of Heath
1961 Picture of Heath Pacific Jazz
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Chet Is Back!
1962 Chet Is Back! BMG
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Smog [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
1962 Smog [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Rearward
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Somewhere over the Rainbow
1962 Somewhere over the Rainbow RCA
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Brussels 1964
1964 Brussels 1964 Landscape
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Sings and Plays with Bud Shank, Russ Freeman and Strings
1964 Sings and Plays with Bud Shank, Russ Freeman and Strings Pacific Jazz / Blue Note
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The Most Important Jazz Album of 1964/65
1964 The Most Important Jazz Album of 1964/65 Roulette Records
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Bakers Holiday
1965 Bakers Holiday Universal / Verve
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Boppin' with the Chet Baker Quintet
1965 Boppin' with the Chet Baker Quintet
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Comin' on with the Chet Baker Quintet
1965 Comin' on with the Chet Baker Quintet Import
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Baby Breeze
1965 Baby Breeze Verve / Polygram
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Groovin' with the Chet Baker Quintet
1965 Groovin' with the Chet Baker Quintet Jvc Victor
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Mulligan-Baker
1965 Mulligan-Baker Fantasy
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Cool Burnin' with the Chet Baker Quintet
1965 Cool Burnin' with the Chet Baker Quintet Import
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Hats Off!!!
1966 Hats Off!!! World Pacific
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Into My Life
1966 Into My Life World Pacific
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Quietly, There
1966 Quietly, There
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A Taste of Tequila
1966 A Taste of Tequila World Pacific
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Polka Dots and Moonbeams
1967 Polka Dots and Moonbeams Jazzland
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Smokin' with the Chet Baker Quintet
1967 Smokin' with the Chet Baker Quintet Import
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Albert's House
1969 Albert's House Galaxy Music
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Blood, Chet & Tears
1970 Blood, Chet & Tears Verve
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Carnegie Hall Concert
1974 Carnegie Hall Concert Master Sound / Legacy
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She Was Too Good to Me
1974 She Was Too Good to Me Masterworks Jazz
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Once Upon a Summertime
1977 Once Upon a Summertime Concord
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The Incredible Chet Baker Plays and Sings
1977 The Incredible Chet Baker Plays and Sings ANS
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You Can't Go Home Again
1977 You Can't Go Home Again A&M
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Live at Nick's
1978 Live at Nick's Criss Cross
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The Touch of Your Lips
1979 The Touch of Your Lips SteepleChase
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No Problem
1979 No Problem SteepleChase
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Day Break
1979 Day Break Steeplechase
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Live in Montmartre, Vol. 2
1979 Live in Montmartre, Vol. 2 Steeplechase
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Someday My Prince Will Come
1979 Someday My Prince Will Come SteepleChase
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This Is Always
1979 This Is Always Steeplechase
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Ballads for Two
1979 Ballads for Two 3D
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Chet Baker with Wolfgang Lackerschmid
1979 Chet Baker with Wolfgang Lackerschmid In-Akustik
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1979 79
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Together
197? Together Jazz
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Chet Baker and the Boto Brasilian Quartet
1980 Chet Baker and the Boto Brasilian Quartet Dreyfus Records
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Live at Fat Tuesday's
1981 Live at Fat Tuesday's Fresh Sound
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Live at the Paris Festival
1981 Live at the Paris Festival Disk Union
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Live in Paris
1981 Live in Paris Norma
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Peace
1982 Peace Enja
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Out of Nowhere
1982 Out of Nowhere Milestone
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In Concert
1982 In Concert India Navigation
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Studio Trieste
1982 Studio Trieste CTI
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Mr. B
1983 Mr. B Timeless
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Live in Sweden with Ake Johansson
1983 Live in Sweden with Ake Johansson Dragon
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At Capolinea
1983 At Capolinea RED Distribution
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Live at New Morning
1983 Live at New Morning Japanese Import
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Line for Lyons
1984 Line for Lyons Sonet
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Blues for a Reason
1984 Blues for a Reason
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Candy
1985 Candy Gazell Productions
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Strollin'
1985 Strollin' Enja
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Symphonically
1985 Symphonically Soul Note (Italy)
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Hazy Hugs
1985 Hazy Hugs
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There'll Never Be Another You
1985 There'll Never Be Another You Timeless
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Live from the Moonlight
1985 Live from the Moonlight Philology
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Diane
1985 Diane Steeplechase
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Chet's Choice
1985 Chet's Choice Criss Cross
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When Sunny Gets Blue
1986 When Sunny Gets Blue Steeplechase
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Live at Ronnie Scott's
1986 Live at Ronnie Scott's DRG
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Symphonically
1986 Symphonically Soul Note (Italy)
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A Night at the Shalimar
1987 A Night at the Shalimar Philology
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Chet Baker in Tokyo
1987 Chet Baker in Tokyo Evidence
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Four: Live in Tokyo, Vol. 2
1987 Four: Live in Tokyo, Vol. 2 Paddle Wheel
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Rique Pantoja & Chet Baker
1987 Rique Pantoja & Chet Baker WEA Latina
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Silence
1987 Silence Soul Note (Italy)
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The Heart of the Ballad
1988 The Heart of the Ballad Phililogy
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Little Girl Blue
1988 Little Girl Blue Philology
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My Favourite Songs, Vols. 1-2: The Last Great Concert
1988 My Favourite Songs, Vols. 1-2: The Last Great Concert Enja
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Goodbye, Chet
1988 Goodbye, Chet Philology
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In Memory Of
1988 In Memory Of L & R Music / Records
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Chet Baker Sings and Plays from the Film "Let's Get Lost"
1989 Chet Baker Sings and Plays from the Film "Let's Get Lost" RCA Novus / Import
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Silence
1990 Silence Soul Note (Italy)
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As Time Goes By
1990 As Time Goes By
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Nightbird
1990 Nightbird Jazz World
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Chet Baker in Bologna
1992 Chet Baker in Bologna Dreyfus Records
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Live in Cheteauvallon, 1978
1993 Live in Cheteauvallon, 1978 Esoldun / France's Concert
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Chet Baker Featuring Van Morrison Live at Ronnie Scott's
1996 Chet Baker Featuring Van Morrison Live at Ronnie Scott's DRG
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Playing by Heart
1999 Playing by Heart Decca
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Quartet Live, Vol. 1: This Time the Dream's on Me
2000 Quartet Live, Vol. 1: This Time the Dream's on Me Pacific Jazz / Blue Note
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Quartet Live, Vol. 3: My Old Flame
2001 Quartet Live, Vol. 3: My Old Flame Pacific Jazz / Blue Note
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Sings, Plays: Live at the Keystone Korner
2003 Sings, Plays: Live at the Keystone Korner Highnote Records, Inc. / High Note
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The Legacy, Vol. 4: Oh You Crazy Moon
2003 The Legacy, Vol. 4: Oh You Crazy Moon Enja / Justin Time
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Crystal Bells
2005 Crystal Bells Allegro Corporation / Igloo / Igloo Jazz
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Lost Holland Concert September 18 1955
2006 Lost Holland Concert September 18 1955 Rare Live / RLR
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Indian Summer
2007 Indian Summer Dutch Jazz Archive
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The James Dean Story [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
2008 The James Dean Story [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Efor Films
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Chet in Chicago
2008 Chet in Chicago Enja / Enja Matthias Winckelmann
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Chet Baker [Fresh Sound]
2010 Chet Baker [Fresh Sound] Fresh Sound / Fresh Sound Records
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Alone Together
2012 Alone Together Puzzled Records
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The Music of Bob Zieff
The Music of Bob Zieff Fresh Sound
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