A tragic figure with immense talent, both in his silvery fingered trumpet playing and his wonderfully soft, heartfelt voice.
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Album 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) Blue Note
 
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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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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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The Chet Baker Sextet 1955 The Chet Baker Sextet Pacific Jazz / Blue Note
 
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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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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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Chet Baker & Crew 1956 Chet Baker & Crew Pacific Jazz
 
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Chet Baker in Europe 1956 Chet Baker in Europe Pacific Jazz
 
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Chet Baker Big Band 1956 Chet Baker Big Band Japanese Import
 
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Embraceable You 1957 Embraceable You Pacific Jazz / Blue Note
 
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Pretty/Groovy 1957 Pretty/Groovy Blue Note
 
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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 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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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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Chet Baker Plays 1959 Chet Baker Plays Riverside Records
 
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Angel Eyes 1959 Angel Eyes Wax Time
 
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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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Comin' on with the Chet Baker Quintet 1965 Comin' on with the Chet Baker Quintet Import
 
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Cool Burnin' with the Chet Baker Quintet 1965 Cool Burnin' with the Chet Baker Quintet Import
 
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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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Baby Breeze 1965 Baby Breeze Verve / Polygram
 
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Boppin' with the Chet Baker Quintet 1965 Boppin' with the Chet Baker Quintet
 
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Hats Off 1966 Hats Off EMI
 
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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 Liberation Hall
 
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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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Someday My Prince Will Come 1979 Someday My Prince Will Come SteepleChase
 
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Live in Montmartre, Vol. 2 1979 Live in Montmartre, Vol. 2 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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79 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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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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Chet's Choice 1985 Chet's Choice Criss Cross
 
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Diane 1985 Diane Steeplechase
 
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Chet Baker Plays Vladimir Cosma 1985 Chet Baker Plays Vladimir Cosma Wagram Records
 
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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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Four: Chet Baker in Tokyo 1989 Four: Chet Baker in Tokyo King
 
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Silence 1990 Silence Soul Note (Italy)
 
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Nightbird 1990 Nightbird Jazz World
 
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As Time Goes By 1990 As Time Goes By
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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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Quintet Sessions '79 Quintet Sessions '79 Dot Time Records
 
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Chet Baker Sings, Vol. 2 Chet Baker Sings, Vol. 2
 
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