Chet Baker – Almost Blue – Live in Paris

Chesney Henry “Chet” Baker, Jr. (December 23, 1929 – May 13, 1988) was an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and singer.

In the 1950s, Baker earned much attention and critical praise, particularly for albums featuring his vocals, such as Chet Baker Sings. Jazz historian David Gelly descibed the promise of Baker’s early career as seemingly representing “James Dean, Sinatra, and Bix, rolled into one.”[3] However, his “well-publicized drug habit”[4] also drove his notoriety and fame, as Baker was in-and-out of jail for much of his life before enjoying a career resurgence in the late 1970s and ’80s.

Baker died in 1988 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.[5]

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