(LP) Chet Baker – Chet Baker Sings (Pacific Jazz, 1954-56)

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Release Date: Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series
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There are several Chet Baker albums with the title Chet Baker Sings, but this one recorded for Pacific Jazz in 1954 and 1956 is the original, and arguably, the best. The album features Chet’s indelible vocals and sterling trumpet playing with two different quartet line-ups both featuring pianist Russ Freeman on a set of classic standards that he made his own including “My Funny Valentine,” “That Old Feeling,” and “I Fall In Love Too Easily.” For the first time in more than 60 years, this definitive edition was cut from the original master tapes in the correct order with pristine fidelity. The gatefold packaging includes additional session photography by William Claxton.

Tracklist:

A1: That Old Feeling
A2: It’s Always You
A3: Like Someone In Love
A4: My Ideal
A5: I’ve Never Been In Love Before
A6: My Buddy

B1: But Not For Me
B2: Time After Time
B3: I Get Along Without You Very Well
B4: My Funny Valentine
B5: There Will Never Be Another You
B6: The Thrill Is Gone
B7: I Fall In Love Too Easily
B8: Look For The Silver Lining

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