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Baker, Chet

Overview
Works: 1,959 works in 4,709 publications in 7 languages and 28,975 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Gangster films  Concert films  Jazz 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Interviewee, Conductor, Composer, Other, Musician, Actor, Producer, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Honoree
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
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Most widely held works about Chet Baker
 
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Ken Burns jazz the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
L.A. confidential by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, 1950. Three cops battle police corruption, a call girl, a mysterious millionaire, a tabloid journalist and the Chief of Detectives fuel a labyrinthine plot rife with mystery, ambition, romance and humor
My funny valentine by Chet Baker( Recording )

47 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chet Baker live in '64 & '79 by Chet Baker( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring two performances by the foremost interpreter of the West Coast school of cool jazz. Filmed in Europe 15 years apart, these two shows seen together provide an overview of Baker's illustrious career
Chet by Chet Baker( Recording )

40 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let's get lost the best of Chet Baker sings by Chet Baker( Recording )

24 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz the Smithsonian anthology( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the Gerry Mulligan Quartet with Chet Baker by Gerry Mulligan Quartet( Recording )

22 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chet Baker by Chet Baker( Recording )

55 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of songs previously released on Blue Note Records 1954-1957
Essential jazz ballads( Recording )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere over the rainbow (Harry Allen) (4:36) -- Smoke gets in your eyes (the Jazz Networks featuring Jesse Davis) (5:28) -- 'Round midnight (Chet Baker) (10:16) -- Autumn leaves (the Super Jazz Trio featuring Tommy Flanagan) (8:31) -- Tears (Django Reinhardt) (2:37) -- Where are you? (Sonny Rollins) (5:06) -- I remember Clifford (the Jazz Networks featuring Roy Hargrove) (7:00) -- Body and soul (Coleman Hawkins) (3:00) -- You don't know what love is (Kenny Drew) (5:07) -- Easy living (Paul Desmond) (7:05) -- My ideal (the Jazz Networks featuring Joshua Redman) (6:20) -- In the wee small hours (John Pizzarelli) (2:32)
Let's get lost by Bruce Weber( Visual )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the life of jazz trumpeter and drug addict Chet Baker. Fascinating series of interviews with friends, family, associates and lovers, interspersed with film from Baker's earlier life and some modern-day performances
Round midnight original motion picture soundtrack by Herbie Hancock( Recording )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chet Baker in New York by Chet Baker( Recording )

41 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep in a dream the ultimate Chet Baker collection by Chet Baker( Recording )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strollin' by Chet Baker( )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chet Baker's classic recording, which features guitarist Philip Catherine and bassist Jean-Louis Rassinfosse, has been expanded to include a previously unreleased recording of the song Funk in Deep Freeze
My favourite songs (the last great concert) by Chet Baker( Recording )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace by Chet Baker( )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Chet Baker plays by Chet Baker( Recording )

21 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1953-1956 compilation represents Chet Baker's early days recording in Los Angeles. The album is about tightly arranged, uptempo burning than midtempo cool. Of course, Baker's introspective ballad playing is also featured on tracks such as "Moonlight Becomes You" and "Darn that Dream". Overall, however, what makes Baker's conception so unique in his early years, is the light, yet crisp, feel he and his band mates employ. Whether playing bebop or cool, his approach is consistent and, most of all, innovative. In short, it shows Baker's adaptability as well as his versatility
Chet Baker sings it could happen to you by Chet Baker( Recording )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concierto by Jim Hall( Recording )

28 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
L.A. confidential
Alternative Names
Baker, C. 1929-1988

Baker, Chesney

Baker, Chesney H. 1929-1988

Baker, Chesney Henry.

Baker, Chesney Henry 1929-1988

Baker, Chesney Henry Jr

Baker Chet

Baker, Chet, 1929-1988

Chet Baker & Art Pepper

Chet Baker Amerikaans zanger

Chet Baker amerykański muzyk jazzowy

Chet Baker Musicien amricain

Chet Baker trombettista e cantante statunitense

Chet Baker trompetista y cantante estadounidense de jazz

Chet Baker US-amerikanischer Jazzmusiker

Chey Baker

Τσετ Μπέικερ

Чет Бейкер американский джазовый музыкант

Чет Бейкър

Чет Бејкер

צ'ט בייקר

تشيت بيكر

چت بیکر

செட் பேகர்

쳇 베이커

チェット・ベイカー

ベイカー, チェズニー ヘンリー

ベイカー, チェット

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Looking for Chet Baker : an Evan Horne mysteryAs though I had wings : the lost memoirChet Baker : his life and musicYoung Chet : the young Chet Baker