Chet (Chet Baker album)

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Chet
Studio album by Chet Baker
Released 1959
Recorded December 30, 1958 & January 19, 1959
Genre Jazz
Length 41:48
Label Riverside
Chet Baker chronology
Chet Baker Introduces Johnny Pace
(1958)
Chet
(1959)
Chet Baker Plays the Best of Lerner and Loewe
(1959)

Chet is an album by jazz trumpeter Chet Baker featuring performances by Baker with Herbie Mann, Pepper Adams, Bill Evans, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers, and Connie Kay recorded in December 1958 and January 1959 and released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Dave Nathan awarded the album 4 stars and states "Chet is a good album to hear Baker's special way with the horn, and is made even more attractive with the presence and contributions of top jazz artists".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Alone Together" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 6:52
  2. "How High the Moon" (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) - 3:36
  3. "It Never Entered My Mind" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 4:41
  4. "'Tis Autumn" (Henry Nemo) - 5:18
  5. "If You Could See Me Now" (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) - 5:17
  6. "September Song" (Maxwell Anderson, Kurt Weill) - 3:05
  7. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (Cole Porter) - 4:33
  8. "Time on My Hands (You in My Arms)" (Harold Adamson, Mack Gordon, Vincent Youmans) - 4:33
  9. "You and the Night and the Music" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 4:06
  10. "Early Morning Mood" (Chet Baker) - 9:02 Bonus track on CD
    • Recorded in New York City on December 30, 1958 (tracks 1-3 & 5-7) and January 19, 1959 (tracks 4 & 8-10).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chet Baker discography accessed March 19, 2010
  2. ^ a b Nathan, D. Allmusic Review accessed March 19, 2010