Chet Baker with Fifty Italian Strings

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Chet Baker with Fifty Italian Strings
Studio album by Chet Baker
Released 1960
Recorded September 28 & 29 and October 5, 1959
Milan, Italy
Genre Jazz
Length 34:44
Label Jazzland
JLP 21
Chet Baker chronology
Chet Baker in Milan
(1959)
Chet Baker with Fifty Italian Strings
(1959)
Chet Is Back!
(1962)

Chet Baker with Fifty Italian Strings is an album by trumpeter Chet Baker which was recorded in Italy in 1959 and released on the Jazzland label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album with 1½ stars stating "Fans will want this set but, due to the mundane string arrangements and the lack of variety, more general collectors should acquire his earlier jazz-oriented dates first".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Should Care" (Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston) - 2:46
  2. "The Song Is You" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 3:16
  3. "Goodbye" (Gordon Jenkins) - 2:30
  4. "Angel Eyes" (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) - 3:34
  5. "Forgetful" (George Handy, Jack Segal) - 4:59
  6. "Violets for Your Furs" (Dennis, Tom Adair) - 3:30
  7. "When I Fall in Love" (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) - 4:32
  8. "Autumn in New York" (Vernon Duke) - 2:26
  9. "Street of Dreams" (Sam M. Lewis, Victor Young) - 2:41
  10. "Deep in a Dream" (Eddie DeLange, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 4:30
  • Recorded in Milan, Italy on September 28 (tracks 2, 4, 7 & 10), September 29 (tracks 1, 3 & 8) and October 5 (tracks 5, 6 & 9), 1959.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chet Baker discography accessed August 14, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed August 14, 2013