Chet Baker & Crew

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Chet Baker & Crew
Chet Baker & Crew.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1957[1]
RecordedJuly 24–25 & 31, 1956
Forum Theater, Los Angeles
GenreJazz
Length63:12
CD reissue with bonus tracks
LabelPacific Jazz
PJ 1224
ProducerRichard Bock
Chet Baker chronology
The Route
(1956)
Chet Baker & Crew
(1957)
Chet Baker Big Band
(1956)

Chet Baker & Crew is an album by jazz trumpeter Chet Baker which was recorded in Los Angeles in 1956 and released on the Pacific Jazz label.[2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

Lindsay Planer of Allmusic states, "The numbers heard on Chet Baker & Crew were among a prolific flurry of recordings Baker was involved in during the last week of July 1956 — fresh from an extended European stay".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "To Mickey's Memory" (Harvey Leonard) - 5:12
  2. "Slightly Above Moderate" (Bob Zieff) - 6:59
  3. "Halema" (Phil Urso) - 3:51
  4. "Revelation" (Gerry Mulligan) - 3:58
  5. "Something For Liza" (Al Cohn) - 4:05
  6. "Lucius Lu" (Urso) - 5:34
  7. "Worryin' the Life Out of Me" (Miff Mole, Bob Russell, Frank Signorelli) - 2:59
  8. "Medium Rock" (Zieff) - 5:30
  9. "To Mickey's Memory" [Alternate Take] (Leonard) - 5:25 Bonus track on CD reissue
  10. "Jumpin' Off a Clef" (Al Haig) - 4:55 Bonus track on CD reissue
  11. "Chippyin'" (Leonard) - 3:20 Bonus track on CD reissue
  12. "Pawnee Junction" (Bill Loughborough) - 4:01 Bonus track on CD reissue
  13. "Music to Dance By" (Cohn) - 4:35 Bonus track on CD reissue
  14. "Line for Lyons" (Mulligan, Loughbrough) - 2:48 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded without an audience at the Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California on July 24, 1956 (tracks 9-11), July 25, 1956 (tracks 12-14) and July 31, 1956 (tracks 1-8) - 7 more tracks including individual features can be found on the Young Chet CD or the Complete at the Forum Theatre 2-CD set

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Mar 9, 1957
  2. ^ Chet Baker discography accessed August 2, 2013
  3. ^ a b Planer, L. Allmusic Review accessed August 2, 2013