Chet Baker Catalog

1952 (age 23)

Various Artists - The West Coast Jam Sessions  (Jam Session No. 103)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Wardell Gray, Dave Pell (tenor saxophone) Jerry Mandell (piano) Harry Babasin (cello) Bob Whitlock (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
"Trade Winds Club", Inglewood, CA, March 24, 1952
Out Of Nowhere

Charlie Parker/Sonny Criss/Chet Baker - Inglewood Jam 6-16-'52  (Jazz Chronicles JCS 102)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Sonny Criss, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano -1,2,4) Russ Freeman (piano -3) Harry Babasin (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
"Trade Winds Club", Inglewood, CA, June 16, 1952
1.The Squirrel
2.Irresistible You (They Didn't Believe Me)
3.Indiana (Indiana / Donna Lee)
4.Liza
** also issued on Jazz Showcase LP 5007 entitled "Charlie Parker All Stars On The Coast".

The Complete Pacific Jazz And Capitol Recordings Of The Original Gerry Mulligan Quartet And Tentette With Chet Baker  (Mosaic MR5-102)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass)
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, July 9, 1952
Haig And Haig (Dinah)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Bob Whitlock (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1952
Utter Chaos
Carson Smith (bass) replaces Whitlock
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, probably early January, 1953
Aren't You Glad You're You
Get Happy
Poinciana
Godchild
Chet Baker (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, January 23, 1953
Bernie's Tune
omit Konitz
Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1953
PJ-241Motel
same personnel
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, April 27, 1953
All The Things You Are
Love Me Or Leave Me (alt. take)
Utter Chaos #2
same personnel
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, April 29 & 30, 1953
I May Be Wrong (10" LP take)
I'm Beginning To See The Light (10" LP take)
same personnel
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, May 20, 1953
I Can't Get Started
Ide's Side
Haig And Haig (Funhouse)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, December 3, 11 & 17, 1957
Festive Minor
** also issued on Mosaic MD3-102.

The Genius Of Gerry Mulligan  (Pacific Jazz PJ-8)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass)
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, July 9, 1952
She Didn't Say Yes
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Bob Whitlock (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1952
PJ-206-3Bernie's Tune
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, April 29 & 30, 1953
PJ-1606Darn That Dream
same personnel
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, May 20, 1953
PJ-1607Five Brothers
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Annie Ross (vocals)
NYC, December 11 & 12, 1957
The Lady's In Love With You
** also issued on Pacific Jazz ST-20140.

Al Haig - Live In Hollywood  (Xanadu 206)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Ted Ottison (trumpet -5,6) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone -1,2,6) Jack Montrose (tenor saxophone -1/3,6) Les Thompson (harmonica -7) Al Haig (piano) Dave Bryant (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
"Trade Winds Club", Inglewood, CA, August 4, 1952
1.There Will Never Be Another You
2.How High The Moon
3.Benie's Tune
4.My Old Flame
5.I'll Remember April
6.Sweet Georgia Brown
7.Avalon

Gerry Mulligan Quartet  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1207)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Bob Whitlock (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1952
PJ-209-1Lullaby Of The Leaves
same personnel
Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 15 & 16, 1952
PJ-223Aren't You Glad You're You
PJ-219-8Frenesi
PJ-218-1Nights At The Turntable
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1953
PJ-242Makin' Whoopee
PJ-240Cherry
same personnel
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, April 27, 1953
Swinghouse (12" LP take)
Jeru
same personnel
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, April 29 & 30, 1953
I May Be Wrong (12" LP take)
I'm Beginning To See The Light (12" LP take)
The Nearness Of You
Tea For Two
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1207.

Gerry Mulligan/Paul Desmond  (Fantasy LP 3220)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
probably "The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, September 2, 1952
9258Line For Lyons
9261Carioca
9266My Funny Valentine
9271Bark For Barksdale
Utter Chaos #2
same personnel
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, January 3, 1953
1315Limelight
1316The Lady Is A Tramp
1326Turnstile
1327Moonlight In Vermont
** also issued on Fantasy LP 8082; Original Jazz Classics OJC 273. America (F) 30 AM 6070 entitled "Mulligan Desmond".

Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker - Timeless  (Pacific Jazz PJ-75)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Bob Whitlock (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 15 & 16, 1952
PJ-220Freeway
PJ-221Soft Shoe
PJ-222Walkin' Shoes
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1953
PJ-239Carson City Stage
same personnel
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, April 27, 1953
Love Me Or Leave Me
same personnel
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, May 20, 1953
My Funny Valentine
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)
"Tiffany Club", Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1954
Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
Chet Baker (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bud Shank (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, September 9, 1954
The Half Dozens
** also issued on Pacific Jazz ST-20146 entitled "Gerry Mulligan And Chet Baker - Timeless".

Various Artists - Rodgers And Hart Gems  (Pacific Jazz JWC-504)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Bobby White (drums)
probably Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 1952
Isn't It Romantic
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-504.

1953

The Gerry Mulligan Quartet  (Fantasy LP 3-6)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, January 3, 1953
Utter Chaos

Lee Konitz Plays With The Gerry Mulligan Quartet  (World Pacific PJM-406)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, January 23, 1953
Too Marvelous For Words
PJ-236 | ST-2006Lover Man
I'll Remember April
These Foolish Things
All The Things You Are
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 30, 1953
ST-2007Almost Like Being In Love
PJ-235Sextet
Broadway
Joe Mondragon (bass) replaces Smith
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 1953
PJ-237I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
PJ-238Lady Be Good
** also issued on World Pacific WPM-406, WP-1273. Pacific Jazz PJ-38, ST-20142 entitled "Konitz Meets Mulligan".

Gerry Mulligan/Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds  (Capitol T 691)

Chet Baker, Pete Candoli (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) John Graas (French horn) Ray Siegel (tuba) Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Don Davidson (baritone saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone, piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 29, 1953
10084A Ballad
11114Westwood Walk
11117Walkin' Shoes
11118Rocker
Larry Bunker (drums) replaces Hamilton
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 31, 1953
11121Takin' A Chance On Love
11122Flash
11127Simbah
11128Ontet

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast  (Pacific Jazz JWC-500)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 1953
Lady Be Good (alt. take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, April 29 & 30, 1953
Darn That Dream (alt. take)
Russ Freeman (piano) replaces Mulligan
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 3, 1953
Happy Little Sunbeam (alt. take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto,tenor saxophone) Jack Montrose (tenor saxophone) Bob Gordon (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1953
Bockhanal (alt. take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums) + an overdub: Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1950s
There Will Never Be Another You
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-500.

Various Artists - Ballads For Backgrounds  (Pacific Jazz JWC-503)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, April 27, 1953
My Old Flame
Russ Freeman (piano) replaces Mulligan
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 3, 1953
The Thrill Is Gone (10" LP take)
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-503.

The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings Of The Gerry Mulligan Quartet With Chet Baker  (Pacific Jazz 7243 8 38263 2 2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, April 27, 1953
Swinghouse (10" LP take)

Gerry Mulligan With Chet Baker And Buddy DeFranco  (Gene Norman Presents GNP 56)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, May 7, 1953
GNP105Varsity Drag
-Swing House
-Love Me Or Leave Me
GNP106Half Nelson
-Speak Low
-Lady Bird

Chet Baker And Stan Getz - West Coast Live  (Pacific Jazz 7243 8 35634 2 5)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, June 12, 1953
My Funny Valentine
Strike Up The Band
The Way You Look Tonight
Yardbird Suite
Yesterdays
Winter Wonderland
Come Out Wherever You Are
Move
What's New
Half Nelson
Little Willie Leaps
Soft Shoe
Whispering
Bernie's Tune
All The Things You Are
Winter Wonderland (take 2)
Gone With The Wind
Chet Baker (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Tiffany Club without an audience, Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1954
All The Things You Are
Darn That Dream
Crazy Rhythm

Stan Getz - Sweetie Pie  (Philology (It) W 40.2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, June 16, 1953
Winter Wonderland (take 2)
Half Nelson
Little Willie Leaps

Stan Getz/Chet Baker Quartet - Live At The Haig 1953  (Fresh Sound (Sp) FSRCD 353)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums): same session
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, June 16, 1953
Yardbird Suite
The Way You Look Tonight
Half Nelson
Move
What's New
Strike Up The Band
Come Out Wherever You Are
All The Things You Are
Soft Shoe
Whispering
Yesterdays
Gone With The Wind

Chet Baker - Pretty/Groovy  (World Pacific WP-1249)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 27, 1953
PJ-225The Lamp Is Low (Pavane For A Dead Princess)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 29 & 30, 1953
Long Ago And Far Away (12" LP take)
Carson City Stage
Easy To Love
Batter Up
same personnel
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 3, 1953
The Thrill Is Gone (12" LP take)
Band Aid
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 27, 1953
Winter Wonderland (LP take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums) + an overdub: Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1950s
Look For The Silver Lining
Time After Time
My Funny Valentine
But Not For Me
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Dave Wheat (guitar) Russ Savakus (bass)
Coastal Studios, NYC, December 9, 1957
Trav'lin' Light

Chet Baker Quartet - Cool Baker, Vol. 1  (Pacific Jazz (J) K18P-9259)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 27, 1953
This Time The Dream's On Me
PJ-227Maid In Mexico
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 29 & 30, 1953
PJ-258Russ Job
Long Ago And Far Away (10" LP take)
same personnel
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 3, 1953
No Ties (10" LP take)

The Trumpet Artistry Of Chet Baker  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1206)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, July 29 & 30, 1953
PJ-256Imagination
same personnel
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 3, 1953
No Ties (12" LP take)
All The Things You Are
Bea's Flat
Moon Love (12" LP take)
PJ-291Happy Little Sunbeam
Chet Baker (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto,tenor saxophone) Jack Montrose (tenor saxophone) Bob Gordon (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 22, 1953
Moonlight Becomes You
Goodbye (alt. take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)
"Tiffany Club", Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1954
Russ Job (alt. take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bud Shank (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, September 9, 1954
PJ-1653Tommyhawk (Tommy Hawk)
same personnel
Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, September 15, 1954
Little Man, You've Had A Busy Day
PJ-1666I'm Glad There Is You
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1206.

Miles Davis And The Lighthouse All-Stars - At Last!  (Contemporary C 7645)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, September 13, 1953
At Last
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 480, OJCCD 480-2.

Chet Baker And The Lighthouse All-Stars - Witch Doctor  (Contemporary C 7649)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, September 13, 1953
Winter Wonderland
Chet Baker, Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Bud Shank (alto,baritone saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone -1,2) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone -3,4) Russ Freeman (piano -1,2) Claude Williamson (piano -3,4) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums -1,2) Shelly Manne (drums -3,4)
1.Loaded
2.I'll Remember April
3.Pirouette
4.Witch Doctor
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 609, OJCCD 609-2.

Chet Baker Quartet - Cool Baker, Vol. 2  (Pacific Jazz (J) K18P-9260)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 3, 1953
Moon Love (10" LP take)

Chet Baker Sings  (World Pacific WP-1826)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) + an overdub: Joe Pass (guitar)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 27, 1953;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1962
The Thrill Is Gone
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums) + an overdub: Joe Pass (guitar)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1962
My Funny Valentine
But Not For Me
Look For The Silver Lining
I Get Along Without You Very Well
I Fall In Love Too Easily
There Will Never Be Another You
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Bud Shank (flute) Russ Freeman (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Bob Neel (drums) with Ray Kramer, Ed Lustgarten, Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin (cello) Corky Hale (harp) Frank Campo, Johnny Mandel, Marty Paich (arranger) + an overdub: Joe Pass (guitar)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 1955;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1962
Someone To Watch Over Me
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano, celeste) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums) + an overdub: Joe Pass (guitar)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1956;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1962
That Old Feeling
My Buddy
It's Always You
Lawrence Marable (drums) replaces Littman
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1956;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1962
Like Someone In Love
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1826.

The Complete Pacific Jazz Studio Recordings Of The Chet Baker Quartet With Russ Freeman  (Mosaic MR4-122)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals -1, trumpet -2) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 27, 1953
1. PJ-306I Fall In Love Too Easily
2. PJ-307Winter Wonderland (78 take)
** also issued on Mosaic MD3-122.

Chet Baker Sings  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1222)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 27, 1953
PJ-310The Thrill Is Gone
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954
But Not For Me
Time After Time
PJ-360I Get Along Without You Very Well
There Will Never Be Another You
PJ-362Look For The Silver Lining
My Funny Valentine
I Fall In Love Too Easily
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano, celeste) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1956
S-1871 | ST-1871That Old Feeling
It's Always You
I've Never Been In Love Before
S-1873 | ST-1873My Buddy
Lawrence Marable (drums) replaces Littman
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1956
Like Someone In Love
My Ideal
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1222.

Charlie Parker - The Bird You Never Heard  (Stash STCD 10)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"University Of Oregon", OR, November 5, 1953
Ornithology
Barbados
Cool Blues

Chet Baker - Grey December  (Pacific Jazz CDP 7 97160 2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto,tenor saxophone) Jack Montrose (tenor saxophone) Bob Gordon (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1953
Headline
Ergo
Bockhanal
PJ-336A Dandy Line
A Dandy Line (alt. take)
same personnel
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 22, 1953
Pro Defunctus
Little Old Lady
Little Old Lady (alt. take)
Moonlight Becomes You (alt. take)
PJ-340Goodbye

Chet Baker And Strings  (Columbia CL 549)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone -1/3) Sam Cytron, Jack Gasselin, George Kast, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin (violin) Lou Kievman, Paul Robyn (viola) Victor Gottlieb (cello) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1953
1. PHCO10708I Married An Angel
2. PHCO10709Love Walked In
3. PHCO10710A Little Duet
4. PHCO10711You Better Go Now
Chet Baker (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sam Cytron, Jack Gasselin, George Kast, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin (violin) Lou Kievman, Paul Robyn (viola) Victor Gottlieb (cello) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 31, 1953
PHCO10731Why Shouldn't I
PHCO10732Trickdidlier
PHCO10733I'm Through With Love
PHCO10734You Don't Know What Love Is
Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) replaces Sims
Los Angeles, CA, February 20, 1954
PHCO10779What A Difference A Day Made
PHCO10780The Wind
PHCO10781Love
PHCO10782I Love You

Chet Baker And Strings  (Columbia/Legacy CK 46174)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone -1) Sam Cytron, Jack Gasselin, George Kast, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin (violin) Lou Kievman, Paul Robyn (viola) Victor Gottlieb (cello) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1953
1. PHCO10710A Little Duet (alt. take)
2. PHCO10711You Better Go Now (alt. take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sam Cytron, Jack Gasselin, George Kast, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin (violin) Lou Kievman, Paul Robyn (viola) Victor Gottlieb (cello) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 31, 1953
PHCO10734You Don't Know What Love Is (alt. take)

1954

The Complete Pacific Jazz Live Recordings Of The Chet Baker Quartet With Russ Freeman  (Mosaic MR4-113)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)
"University Of Michigan", Ann Arbor, MI, May 9, 1954
Announcements
same personnel
concert in Santa Cruz, CA, late July or late September-October, 1954
Billie's Bounce
Stella By Starlight
Line For Lyons
Carson City Stage
All The Things You Are
same personnel
"Tiffany Club", Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1954
No Ties
Out Of Nowhere
Deep Purple
My Little Suede Shoes
Lady Bird
Line For Lyons
Lullaby Of The Leaves
My Old Flame
The Wind
Everything Happens To Me
A Dandy Line
Frenesi
Moonlight In Vermont
Carson City Stage
** also issued on Mosaic MD3-113.

Chet Baker Quartet - Jazz At Ann Arbor  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1203)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums): same personnel
"University Of Michigan", Ann Arbor, MI, May 9, 1954
Line For Lyons
Lover Man
My Funny Valentine
Maid In Mexico
Stella By Starlight
My Old Flame
Headline
Russ Job
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1203.

Chet Baker Sextet  (Pacific Jazz (Eu) 7243 5 79970 2 7)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bud Shank (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, September 9, 1954
Dot's Groovy
Dot's Groovy (EP take)
same personnel
Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, September 15, 1954
Stella By Starlight
Stella By Starlight (EP take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Jim Buffington (French horn) Bob Tricarico (bassoon) Gene Allen (bass clarinet) Seymour Barab (cello) Russ Savakus (bass)
Coastal Studios, NYC, December 9, 1957
A Minor Benign
Ponder
X

Clifford Brown/Chet Baker - Trumpet Geniuses Of Fifties: Black And White Series, Vol. 1  (Philology (It) 214 W 13)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)
television broadcast, "Tonight Show", NYC, December, 1954
Makin' Whoopee
Motel
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman or Harvey Leonard (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
television broadcast, "Tonight Show", NYC, March, 1955
Stella By Starlight
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, August 7, 1955
I'll Remember April
Just Friends
Chet Baker, Werner Rehm (trumpet) Dick Simon (trombone) Gustl Mayer (clarinet) Rolf Schneebiegl (vibraphone) Claus Ogerman (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Baden-Baden, West Germany, December 6, 1955
Sweet Georgia Brown
Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
television broadcast, "Tonight Show", NYC, September 5, 1956
Imagination
Jumpin' On A Cliff
Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Francy Boland (piano) Scott LaFaro (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
television broadcast, "Tonight Show", Los Angeles, CA, late 1956
Intro
Extra Mild
C.T.A.

1955

Chet Baker Sings And Plays  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1202)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Bud Shank (flute) Russ Freeman (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Bob Neel (drums) with Ray Kramer, Ed Lustgarten, Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin (cello) Corky Hale (harp) Frank Campo, Johnny Mandel, Marty Paich (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 1955
Grey December
I Wish I Knew
Someone To Watch Over Me
This Is Always
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 1955
Daybreak
Just Friends
I Remember You
Let's Get Lost
Long Ago And Far Away
You Don't Know What Love Is
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1202.

The Vibes Are On Gerry Mulligan/Shorty Rogers/Chet Baker  (Chazzer 2005)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums) with Bill Loughborough (percussion)
television broadcast, "Tonight Show", NYC, May 12, 1955
Night In Tunisia
You Don't Know What Love Is

Chet Baker Quartet Plus... - The Newport Years, Vol. 1  (Philology (It) W 51)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Carter (bass) Peter Littman (drums) with Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone -4) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone -4) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone -3,4)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 16, 1955
1.Walkin'
2.You Don't Know What Love Is
3.Five Brothers
4.Tiny's Blues (Unknown Tune)
Paul Desmond (alto saxophone) Dave Brubeck (piano) Norman Bates (bass) Joe Dodge (drums) with Chet Baker, Clifford Brown (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone)
Tea For Two
Chet Baker (trumpet) Caterina Valente (guitar, vocals)
Baden-Baden, West Germany, March 26, 1956
I'll Remember April
Everytime We Say Goodbye
** also issued on Philology (It) W 51.2.

Chet Baker Quartet Plus... - The Newport Years, Vol. 1  (Philology (It) W 51.2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) probably Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, 1953
Yardbird Suite
Chet Baker (trumpet) with Siegfried Achhammer, Klaus Mitchele, Rolf Schneebiegl, Hans Wilfert (trumpet) Werner Betz, Otto Bredl, Helmut Hauck, Heinz Hermansdorfer (trombone) Franz Von Klenck, Helmut Rheinhardt (alto saxophone) Bubi Aderhold, Paul Martin (tenor saxophone) Johnny Feigl (baritone saxophone) Werner Drexler (piano) Werner Schulze (bass) Silo Deutsch (drums) Kurt Edelhagen (leader)
probably Baden-Baden, West Germany, March-April, 1956
Bockhanal
Baker 56
** reissue of Philology (It) W 51 + 5 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker In Europe 1955  (Philology (It) W 42)

Chet Baker, Rolf Schneebiegl (trumpet) Dick Twardzik (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Mainz, West Germany, September 21, 1955
Walkin'
Indian Summer
All The Things You Are
Chet Baker (trumpet) Jean-Louis Chautemps (tenor saxophone) Ralph Schecroun (piano) Eddie De Haas (bass) Charles Saudrais (drums)
"Odd Fellow Palaeet", Copenhagen, Denmark, December 11, 1955
C.T.A.
Cheryl
Darn That Dream
Chekeetah
Four / Exitus (theme)

Chet Baker - Rondette  (Barclay (F) BLP 84009)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Richard Twardzik (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Paris, France, October 11, 1955
Rondette
Mid-Fort E
Sad Walk
Re-Search
Just Duo
same personnel
Paris, France, October 14, 1955
Piece Caprice
Pomp
The Girl From Greenland
Brash

The Great Lars Gullin, Vol. 1 '55/'56 - With Chet Baker And Dick Twardzik  (Dragon (Swd) DRLP 36)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Lars Gullin (baritone saxophone -1,3,4) Dick Twardzik (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums) Catherine Valente (vocals -4)
"Villa Berg", Stuttgart, West Germany, October 15, 1955
1.Cool Blues
2.Brash
3.Lover Man
4.I'll Remember April

Chet Baker - Summertime  (Barclay (F) BLP 84017)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerard Gustin (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Bert Dahlander (drums)
Paris, France, October 24, 1955
29244-3I'll Remember April
29245-2There's A Small Hotel
29246-2These Foolish Things
29247-1Lover Man
29248-8Autumn In New York
29249-2Summertime
29250-2You Go To My Head
29251-1Tenderly

Chet Baker - Alone Together  (Barclay (F) BLP 84042)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Benny Vasseur (trombone) Jean Aldegon (alto saxophone) Armand Migiani (tenor saxophone) William Boucaya (baritone saxophone) Rene Urtreger (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Nils-Bertil Dahlander (drums)
Paris, France, October 25, 1955
29252Chet
29253Dinah
29254V-Line (1st version)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Raymond Fol (piano) Benoit Quersin (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, November 28, 1955
29510Alone Together
29511Exitus (theme)
29512One In A While
Chet Baker (trumpet) Bobby Jaspar (tenor saxophone) Rene Urtreger (piano) Benoit Quersin (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, December 26, 1955
29746Chekeetah
29747How About You
Chet Baker (trumpet) Jean-Louis Chautemps (tenor saxophone) Francy Boland (piano) Eddie De Haas (bass) Charles Saudrais (drums)
Paris, France, February 10, 1956
30376Anticipated Blues
30378Tasty Pudding

Chet Baker - Chet In Paris, Vol. 2  (Polydor (J) J48-20277/78)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Benny Vasseur (trombone) Jean Aldegon (alto saxophone) Armand Migiani (tenor saxophone) William Boucaya (baritone saxophone) Rene Urtreger (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Nils-Bertil Dahlander (drums)
Paris, France, October 25, 1955
Chet (alt. take)
Dinah (alt. take)
In Memory Of Dick (alt. take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Raymond Fol (piano) Benoit Quersin (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, November 28, 1955
Alone Together (alt. take 1)
Alone Together (alt. take 2)
Exitus (theme) (alt. take)
All The Things You Are (alt. take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Bobby Jaspar (tenor saxophone) Rene Urtreger (piano) Benoit Quersin (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, December 26, 1955
Chekeetah (alt. take)
How About You (alt. take)
Exitus (theme)
Exitus (theme) (alt. take)
Dear Old Stockholm
Chet Baker (trumpet) Jean-Louis Chautemps (tenor saxophone) Francy Boland (piano) Eddie De Haas (bass) Charles Saudrais (drums)
Paris, France, February 10, 1956
Speak Low
Anticipated Blues (alt. take)
Tasty Pudding (alt. take 1)
Tasty Pudding (alt. take 2)
Tasty Pudding (alt. take 3)
Tasty Pudding (alt. take 4)
Cheryl
Chet Baker (trumpet) Benny Vasseur (trombone) Teddy Ameline (alto saxophone) Armand Migiani (tenor saxophone) William Boucaya (baritone saxophone) Francy Boland (piano) Benoit Quersin (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums)
Paris, France, March 15, 1956
29254RV-Line (2nd version)
30733Mythe
30734Not Too Slow
30735In A Little Provincial Town

Chet Baker - Chet In Paris, Vol. 1  (Polydor (J) J48-20275/76)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Benny Vasseur (trombone) Jean Aldegon (alto saxophone) Armand Migiani (tenor saxophone) William Boucaya (baritone saxophone) Rene Urtreger (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Nils-Bertil Dahlander (drums)
Paris, France, October 25, 1955
In Memory Of Dick
Chet Baker (trumpet) Raymond Fol (piano) Benoit Quersin (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, November 28, 1955
All The Things You Are
Everything Happens To Me

1956

Chet Baker - Exitus: Live In Europe, Vol. 1  (Replica RP 1)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Jean-Louis Chautemps (tenor saxophone) Francy Boland (piano) Eddie De Haas (bass) Charles Saudrais (drums)
"Conservatorio Cherubini", Florence, Italy, January 24, 1956
Chekeetah
You Don't Know What Love Is
Stella By Starlight
Exitus (theme)

Chet Baker - Cool Blues: Live In Europe, Vol. 2  (Replica RP 2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Jean-Louis Chautemps (tenor saxophone) Francy Boland (piano) Eddie De Haas (bass) Charles Saudrais (drums): same session
"Conservatorio Cherubini", Florence, Italy, January 24, 1956
Ray's Idea
This Is Always
A Night In Tunisia
Cool Blues

Chet Baker And Crew  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1224)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums) Bill Loughbrough (chromatic timpani -1)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
1.To Mickey's Memory
2.Slightly Above Moderate
3.Halema
4.Revelation
5.Something For Liza
6.Lucius Lu (Lucius Lou)
7.Worrying The Life Out Of Me
8.Medium Rock
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1224, ST-1224, ST-1004; Pacific Jazz 7243 5 82671 2 9.

Chet Baker And Crew  (Pacific Jazz 7243 5 82671 2 9)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums) Bill Loughbrough (chromatic timpani -1)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
1.To Mickey's Memory (alt. take)
2.Line For Lyons
** reissue of Pacific Jazz PJ-1224 + 6 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - The Hard Swing  (World Pacific JWC-508)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
Jumpin' Off A Clef (Jumpin' Off A Cliff)
Chippyin'

Chet Baker Quintette  (Crown CLP 5317)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums) Bill Loughbrough (chromatic timpani)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
Pawnee Junction
** also issued on Crown CST 317.

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 4  (World Pacific ST-1009)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
Music To Dance To (Music To Dance By)

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 4  (World Pacific JWC-510)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums): same session
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
Extra Mild

Gerry Mulligan Quartet With Lee Konitz/Chet Baker Quintet - Mulligan And Baker!  (Jazztone J 1253)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums): same session
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
A Night On Bop Mountain
Down
Tabu

Various Artists - Solo Flight  (Pacific Jazz JWC-505)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
I Can't Get Started
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-505.

Art Pepper Plays Shorty Rogers And Others  (Pacific Jazz PJ-LA896-H)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
Tynan Time
Minor Yours

Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 2: Have Blues, Will Travel  (World Pacific JWC-509)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums): same session
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
The Route

The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 2  (Playboy PB 1958)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums): same session
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
Sonny Boy
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, December 3, 11 & 17, 1957
People Will Say We're In Love

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 3  (World Pacific JWC-507)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
Little Girl

Chet Baker/Art Pepper - The Route  (Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92931 2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
Sweet Lorraine

Various Artists - The Blues In Stereo  (World Pacific JWC-513)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
The Route (edited version)
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1021.

Chet Baker Big Band  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1229)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Bob Burgess (trombone) Fred Waters (alto saxophone) Phil Urso (alto,tenor,baritone saxophone) Bob Graf (tenor saxophone) Bill Hood (baritone saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1956
Mythe
Chet
Not Too Slow
Phil's Blues
Dinah
V-Line
James McKean (drums) replaces Littman
Los Angeles, CA, October 19, 1956
Worrying The Life Out Of Me
Chet Baker, Conte Candoli, Norman Faye (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins, Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1956
A Foggy Day
Darn That Dream
ST-1898Tenderly
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1229.

Chet Baker And Art Pepper - Playboys  (World Pacific PJ-1234)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 31, 1956
For Minors Only
Minor Yours
Resonant Emotions
Tynan Time
Picture Of Heath
For Miles And Miles
C.T.A.
** also issued on Pacific Jazz PJ-18 entitled "Chet Baker/Art Pepper/Phil Urso - Picture Of Heath".

Quartet: Russ Freeman/Chet Baker  (World Pacific PJ-1232)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 6, 1956
ST-1903Love Nest
Fan Tan
Summer Sketch
An Afternoon At Home
Say When
ST-1904Lush Life
Amblin'
Hugo Hurwhey

Chet Baker And Bud Shank - Theme Music From "The James Dean Story"  (World Pacific P-2005)

Chet Baker, Don Fagerquist, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhart (trombone) Charlie Mariano, Herbie Steward (alto saxophone) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mike Pacheco (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1956
ST-1907 | SX-512Jimmy's Theme
The Search
Chet Baker (trumpet) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Claude Williamson (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Lost Love
Chet Baker, Don Fagerquist, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhart (trombone) Charlie Mariano, Herbie Steward (alto saxophone) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mike Pacheco (bongos)
People
The Movie Star
SX-513Fairmont, Indiana
Chet Baker (trumpet) Bill Holman (tenor saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Rebel At Work
Chet Baker, Don Fagerquist, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhart (trombone) Charlie Mariano, Herbie Steward (alto saxophone) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mike Pacheco (bongos)
Success And Then What
ST-1908Let Me Be Loved
Hollywood
** also issued on Pacific Jazz (J) TOCJ-5315.

Chet Baker And Bud Shank - Theme Music From "The James Dean Story"  (Pacific Jazz (J) TOCJ-5315)

Chet Baker, Don Fagerquist, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhart (trombone) Charlie Mariano, Herbie Steward (alto saxophone) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mike Pacheco (bongos): same session
Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1956
Let Me Be Loved (vocal version)
** reissue of World Pacific P-2005 + 1 bonus track.

1957

Jack Sheldon Arrives  (Gene Norman Presents GNP 45)

Chet Baker, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Herb Geller, Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Paul Moer (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1957
Sunset Eyes
Julie Is Her Name
J.S.
Aplomb
Anyhow
** also issued on Gene Norman Presents GNP 60 entitled "Jack's Groove". Gene Norman Presents GNPS 2029 entitled "Play, Buddy, Play!". GNP Crescendo GNPS 9036 entitled "Jack Sheldon And His All Star Band". GNP Crescendo GNPD 2276 entitled "Jack Sheldon And His All Stars".

Gerry Mulligan Quartet - Reunion With Chet Baker  (World Pacific PJ-1241)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, December 3, 11 & 17, 1957
Reunion
When Your Lover Has Gone
Stardust
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
ST-2019Jersey Bounce
The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Ornithology
Travelin' Light
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1241, ST-1007; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46857 2. Pacific Jazz PJ-47, ST-47 entitled "Gerry Mulligan - Reunion With Chet Baker".

Gerry Mulligan Quartet - Reunion With Chet Baker  (Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46857 2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums): same session
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, December 3, 11 & 17, 1957
Travelin' Light (alt. take)
The Song Is You
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You (alt. take)
I Got Rhythm
All The Things You Are
** reissue of World Pacific PJ-1241 + 7 bonus tracks.

The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 3  (Playboy PB 1959)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums): same session
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, December 3, 11 & 17, 1957
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
Chet Baker (trumpet) Jim Buffington (French horn) Bob Tricarico (bassoon) Gene Allen (bass clarinet) Seymour Barab (cello) Russ Savakus (bass)
Coastal Studios, NYC, December 9, 1957
Twenties Late

Chet Baker - Embraceable You  (Pacific Jazz 7243 8 31676 2 3)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Dave Wheat (guitar) Russ Savakus (bass)
Coastal Studios, NYC, December 9, 1957
The Night We Called It A Day
Little Girl Blue
Embraceable You
They All Laughed
There's A Lull In My Life
What It There To Say
While My Lady Sleeps
Forgetful
How Long Has This Been Going On
Come Rain Or Shine
On Green Dolphin Street
Little Girl Blue

Annie Ross - Sings A Song With Mulligan!  (World Pacific WP-1253)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Annie Ross (vocals)
NYC, December 11 & 12, 1957
This Time The Dream's On Me
Let There Be Love
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
How About You
It Don't Mean A Thing
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1253, ST-1020; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46852 2.

Annie Ross - Sings A Song With Mulligan!  (Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46852 2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Annie Ross (vocals): same session
NYC, December 11 & 12, 1957
My Old Flame
I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans
This Is Always (alternative version)
You Turned The Tables On Me
I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face (alternative version)
** reissue of World Pacific WP-1253 + 6 bonus tracks.

1958

Stan Getz/Chet Baker - Stan Meets Chet  (Verve MGV 8263)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Jodie Christian (piano) Victor Sproles (bass) Marshall Thompson (drums)
Robert Jordan & Associates Recorders, Chicago, IL, February 16, 1958
21955-1Medley: Autumn In New York / Embraceable You / What's New
21956-1I'll Remember April
21957-1Half-Breed Apache

Chet Baker Sings - It Could Happen To You  (Riverside RLP 12-278)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, August, 1958
The More I See You
Old Devil Moon
Dannie Richmond (drums) replaces Philly Joe Jones
You're Driving Me Crazy
It Could Happen To You
How Long Has This Been Going On
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) George Morrow (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Do It The Hard Way
I'm Old Fashioned
My Heart Stood Still
Everything Happens To Me
Dancing On The Ceiling
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1120; Original Jazz Classics OJC 303, OJCCD 303-2.

Chet Baker Sings - It Could Happen To You  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 303-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, August, 1958
You Make Me Feel So Young (take 5)
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals)
While My Lady Sleeps (take 10)
** reissue of Riverside RLP 12-278 + 2 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker In New York  (Riverside RLP 12-281)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -1,3,5) Al Haig (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, September, 1958
1.Fair Weather
2.Polka Dots And Moonbeams
3.Hotel 49
4.Solar
5.Blue Thoughts
6.When Lights Are Low
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1119; Original Jazz Classics OJC 207, OJCCD 207-2. Jazzland JLP 88, JLP 988 entitled "Polka Dots And Moonbeams".

Various Artists - New Blue Horns  (Riverside RLP 12-294)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, September, 1958
Soft Winds
Chet Baker (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, January 19, 1959
Early Morning Mood (Early Morning Blues)
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1134; Original Jazz Classics OJC 256, OJCCD 256-2.

Chet Baker Introduces Johnny Pace  (Riverside RLP 12-292)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute) Joe Berle (piano) Vinnie Burke (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums) Johnny Pace (vocals)
NYC, December 23, 1958
All Or Nothing At All
Crazy, She Calls Me
It Might As Well Be Spring
Ed Thigpen (drums) replaces Jones
NYC, December 29, 1958
The Way You Look Tonight
When The Sun Comes Out
What Is There To Say
Everything I've Got Belongs To You
same personnel
NYC, December 30, 1958
This Is Always
We Could Make Such Beautiful Music
Yesterdays
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1130; Original Jazz Classics OJC 433, OJCCD 433-2.

Chet Baker - Chet  (Riverside RLP 12-299)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute -1) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone -1/4,6) Bill Evans (piano -1/4,6) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, December 30, 1958
1.Alone Together
2.How High The Moon
3.It Never Entered My Mind
4.If You Could See Me Now
5.September Song
6.You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Chet Baker (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute -1,3) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone -1,3) Bill Evans (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar -1,3) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, January 19, 1959
1.'Tis Autumn
2.Time On My Hands
3.You And The Night And The Music
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1135; Original Jazz Classics OJC 087, OJCCD 087-2.

1959 (age 30)

Chet Baker Plays The Best Of Lerner And Loewe  (Riverside RLP 12-307)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Earl May (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
NYC, July 21, 1959
I Could Have Danced All Night
Thank Heaven For Little Girls
I Talk To The Trees
Show Me
Bob Corwin (piano) replaces Evans
NYC, July 22, 1959
I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
The Heather On The Hill
On The Street Where You Live
Almost Like Being In Love
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1152; Original Jazz Classics OJC 137, OJCCD 137-2.

Chet Baker In Milan  (Jazzland JLP 18)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Glauco Masetti (alto saxophone) Gianni Basso (tenor saxophone) Renato Sellani (piano) Franco Cerri (bass) Gene Voctory (drums)
Milan, Italy, September 25, 1959
Lady Bird
same personnel
Milan, Italy, September 26, 1959
Cheryl Blues
Tune Up
Line For Lyons
Chet Baker (trumpet) Glauco Masetti (alto saxophone -1,2) Gianni Basso (tenor saxophone -1,2) Renato Sellani (piano) Franco Cerri (bass) Gene Voctory (drums)
Milan, Italy, October 6, 1959
1.Pent Up House
2.Look For The Silver Lining
3.Indian Summer
4.My Old Flame
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 918; Original Jazz Classics OJC 370, OJCCD 370-2.

Chet Baker With Fifty Italian Strings  (Jazzland JLP 21)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Mario Pezzotta (trombone) Glauco Masetti (alto saxophone) Gianni Basso (tenor saxophone) Fausto Papetti (baritone saxophone) Giulio Libano (piano, celeste) Franco Cerri (bass) Gene Voctory (drums) unidentified strings, Len Mercer (arranger, conductor)
Milan, Italy, September 28, 1959
The Song Is You
Angel Eyes
When I Fall In Love
Deep In A Dream
same personnel
Milan, Italy, September 29, 1959
I Should Care
Goodbye
Autumn In New York
same personnel
Milan, Italy, October 5, 1959
Forgetful
Violets For Your Furs
Street Of Dreams
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 921; Original Jazz Classics OJC 492, OJCCD 492-2; Jazzland (J) VICJ 235588.

Chet Baker With Fifty Italian Strings  (Jazzland (J) VICJ 235588)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Mario Pezzotta (trombone) Glauco Masetti (alto saxophone) Gianni Basso (tenor saxophone) Fausto Papetti (baritone saxophone) Giulio Libano (piano, celeste) Franco Cerri (bass) Gene Voctory (drums) unidentified strings, Len Mercer (arranger, conductor): same personnel
Milan, Italy, September 29, 1959
My Funny Valentine
** reissue of Jazzland JLP 21 + 1 bonus track.

1960

Chet Baker - Live In Paris 1960-63, Live In Nice 1975  (Esoldun (F) FC 123)

Chet Baker (trumpet) The Orchestra Radio Baden-Baden
live in Paris, France, October 12, 1960
Autumn In New York
Marilyn
Chet Baker (trumpet) Georges Arvanitas (piano) Guy Pedersen (bass) Daniel Humair (drums)
ORTF, Paris, France, June 9, 1963
Porgy And Bess
Milestones
Chet Baker (trumpet) Larry Ridley (bass) Ray Mosca (drums)
live in Nice, France, July 20, 1975
Witchcraft
Stella By Starlight
Chet Baker (trumpet) Bob Mover (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano -4) Larry Ridley (bass) David Lee (drums)
live in Nice, France, July 24, 1975
1.Dear Old Stockholm
2.Mr. B
3.I Waited For You
4.There Will Never Be Another You

Piero Umiliani - Intrigo A Los Angeles  (RCA Camden (It) CM 30-104)

Chet Baker, Nino Culasso (trumpet) Mario Midana (trombone) Bill Gilmore (valve trombone) Livio Cervellieri (alto saxophone) Ivan Vandor (tenor saxophone) Gino Marinacci (baritone saxophone) Robert Pregadio (piano) Berto Pisano (bass) Jimmy Pratt (drums) Piero Umiliani (arranger, conductor)
Rome, Italy, circa 1960
Movimenti Con Swing
Tipi Sospetti
Motel
Jazz Bar

1961

Chet Baker - Italian Movies: Music Of Piero Umiliani  (Liuto (It) LRS 0063)

Chet Baker, Nino Rosso (trumpet) Bill Gilmore (trombone) Marcello Boschi (alto saxophone) Livio Cervellieri (tenor saxophone) Gino Marinacci (baritone saxophone) Piero Umiliani (piano) Berto Pisano (bass) Jimmy Pratt (drums)
Rome, Italy, 1961
Tension
Alone In A Crowd
Relaxin' With Chet
I Soliti Ignoti
Tema D'amore
Chet Baker, Nino Culasso, Beppe Curraro, Baldo Panfili, Nino Rosso (trumpet) Enzo Forte, Ennio Gabbi, Mario Minada (trombone) Bill Gilmore (valve trombone) Marcello Boschi, Baldo Maestri (alto saxophone) Marcello Cianfanelli, Ivan Vandor (tenor saxophone) Gino Marinacci (baritone saxophone) Franco Chiari (vibraphone) Piero Umiliani (piano, arranger) Enzo Grillini (guitar) Beppe Carta (bass) Roberto Zappulla (drums) unidentified strings (-1,3)
Rome, Italy, May, 1962
1.Twilight In Los Angeles
2.Thinking Blues
3.Smog
** also issued on Liuto (It) 0063/1.

Chet Baker - Italian Movies: Music Of Piero Umiliani  (Liuto (It) 0063/1)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Marcello Boschi (alto saxophone) Livio Cervellieri (tenor saxophone) Gino Marinacci (baritone saxophone) Franco Chiari (vibraphone) Piero Umiliani (piano) Enzo Grillini (guitar) Berto Pisano (bass) Ralf Ferraro (drums)
Rome, Italy, 1958
Improvvisando In Blues
Motorizzazione
Furtivamente
** reissue of Liuto (It) LRS 0063 + 3 bonus tracks.

1962

Chet Baker - Chet Is Back!  (RCA (It) LPM 10307)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Bobby Jaspar (tenor saxophone, flute) Amadeo Tomasi (piano) Rene Thomas (guitar) Benoit Quersin (bass) Daniel Humair (drums)
Rome, Italy, January 5, 1962
NKHW-1963Well, You Needn't
NKHW-1964Ballata In Forma Di Blues
NKHW-1965Pent-Up House
NKHW-1966Over The Rainbow
NKHW-1967Barbados
NKHW-1968Star Eyes
NKHW-1969Blues In The Closet
NKHS-1970These Foolish Things

1964

Chet Baker - Brussels 1964  (Landscape (F) LS2 920)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Jacques Pelzer (alto saxophone, flute) Rene Urtreger (piano) Luigi Trussardi (bass) Franco Manzecchi (drums)
R.T.B. Studios?, Brussels, Belgium, May 2, 1964
Bye Bye Blackbird
Isn't It Romantic
Airegin
Time After Time
So What

Chet Baker - The Most Important Jazz Album Of 1964-1965  (Colpix CP 476)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Hal Galper (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Charlie Rice (drums)
NYC, June, 1964
Soultrane
Walkin'
Tadd's Delight
Whatever Possessed Me
Retsim B
Gnid
Ann, Wonderful One
Mating Call
Margarine
Flight To Jordan
** also issued on Colpix SCP 476.

Chet Baker - Baby Breeze  (Limelight LM 82003)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) Frank Srozier (alto saxophone, flute) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone -1,3,5, tenor saxophone, arranger -2,4) Hal Galper (piano, arranger -1,3,5, piano -2,4) Michael Fleming (bass) Charlie Rice (drums)
NYC, November 14, 1964
1. 34084-8Pamela's Passion
2. 34085-5Baby Breeze
3. 34086-2This Is The Thing
4. 34087-9Comin' Down
5. 34088-6One With One
Kenny Burrell (guitar) Chet Baker (vocals)
34089-5You're Mine, You
Bob James (piano) Michael Fleming (bass) Charlie Rice (drums) Chet Baker (vocals -1, flugelhorn -2)
NYC, November 20, 1964
1. 34106-9The Touch Of Your Lips
2. 34108-2/11I Wish You Love
Bobby Scott (piano, arranger) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Chet Baker (vocals)
34091-8Everything Depends On You
34093-2Born To Be Blue
** also issued on Limelight LS 86003; Verve 314 538 328-2. EmArcy (J) 195J-10084, (J) EJD 3039 entitled "Baby Breeze + 3".

Chet Baker - Baby Breeze + 3  (EmArcy (J) 195J-10084)

Bobby Scott (piano, arranger -1) Kenny Burrell (guitar -2) Chet Baker (vocals)
NYC, November 14, 1964
1. 34092-4A Taste Of Honey
2. 34090-9Sweet Sue, Just You
** reissue of Limelight LM 82003 entitled "Baby Breeze" + 3 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker - Baby Breeze  (Verve 314 538 328-2)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) Bob James (piano) Michael Fleming (bass) Charlie Rice (drums)
NYC, November 20, 1964
34108-1I Wish You Love
34107-5Think Beautiful
** reissue of Limelight LM 82003 + 2 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - I/We Had A Ball  (Limelight LM 82002)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) Bob James (piano) Michael Fleming (bass) Charlie Rice (drums): same session
NYC, November 20, 1964
34107-9Think Beautiful
** also issued on Limelight LS 86002.

Chet Baker - Stella By Starlight  (West Wind (G) WW 2033)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Glauco Masetti (alto saxophone, flute) Rene Thmas (guitar) Franco Cerri (bass) Gianni Cazzola (drums)
Rome, Italy, 1964
My Funny Valentine
Stella By Starlight
Short Bridge
Serpent's Tooth
Theme For Freddie
When Will The Blues Leave
In Your Own Sweet Way

Various Artists - Trumpets Anthology  (West Wind (G) WW 2023)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Glauco Masetti (alto saxophone, flute) Rene Thmas (guitar) Franco Cerri (bass) Gianni Cazzola (drums): same session
Rome, Italy, 1964
Stella By Starlight (alt. take)
Serpent's Tooth (alt. take)
Theme For Freddie (alt. take)

1965

Chet Baker - Baker's Holiday  (Limelight LM 82019)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) Leon Cohen, Henry Freeman, Wilford Holcombe, Seldon Powell, Alan Ross (reeds) Hank Jones (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, May or June, 1965
36271Easy Living
36272These Foolish Things
36273When Your Lover Has Gone
36274There Is No Greater Love
36275That Ol' Devil Moon
36276You're My Thrill
36277Travelin' Light
36278Don't Explain
36279Crazy, She Calls Me
36280Mean To Me
** also issued on Limelight LS 86019.

Smokin' With The Chet Baker Quintet  (Prestige PR 7449)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Kirk Lightsey (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
NYC, August 23, 25 & 29, 1965
Grade "A" Gravy
Serenity
Fine And Dandy
Have You Met Miss Jones
Rearin' Back
So Easy

Groovin' With The Chet Baker Quintet  (Prestige PR 7460)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Kirk Lightsey (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Roy Brooks (drums): same session
NYC, August 23, 25 & 29, 1965
Madison Avenue
Lonely Star
Wee, Too
Tan Gaugin
Cherokee
Bevan Beeps

Comin' On With The Chet Baker Quintet  (Prestige PR 7478)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Kirk Lightsey (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Roy Brooks (drums): same session
NYC, August 23, 25 & 29, 1965
Comin' On
Stairway To The Stars
No Fair Lady
When You're Gone
Choose Now
Chabootie
Carpsie's Groove

Cool Burnin' With The Chet Baker Quintet  (Prestige PR 7496)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Kirk Lightsey (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Roy Brooks (drums): same session
NYC, August 23, 25 & 29, 1965
Hurry
I Waited For You
The 490
Cut Plug
Boudoir
Etude In Three
Sleeping Susan

Boppin' With The Chet Baker Quintet  (Prestige PR 7512)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Kirk Lightsey (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Roy Brooks (drums): same session
NYC, August 23, 25 & 29, 1965
Go-Go
Lament For The Living
Pot Luck
Bud's Blues
Romas
On A Misty Night

Joe Pass - A Sign Of The Times  (World Pacific WP-1844)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) Joe Pass (guitar) Frank Capp (drums) with unidentified vocal group and orchestra, Bob Florence (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, probably late 1965
A Sign Of The Times
The Phoenix Love Theme
Nowhere Man
Dindi
A Summer Song
Moment To Moment
It Was A Very Good Year
Are You There (With Another Girl)
What Now, My Love
Softly, As I Leave You
Sweet September
** also issued on World Pacific WPS-21844.

The Mariachi Brass! Featuring Chet Baker - A Taste Of Tequila  (World Pacific WP-1839)

The Mariachi Brass, Jack Nitzsche (arranger, conductor) featuring Chet Baker (flugelhorn)
Los Angeles, CA, December, 1965
Flowers On The Wall
Tequila
Mexico
Cuando Calienta El Sol
Hot Toddy
24 Hours To Tulsa
Speedy Gonzales
Come A Little Bit Closer
El Paso
PJ-541La Bamba
** also issued on World Pacific WPS-21839.

1966

The Mariachi Brass! Featuring Chet Baker - Hats Off  (World Pacific WP-1842)

The Mariachi Brass, Jack Nitzsche, George Tipton (arranger) featuring Chet Baker (flugelhorn)
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1966
Happiness Is
Sure Gonna' Miss Her
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
The Phoenix Love Theme (Senza Fine)
These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
On The Street Where You Live
Armen's Theme
Spanish Harlem
Chiquita Banana
When The Day Is All Done (Foy O)
You Baby
It's Too Late
** also issued on World Pacific WPS-21842.

The Mariachi Brass/Chet Baker - Colonel Bogey March / La Bamba  (World Pacific 77853)

The Mariachi Brass, Jack Nitzsche, George Tipton (arranger) featuring Chet Baker (flugelhorn): same session
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1966
PJ-540Colonel Bogey March

Chet Baker And The Carmel Strings - Quietly There  (World Pacific WP-1847)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) and The Carmel Strings, Harry Betts, Julian Lee (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, June, 1966
Early Autumn
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
Forget Him
The Christmas Song
Quietly, There
Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
Stranger On The Shore
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
The More I See You
No More Blues
Message To Michael
(You're My) Soul And Inspiration
** also issued on World Pacific WPS-21847.

The Mariachi Brass! Featuring Chet Baker - Double-Shot  (World Pacific WP-1852)

The Mariachi Brass, George Tipton (arranger) featuring Chet Baker (flugelhorn)
Los Angeles, CA, June, 1966
Dancing In The Street
Ring Of Fire
Yesterday's Gone
Danke Schoen
The Blue Dove
Red Rubber Ball
When You're Smiling
Enamorado
Agua Caliente
Wheels
But Not Today
Green Grass
** also issued on World Pacific WPS-21852.

Chet Baker - Live At Pueblo Colorado  (CCB 1225)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Dave McKay (piano) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harry Kevis Jr. (drums)
Pueblo, CO, summer 1966
All Blues
Airegin
'Round Midnight
Green Dolphin Street
Lucius Lu
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Mr. B
When I Fall In Love
Milestones
Lucius Lu (alt. take)
Forgetful
Look For The Silver Lining

Bud Shank - California Dreamin'  (World Pacific WP-1845)

Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) featuring Chet Baker (flugelhorn) with unidentified orchestra, Bob Florence (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1966
California Dreamin'
Imprevu
Listen People
What The World Needs Now Is Love
In Times Like These
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
Woman
WP-519Monday, Monday
Daydream
Gotta Go
The End Of The World
Husbands And Wives
** also issued on World Pacific WPS-21845.

Bud Shank/Chet Baker - Summer Samba (So Nice) / Bud Shank - Monday, Monday  (World Pacific 77842)

Bud Shank (alto saxophone) featuring Chet Baker (flugelhorn) with unidentified orchestra, Bob Florence (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, September, 1966
WP-518Summer Samba (So Nice)

Bud Shank - (Love Theme From) "Is Paris Burning?" / Summer Wind  (World Pacific 77859)

Bud Shank (alto saxophone) featuring Chet Baker (flugelhorn) with unidentified orchestra, Bob Florence (arranger): same session
Los Angeles, CA, September, 1966
WP-552(Love Theme From) "Is Paris Burning?"

Bud Shank - Brazil! Brazil! Brazil!  (World Pacific WP-1855)

Bud Shank (alto saxophone) featuring Chet Baker (flugelhorn) with unidentified orchestra, Bob Florence (arranger) + overdubs: unidentified strings, Julian Lee (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, September, 1966
Summer Samba (So Nice)
Carnaval
Quiet Nights (Corcovado)
** also issued on World Pacific WPS-21855.

Bud Shank - Michelle  (World Pacific WP-1840)

Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) featuring Chet Baker (flugelhorn) with unidentified orchestra, Bob Florence (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1966
Michelle
Petite Fleur (Little Flower)
Girl
As Tears Go By
You Didn't Have To Be So Nice
Love Theme, Umbrellas Of Cherbourg (I'll Wait For You)
Sounds Of Silence
Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Reason)
Yesterday
Blue On Blue
** also issued on World Pacific WPS-21840.

Chet Baker And The Carmel Strings - Into My Life  (World Pacific WP-1858)

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) and The Carmel Strings, Harry Betts (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1966
WP-548A Man And A Woman (Un Homme Et Une Femme)
Guantanamera
I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
The Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
Here, There And Everywhere
Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
Serenata
More And More Amor
WP-549All
If He Walked Into My Life
Trains And Boats And Planes
Got To Get You Into My Life
** also issued on World Pacific WPS-21858.

The Mariachi Brass! Featuring Chet Baker - In The Mood  (World Pacific WP-1859)

The Mariachi Brass, George Tipton (arranger, conductor) featuring Chet Baker (flugelhorn)
Los Angeles, CA, late 1966
Sunrise Serenade
At Last
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Serenade In Blue
In The Mood
(I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo
Little Brown Jug
Tuxedo Junction
A String Of Pearls
Moonlight Serenade
Pennsylvania 6-5000
The Dating Game
** also issued on World Pacific WPS-21859.

1967

Bud Shank - Magical Mystery  (World Pacific WP-1873)

Chet Baker, Gary Barone (flugelhorn) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Dennis Budimir, Herb Ellis (guitar) Robert West (bass) John Guerin (drums) Victor Feldman (percussion)
Los Angeles, CA, November 3 & 8, 1967
Blue Jay Way
I Am The Walrus
The Fool On The Hill
Flying
Hello Goodbye
Your Mother Should Know
Paper Cup
Windy
Never My Love
I Wanna Be Free
I Say A Little Prayer
** also issued on World Pacific WPS-21873.

1969 (age 40)

Chet Baker - Albert's House  (Beverly Hills BH 1134)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Paul Smith (piano, organ) Barney Kessel (guitar) Jim Hughart (bass) Frank Capp (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, 1969
Albert's House
Farewell San Francisco
Time
I Should Have Told You So
How Dare You Sir
End Of The Line
Pretty People
Sunday In Town
A Man Who Use To Be
Never Had This Feeling Before
Life
Nice Little Girls

1970

Chet Baker - Blood, Chet And Tears  (Verve V6 8798)

Tony Terran, Ray Triscari (trumpet) Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Miles Anderson, Dick Hyde, Ollie Mitchell (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Plas Johnson (tenor saxophone) Buddy Collette (reeds) Larry Knechtel (keyboards) Al Casey, Mike Deasy, Joe Pass, Tommy Tedesco (guitar) Joe Osborne, Ray Pohlman (electric bass) Hal Blaine (drums) Gary Coleman (percussion) The Sid Sharp Strings, Jerry Styner (arranger, conductor)
Sunwest Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, July 6, 1970
70L1454Easy Come, Easy Go
70L1455Sugar, Sugar
70L1456Something
70L1457Spinning Wheel
70L1458Vehicle
70L1459The Letter
70L1460And When I Die
70L1461Come Saturday Morning
70L1462Evil Ways
70L1463You've Made Me So Very Happy

1974

Lee Konitz/Chet Baker/Keith Jarret Quintet  (Jazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 113)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Keith Jarrett as Keith Jarret (piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
NYC, April 14, 1974
Donna Lee
Lover Man
There Will Never Be Another You
Like Someone In Love
** also issued on Jazz View (G) COD 031 entitled "Lee Konitz Meets Keith Jarrett, Chet Baker & Bill Evans - Live In Europe".

Chet Baker/Lee Konitz - In Concert  (India Navigation IN 1052)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Michael Moore (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
"Ornette's Club", Woodstock, NY, April, 1974
Airegin
Au Privave
Body And Soul
Willow Weep For Me
Walkin'

Chet Baker - She Was Too Good To Me  (CTI 6050 S1)

Chet Baker (trumpet) George Marge (alto flute, oboe d'amore) Hubert Laws (flute, alto flute) Romeo Penque (clarinet, flute) Paul Desmond (alto saxophone -1,4) Lewis Eley, Max Ellen, Barry Finclair, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, David Nadien, Herbert Sorkin (violin -2,6) Warren Lash, Jesse Levy (cello -2,6) David Friedman (vibraphone) Bob James (electric piano) Ron Carter (bass) Steve Gadd (drums -1/4) Jack DeJohnette (drums -5/7) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 17, October 31, November 1, 1974
1.Autumn Leaves
2.She Was Too Good To Me
3.Funk In Deep Freeze
4.Tangerine
5.With A Song In My Heart
6.What'll I Do
7.It's You Or No One
** also issued on CTI/Associated ZK 40804.

Chet Baker - She Was Too Good To Me  (CTI/Associated ZK 40804)

Chet Baker (trumpet) George Marge (alto flute, oboe d'amore) Hubert Laws (flute, alto flute) Romeo Penque (clarinet, flute) David Friedman (vibraphone) Bob James (electric piano) Ron Carter (bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 17, October 31, November 1, 1974
My Future Just Passed
** reissue of CTI 6050 S1 + 1 bonus track.

Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker - Carnegie Hall Concert, Vol. 1  (CTI 6054 S1)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Dave Samuels (vibraphone -1, percussion -2) Bob James (electric piano -1, piano -2) John Scofield (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Harvey Mason (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 24, 1974
1.Line For Lyons
2.My Funny Valentine
** part of CTI 6054 S1/6055 S1.

Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker - Carnegie Hall Concert, Vol. 2  (CTI 6055 S1)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Ed Byrne (trombone -2) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Dave Samuels (vibraphone -1) Bob James (piano) John Scofield (guitar -1) Ron Carter (bass) Harvey Mason (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 24, 1974
1.It's Sandy At The Beach
2.There Will Never Be Another You
** part of CTI 6054 S1/6055 S1.

1975

Jim Hall - Concierto  (CTI 6060 S1)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Roland Hanna (piano, electric piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Don Sebesky (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 16, 1975
Two's Blues
Chet Baker (trumpet) Paul Desmond (alto saxophone -1,3) Roland Hanna (piano, electric piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Don Sebesky (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 23, 1975
1.You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
2.The Answer Is Yes
3.Concierto De Aranjuez
** also issued on CTI 8012; CTI/Associated ZK 40807; CTI/Legacy ZK 65132.

Jim Hall - Concierto  (CTI/Associated ZK 40807)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Roland Hanna (piano, electric piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Don Sebesky (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 16, 1975
The Answer Is Yes (alt. take)
** reissue of CTI 6060 S1 + 2 bonus tracks.

Jim Hall - Concierto  (CTI/Legacy ZK 65132)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Paul Desmond (alto saxophone) Roland Hanna (piano, electric piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Don Sebesky (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 23, 1975
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To (alt. take)
** reissue of CTI 6060 S1 + 5 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker - Seven Faces Of Valentine  (Philology (It) W 30.2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Kenny Drew (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) David Lee (drums)
"Festival Di Pescara", Pescara, Italy, July 14, 1975
My Funny Valentine
Chet Baker (trumpet) Maurizio Giammarco (tenor saxophone) Enrico Pieranunzi (piano) Ricardo Del Fra (bass) Roberto Gatto (drums)
Rome, Italy, December 4, 1979, January 4, 1980
My Funny Valentine (alt. take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Gil Goldstein (piano) George Mraz (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
"Montmartre Club", Copenhagen, Denmark, February 15, 1983
My Funny Valentine
Chet Baker (trumpet) Michel Graillier (piano)
Angouleme, France, March 5, 1983
My Funny Valentine
Chet Baker (trumpet) Philip Catherine (guitar) Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (bass)
Bologna, Italy, April, 1985
My Funny Valentine
Chet Baker (trumpet) Edy Olivieri (piano) Ilario DeMarinis (bass) Vincenzo Mazzonne (drums)
Locorotondo, Italy, September, 1985
My Funny Valentine
Chet Baker (trumpet) Nicola Stilo (flute) Luca Flores, Mike Melillo (piano) Furio DiCastri (bass)
"Shalimar Club", Senigallia, Italy, May 22, 1987
My Funny Valentine

Various Artists - It Happened In Pescara 1969-1989  (Philology (It) W 100/101)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Kenny Drew (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) David Lee (drums)
"Festival Di Pescara", Pescara, Italy, July 14, 1975
Milestones

Chet Baker - In Italy Unissued 1975-1988  (Philology (It) W 81.2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Kenny Drew (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) David Lee (drums): same personnel
Stadio Cominale, Pescara, Italy, July 14, 1975
Mr. B (For Minors Only)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Jacques Pelzer (flute) Ignazio Garsia (piano) Giovanni Tommaso (bass) Gianni Cavallaro (drums)
Brass Group, Palermo, Italy, January 17, 1976
Forgetful
Chet Baker (trumpet) Jacques Pelzer (alto saxophone) Michel Grailler (piano) Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (bass)
Centro Jazz St. Louis, Roma, Italy, January 27, 1979
Blue Room
Chet Baker (trumpet) Jacques Pelzer (soprano saxophone) Mike Melillo (piano) Massimo Moriconi (bass) Giampaolo Ascolese (drums)
Giardini Diaz, Macerata, Italy, July 2, 1985
Cherokee
Chet Baker (trumpet) Mike Melillo (piano, arranger) Massimo Moriconi (bass) Giampaolo Ascolese (drums) with Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana
Civitanova Marche, Italy, July 5, 1985
Dancing In The Dark
Laura
Chet Baker (trumpet) Michel Grailler (piano) Massimo Moriconi (bass)
Teatro Sperimetale, Ancona, Italy, November 23, 1985
Sippin' At Bells (Cheryl)
Chet Baker, Enrico Rava (trumpet) Massimo Urbani (alto saxophone) Franco D'Andrea (piano) Giovanni Tommaso (bass) Roberto Gatto (drums)
Teatro Carignano, Torino, Italy, April 21, 1988
Solar

Chet Baker - Singer Concertzaal, Larense Jazz Festival, Laren, The Netherlands, August 7, 1975  (EzTorrent CD-R)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Bob Mover (alto saxophone) Jacques Pelzer (alto saxophone, flute -4/6) Harold Danko (piano) Dave Shapiro (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
television broadcast, "Singer Concertzaal", Laren, Holland, August 7, 1975
1.Dee's Dilemma (Unknown)
2.The Lamp Is Low
3.The Thrill Is Gone
4.Mr. B
5.I Waited For You
6.Look For The Silver Lining

1976

Chet Baker - Deep In A Dream Of You  (Moon (It) MLP 026-1)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Jacques Pelzer (flute) Harold Danko (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass)
Rome, Italy, 1976
Tidal Breeze
If You Could See Me Now
Look For The Silver Lining
Deep In A Dream Of You
Chet's Theme
** also issued on Moon (It) MCD 026-2.

1977

Chet Baker - You Can't Go Home Again  (A&M/Horizon SP-726)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Hubert Laws (flute -2, bass flute, piccolo -4) John Campo (bassoon -4) Paul Desmond (alto saxophone -3) Michael Brecker (tenor saxophone -1,2,4) Don Sebesky (electric piano -2,3) Kenny Barron (electric piano -3) Richie Beirach (electric piano, clavinet -1,2,4) John Scofield (guitar -1,2,4) Ron Carter (bass) Alphonso Johnson (electric bass -1,2,4) Tony Williams (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion -1,4) unidentified strings (-1,2,4)
NYC, February 16, 21 & 22, May 13, 1977
1.Love For Sale
2.Un Poco Loco
3.You Can't Go Home Again
4.El Moro

Chet Baker - Once Upon A Summertime  (Artists House AH 11)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gregory Herbert (tenor saxophone) Harold Danko (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
NYC, February 20, 1977
Tidal Breeze
Shifting Down
E.S.P.
The Song Is You
Once Upon A Summertime (La Valse Des Lilas)
** also issued on Artists House AH 9411; Galaxy GXY 5150; Original Jazz Classics OJC 405, OJCCD 405-2.

Chet Baker - The Best Thing For You  (A&M CD 0832)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Hubert Laws (flute) Michael Brecker (tenor saxophone) Richie Beirach (electric piano) John Scofield (guitar, acoustic guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums) Arto Tuncboyaci (percussion, voice)
NYC, February, May, 1977
El Morro
Chet Baker (trumpet -1/4, vocals -5) Paul Desmond (alto saxophone -1/4) Kenny Barron (electric piano -1/4) Gene Bertoncini (acoustic guitar -5) Ron Carter (bass -1/4) Tony Williams (drums -1/4)
1.The Best Thing For You
2.I'm Getting Sentimental Over You / You've Changed
3.Oh, You Crazy Moon
4.How Deep Is The Ocean
5.If You Could See Me Now

The Incredible Chet Baker Play And Sings  (Carosello (It) CLN 25075)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Jacques Pelzer (alto saxophone, flute) Gianni Basso (tenor saxophone) Bruce Thomas (piano) Lucio Terzano (bass) Giancarlo Pillot (drums) Ruth Young (vocals)
Milan, Italy, March, 1977
Autumn Leaves
Sad Walk
Highblown
Laura
Love Vibrations
Whatever Possessed Me
I Waited For You

Astrud Gilberto - That Girl From Ipanema  (Image IM 305)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Jim Buffington, John Trevor Clark, Earl Daniels (French horn) Jay Beckenstein, Eddie Daniels, George Marge, David Tofani (reeds) Frank Owens (piano) Jay Berliner, Gene Bertoncini (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Ronnie Zito (drums) Rubens Bassini (percussion) Astrud Gilberto (vocals) Joey Dee, Mary Eiland, Maureen McElheron (backing vocals) Don Sebesky (arranger)
NYC, 1977
Far Away

1978

Chet Baker - The Rising Sun Collection  (Just A Memory (Canadian) RSCD 0010-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Roger Rosenberg (soprano,tenor,baritone saxophone) Phil Markowitz (piano) Jon Burr (bass) Jeff Brillinger (drums)
"Rising Sun Celebrity Jazz Club", Montreal, Canada, March 7, 1978
Milestones
Oh, You Crazy Moon
There Will Never Be Another You
Snowbound
Love For Sale
** also issued on Just A Memory (Canadian) JAM 9157-2 entitled "Love For Sale".

Chet Baker - Live In Chateauvallon 1978  (Esoldun (F) FC 128)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Markowitz (piano) Scott Lee (bass) Jeff Brillinger (drums)
"Centre Culturel", Chateauvallon, France, November 10, 1978
Oh, You Crazy Moon (House Of Jade)
Love For Sale
Beautiful Black Eyes
There Will Never Be Another You
Once Upon A Summertime

Chet Baker Quartet - Live At Nick's  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1027)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Phil Markowitz (piano) Scott Lee (bass) Jeff Brillinger (drums)
"Nick Vollebregt's Jazz Cafe", Laren, Holland, November 30, 1978
The Best Thing For You Is Me
Broken Wing
This Is Always
Beautiful Black Eyes
** also issued on Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1027 CD.

Chet Baker Quartet - Live At Nick's  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1027 CD)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Phil Markowitz (piano) Scott Lee (bass) Jeff Brillinger (drums): same session
"Nick Vollebregt's Jazz Cafe", Laren, Holland, November 30, 1978
I Remember You
Love For Sale
** reissue of Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1027 + 2 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker - Oh, You Crazy Moon (The Legacy, Vol. 4)  (Enja (G) ENJ 9453-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Phil Markowitz (piano) Scott Lee (bass) Jeff Brillinger (drums): same personnel
live in Stuttgart, West Germany, December 9, 1978
The Touch Of You Lips
Beautiful Black Eyes
Oh, You Crazy Moon
Love For Sale
Once Upon A Summertime
My Funny Valentine

Chet Baker - Broken Wing  (Sonopresse (F) 2S 068 16685)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Markowitz (piano) Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (bass) Jeff Brillinger (drums)
Paris, France, December 28, 1978
Broken Wing
Oh, You Crazy Moon
Black Eyes
Blue Gilles
How Deep Is The Ocean

Chet Baker - In Paris, Vol. 2  (West Wind (G) WW 2059)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Markowitz (piano) Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (bass) Jeff Brillinger (drums): same session
Paris, France, December 28, 1978
Black Eyes (alt. take)
How Deep Is The Ocean (alt. take)

Chet Baker - Two A Day  (All Life (F) AL 007)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Markowitz (piano) Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (bass) Jeff Brillinger (drums): same personnel
"Le Chateau", Herouville, France, December 29, 1978
Two A Day
Blue Room
If I Should Lose You
This Is Always
The Best Thing For You Is Me

1979 (age 50)

Chet Baker/Wolfgang Lackerschmid - Ballads Of Two  (Sandra (G) SMP 2102)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Wolfgang Lackerschmid (vibraphone)
Stuttgart, West Germany, January 8 & 9, 1979
Blue Bossa
Five Years Ago
Why Shouldn't You Cry
Dessert
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
You Don't Know What Love Is
Waltz For Susan

Chet Baker - Flic Ou Voyou  (Decca 6 23969 AO)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Hubert Laws (flute) Hubert Rostaing (clarinet) Rene Benedetti, Herve Berrien, Jean-Charles Capon, Hubert Varron (violin) Will Lockwood, Francois Rabbath (cello) Maurice Vander (harp) Larry Coryell (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Cobham (drums)
Paris, France, March 8 & 9, 1979
Flic Ou Voyou
Tendresse Clarinette
La Premier Meutre
Tendresse Basse Et Guitarre
Punctuation Trompette
Variation Sur La Theme Suspense
Variation Sur La Theme Tendresse
Variation Sue La Theme Voyou
Tout Nu
Filatures
Final Voyou

Chet Baker - The Touch Of Your Lips  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1122)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Doug Raney (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass)
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 21, 1979
I Waited For You
But Not For Me
Autumn In New York
Blue Room
The Touch Of Your Lips
Star Eyes
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31122.

Chet Baker - The Touch Of Your Lips  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31122)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Doug Raney (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass): same session
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 21, 1979
Autumn In New York (alt. take)
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1122 + 1 bonus track.

Chet Baker - Rendez-Vous  (Bingow (E) BGW 3104)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Henry Florens (piano) Jean-Paul Florens (guitar) Jim Richardson (bass) Tony Mann (drums)
London, England, September 4 & 5, 1979
Blues For Inge
What's New
Old Date
Darn That Dream
My Funny Valentine (take 2)
Secret Love
'Round Midnight (take 2)

Rachel Gould/Chet Baker - All Blues  (Bingow (E) BGW 3103)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Henry Florens (piano) Jean-Paul Florens (guitar) Jim Richardson (bass) Tony Mann (drums) Rachel Gould (vocals)
London, England, September 5, 1979
My Funny Valentine
All Blues
Baubles, Bangles And Beads
Straight, No Chaser
'Round Midnight
I've Got You Under My Skin
Phil's Bossa

Chet Baker Quartet - No Problem  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1131)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Duke Jordan (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Norman Fearrington (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2, 1979
No Problem
Sultry Eve
Glad I Met Pat
Kiss Of Spain
The Fuzz
My Queen Is Home To Stay
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31131.

Chet Baker Quartet - No Problem  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31131)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Duke Jordan (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Norman Fearrington (drums): same session
Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2, 1979
Jealous Blues
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1131 + 1 bonus track.

Chet Baker Trio - Daybreak  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1142)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Doug Raney (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 4, 1979
For Minors Only
Daybreak
Broken Wing
Down
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31142.

Chet Baker Trio - Daybreak  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31142)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Doug Raney (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 4, 1979
You Can't Go Home Again
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1142 + 1 bonus track.

Chet Baker Trio - This Is Always  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1168)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Doug Raney (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 4, 1979
How Deep Is The Ocean
House Of Jade
Love For Sale
This Is Always
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31168.

Chet Baker Trio - This Is Always  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31168)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Doug Raney (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 4, 1979
Way To Go Out
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1168 + 1 bonus track.

Chet Baker Trio - Someday My Prince Will Come  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1180)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Doug Raney (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 4, 1979
Sad Walk
Someday My Prince Will Come
I'm Old Fashioned
In Your Own Sweet Way
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31180.

Chet Baker Trio - Someday My Prince Will Come  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31180)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Doug Raney (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 4, 1979
Gnid
Love Vibrations
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1180 + 2 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker - Wolfgang Lackerschmid  (Sandra (G) SMP 2110)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Wolfgang Lackerschmid (vibraphone) Larry Coryell (guitar) Buster Williams (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Stuttgart, West Germany, November, 1979
Mr. Biko
Balzwalzt
The Latin One
Rue Gregoire Du Tour
Here's That Rainy Day
Toku Do

Chet Baker/Enrico Pieranunzi - Soft Journey  (Edizione Pan (It) NPG 805)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Maurizio Giammarco (tenor saxophone) Enrico Pieranunzi (piano) Ricardo Del Fra (bass) Roberto Gatto (drums)
Rome, Italy, December 4, 1979, January 4, 1980
Soft Journey
Animali Diurni
My Funny Valentine
Night Bird
Brown Cat Dance
Fairly Flowers

1980

Chet Baker - Burnin' At Backstreet  (Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 128)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Drew Salperto (piano) Mike Formanek (bass) Art Frank (drums)
"Backstreet Club", New Haven, CT, February 19, 1980
Tune Up
Milestones
Blue 'N' Boogie
Stella By Starlight
Four
Just Friends

Chet Baker - Steve Houben  (Philippe Defalle (Belgian) PD 8001)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Steve Houben (alto saxophone) Dennis Luxion (piano) Bill Frisell (guitar) Kermit Driscoll (bass) Bruno Castellucci (drums)
Brussels, Belgium, February, 1980
This Is Always
Sweet Martine
Beatrice
Deep In A Dream
Once I Loved

Chet Baker - In Your Own Sweet Way  (Circle (G) RK 22380/26)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Nicola Stilo (flute) Dennis Luxion (piano) Ricardo Del Fra (bass)
"Subway Club", Cologne, West Germany, March 22, 1980
Intro By Chet Baker
No Ties
In Your Own Sweet Way
That Ol' Devil Moon

Chet Baker - Just Friends  (Circle (G) RK 22380/27)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Nicola Stilo (flute) Dennis Luxion (piano) Ricardo Del Fra (bass): same session
"Subway Club", Cologne, West Germany, March 22, 1980
Doodlin'
Just Friends

Chet Baker - Live In The Subway Club: Down  (Circle (G) RK 22380/35)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Nicola Stilo (flute) Dennis Luxion (piano) Ricardo Del Fra (bass): same session
"Subway Club", Cologne, West Germany, March 22, 1980
An Afternoon At Home
Down

Chet Baker - Leaving  (Intercord (G) INT 160 154)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Nicola Stilo (flute, alto flute) Dennis Luxion (piano) Ricardo Del Fra (bass)
Munich, West Germany, April, 1980
Gershwin Goes To Rio
Leaving
You've Flipped Out
Tempus Fugit
Blues Pour C.R.
Prayer For The Newborn
When I Fall In Love

Ron Carter - Patrao  (Milestone M 9099)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Aloisio Aguiar (piano) Kenny Barron (solo piano) Amaury Tristao (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Edison Machado (drums) Nana Vasconcelos (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 19 & 20, 1980
Ah, Rio
Third Plane
Chet Baker (trumpet) Kenny Barron (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Nearly
Tail Feathers
Yours Truly
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 778-2.

Chet Baker - Night Bird  (Circle (G) RK 25680/22)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Nicola Stilo (flute) Karl Ratzer (guitar) Ricardo Del Fra (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
"Le Drecher", Paris, France, June 25, 1980
Dee's Dilemma
Night Bird
Tempus Fugit

Chet Baker - Tune Up  (Circle (G) RK 25680/23)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Nicola Stilo (flute) Karl Ratzer (guitar) Ricardo Del Fra (bass) Al Levitt (drums): same session
"Le Drecher", Paris, France, June 25, 1980
There Will Never Be Another You
Leaving
Tune Up

Chet Baker/Karl Ratzer - Conception  (Circle (G) RK 27680/32)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Nicola Stilo (flute) Karl Ratzer (guitar) Ricardo Del Fra (bass)
"Le Drecher", Paris, France, June 27, 1980
Lovely Black Eyes
The Touch Of Your Lips
Conception

Chet Baker In Paris - Tune Up  (West Wind (G) WW 2037)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Nicola Stilo (flute) Karl Ratzer (guitar) Ricardo Del Fra (bass): same session
"Le Drecher", Paris, France, June 27, 1980
No Ties

Chet Baker - Salsamba  (Musica (F) MUS 3033)

Chet Baker (trumpet -1/5,8) Richard Galiano (accordion) Rique Pantoja Leite (piano) Michel Peratout (bass) Jose Boto (drums)
Paris, France, July 21-23, 1980
1.Salsamba
2.Inaia
3.Seila
4.Balsa
5.Juhinho
6.Novos Tempos
7.Forgetful
8.Balao

1981

Chet Baker Quartet Live At Fat Tuesday's  (Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 131)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Markowitz (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
"Fat Tuesday's", NYC, April 28, 1981
You Can't Go Home Again
Chet Baker (trumpet) Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Hal Galper (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
Ray's Idea
In Your Own Sweet Way
There Will Never Be Another You

Chet Baker - My Funny Valentine  (Circle (G) RK 23581/24)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Jon Eardley (flugelhorn) Bob Mover (soprano,alto saxophone) Dennis Luxion (piano) Rocky Knauer (bass) Burkhart Ruckert (drums)
"Salt Peanuts Club", Cologne, West Germany, May 21 & 23, 1981
Resonant Emotions
Ray's Idea
My Funny Valentine
If I Should Lose You

Chet Baker - Round Midnight  (Circle (G) RK 23581/25)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Jon Eardley (flugelhorn) Bob Mover (soprano,alto saxophone) Dennis Luxion (piano) Rocky Knauer (bass) Burkhart Ruckert (drums): same session
"Salt Peanuts Club", Cologne, West Germany, May 21 & 23, 1981
Prayer For The Newborn
My Ideal
Lady Bird
omit Ruckert
"Salt Peanuts Club", Cologne, West Germany, May 25, 1981
'Round Midnight
Beatrice

Chet Baker - I Remember You  (Circle (G) RK 23581/28)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Jon Eardley (flugelhorn) Bob Mover (soprano,alto saxophone) Dennis Luxion (piano) Rocky Knauer (bass): same session
"Salt Peanuts Club", Cologne, West Germany, May 25, 1981
Belle Meade
I Remember You
Night Bird
Tempis Fugit

Chet Baker In Paris 1981  (Carlyne Music (F) CAR 015)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Rene Urtreger (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Aldo Romano (drums)
"Theatre De La Ville", Paris, France, November 3, 1981
For Minors Only
Chasin' The Bird
But Not For Me
Down
My Funny Valentine
Just Friends

Michel Graillier - Dream Drops  (Owl (F) OWL 026)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Michel Graillier (piano)
Studio Acousti, Paris, France, November 13, 1981
Dream Drops

1982

Chet Baker - Peace  (Enja (G) 4016)

Chet Baker (trumpet) David Friedman (vibraphone, marimba) Buster Williams (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)
Vanguard Studios, NYC, February 2, 1982
Syzygies (3 + 1 = 5)
Peace
Lament For Thelonious
The Song Is You
Shadows
For Now
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 4016-2.

Chet Baker - Peace  (Enja (G) ENJ 4016-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) David Friedman (vibraphone, marimba) Buster Williams (bass) Joe Chambers (drums): same session
Vanguard Studios, NYC, February 2, 1982
3 + 1 = 5 (alt. take)
** reissue of Enja (G) 4016 + 1 bonus track.

Various Artists - Echoes Of Enja  (Enja (G) 4000)

Chet Baker (trumpet) David Friedman (vibraphone, marimba) Buster Williams (bass) Joe Chambers (drums): same session
Vanguard Studios, NYC, February 2, 1982
Peace (alt. take)

Chet Baker/Jim Hall/Hubert Laws - Studio Trieste  (CTI 9007)

Chet Baker (trumpet, flugelhorn) Hubert Laws (flute) Jorge Dalto (keyboards) Jim Hall (guitar) Gary King (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Sammy Figueroa (percussion) Don Sebesky (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March, April, 1982
Malaguena
Kenny Barron (keyboards) George Mraz (bass) replaces Dalto, King
Django
same session
Swan Lake
Chet Baker (trumpet, flugelhorn) Hubert Laws (flute) Jorge Dalto (keyboards) Jim Hall, Jack Wilkins (guitar) Gary King (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Sammy Figueroa (percussion) Don Sebesky (arranger)
All Blues

Roland Hanna - Gershwin Carmichael Cats  (CTI 9008)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Roland Hanna (piano) Larry Coryell (guitar) Rufus Reid (bass) Jimmy Madison (drums) Don Sebesky (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June, July, 1982
Skylark

Chet Baker - Out Of Nowhere  (Milestone MCD 9191-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Frank Adams (alto saxophone) Frank Brown (guitar) Ted Adams (bass -1,2,6) Ron Adams (electric bass -3/5,7,8) Wade Robinson (drums)
"Nine Of Cups", Tulsa, OK, December 24, 1982
1.Fine And Dandy
2.There Will Never Be Another You
3.Oh, Lady Be Good
4.Au Privave
5.All The Things You Are
6.Out Of Nowhere
7.There Is No Greater Love
8.The Theme

1983

Stan Getz/Chet Baker - Line For Lyons  (Sonet (E) SNTF 899)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Jim McNeely (piano) George Mraz (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, February 18, 1983
My Funny Valentine
Stella By Starlight
Airegin
Milestone
Just Friends
Dear Old Stockholm
Line For Lyons

Stan Getz - Quintessence, Vol. 1  (Concord Jazz CCD 4807-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Jim McNeely (piano) George Mraz (bass) Victor Lewis (drums): same personnel
Baerum, Norway, February 19, 1983
Intro Announcement
I'm Old Fashioned
Just Friends
Star Eyes
My Ideal
But Not For Me
Dizzy Atmosphere
Stablemates

Stan Getz - Quintessence, Vol. 2  (Concord Jazz CCD 4858-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Jim McNeely (piano) George Mraz (bass) Victor Lewis (drums): same session
Baerum, Norway, February 19, 1983
Conception
I'll Remember
It's You Or No One
Airegin
Line For Lyons

Kirk Lightsey - Everything Happens To Me  (Timeless (Du) SJP 176)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Kirk Lightsey (piano) David Eubanks (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
Monster, Holland, March 14, 1983
Everything Happens To Me
Ray's Idea
** also issued on Timeless (Du) CDSJP 176.

Chet Baker - Mr. B  (Timeless (Du) SJP 192)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Michel Graillier (piano) Ricardo Del Fra (bass)
Monster, Holland, May 25, 1983
Dolphin Dance
Ellen And David
Strollin'
In Your Own Sweet Way
Mr. B
Beatrice
** also issued on Timeless (Du) CDSJP 192.

Chet Baker - Mr. B  (Timeless (Du) CDSJP 192)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Michel Graillier (piano) Philip Catherine (guitar -2) Ricardo Del Fra (bass)
Monster, Holland, May 25, 1983
1.White Blues
2.Father X-Mas
** reissue of Timeless (Du) SJP 192 + 2 bonus tracks.

Elvis Costello - Punch The Clock  (Columbia/Legacy CK 38897)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Steve Nieve (piano, organ) Elvis Costello (guitar, vocals) Bruce Thomas (electric bass) Pete Thomas (drums) David Bedford (arranger)
London, England, summer 1983
Shipbuilding

Chet Baker - The Improviser  (Cadence Jazz CJR 1019)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Per Husby (piano) Bjorn Kjellemyr (bass) Espen Rud (drums)
"Club 7 & Hot House", Oslo, Norway, August 15, 1983
Gnid
Night Bird
Chet Baker (trumpet) Per Husby (piano) Terje Venaas (bass) Ole Jacob Hansen (drums)
"Club 7 & Hot House", Oslo, Norway, August 30, 1983
Margarine
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Beatrice

Chet Baker/Ake Johansson - Live In Sweden With Ake Johansson Trio  (Dragon (Swd) DRLP 56)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Ake Johansson (piano) Kjell Jansson (bass) Goran Levin (drums)
"Nefertiti", Goteborg, Sweden, September 29, 1983
Lament
My Ideal
Beatrice
Ellen David
You Can't Go Home Again

Chet Baker - Live In Sweden With Ake Johansson Trio  (Dragon (Swd) DRCD 178)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Ake Johansson (piano) Kjell Jansson (bass) Goran Levin (drums): same session
"Nefertiti", Goteborg, Sweden, September 29, 1983
Ray's Idea
Milestones
But Not For Me

Chet Baker, Philip Catherine, Jean-Louis Rassinfosse  (LDH (Belgian) 1009)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Philip Catherine (guitar) Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (bass)
"Igloo", Brussels, Belgium, September, 1983
Crystals Bells
Strollin'
Lament
Leaving
Cherokee
Estate

Chet Baker Al Capolinea  (JII (It) 5)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Nicola Stilo (flute) Diane Vavra (soprano saxophone) Michel Graillier (piano) Ricardo Del Fra (bass) Leo Mitchel (drums)
"Capolinea", Milan, Italy, October, 1983
Estate
Francamente
Dream Drop
Lament
Pioggia Sul Deserto
Finestra Sul Mare
** also issued on Red Record (It) NS 206, RR 123206.2 entitled "At Capolinea".

Chet Baker - September Song  (Marshmallow MMLP 105)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Duke Jordan (piano) Jesper Lundgaard (bass)
"New Morning Club", Paris, France, November 24, 1983
September Song (take 1)
September Song (take 2)
My Funny Valentine
I Remember You
But Beautiful
Solar
same personnel
"Jazz Club Kawe", Lauwe, Belgium, November 25, 1983
Barbados
** also issued on Century/Marshmallow (J) CECC00216.

Chet Baker - Star Eyes  (Century/Marshmallow (J) CECC00206)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Duke Jordan (piano) Jesper Lundgaard (bass): same personnel
"George's Jazz Cafe", Arnhem, Holland, November 28, 1983
Walkin'
Solar
Star Eyes

1984

Chet Baker - Le Jumeau  (Carrere (F) 66 184)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Maurice Vander (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) John Guerin (drums) unidentified orchestra, Vladimdr Cosma (conductor)
Paris, France, middle September, 1984
Le Jumeau
Matthias-Matthieu
Blue Dome
Two Much
Le Jumeau Singular
La Folle Journee
Pardon, Mon Affaire

Chet Baker Plays Vladimir Cosma  (Carrere (F) CA 800 96 251)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Pierre Gossez (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone -1,3,4,6,8) Maurice Vander (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) John Guerin (drums) Paul Minck (vocals -1) Jean-Jacques Justafre (vocals -4,6)
Paris, France, middle September, 1984
1.12 + 12
2.Promenade Sentimentale (Sentimental Walk)
3.Hobbylog
4.B.B. Blues
5.Two Much
6.Douceurs Ternaires
7.Yves Et Danielle
8.Pintade A Jeun

Chet Baker - A Setimental Walk In Paris  (DRG Records)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Pierre Gossez (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone -1,2) Maurice Vander (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) John Guerin (drums) Jean-Jacques Justafre (vocals -1,2)
Paris, France, middle September, 1984
1.B.B. Blues (alt. take)
2.Douceurs Ternaires (alt. take)
3.Pardon, Mon Affaire

Chet Baker Quintet - Blues For A Reason  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1010)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Warne Marsh (tenor saxophone) Hod O'Brien (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
Studio 44, Monster, Holland, September 30, 1984
Well Spoken
If You Could See Me Now
We Know It's Love
Looking Good Tonight
Imagination
Blues For A Reason
** also issued on Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1010 CD.

Chet Baker Quintet - Blues For A Reason  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1010 CD)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Warne Marsh (tenor saxophone) Hod O'Brien (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums): same session
Studio 44, Monster, Holland, September 30, 1984
Looking Good Tonight (take 2)
We Know It's Love (take 2)
** reissue of Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1010 + 2 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker - I Remember You  (Fruit Tree (It) FT 811-1)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Sal Nistico (tenor saxophone) Lorne Lofsky (guitar) Chris Connors (bass) Art Frank (drums)
"Renaissance II", Buffalo, NY, November 11, 1984
Stella By Starlight
I Remember You
Night Bird
I'm Old Fashioned
Margarine

Rique Pantoja And Chet Baker  (WEA Discosltda (Brazilian) 670 0028)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Rique Pantoja (keyboards) Michele Ascolese (guitar -5) Sizao Machado (bass -1,2) Marco Fratini (bass -5) Bob Wyatt (drums -1/4) Roberto Gatto (drums -5) Silvano Michelino (percussion -1/4) Stefane Rossini (percussion -5)
Rome, Italy or Rio De Janeiro, Brazil or Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1984 or 1985 or 1987
1.Cinema
2.Saci
3.So Hard To Know
4.Te Cantei
5.Arborway

Jean-Jacques Goldman - Non Homologue  (Epic (F) CDE PC 26678)

Chet Baker (trumpet) J.Y.D. D'Angelo (piano) R. Romanelli (synthesizer, accordion) G. Delacroix (bass) C. Deschamps (drums)
Brazil, 1984 or 1985
Parler D'mavie

1985

Chet Baker - My Foolish Heart  (I.R.D. TDM 002-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Fred Raulston (vibraphone) Floyd Darling (piano) Kirby Stuart (bass) Paul Guerrero (drums) Martha Burks (vocals)
Dallas, TX, January 13 & 14, 1985
Girl Talk
My Foolish Heart
The Lady Is A Tramp
Solar
My Funny Valentine
But Not For Me

Chet Baker - Misty  (I.R.D. TDM 003-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Fred Raulston (vibraphone) Floyd Darling (piano) Kirby Stuart (bass) Paul Guerrero (drums) Martha Burks (vocals): same session
Dallas, TX, January 13 & 14, 1985
When I Fall In Love
There Will Never Be Another You
Misty
Mr. B
I Love My Wife
Time After Time

Chet Baker - Time After Time  (I.R.D. TDM 004-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Fred Raulston (vibraphone) Floyd Darling (piano) Kirby Stuart (bass) Paul Guerrero (drums) Martha Burks (vocals): same session
Dallas, TX, January 13 & 14, 1985
Like Someone In Love
Time After Time
The Lady Is A Tramp
Almost Like Being In Love
My Foolish Heart
Chet Swings

Fred Raulston - Would You Believe  (Jazz Mark 103)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Fred Raulston (vibraphone) Floyd Darling (piano) Kirby Stuart (bass) Paul Guerrero (drums) Martha Burks (vocals): same personnel
Dallas, TX, January 13, 1985
Taking A Chance On Love
April In Paris
Georgia On My Mind
I Get A Kick Out Of You
Would You Believe
Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
Bye Bye Blackbird

Chet Baker - I Remember You (The Legacy, Vol. 2)  (Enja (G) ENJ 9077-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet, piano, vocals) Doug Raney (guitar) Jesper Lundgaard (bass) Aage Tanggaard (drums)
"Cafe Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, February 28, 1985
But Not For Me
Broken Wing
Nardis
You Go To My Head
Just Friends

Chet Baker And Paul Bley - Diane  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1207)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Paul Bley (piano)
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 28, 1985
If I Should Lose You
You Go To My Head
How Deep Is The Ocean
Pent-Up House
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Skidadidlin'
Diane
Little Girl Blue

Chet Baker And Paul Bley - Diane  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31207)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Paul Bley (piano): same session
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 28, 1985
Little Girl Blue (long version)

Chet Baker Trio - Chet's Choice  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1016)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Philip Catherine (guitar) Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (bass -1/6) Hein Van De Geijn (bass -7)
Studio 44, Monster, Holland, June 6 & 25, 1985
1.If I Should Lose You
2.Sad Walk
3.How Deep Is The Ocean
4.Doodlin'
5.Conception
6.Love For Sale
7.Adriano
** also issued on Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1016 CD.

Chet Baker Trio - Chet's Choice  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1016 CD)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Philip Catherine (guitar) Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (bass -1) Hein Van De Geijn (bass -2,3)
Studio 44, Monster, Holland, June 6 & 25, 1985
1.My Foolish Heart
2.Blues In The Closet
3.Stella By Starlight
** reissue of Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1016 + 3 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker - Strollin'  (Enja (G) 5005)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Philip Catherine (guitar) Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (bass)
"7th Jazz Festival", Munster, West Germany, June 21, 1985
Strollin'
Love For Sale
Leaving
But Not For Me
Sad Walk

Chet Baker - Candy  (Sonet (E) SNTF 946)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Michel Graillier (piano) Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (bass)
Stockholm, Sweden, June 30, 1985
Love For Sale
Nardis
Candy
Bye Bye Blackbird
Tempus Fugit
Sad Walk
Red's Blues

Herbie Hancock - Round Midnight (Soundtrack)  (Columbia SC 40464)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Herbie Hancock (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Paris, France, July 1-12, 1985
Fair Weather

Chet Baker/Mike Melillo - Symphonically  (Soul Note (It) SN 1134)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Mike Melillo (piano, conductor) Massimo Moriconi (bass) Giampaolo Ascolese (drums) with Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana
Port Recanati, Italy, July 8, 1985
Laura
This Thing By Starlight
Yesterdays
My Foolish Heart
Dancing In The Dark

Chet Baker - Lizzy Mercier Descloux, One 4 The Soul  (Polydor (F) 827 910-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Moacyr Marques Da Silva (bass clarinet) Leonardo Gandelman (saxophones) Sivuca (accordion) Michel Cron (violin) Vincent Bouvot (keyboards) Doudeth "Neco" DeAzvedo (acoustic guitar) Vitor Biglione, Harry Bruce, Jorge Degas, Jamil Jones, Dos Santos, Zeppa (bass) Paulo Braga, Billy Perry (drums) Djalma Correa, Alceu Maia, Paulo "Chacal" Perira, Marcelo Salazar (percussion) Slim Batteux, Lorenza Johnson, Adam Kidron, Jose Luiz Mazziotti (backing vocals) Lizzy Mercier Descloux (conductor)
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, July-August, 1985
Fog Horn Blues
My Funny Valentine
Garden Of Alas
Off Off Pleasure
Love Streams

Chet Baker Sings Again  (Timeless (Du) SJP 238)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Michel Graillier (piano) Ricardo Del Fra (bass) John Engels (drums)
Monster, Holland, October 2 & 8, 1985
All Of You
Body And Soul
Look For The Silver Lining
I Can't Get Started
My Funny Valentine
Alone Together
Someone To Watch Over Me
How Deep Is The Ocean
** also issued on Timeless (Du) CDSJP 238.

Chet Baker Sings Again  (Timeless (Du) CDSJP 238)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Michel Graillier (piano) Ricardo Del Fra (bass) John Engels (drums): same session
Monster, Holland, October 2 & 8, 1985
Everything Happens To Me
** reissue of Timeless (Du) SJP 238 + 1 bonus track.

Chet Baker Trio - Live From The Moonlight  (Philology (It) 214 W 10/11)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Michel Graillier (piano) Massimo Moriconi (bass)
"Moonlight Club", Macerata, Italy, November 24, 1985
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Night Bird
Estate
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Michel Grailler (piano) Massimo Moriconi (bass)
Dee's Dilemma
How Deep Is The Ocean
My Foolish Heart
My Funny Valentine
** also issued on Philology (It) W 10/11.2.

Chet Baker Trio - Live From The Moonlight  (Philology (It) W 10/11.2)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Michel Graillier (piano) Massimo Moriconi (bass)
"Moonlight Club", Macerata, Italy, November 24, 1985
Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Rehearsal)
Arbor Way (Third Set)
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Michel Grailler (piano) Massimo Moriconi (bass)
Broken Wing (Third Set)
Funk In Deep Freeze (Third Set)
** reissue of Philology (It) 214 W 10/11 + 4 bonus tracks.

Joe LoCascio - Sleepless  (Pausa PR 7200)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Joe LoCascio (piano, synthesizer) Tom Mclaren (bass, electric bass) George Weimmer (drums, percussion) Alonzo Alonzo (percussion) Terri Meason (vocals)
Houston, TX, 1985
Old And Lost Rivers
Sleepless
Falling Up
For Amanda
Bayou Song
Nicholas
Nuclear Phrasing

1986

Chet Baker/Christopher Mason - Silent Night  (GSR 1986)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Christopher Mason (alto saxophone) Mike Pellara (piano) Jim Singleton (bass) Johnny Vidacovich (drums)
New Orleans, LA, January 7, 1986
Silent Night, Part 1
The First Noel
We Three Kings
Hark The Herald Angels Sing
Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
Amazing Grace
Come All Ye Faithful
Joy To The World
Amen
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Silent Night, Part 2

Chet Baker Quartet - When Sunny Gets Blue  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1221)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Butch Lacy (piano) Jesper Lundgaard (bass) Jukkis Uotila (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 23, 1986
Long Ago And Far Away
Here's That Rainy Day
Two In The Dew
When Sunny Gets Blue
Isn't It Romantic
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31221.

Chet Baker Quartet - When Sunny Gets Blue  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31221)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Butch Lacy (piano) Jesper Lundgaard (bass) Jukkis Uotila (drums): same session
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 23, 1986
I Should Care
Out Of Nowhere
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1221 + 2 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker With The Bradley Young Trio - Chet In Chicago (The Legacy, Vol. 5)  (Enja (G) ELP 9524)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Ed Petersen (tenor saxophone -3,4) Bradley Young (piano) Larry Gray (bass) Rusty Jones (drums)
Chicago, IL, May 11, 1986
1.It's You Or No One
2.My Funny Valentine
3.Ornithology
4.Moment's Notice
5.We'll Be Together Again
6.Solar

Chet Baker With The Bradley Young Trio - Chet In Chicago (The Legacy, Vol. 5)  (Enja (G) ENJ 9524-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Ed Petersen (tenor saxophone -4,5,7) Bradley Young (piano) Larry Gray (bass) Rusty Jones (drums)
Chicago, IL, May 11, 1986
1.Old Devil Moon
2.It's You Or No One
3.We'll Be Together Again
4.Ornithology
5.Crazy Rhythm
6.My Funny Valentine
7.Sippin' At Bells
8.Solar

Chet Baker - Live At Ronnie Scott's, London  (Jazz Road/Apollon (J) BY32-5010)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Michel Graillier (piano) Ricardo Del Fra (bass) Van Morrison (vocals -9)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, November 24, 1986
1.But Not For Me
2.Arborway
3.If I Should Lose You
4.My Ideal
5.Night Bird
6.Love For Sale
7.Shifting Down
8.You Can't Go Home Again
9.Send In The Clowns

Chet Baker - As Time Goes By  (Timeless (Du) SJP 251/52)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Harold Danko (piano) Jon Burr (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
Monster, Holland, December 17-19, 1986
You And The Night And The Music
As Time Goes By
My Melancholy Baby
I'm A Fool To Want You
When She Smiles
Sea Breeze
You Been Here All Along
Angel Eyes
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
'Round Midnight
** also issued on Timeless (Du) CDSJP 251/52.

Chet Baker - Cool Cat  (Timeless (Du) SJP 262)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Harold Danko (piano) Jon Burr (bass) Ben Riley (drums): same session
Monster, Holland, December 17-19, 1986
Swing Shifting
'Round Midnight
Caravelle
For All We Know
Blue Moon
My Foolish Heart
** also issued on Timeless (Du) CDSJP 262.

Chet Baker - Singin' In The Midnight  (Polydor (J) J33J-20153)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Harold Danko (piano) Jon Burr (bass) Ben Riley (drums): same session
Monster, Holland, December 17-19, 1986
When She Smiles
My Melancholy Baby
Sea Breeze

1987

Chet Baker - Let's Get Lost  (Novus 3054-2-N)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Frank Strazzeri (piano) Nicola Stilo (guitar -12) John Leftwich (bass) Ralph Penland (drums -1/5)
Hollywood, CA & Paris, France, January-May, 1987
1.Moon And Sand
2.You're My Thrill
3.For Heaven's Sake
4.Everytime We Say Goodbye
5.I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
6.Imagination
7.Daydream
8.Blame It On My Youth
9.My One And Only Love
10.Everything Happens To Me
11.Almost Blue
12.Zingaro

Chet Baker - A Night At The Shalimar  (Philology (It) W 59.2)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Nicola Stilo (flute) Mike Melillo (piano -1/3) Luca Flores (piano -4/6) Furio DiCastri (bass)
"Shalimar Club", Senigallia, Italy, May 23, 1987
1.Mr. B
2.Arborway
3.Just Friends
4.Night Bird
5.Conception
6.I Remember You

Chet Baker In Tokyo - Memories  (Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6270)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Harold Danko (piano) Hein Van De Geijn (bass) John Engels (drums)
"Hitomi Kinen Kodo", Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 1987
Stella By Starlight / Introducing The Members
For Minors Only
Almost Blue
Portrait In Black And White
My Funny Valentine

Chet Baker In Tokyo - Four  (Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6281)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Harold Danko (piano) Hein Van De Geijn (bass) John Engels (drums): same session
"Hitomi Kinen Kodo", Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 1987
Four
Arborway
I'm A Fool To Want You
Seven Steps To Heaven
For All We Know
Broken Wing

Chet Baker - Naima: Unusual Chet  (Philology (It) W 52.2)

Chet Baker, Tom Harrell (trumpet) Hal Galper (piano) Steve Gilmore (bass) Bill Goodwin (drums)
Modena, Italy, July 20, 1987
Mr. B
Chet Baker (trumpet) Kirk Lightsey (piano) Rocky Knauer (bass) John Engels (drums)
"Clnema Margherita", Tarcento, Italy, August 10, 1987
Naima
Chet Baker (trumpet) Enrico Pieranunzi (piano) Massimo Moriconi (bass) John Arnold (drums)
"Corto Maltese", Ostia, Italy, November, 1987
Seven Steps To Heaven

Charlie Haden With Chet Baker/Enrico Pieranunzi/Billy Higgins - Silence  (Soul Note (It) 121172-1)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Enrico Pieranunzi (piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
CMC Studio, Rome, Italy, November 11 & 12, 1987
Visa
Silence
Echi
My Funny Valentine
'Round About Midnight
Conception
** also issued on Soul Note (It) 121172-2.

Chet Baker - The Legacy  (Enja (G) ENJ 9021-2)

Lennart Axelsson, Heinz Habermann, Paul Kubatsh, Manfred Moch (trumpet) Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Wolfgang Ahlers, Egon Christmann, Manfred Grossmann, Hermann Plato (trombone) Herb Geller, Jochen Ment (alto saxophone) Harald Ende, Stan Sulzman (tenor saxophone) Werner Ronfeldt (baritone saxophone, flute) Wolfgang Schluter (vibraphone) Walter Norris (piano) John Schroder (guitar) Lucas Lindholm (bass) Alex Riel (drums) Karsten Gorzel, Jorg A. Keller, Horst Muhlbradt (arranger)
"Audimax", Hamburg, West Germany, November 14, 1987
Here's That Rainy Day
How Deep Is The Ocean
Mister B
In Your Own Sweet Way
All Of You
Dolphin Dance
Look For The Silver Lining
Django
All Blues

1988 (aged 58)

Jan Erik Vold/Chet Baker - Blamann! Blamann!  (Hot Club (F) HCRCD 50)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Egil Kapsted (piano) Philip Catherine (guitar) Terje Venaas (bass) Jan Erik Vold (vocals)
Paris, France, February 17 & 18, 1988
Et Nytt Mete
In Memory Of
Den Svimle Sivingen
Der Bjorketreet Stod
En Trane Letter
Balladen Om Smarblid
I Gar Ja
Jag Ser
At Fuglene Ikke Synger
Elg
Wigman
Fuglen Fra Kapingamarangi
6 Hekt
Koan For En Kulturbyrakrat
Furukonglesang
Ingefaerblomstenes
Duft
Han Brant Fordi Han Brant
Uten Ord Fire Island

Chet Baker/Enrico Pieranunzi - The Heart Of The Ballad  (Philology (It) 214 W 20)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Enrico Pieranunzi (piano)
Malleus Studio, Recanati, Italy, February 29, 1988
My Old Flame
The Thrill Is Gone
Here's That Rainy Day
If You Could See Me Now
All The Way
But Beautiful (4th take)
Darn That Dream
** also issued on Philology (It) W 20.2.

Chet Baker/Enrico Pieranunzi - The Heart Of The Ballad  (Philology (It) W 20.2)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Enrico Pieranunzi (piano): same session
Malleus Studio, Recanati, Italy, February 29, 1988
But Beautiful (1st take)
But Beautiful (2nd take)
But Beautiful (3rd take)
** reissue of Philology (It) 214 W 20 + 3 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker Meets Space Jazz Trio - Little Girl Blue  (Philology (It) 214 W 21)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Enrico Pieranunzi (piano) Enzo Pietropaoli (bass) Fabrizio Sferra (drums)
Malleus Studio, Recanati, Italy, March 1 & 2, 1988
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Blue In Green
House Of Jade
Old Devil Moon
Little Girl Blue
Just One Of Those Things

Archie Shepp/Chet Baker - In Memory Of First And Last Meeting In Frankfurt And Paris 1988  (L+R (G) LR 45006)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Horace Parlan (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
"21st German Jazz Festival", "Kongresshalle", Frankfurt Am Main, West Germany, March 13, 1988
Dedication To Bessie Smith's Blues
My Foolish Heart
same personnel
live in Paris, France, March 14, 1988
How Deep Is The Ocean
That Ol' Devil Moon
** also issued on L+R (G) CDLR 45006.

Archie Shepp/Chet Baker - In Memory Of First And Last Meeting In Frankfurt And Paris 1988  (L+R (G) CDLR 45006)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Horace Parlan (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums): same personnel
"21st German Jazz Festival", "Kongresshalle", Frankfurt Am Main, West Germany, March 13, 1988
Confirmation
same personnel
live in Paris, France, March 14, 1988
When Lights Are Low
My Ideal
** reissue of L+R (G) LR 45006 + 3 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker Last Quartet - Farewell  (Timeless (Du) SJP 233)

Chet Baker (trumpet, piano) Nicola Stilo (flute, guitar) Luca Flores (piano) Marc Abrams (bass)
Rosenheim, West Germany, April 17, 1988
Funk In The Deep Freeze
I'm A Fool To Want You
Portrait In Black And White
In A Sentimental Mood
If I Should Lose You
** also issued on Timeless (Du) CDSJP 233.

Chet Baker Last Quartet - Farewell  (Timeless (Du) CDSJP 233)

Chet Baker (trumpet, piano) Nicola Stilo (flute, guitar) Luca Flores (piano) Marc Abrams (bass): same session
Rosenheim, West Germany, April 17, 1988
Arborway
** reissue of Timeless (Du) SJP 233 + 1 bonus track.

Chet Baker - My Favourite Songs: The Last Great Concert  (Enja (G) 5097)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Herb Geller (alto saxophone) Walter Norris (piano) John Schroder (guitar) Lucas Lindholm (bass) Aage Tanggaard (drums) The NDR Big Band, Dieter Glawischnig (conductor)
"Funkhaus", Hanover, West Germany, April 28, 1988
All Blues
Well, You Needn't
Django
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Walter Norris (piano) John Schroder (guitar) Aage Tanggaard (drums) The Radio Symphony Hannover, Dieter Glawischnig (director)
My Funny Valentine
Summertime
I Fall In Love Too Easily
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Herb Geller (alto saxophone) Walter Norris (piano) John Schroder (guitar) Lucas Lindholm (bass) Aage Tanggaard (drums)
In Your Own Sweet Way
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 5097-2; Rhino R2 79600.

Chet Baker - Straight From The Heart: The Great Last Concert, Vol. II  (Enja (G) 6020)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Herb Geller (alto saxophone) Walter Norris (piano) John Schroder (guitar) Lucas Lindholm (bass) Aage Tanggaard (drums) The NDR Big Band, Dieter Glawischnig (conductor)
"Funkhaus", Hanover, West Germany, April 28, 1988
Look For The Silver Lining
Sippin' At Bells
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Walter Norris (piano) John Schroder (guitar) Aage Tanggaard (drums) The Radio Symphony Hannover, Dieter Glawischnig (director)
I Get Along Without You Very Well
There's A Small Hotel
Tenderly
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Herb Geller (alto saxophone) Walter Norris (piano) John Schroder (guitar) Lucas Lindholm (bass) Aage Tanggaard (drums)
Conception
My Funny Valentine
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 6020-2. Rhino R2 79624 entitled "Straight From The Heart: The Last Great Concert, Vol. II".

Others

Chet Baker - The Sesjun Radio Shows  (Out Of The Blue PRCD 2010091)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Jacques Pelzer (alto saxophone, flute) Wolfgang Lackerschmid (vibraphone) Harold Danko, Michel Graillier, Phil Markowitz (piano) Philip Catherine (guitar) Cameron Brown, Scott Lee, Jean-Louis Rassinfosse, Frank Tusa (bass) Jeff Brillinger, John Engels, Alphonse Mouzon (drums)
live in Holland, 1976-1985
There Will Never Be Another You
I'm Old Fashioned
Ray's Idea
Chet's Theme
This Is Always
Just Friends
Lady Bird
Blue 'N Boogie
same session
My Foolish Heart
Margarine
Strollin'
Love For Sale
Leaving
Lament
Shifting Down

Chet Baker - Why Shouldn't You Cry (The Legacy, Vol. 3)  (Enja (G) ENJ 9337-2)

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Wolfgang Lackerschmid (vibraphone, marimba) Donald Johnston (piano) Larry Coryell, Nicola Stilo (guitar) Gunter Lenz, Ron McClure, Buster Williams (bass) Jeff Hirshfield, Tony Williams (drums) Lillias White (vocals)
1978, late 1979, 1987
Why Shouldn't You Cry
You Don't Know What Love Is
Rue Gregoire Du Tour
Balzwaltz
Five Years Ago
Waltz For Berlin
Dessert
Toku Do
Chet's Ballad (Why Shouldn't You Cry)