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Let's Get Lost

Description: Many trumpet players sing, but as a vocal stylist Chet Baker was unique amongst them. His light, almost girlish voice was the antithesis of Louis Armstrong's throatiness, and yet it had an appeal of its own. These 20 tracks date from 1953 to 1956 and are probably the best vocals he ever recorded. For one thing, there is plenty of sensitive trumpet playing in between the vocals and also some over- dubbed trumpet obbligatos. And for another, the choice of tunes is excellent. Unlike many jazz singers Baker stays close to the melodies as written, reserving his improvising for the trumpet passages. Because of the highly ... (more)
Manufacturer: Rca
Release date: 25 May 1989
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0035628305428 UPC: 035628305428
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