Reissue on vinyl. Recorded in 1953 and 1954 with a veritable who-s who of west/coast cool jazz, including backing from Zoot Sims, Bud Shank, Shelly Manne, as well as arrangements from Jack Montrose, and Shorty Rogers, -Chet Baker ^ Strings- is a beautiful and airy collection of some of Baker-s most sultry trumpet work.
A fine vinyl reissue of a clissic 1958 full/length by legendary jazz trumpeter Chet Baker. The song selection is impeccable and everything about this record just oozes coolness.
-The James Dean Story- is a 1957 documentary on the life of the legendary American film actor James Dean, depicted through dramatic use of still photography and interviews. Composed by Leith Stevens, and featuring a veritable who-s who of West Coast Cool Jazz, the moody score perfectly encapsulates the life of the brilliant and troubled heartthrob, a man whose influence on American culture of the 20th century can-t be exaggerated. With a band that includes Chet Baker, Bud Shank, Pepper Adams, and Don Fagerquist, with arrangements by the brilliant Johnny Mandel, you know this is going to be full of swinging and classy ... + INFO
Presented on vinyl, this 21/track collection of recordings *including many rare demo takes(, dating back to the period from just before Beatlemania took the world by storm, is an essential collection for any fan of the Fab Four.
Here on vinyl, this collection documents the blues artist-s final years, from 1951 to 1958, during which Broonzy was touring Europe and at long last received some of the worldwide acclaim he had long deserved.