Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan

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    My Funny ValentineChet Baker, Gerry Mulligan
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    I Can't Get StartedChet Baker, Gerry Mulligan

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        Chet Baker was a primary exponent of the West Coast school of cool jazz in the early and mid-'50s. As a trumpeter, he had a generally restrained, intimate playing style and he attracted attention beyond jazz for his photogenic looks and singing. But his career was marred by drug addiction. Baker's father, Chesney Henry Baker,Sr., was a guitarist who was forced to turn to other work during the Depression; his mother, Vera (Moser) Baker, worked in a perfumery. The family moved ... Read more

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