By Jeff Know, Audiophile Audition
Jazz trumpeter, Chet Baker’s life story, is one of incredible highs and lows. Blessed with movie star looks, and a voice as gentle as his heartfelt lyrical trumpet tone, Chet came up during the West Coast cool jazz period of the 1950s. He fit in perfectly during the laid back LA based “scene” and became popular, even winning a Downbeat poll as Best Trumpeter, a feat that irked East Coast based trumpeters, especially Miles Davis. Read the full review here.