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Chet Baker Quartet

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Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker Quartet has been played on NTS in shows including guests, featured first on 28 February 2018. Songs played include No Problem and Summertime.

Chet Baker was a jazz trumpeter and vocalist, born in Oklahoma in 1929. He is considered an exponent of 'cool jazz', and is often associated with romantic ballads, although he also recorded some funky swinging records (for example Picture of Heath). Increasingly, drug addiction hampered his output and performances, especially in the 1960s.

In 1966, Baker was severely beaten (allegedly while attempting to buy drugs) after a gig in San Francisco, sustaining severe cuts on the lips and broken…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
No Problem
Chet Baker Quartet
SteepleChase1980
No Problem
Chet Baker QuartetSteepleChase1980
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Summertime
Chet Baker Quartet
Gitanes Jazz Productions2004
Summertime
Chet Baker QuartetGitanes Jazz Productions2004
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