CHET BAKER - THE BEST OF CHET BAKER SINGS - CD NEW
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Disc 1 1. Thrill Is Gone, The 2. But Not For Me 3. Time After Time 4. I Get Along Without You Very Well 5. T Will Never Be Another You 6. Look For the Silver Lining 7. My Funny Valentine 8. I Fall in Love Too Easily 9. Daybreak 10. Just Friends 11. I Remember You 12. Let's Get Lost 13. Long Ago and Far Away 14. You Don't Know What Love Is 15. That Old Feeling 16. It's Always You 17. I've Never Been in Love Before 18. My Buddy 19. Like Someone in Love 20. My Ideal Personnel: Chet Baker (vocals, trumpet); Russ Freeman (piano); Joe Mondragon, Carson Smith, Jimmy Bond (bass); Shelly Manne, Bob Neel, Peter Littman, Lawrence Marable (drums).
Producer: Richard Bock.
Compilation producer: Michael Cuscuna.
Recorded at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California on October 27, 1953; Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, California on February 15, 1954 and March 7, 1955; The Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, California on July 23 and July 30, 1956. Includes liner notes by Will Friedwald.
This 1989 release is a compilation of several dates Baker recorded with pianist and music director, Russ Freeman, in the early to mid '50s. Baker and Freeman were two of the pioneers of the post-war, West Coast "cool" sound.