Songs for Lovers

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although it is not obvious from the cover of this 1997 CD, all 12 selections from Chet Baker's Pacific Jazz period are currently available elsewhere although a few are only on Mosaic limited-edition box sets. The material is almost random and is not programmed in chronological order. Baker takes vocals on five numbers, including three from a 1957 session in which he was accompanied by just guitar and bass, and the emphasis throughout is on concise, melodic interpretations. There is just music on this ballad-oriented set most notably "My Old Flame," "Lullaby of the Leaves," and "My Ideal", but overall, this is just a so-so sampler of Chet ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although it is not obvious from the cover of this 1997 CD, all 12 selections from Chet Baker's Pacific Jazz period are currently available elsewhere although a few are only on Mosaic limited-edition box sets. The material is almost random and is not programmed in chronological order. Baker takes vocals on five numbers, including three from a 1957 session in which he was accompanied by just guitar and bass, and the emphasis throughout is on concise, melodic interpretations. There is just music on this ballad-oriented set most notably "My Old Flame," "Lullaby of the Leaves," and "My Ideal", but overall, this is just a so-so sampler of Chet Baker's early period.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/15/1997
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 724385715822
  • Catalog Number: 57158
  • Sales rank: 86,540

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Come Rain or Come Shine (2:07)
  2. 2 My Old Flame (5:45)
  3. 3 That Old Feeling (2:59)
  4. 4 Lullaby of the Leaves (4:30)
  5. 5 There's a Lull in My Life (2:53)
  6. 6 Moonlight in Vermont (5:07)
  7. 7 Darn That Dream (3:28)
  8. 8 My Ideal (4:19)
  9. 9 Imagination (2:58)
  10. 10 Embraceable You (2:06)
  11. 11 Lush Life (4:53)
  12. 12 Goodbye (3:47)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Chet Baker Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Trumpet, Vocals
Conte Candoli Trumpet
Russ Freeman Piano, Celeste
Herb Geller Alto Saxophone
Bob Gordon Baritone Saxophone
Shelly Manne Drums
Art Pepper Alto Saxophone
Bill Perkins Tenor Saxophone
Bud Shank Alto Saxophone
Bobby Timmons Piano
Phil Urso Tenor Saxophone
Larry Bunker Drums
Peter Littman Drums
Joe Mondragon Bass
Larance Marable Drums
Jack Montrose Tenor Saxophone
Bob Neel Drums
Norman Raye Trumpet
Frank Rosolino Trombone
Russ Savakus Bass
Carson Smith Bass
Leroy Vinnegar Bass
David "Buck" Wheat Guitar
Jimmy Bond Bass
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Jimmy Heath Arranger
Richard Bock Producer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Ron McMaster Mastering
Jack Montrose Arranger
Leo Robin Composer
Patrick Roques Art Direction
Richard A. Whiting Composer
Newell Chase Composer
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