The Book of Chet

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Brazilian vocalist Luciana Souza pays tribute to legendary trumpeter/singer Chet Baker on her 2013 album The Book of Chet. The third album Souza has recorded with husband and producer Larry Klein, The Book of Chet also features guitarist Larry Koonse, bassist David Piltch, and drummer Jay Bellerose. Interestingly, while Souza has picked a handful of songs that will certainly will be recognizable to longtime Baker fanatics, these are definitely lesser known standards from Baker's catalog. Subsequently, there is no "My Funny Valentine" or "There Will Never Be Another You," and instead Souza delves into evocative versions of "Forgetful," "He Was Too Good to Me," "The Touch of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Brazilian vocalist Luciana Souza pays tribute to legendary trumpeter/singer Chet Baker on her 2013 album The Book of Chet. The third album Souza has recorded with husband and producer Larry Klein, The Book of Chet also features guitarist Larry Koonse, bassist David Piltch, and drummer Jay Bellerose. Interestingly, while Souza has picked a handful of songs that will certainly will be recognizable to longtime Baker fanatics, these are definitely lesser known standards from Baker's catalog. Subsequently, there is no "My Funny Valentine" or "There Will Never Be Another You," and instead Souza delves into evocative versions of "Forgetful," "He Was Too Good to Me," "The Touch of Your Lips," and others. These are intimate, reflective recordings that capture Baker's laid-back melodicism.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/28/2012
  • Label: Sunnyside Communicat
  • UPC: 016728131629
  • Catalog Number: 1316
  • Sales rank: 54,356

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Luciana Souza Primary Artist
Larry Koonse Guitar
David Piltch Acoustic Bass
Jay Bellerose Percussion, Drums
Technical Credits
Bing Crosby Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
George Handy Composer
Ray Noble Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Lew Brown Composer
Johnny Burke Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
J. Fred Coots Composer
Haven Gillespie Composer
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Lorenz Hart Composer
Ray Henderson Composer
Larry Klein Producer
Jule Styne Composer
James Van Heusen Composer
Ned Washington Composer
Victor Young Composer
Jack Segal Composer
Kiko Farkas Art Direction
Helik Hadar Engineer
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