Gerry Mulligan – Reunion with Chet Baker, 1962 LP

Pacific Studio Hi-Fi of 1962 lacks warmths and softness of the 1950s. The vividness of the sound is also not very good. The trumpet, as usual is recorded the worst. Mulligan’s baritone is excellent, he improvises more subtly than Baker, but this point of view may also be related to the differences in the quality of the brass’s recordings.

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Chet Baker With Strings, 1954 LP

Philips B 07034 L mid-1950s (original album-Columbia, 1954), the condition of the disc is below average. From an audiophile point of view, it is interesting to listen to “You don’t know what love is” where the accompanying orchestra is recorded cleanly and clearly.

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Chet Baker Sings, 1954 LP

NEW – Energophone take – 28-02-2020

A great album, both in terms of cool jazz music and the quality of the recording. The original monophonic record. The pearl of the album – "My Funny Valentine", in my opinion, is generally the best version of this song. The most purely recorded is "I get along."

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