Pacific Jazz Collection

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Enlightenment #ad - Esteemed jazz historian dave gelly described the trumpeter s image as a blend of James Dean, Sinatra and Bix, rolled into one. This four disc collection, containing over five hours of music in total, brings together the finest records made by Chet Baker for Pacific Jazz. Demonstrating the creation of a true jazz icon and tracking his development from his earliest recordings to his departure from the label with whom he made his name, and form not just the perfect introduction to this master musician, these albums are presented here faithfully remastered and in the best possible quality, but equally provide an a enthralling glimpse of an essential contribution to American musical history.

Pacific Jazz Collection #ad - A musical icon of the 1950s and 60s, Baker s playing, singing and style would go on to influence countless others who came along in his wake. Shrink-wrapped. A master of the trumpet and a much-heralded vocalist, Chet Baker s string of classic albums and his seemingly effortless cool style have earned him a legendary reputation which still rivals that of any other jazz musician.

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Riverside Collection

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Enlightenment #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Beginning his career as a band leader in the early 1950s, Baker released a stream of classic albums, Russ Freeman, often featuring the skills of other exceptional musicians such as Gerry Mulligan, Stan Getz and Art Pepper. This collection brings together eight complete, original albums over four discs, and encompasses the entirety of Chet Baker's output for the Riverside label.

. Spanning over five hours of extraordinary music, this set documents the second phase of what was both a widely-celebrated and notorious career, and in so doing reminds us all what a formidable musician, vocalist and individual this jazz legend remains. Recording regularly for riverside - and subsidiary label Jazzland - it was during his tenure with this label that Baker produced the work that would cement his reputation.

Riverside Collection #ad - Chet baker's entire riverside catalogue on four discs!Remembered as one of the most legendary yet tragic figures in all of jazz, trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker established himself as one of the key performers on the West Coast scene.

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The Complete Legendary Sessions - Chet Baker Bill Evans

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American Jazz Classics #ad - The Complete Legendary Sessions - Chet Baker Bill Evans #ad - 2009 release containing all existing recordings of chet baker and bill Evans playing together on a single edition for the first time ever! Featuring musical assistance from Zoot Sims, Kenny Burrell, Pepper Adams, Herbie Mann, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones. American Jazz Classics. Shrink-wrapped. 15 tracks.

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12 Classic Albums: 1956-62

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Essential Original Albums

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Masters of Music #ad - Includes a comprehensive full color 20-page booklet. The albums included in this set are: chet baker sings pacific jazz pj-1222, chet baker-russ freeman quartet pacific jazz pj-1232, chet baker sings and plays Pacific Jazz PJ-1202, Chet Baker & Strings Columbia CL 549, Chet: The Lyrical Trumpet of Chet Baker Riverside RLP12-299, and Chet Baker Sings ''It Could Happen to You'' Riverside Records RLP-12-278.

Beautifully packaged 3CD box set featuring six complete studio albums from jazz legend Chet Baker. Shrink-wrapped. Among the highlights are his three earliest vocal albums, as well as a session which pairs him with pianist Bill Evans. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.

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Complete Albums Collection: 1953-1963

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Enlightenment #ad - A master of the alto saxophone as well as a consummate composer and musician, Desmond was a pivotal figure on the West Coast cool jazz scene. However, desmond was also an accomplished bandleader in his own right, with the material released during the early part of his career remaining among his finest work.

Shrink-wrapped. Paul desmond remained active throughout the rest of his career, producing a multitude of albums and performing live with Dave Brubeck, Jim Hall, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Ed Bickert and The Modern Jazz Quartet among others. Shrink-wrapped. Sadly, his career was cut short, following a diagnosis of terminal lung cancer in the mid '70s.

Collating nine original albums, this set serves as the perfect introduction to this master musician and composer, as well as providing a welcome reminder to those already versed in the great man's work. Shrink-wrapped. This collection brings together the entirety of Paul Desmond's output as leader or co-leader between 1953 and 1963, a catalogue totaling more than five hours of music, presented here across four discs.

Complete Albums Collection: 1953-1963 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. He gave his final performance in new York in February 1977, and passed away on 30th May that year at the age of 52. Best known as a member of dave brubeck's legendary quartet and the man who wrote the biggest-selling jazz single ever, 'Take Five', Paul Desmond's importance as a jazz performer cannot be underestimated.

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Gerry Mulligan-Chet Baker Original Quartet: Complete Recordings Master takes

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American Jazz Class #ad - The complete master takes by Gerry Mulligan's original 1952-53 mostly piano-less quartet with Chet Baker. These recordings would prove enormously influential and set the groundwork for many other groups. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.

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Complete Albums Collection: 1954-1957

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Enlightenment #ad - Thelonious monk - 1954-57: complete albums collection - 5 CD SET Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.

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Classic Collaborations 1957-1963

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Enlightenment #ad - Shrink-wrapped. This began with the saxophonist appearing alongside pianist Tadd Dameron on Mating Call Prestige, 1957, which also saw him reunited with Philly Joe Jones, along with bassist John Simmons. In 1962 trane moved away a move away from his more traditional line ups for, alongside Paul Chambers' double bass, Kenny Burrell And John Coltrane New Jazz a record which blended his saxophone with Burrell's guitar, Tommy Flanagan's piano and Jimmy Cobb's drums.

The record also featured art blakey, coleman hawkins, Gigi Gryce and Wilbur Ware in a meeting of such prestige that the album would be inducted into the Grammy Award Hall Of Fame in 2007. In addition, 1959 - which included appearances from paul chambers and drummer art taylor - while the same year saw the release of his only pairing with fellow saxophonist Paul Quinichette on Cattin' With Coltrane And Quinichette Prestige in a group that showcased too the talents of Julian Euell on bass, he would join forces with other Miles Davis alumni on John Coltrane With The Red Garland Trio Prestige, Ed Thigpen on drums and Mal Waldron on piano.

Classic Collaborations 1957-1963 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. This collection, including eight complete, spanning almost five hours of music across four discs, original records, brings together the very finest albums John Coltrane recorded in collaboration with other jazz greats, remastered to this highest possible standard. Coltrane recorded his finest work as a collaborator, and this collection features the best of these recordings.

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Complete Albums Collection: 1957-1961

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Enlightenment #ad - Complete Albums Collection: 1957-1961 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Thelonious monk - 1957-61: complete albums collection - 5 CD SET Shrink-wrapped.

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Blue World

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Verve #ad - For many years, viewers of the film who recognized the music thought that they were listening to the original recordings, though in fact they were new and had never been heard. In 1964, the national film board of canada asked john Coltrane to record the soundtrack for a French-language film titled 'Le chat dans le sac" "The Cat in the Bag".

Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. In june of that year, coltrane's Classic Quartet entered Rudy Van Gelder's studio and recorded five previously-recorded Coltrane originals. Now, with the release of blue World, we can hear these newly-discovered recordings for the first time Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.

Blue World #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Amazingly, no announcement was made that the iconic Coltrane was adding new performances to this film. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.

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