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Chet Baker: The Man Who Came Back From The Dead

Report and Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, July 1973

The Return of Chet Baker ...

Chet Baker Sings and Plays From the Film ‘Let's Get Lost’

Review by Tom Graves, Rock & Roll Disc, November 1989

I AM NO JAZZ CRITIC, and there are several Rock & Roll Disc writers far more qualified to write about Chet Baker than I. But ...

Chet Baker: Let's Get Lost (15) (Bruce Weber)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Lloyd Bradley, Q, February 1990

CHET BAKER'S James Deanish looks, rebel-type lifestyle and romantic jazz style made him a cult figure in the '50s, when he became one of photographer ...

10th Anniversary Of Chet Baker’s Death

Retrospective by James Maycock, Independent, The, May 1998

"WHAT’S YOUR favourite type of high?" inquires Bruce Weber towards the end of his film Let’s Get Lost. Chet Baker’s answer is unsettling. ...

Chet Baker

Book Excerpt by Gene Santoro, 'Highway 61 Revisited...', 2004

IT'S EASY TO rephrase Tolstoy's opening to Anna Karenina so it describes junkies, who all share an essential plotline: Who and how to hustle in ...

The Heartbreaking Beauty Of Chet Baker

Retrospective by Lenny Kaye, Wondering Sound, November 2012

IT'S AUTUMN IN NEW YORK, and as I always do at this time of year, I pull Chet Baker from the shelf.  ...

Chet Baker, Trumpeter, 1929-1988

Book Excerpt by Brian Case, On the Snap (Caught by the River, 2015), 2015

I CAN REMEMBER that Chet was major despondent. A black cloud marking time. Why was I interviewing him? No particular reason. The Jazz Centre Society ...

see also Gerry Mulligan

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