Brian Morton, Chet Baker
Chet Baker - Sings was trumpeter Chet Baker’s alltime best seller and is his most revered album. In this book, renowned Penguin Guide to Jazz and BBC writer Brian Morton explores the making of this iconicjazz masterpiece. Also contained in this 80-page book is a specially written essay by Ricciardo Del Fra (who was Chet’s regular bassist in the 1980s) about his experiences playing with the emblematic trumpeter. The book is fully illustrated with classic, rare and never before published photos by such important jazz photographers as William Claxton, Jean-Pierre Leloir, and Bob Willoughby, among others. Also included inside is the CD Chet Baker Sings in its entirety, plus the addition of 6 bonus tracks.