1954

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954

1. But Not For Me
2. Time After Time
3. I Get Along Without You Very Well
4. There Will Never Be Another You
5. Look For The Silver Lining
6. My Funny Valentine
7. I Fall In Love Too Easily

 

* Pacific Jazz PJ-1222 World Pacific PJ-1222 Chet Baker Sings
* Pacific Jazz ST-20138 Chet Baker Plays And Sings
* Mosaic MR4-122, MD3-122 The Complete Pacific Jazz Studio Recordings Of The Chet Baker Quartet With Russ Freeman
* Pacific Jazz HFS-1 Various Artists - Assorted Flavors Of Pacific Jazz: A Hi-Fi Sampler $1.98
* Pacific Jazz DJ-1 Various Artists - Disc Jockey Edition
* Pacific Jazz JWC-504 World Pacific JWC-504 Various Artists - Rodgers And Hart Gems
* Pacific Jazz PJLP-11 Chet Baker Sings
* Pacific Jazz EP4-16 Chet Baker Sings
* Pacific Jazz 619, 45-619 Chet Baker - I Get Along Without You Very Well / Look For The Silver Lining

Chet Baker Quartet + Bill Perkins/Jimmy Giuffre

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums) plus an overdub: Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet -4) Bill Perkins (tenor sax -1/3,5)Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954;probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1950s

1. Look For The Silver Lining
2. Time After Time
3. My Funny Valentine  
4. There Will Never Be Another You  
5. But Not For Me
 
* World Pacific WP-1249   Chet Baker - Pretty/Groovy
* World Pacific DJ-2   Various Artists - Disc Jockey Edition: A Taste Of The Best From World Pacific
* Pacific Jazz JWC-500; World Pacific JWC-500   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast
* Pacific Jazz JWC-EP-1000   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast

Chet Baker Quartet + Joe Pass

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums) plus an overdub: Joe Pass (guitar)Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954;probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1962

1. My Funny Valentine
2. But Not For Me  
3. Look For The Silver Lining  
4. I Get Along Without You Very Well   
5. I Fall In Love Too Easily
6. There Will Never Be Another You
 
* World Pacific WP-1826, ST-1826   Chet Baker Sings

Chet Baker Quintet With Strings

Chet Baker (trumpet) Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Sam Cytron, Jack Gasselin, George Kast, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin (violin) Lou Kievman, Paul Robyn (viola) Victor Gottlieb (cello) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)Los Angeles, CA, February 20, 1954

1. What A Difference A Day Made
2. The Wind   
3. Love  
4. I Love You

 

* Columbia CL 549   Chet Baker And Strings

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)"University Of Michigan", Ann Arbor, MI, May 9, 1954

1. Announcements
2. Line For Lyons  
3. Lover Man  
4. My Funny Valentine  
5. Maid In Mexico
6. Stella By Starlight   
7. My Old Flame
8. Headline
9. Russ Job
 
 
 
* Mosaic MR4-113, MD3-113   The Complete Pacific Jazz Live Recordings Of The Chet Baker Quartet With Russ Freeman
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1203; World Pacific PJ-1203   Chet Baker Quartet - Jazz At Ann Arbor
* Pacific Jazz EP4-31   Chet Baker Quartet - Jazz At Ann Arbor
* Pacific Jazz EP4-32   Chet Baker Quartet - Jazz At Ann Arbor

Chet Baker Quartet

same personnel

concert in Santa Cruz, CA, late July or late September-October, 1954

1. Billie's Bounce
2. Stella By Starlight  
3. Line For Lyons  
4. Carson City Stage  
5. All The Things You Are
 
 
 
* Mosaic MR4-113, MD3-113   The Complete Pacific Jazz Live Recordings Of The Chet Baker Quartet With Russ Freeman

Chet Baker Quartet

same personnel

"Tiffany Club", Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1954

1. No Ties  
2. Out Of Nowhere  
3. Deep Purple  
4. My Little Suede Shoes  
5. Lady Bird  
6. Line For Lyons  
7. Lullaby Of The Leaves   
8. My Old Flame  
9. Russ Job (alternate take)
10. The Wind
11. Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
12. Everything Happens To Me
13. A Dandy Line
14. Frenesi  
15. Moonlight In Vermont  
16. Carson City Stage
 
 
 
* Mosaic MR4-113, MD3-113   The Complete Pacific Jazz Live Recordings Of The Chet Baker Quartet With Russ Freeman
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1206; World Pacific PJ-1206   The Trumpet Artistry Of Chet Baker
* Pacific Jazz (J) K18P-9259   Chet Baker Quartet - Cool Baker, Vol. 1
* Pacific Jazz PJ-75   Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker - Timeless
* Pacific Jazz ST-20146   Gerry Mulligan And Chet Baker - Timeless

Stan Getz - Chet Baker Quintet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)Tiffany Club without an audience, Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1954

1. All The Things You Are  
2. Darn That Dream
3. Crazy Rhythm
 
 
 
* Pacific Jazz 7243 8 35634 2 5   Chet Baker And Stan Getz - West Coast Live

Chet Baker Sextet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bud Shank (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, September 9, 1954

1. Dot's Groovy
2. Tommyhawk (as Tommy Hawk)
3. The Half Dozens
4. Dot's Groovy (EP take)
 
 
 
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1206; World Pacific PJ-1206   The Trumpet Artistry Of Chet Baker
* Pacific Jazz HFS-1   Various Artists - Assorted Flavors Of Pacific Jazz: A Hi-Fi Sampler $1.98
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA892-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 50's, Vol. I
* Pacific Jazz PJ-75   Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker - Timeless
* Pacific Jazz ST-20146   Gerry Mulligan And Chet Baker - Timeless
* Pacific Jazz (Eu) 7243 5 79970 2 7   Chet Baker Sextet
* Pacific Jazz PJLP-15   Chet Baker Sextet
* Pacific Jazz EP4-24   Chet Baker Sextet
* Pacific Jazz 624, 45-624   Chet Baker - Tommyhawk / I'm Glad There Is You

Chet Baker Sextet

same personnel

Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, September 15, 1954

1. Little Man, You've Had A Busy Day  
2. Stella By Starlight
3. I'm Glad There Is You
4. Stella By Starlight (EP take)
5. Half And Half unissued  
 
 
 
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1206; World Pacific PJ-1206   The Trumpet Artistry Of Chet Baker
* Pacific Jazz (Eu) 7243 5 79970 2 7   Chet Baker Sextet
* Pacific Jazz PJLP-15   Chet Baker Sextet
* Pacific Jazz EP4-24   Chet Baker Sextet
* Pacific Jazz 624, 45-624   Chet Baker - Tommyhawk / I'm Glad There Is You

Chet Baker Quintet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)television broadcast, "Tonight Show", NYC, December, 1954

1. Makin' Whoopee  
2. Motel  
 
 
 
 * Philology (It) 214 W 13   Clifford Brown/Chet Baker - Trumpet Geniuses Of Fifties: Black And White Series,