1955

Chet Baker Quintet With Strings

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Bud Shank (flute) Russ Freeman (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Bob Neel (drums) with Ray Kramer, Ed Lustgarten, Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin (cello) Corky Hale (harp) Frank Campo, Johnny Mandel, Marty Paich (arranger)Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 1955

1. Grey December
2. I Wish I Knew
3. Someone To Watch Over Me
4. This Is Always
 
 
 
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1202 World Pacific PJ-1202 Chet Baker Sings And Plays
* Pacific Jazz HFS-1 Various Artists - Assorted Flavors Of Pacific Jazz: A Hi-Fi Sampler $1.98
* Pacific Jazz CDP 7 97160 2 Chet Baker - Grey December
* Pacific Jazz EP4-33 Chet Baker Sings And Plays
* Pacific Jazz EP4-30 Chet Baker Sings And Plays

Chet Baker Quintet With Strings + Joe Pass?

add plus an overdub: Joe Pass (guitar)Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 1955;probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1962

1. Someone To Watch Over Me
 
 
 
* World Pacific WP-1826, ST-1826   Chet Baker Sings

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 1955

1. Daybreak   
2. Just Friends
3. I Remember You
4. Let's Get Lost  
5. Long Ago And Far Away
6. You Don't Know What Love Is  
 
 
 
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1202; World Pacific PJ-1202   Chet Baker Sings And Plays
* Mosaic MR4-122, MD3-122   The Complete Pacific Jazz Studio Recordings Of The Chet Baker Quartet With Russ Freeman
* Pacific Jazz EP4-33   Chet Baker Sings And Plays
* Pacific Jazz EP4-30   Chet Baker Sings And Plays

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman or Harvey Leonard (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)television broadcast, "Tonight Show", NYC, March, 1955

1. Stella By Starlight
 
 
 
* Philology (It) 214 W 13   Clifford Brown/Chet Baker - Trumpet Geniuses Of Fifties: Black And White Series, Vol.

Chet Baker Quintet

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums) with Bill Loughborough (percussion)television broadcast, "Tonight Show", NYC, May 12, 1955

1. Night In Tunisia
2. You Don't Know What Love Is  
 
 
 
* Chazzer 2005   The Vibes Are On Gerry Mulligan/Shorty Rogers/Chet Baker
* Philology (It) W 51.2   Chet Baker Quartet Plus... - The Newport Years, Vol. 1

Chet Baker Quartet +

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Carter (bass) Peter Littman (drums) with Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone -4) Al Cohn (tenor sax -4) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax -3,4)"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 16, 1955

1. Walkin'
2. You Don't Know What Love Is
3. Five Brothers4. Tiny's Blues
 
 
 
* Philology (It) W 51, W 51.2   Chet Baker Quartet Plus... - The Newport Years, Vol. 1

The Dave Brubeck Quartet + Chet Baker + Clifford Brown + Gerry Mulligan Guests

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Norman Bates (bass) Joe Dodge (drums) with Chet Baker, Clifford Brown (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax)"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 16, 1955

1. Tea For Two Philology (It) W 51  
 
 
 
* Philology (It) W 51, W 51.2   Chet Baker Quartet Plus... - The Newport Years, Vol. 1

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)"Birdland", NYC, August 7, 1955

1. I'll Remember April  
2. Just Friends
 
 
 
* Philology (It) 214 W 13   Clifford Brown/Chet Baker - Trumpet Geniuses Of Fifties: Black And White Series, Vol. 1
* Chazzer 2005   The Vibes Are On Gerry Mulligan/Shorty Rogers/Chet Baker

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker, Rolf Schneebiegl (trumpet) Dick Twardzik (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)Mainz, West Germany, September 21, 1955

1. Walkin'   
2. Indian Summer
3. All The Things You Are  
 
 
 
* Philology (It) W 42   Chet Baker In Europe 1955

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Richard Twardzik (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)Paris, France, October 11, 1955

1. Rondette
2. Mid-Fort E
3. Sad Walk
4. Re-Search  
5. Just Duo
 
 
 
* Barclay (F) BLP 84009   Chet Baker - Rondette
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1218; World Pacific PJ-1218   Chet Baker In Europe
* Polydor (J) J48-20275/76   Chet Baker - Chet In Paris, Vol. 1
* Pacific Jazz EP4-47   Chet Baker In Europe

Chet Baker Quartetsame personnel

Paris, France, October 14, 1955

1. Piece Caprice   
2. Pomp  
3. The Girl From Greenland
4. Brash
 
 
 
* Barclay (F) BLP 84009   Chet Baker - Rondette
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1218; World Pacific PJ-1218   Chet Baker In Europe
* Pacific Jazz PJ-37   Richard Twardzik - The Last Set
* Polydor (J) J48-20275/76   Chet Baker - Chet In Paris, Vol. 1

Lars Gullin Quintet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Lars Gullin (baritone sax -1,3,4) Dick Twardzik (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums) Catherine Valente (vocals -4)"Villa Berg", Stuttgart, West Germany, October 15, 1955

1. Cool Blues
2. Brash  
3. Lover Man  
4. I'll Remember April  
 
 
 
* Dragon (Swd) DRLP 36 The Great Lars Gullin, Vol. 1 '55/'56 - With Chet Baker And Dick Twardzik

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerard Gustin (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Bert Dahlander (drums)Paris, France, October 24, 1955

1. I'll Remember April  
2. There's A Small Hotel
3. These Foolish Things  
4. Lover Man  
5. Autumn In New York  
6. Summertime
7. You Go To My Head
8. Tenderly
 
 
 
* Barclay (F) BLP 84017   Chet Baker - Summertime
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1218; World Pacific PJ-1218   Chet Baker In Europe
* Pacific Jazz ST-20138   Chet Baker Plays And Sings
* Pacific Jazz JWC-501; World Pacific JWC-501   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 2
* Polydor (J) J48-20275/76   Chet Baker - Chet In Paris, Vol. 1
* Pacific Jazz EP4-47   Chet Baker In Europe

Chet Baker Octet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Benny Vasseur (trombone) Jean Aldegon (alto sax) Armand Migiani (tenor sax) William Boucaya (baritone sax) Rene Urtreger (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Nils-Bertil Dahlander (drums)Paris, France, October 25, 1955

1. Chet
2. Chet (alternate take)
3. Dinah  
4. Dinah (alternate take)  
5. V-Line (1st version)   
6. In Memory Of Dick
7. In Memory Of Dick (alternate take)
 
 
 
* Barclay (F) BLP 84042   Chet Baker - Alone Together
* Polydor (J) J48-20275/76   Chet Baker - Chet In Paris, Vol. 1
* Polydor (J) J48-20277/78   Chet Baker - Chet In Paris, Vol. 2

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Raymond Fol (piano) Benoit Quersin (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)Paris, France, November 28, 1955

1. Alone Together
2. Alone Together (alternate take 1)
3. Alone Together (alternate take 2)  
4. Exitus (theme)  
5. Exitus (theme) (alternate take)
6. One In A While
7. All The Things You Are
8. All The Things You Are (alternate take)
9. Everything Happens To Me
 
 
 
* Barclay (F) BLP 84042   Chet Baker - Alone Together
* Polydor (J) J48-20275/76   Chet Baker - Chet In Paris, Vol. 1
* Polydor (J) J48-20277/78   Chet Baker - Chet In Paris, Vol. 2

Claus Ogerman Octet

Chet Baker, Werner Rehm (trumpet) Dick Simon (trombone) Gustl Mayer (clarinet) Rolf Schneebiegl (vibes) Claus Ogerman (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)Baden-Baden, West Germany, December 6, 1955

1. Sweet Georgia Brown
 
 
 
* Philology (It) 214 W 13   Clifford Brown/Chet Baker - Trumpet Geniuses Of Fifties: Black And White Series, Vol. 1

Chet Baker Quintet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Jean-Louis Chautemps (tenor sax) Ralph Schecroun (piano) Eddie De Haas (bass) Charles Saudrais (drums)"Odd Fellow Palaeet", Copenhagen, Denmark, December 11, 1955

1. C.T.A.  
2. Cheryl
3. Darn That Dream  
4. Chekeetah  
5. Four / Exitus (theme)
 
 
 
* Philology (It) W 42   Chet Baker In Europe 1955

Chet Baker Quintet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax) Rene Urtreger (piano) Benoit Quersin (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)Paris, France, December 26, 1955

1. Chekeetah
2. Chekeetah (alternate take)
3. How About You  
4. How About You (alternate take)
5. Exitus (theme)  
6. Exitus (theme) (alternate take)   
7. Dear Old Stockholm  
 
 
 
* Barclay (F) BLP 84042   Chet Baker - Alone Together
* Polydor (J) J48-20277/78   Chet Baker - Chet In Paris, Vol. 2