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Photo: Lawrence Shustak / Design Harris Lewine, Ken Braren, Paul Bacon

Chet Baker – If you could see me now, Chet, 1959

Recorded in New York City on December 30, 1958 and January 19, 1959.

Chet Baker – trumpet
Pepper Adams  – baritone Saxophone
Paul Chambers  – bass
Philly Joe Jones /  Connie Kay – drums
Herbie Mann- alto flute
Kenny Burrell  – guitar
Bill Evans  – piano


”This album is entirely instrumental. It contains 9 ballads played in the styles of Hard Bop to Cool Jazz.
The album is entirely devoted to explorations of the ballad mood, it includes considerable variety.”

Orrin Keepnews – producer

Melvin Sokolsky, Chet Baker and Wally Coover, 1959

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