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  1. Shadal
    My personal favorite Chet CD is the exquisite "Embraceable You", a gem only recently discovered, after gathering dust on a shelf for 40 years. "Deep in a Dream" has its moments, to be sure, like the title cut, but the a capella vocals don't cut it, and several other cuts receive better treatment on other CD's/5(17).
  2. Mauhn
    While it's not quite the ultimate collection promised by the title, Deep in a Dream is still an excellent introduction to the music of Chet Baker. The 19 tracks, which were chosen by James Gavin, author of the definitive Baker biography, are culled from Baker's s recordings for a variety of labels, including Pacific Jazz, Columbia, Colpix, Jazzland, and Jazztone/5(16).
  3. Julrajas
    By no means essential to fans, Deep in a Dream: The Ultimate Chet Baker Collection is still a wonderful resource for first-time listeners to discover rengendrounddithanli.thalmauversipetciolisginghadifdito.co gorgeous trumpet playing displayed a passion and energy that was fueled by a tragic life filled with bad luck, jail sentences, and heroin abuse.9/
  4. Akimuro
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Chet Baker - Steve Houben on Discogs/5(8).
  5. Yozshurisar
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Chet Baker - Steve Houben on Discogs.
  6. Mikajind
    This first major biography of the most romanticized icon in jazz thrillingly recounts his wild ride. From his emergence in the s--when an uncannily beautiful young man from Oklahoma appeared on the West Coast to become, seemingly overnight, the prince of "cool" jazz--until his violent, drug-related death in Amsterdam in , Chet Baker lived a life that has become an Reviews:
  7. Mebei
    Deep in a Dream is a thoroughly researched and well written biography of Chet Baker. Baker was a one of the leading stars of West Coast jazz in .
  8. Nadal
    Jul 01,  · Deep in a Dream is the definitive bio of Baker, and Gavin’s expertly selected companion CD, released by Blue Note, provides the perfect soundtrack to Baker’s not always so melodic and beautiful life. There are a lot of sordid stories about Baker in the book. Were there any stories that you just felt were too sordid to include in the book?
  9. Akibei
    Jun 30,  · DEEP IN A DREAM. The Long Night of Chet Baker. By James Gavin. Illustrated. pp. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $ In the realm of ''cool,'' the class system of American youth culture, the.

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