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Stan Getz and Chet Baker - Stan Meets Chet


ORG - Original Recordings Group



Product No.:
AORG 014
UPC: 892001002141

45 RPM Vinyl Record

No. of Discs: 2
Note: 180 Gram

45 RPM  

Mastered by Bernie Grundman from the Original Analog Master Tapes!

The pairing of Stan Getz and Chet Baker in 1958 in Chicago for an LP seemed like such a natural thing - both being golden boys enjoying their heydays with lyrically clean, brilliant solo styles. So it is odd that they teamed up in the studio only one other time, 25 years later, in their long careers. Which makes this a summit meeting to savor. Their playing on "I'll Remember April" is a study in contrasts: Getz's long lines against Baker's shorter phrases. Baker delivers his best solo here, keeping to a medium tempo, while Getz gives his all on his curiously named adaptation of "Cherokee," which he cranks up to a furious tempo. The proceedings are fueled throughout by a solid Chicago rhythm section rarely heard on Verve.

1. I'll Remember April
2. Medley: Autumn in New York/Embraceable You/What's New
3. Jor-Du
4. Half-Breed Apache

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