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Artist: Baker, Jeff
Title: Baker Sings Chet
Format: CD
Label: OA2 RECORDS
Catalog Number:22010
Barcode:805552201024 itemnumber=1000018958
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: VOCALS - JAZZ & POP
Release Date: 10/21/2003
Availability: In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
Smooth, Chet Baker inspired jazz vocals. 


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Boise-based Jeff Baker offers this tribute to the vocal stylings of Chet Baker. While not a clone of Chet, the arrangements on the album and Jeff’s haunting, smooth, and provocative vocal treatment recall the legendary song styling of the trumpeter/vocalist. Though he refers to Chet's repertoire throughout the album in phrasing and certain melodic moments, Jeff’s homage does not abandon his own approach. His polished voice comes through, showcasing a variety of styles. He can swing hard, be tender, and his efforts on “Autumn In New York/September Song” are impressively deep and innovative. This is a pleasing tribute to a jazz legend, and more importantly, it marks the presence of Jeff Baker as a fresh sound in vocal jazz.

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