(2-CD set) This set delivers the best tracks recorded by Chet Baker between 1953 and 1956 in Los Angeles, Paris and Ann Arbor. As usual this "Quintessence" volume features a booklet with both French and English notes written by Alain Gerber, writer, journalist and producer in France.
Gerry Mulligan Quartet : Moonlight In Vermont, Chet Baker Quartet : Maid In Mexico - Imagination - Band Aid - Happy Little Sunbeam, Chet Baker Ensemble : Ergo - Moonlight Becomes You, Chet Baker With Strings : A Little Duet, Chet Baker Quartet : But Not For Me (Vocal) - But Not For Me (Instrumental) - There Will Never Be Another You - Look For The Silver Lining - My Funny Valentine - I Fall In Love Too Easily - Line For Lyons -
Lover Man - My Funny Valentine - Zing, Went The Strings Of My Hart.
Chet Baker Sextet : Little Man, You've Had A Busy Day , Chet Baker Quartet : Long Ago And Far Away - Sad Walk - Tenderly, Chet Baker & His Orchestra : Chet, Chet Baker Quartet : Everything Happens To Me, Chet Baker Quintet : Tasty Pudding, Chet Baker Quartet : That Old Feeling - I've Never Been In Love Before, Chet Baker & Art Pepper Sextet : Sonny Boy, Chet Baker Quartet : My Ideal, Chet Baker Quintet : To Mickey's Memory, Chet Baker Big Band : A Foggy Day - Darn That Dream - Tenderly, Russ Freeman & Chet Baker : Love Nest - Hugo Hurwhey.