Posts tagged "Chet Baker"

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Freeway" by Gerry Mulligan Quartet

Song Of The Day – “Freeway” by Gerry Mulligan Quartet Some of the greatest Jazz the West Coast had to offer from the very first release by Pacific Jazz Records. I’ve got this one on a 10″ heavy vinyl microgroove record from 1952: catalog number PJLP-1! What a line up: Gerry Mulligan on the tenor... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Almost Blue" by Chet Baker

by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “Almost Blue” by Chet Baker One of Chet Baker’s last recordings was this Elvis Costello-penned song from the Bruce Weber film “Let’s Get Lost.”  Although a drug-addled mess towards the end of his life, musically this recording finds him in top form on horn and vocals. It’s... Read more »
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