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Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker Jr. (December 23, 1929 - May 13, 1988) was born in Yale, Oklahoma. A trumpet player, Baker was an important part of the West coast "cool jazz" school of the 1950s. He first came to prominence in the jazz world as part of the pianoless Gerry Mulligan Quartet -- Mulligan had played with Miles Davis, whose Birth of the Cool is recognized as ushering in the movement.

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  • Voz doce, notas delicadas, sentimentos puros. Musica feita de muita beleza e dor, que preenchem de consolo os corações solitários, traz paz as almas aflitas, e deixam este universo horroroso, um lugar muito mais bonito de se viver. - Precisamos de menos guerra, e mais Chet Baker em nossas vidas... --♥
  • The greatest.
  • the voice that defined what is low profile for modern popular music
  • his music is a sacred confession for me.
  • it's always a joy to listen to Chet.
  • briliant jazz
  • Beautiful voice, so soft and the trumpet almost talks, sometimes cries.
  • <3

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