Chet Baker – At Onkel Pö’s Carnegie Hall 1979 (Remastered) (2020) [FLAC 24bit/48kHz]

Chet Baker – At Onkel Pö’s Carnegie Hall 1979 (Remastered) (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time – 01:39:38 minutes | 1,1 GB | Genre: Jazz
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The iconic jazz trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker, one of the true greats in jazz, recorded live at the legendary Hamburg venue Onkel Pö’s Carnegie Hall in 1979. Baker’s music here is crystal clear, powerful, compact and focused. Eloquently he tells the story of the compositions he selected for that evening; just ¬five pieces for 100 minutes – Cole Porter’s standard “Love for Sale” as an opener, interpreted in a slightly rocky way, then the empathic fable “You Can’t Go Home Again” by Don Sebesky, followed by “There’ll Never Be Another You” by Harry Warren as a showcase for Baker’s unique, fragile and yet seductive scat, as well as two true highlights: “Black Eyes” by Wayne Shorter and “Broken Wing” by Richie Beirach. Chet Baker himself never composed a song – but like no other, he was able to absorb and understand the best music ideas of his contemporaries. Three excellent musicians accompanied Baker on the tour: Phil Markovitz from New York on the piano and the Belgian bassist Jean-Louis Rassinfosse, the trio was completed by the drummer Charlie Rice, from Philadelphia.

1. Love for Sale (18:07)
2. You Can’t Go Home Again (13:27)
3. There’ll Never Be Another You (16:31)
4. Black Eyes (27:51)
5. Broken Wing (23:44)

Chet Baker, trumpet, vocals
Phil Markowitz, piano
Jean Louis Rassinfosse, bass
Charlie Rice, drums