Gerry Mulligan & Chet Baker – Carnegie Hall Concert (Remastered) (1975/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 01:11:59 minutes | 2,76 GB | Genre: Jazz
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Live recording at Carnegie Hall on November 24, 1974.
Chet Baker, who once dominated the world as a cool jazz hero, revived brilliantly after a long stagnation and wandering life due to drug damage, etc. A live album of a co-starring concert after a long absence. The standard songs and Mulligan’s original songs are heard as if they were able to play in New York again. By the way, the guitar is John Scofield, which is also his first recording.
At this 1974 concert baritonist Gerry Mulligan and trumpeter Chet Baker had one of their very rare reunions; it would be only the second and final time that they recorded together after Mulligan’s original quartet broke up in 1953. Oddly enough, a fairly contemporary rhythm section was used (keyboardist Bob James, vibraphonist Dave Samuels, bassist Ron Carter, drummer Harvey Mason, and in one of his first recordings, guitarist John Scofield). However, some of the old magic was still there between the horns, and in addition to two of Mulligan’s newer tunes, this set (the first of two volumes) also includes fresh versions of “Line for Lyons” and “My Funny Valentine.”
01 – Line for Lions 08:21
02 – Song for Unfinished Woman 09:00
03 – My Funny Valentine 08:47
04 – Song for Strayhorn 09:41
05 – It’s Sandy at the Beach 09:16
06 – Bernie’s Tune 08:03
07 – K-4 Pacific 11:52
08 – There Will Never Be Another You 06:59