Chet Baker

Chet Baker

American jazz trumpeter and vocalist (1929-1988)
A tragic figure with immense talent, both in his silvery fingered trumpet playing and his wonderfully soft, heartfelt voice.
BornDecember 23, 1929
HometownYale, Oklahoma, United States of America
SpouseCarol Ann Jackson (m 1964 - 1988) , Halema Alli (m 1956 - 1959) , Charlaine Souder (m 1950 - 1988)
ChildrenMissy Baker , Paul Baker , Chesney Aftab Baker , Dean Baker
ParentsVera Baker , Chesney H. Baker Sr.
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Videos

Jazz legend Chet Baker remembered by his bassist

Chet Baker's bass player, Riccardo del Fra, pays a musical tribute to the jazz legend who died in 1988 with an album 'My Chet My Song' and a series of concerts. Duration: 01:08

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Let's Get Lost
Let's Get Lost
2h
1989

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