At The Forum Theatre - Complete Recordings (2-CD Digipack Edition)
  • Loughbrough, Baker, Urso, Timmons & Littman Loughbrough, Baker, Urso, Timmons & Littman
  • Chet Baker Chet Baker

Chet Baker

At The Forum Theatre - Complete Recordings (2-CD Digipack Edition)

Fresh Sound Records

Personnel:
Chet Baker (tp), Phil Urso (ts), Bobby Timmons (p), Jimmy Bond (b), Peter Littman (d), Bill Loughbrough (chromatic tympani)

Reference: FSRCD 457_2

Bar code: 8427328604574

This is not just another Chet Baker album. These two CDs contain, for the first time in one set, all the recordings he made with his quintetthe crewunder Dick Bocks direction at the Los Angeles Forum Theatre in July 1956. On these sessions Chet plays throughout with even greater warmth, virility and maturity of conception than on previous recordings, but with the lyricism that was his forte intact. Ursos earthy, strongly swinging tenor, out of the brothers school, also raises the ante. In the rhythm section Bobby Timmons, who adds a powerful solo voice on piano, is buoyantly funky, while Jimmy Bond and Peter Littman complete a grooving, effectively driving unit behind the soloists.

Tracklisting:

CD 1
01. Tabu 5:39
02. Halema 3:52
03. To Mickeys Memory 5:14
04. Down 6:12
05. I Cant Get Started 3:07
06. Revelation 3:58
07. Lucius Lou 5:35
08. Worryin The Life Out Of Me 2:59
09. Something For Liza 4:05
10. Medium Rock 5:30
11. Pawnee Junction 4:01

CD 2
01. Extra Mild 5:17
02. Chippyin 3:20
03. Its Only A Paper Moon 4:45
04. Music To Dance By 4:35
05. Autumn In New York 2:08
06. A Night On Bop Mountain 4:18
07. Slightly Above Moderate 6:59
08. Jumpin Off A Clef 4:56
09. Line For Lyons 2:58
10. Mickeys Memory Aternate 5:24

Personnel:

Chet Baker (tp), Phil Urso (ts), Bobby Timmons (p), Jimmy Bond (b), Peter Littman (d).

Note: Bill Loughbrough, chromatic tympani added on CD 1 #3 & 11; CD 2 #6 & 10; Chet Baker, vocals ob CD 2 # 9

Recorded Forum Theatre, Los Angeles,July 24,25 & 31, 1956

Original recordings produced by Dick Bock
Recording engineers: Dick Bock, Phil Turetsky & Gerry McDonald
Photographs by courtesy of William Claxton (digipack and booklet, pages 6 and 11) and Ray Avery (booklet)

Produced for CD release by Jordi Pujol

Dedicated to the memories of Dick Bock, Harry Babasin, Roy Harte and William Claxton

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Price:

$20.38  (tax incl.)

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