Album Cover Art Wednesday: Chet Baker

Trumpeter/Singer Chet Baker was the Jazz matinee idol of the Beat generation. He was handsome as all get out and as cool as a cucumber. Album covers from his prime reflect his status as the Marlon Brando/James Dean/Dean Moriarty of Jazz. Here’s a sampler:

It’s time for some cool Jazz from 1956:

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One thought on “Album Cover Art Wednesday: Chet Baker

  1. M. Bouffant says:

    Read not too long ago that Chet was beaten up, lost most/all of his teef, & had to relearn blowing the trumpet w/ his new embouchure.

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