The complementing talents of Chet Baker both as a trumpet player and as a singer are now well known. Both his trumpet and voice seem to be extensions of the same musical personality, and once you’ve become familiar with both facets of Baker, you expect to hear them both.
However, this album was a revelation at the time and won Baker new fame and a new audience, which was less familiar with jazz than with pop music. The reasons are quite clear: Chet’s voice is tender and beautiful, and at the same time his phrasing always swings and surprises.
2. It’s Always You
3. Like Someone In Love
4. My Ideal
5. I’ve Never Been n Love Before
6. My Buddy
2. Time After Time
3. I Get Along Without You Very Well
4. My Funny Valentine
5. There Will Never Be Another You
6. The Thrill Is Gone
7. I fall In Love Too Easily
8. Look For The Silver Lining