Baker's Holiday

Baker's Holiday is an album of songs associated with Billie Holiday by trumpeter/vocalist Chet Baker which was recorded in 1965 and released on the Limelight label.[1][2][3]

Baker's Holiday
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Studio album by
Released1965
RecordedMay 1965
StudioNYC
GenreJazz
Length32:03
LabelLimelight
LM-82019/LS-86019
ProducerLuchi DeJesus
Chet Baker chronology
Stella by Starlight
(1964)
Baker's Holiday
(1965)
Smokin' with the Chet Baker Quintet
(1965)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [4]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states: "His performance of ten songs associated with Lady Day (most of which he had not recorded previously) is often exquisite".[4]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Trav'lin' Light" (Trummy Young, Jimmy Mundy, Johnny Mercer) – 3:10
  2. "Easy Living" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) – 3:21
  3. "That Ole Devil Called Love" (Allan Roberts, Doris Fisher) – 3:15
  4. "You're My Thrill" (Jay Gorney, Sidney Clare) – 2:58
  5. "Crazy She Calls Me" (Carl Sigman, Bob Russell) – 3:21
  6. "When Your Lover Has Gone" (Einar Aaron Swan) – 2:52
  7. "Mean to Me" (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) – 3:35
  8. "These Foolish Things" (Jack Strachey, Holt Marvell, Harry Link) – 3:29
  9. "There Is No Greater Love" (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) – 2:32
  10. "Don't Explain" (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) – 3:30

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mercury Records collection accessed May 26, 2017
  2. ^ Chet Baker Catalog accessed May 26, 2017
  3. ^ Enciclopedia del Jazz: Chet Baker accessed May 26, 2017
  4. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Baker's Holiday – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 26, 2017.