Chet Baker  American Trumpeter

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Chet Baker passed away on 13th May 1988 aged 58.


Chet Baker was previously married to Carol Baker (1965 - 1988).


Chet Baker is a 58 year old American Trumpeter. Born Chesney Henry Baker on 23rd December, 1929 in Yale, OK, he is famous for The Chet Baker Quartet in a career that spans 1949–1988. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Chet Baker is a member of the following lists: Hot Club Records artists, Jazz musicians from Oklahoma and People from Milpitas, California.


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Chet Baker58 CapricornTrumpeter
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BBTygerTygerJan 21, 2012

He was a wonderful trumpet player, but also sang beautifully.

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    Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker, Jr. (December 23, 1929 – May 13, 1988) was an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist....

    Confirmed Relationships2
    Longest Relationship22 yrs, 5 mths
    Shortest Relationship22 yrs, 5 mths
    Average Relationship Length11 yrs, 2 mths
    First Name Chet
    Last Name Baker
    Full Name at Birth Chesney Henry Baker
    Age 58 (age at death) years
    Birthday 23rd December, 1929
    Birthplace Yale, OK
    Died 13th May, 1988
    Place of Death Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Cause of Death Defenestration
    Build Average
    Eye Color Brown - Light
    Hair Color Brown - Light
    Zodiac Sign Capricorn
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Musician
    Occupation Trumpeter
    Claim to Fame The Chet Baker Quartet
    Music Genre (Text) West Coast jazz, Cool Jazz, Bebop
    Music Genre Jazz, Cool
    Year(s) Active 1949–1988, 1949–88
    Music Style Cool, West Coast Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz
    Music Mood Melancholy, Intimate, Atmospheric, Relaxed, Elegant, Sophisticated, Stylish, Restrained, Gentle, Reserved, Somber, Dreamy, Laid-Back/Mellow, Autumnal, Refined/Mannered, Sweet, Romantic, Reflective, Sensual
    Instrument Trumpet, Vocals
    Instrument (text) Trumpet, Vocals, Flugelhorn, Piano
    Associated Acts Gerry Mulligan, Art Pepper
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