Chet Baker

Chet Baker
1929 - 1988

Chet Baker  American Trumpeter


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

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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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    BBTygerTygerJan 21, 2012

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

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