Chet Baker

Chet Baker
1929 - 1988
Chet Baker  American Trumpeter

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

Chet Baker was in a relationship with Ruth Young.


American Trumpeter Chet Baker was born Chesney Henry Baker on 23rd December, 1929 in Yale, OK and passed away on 13th May 1988 Amsterdam, Netherlands aged 58. He is most remembered for The Chet Baker Quartet. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Chet Baker is a member of the following lists: Columbia Records artists, American male singers and 1929 births.


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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
Buried Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
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
Record Label Pacific Jazz, RCA, Epic
Associated Acts Gerry Mulligan, Art Pepper, Stan Getz, Charlie Parker, Russ Freeman, Bud Shank

Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker Jr. (December 23, 1929 – May 13, 1988) was an American jazz trumpeter and vocalist. He is known for major innovations within the cool jazz subgenre leading him to be nicknamed the "prince of cool".

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BBTygerTygerBBTygerTygerJan 21, 2012

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

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