Jazz@Laurens - four decades of Chet Baker
The next Jazz@Laurens is being held in the Salle de Associations, 1 Rue du Chateau 34480 Laurens.
THE RETRO CHET QUARTET
LET'S GET LOST
THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF CHET BAKER
Geoff Varrall: trumpet
Clive Brown : double bass
Caroline Copper : piano
Peter Miles : drums
Let's get lost
Thirty years ago (April 28 1988), just two weeks before his untimely death, Chet Baker played a final concert in Hanover.
In this anniversary celebration of his life and music, we revisit four decades of Chet Baker playing with some of the finest musicians to be found either side of the Atlantic including on bass, Carson Smith and Ron Carter, on piano Russ Freeman, Hal Galper and Harold Danko and on drums, Shelly Manne, Larry Bunker and Steve Gadd.
We reference music from the Fifties (Deep in a Dream, The Trumpet Artistry of Chet Baker for Dick Bock, Pacific Records and Chet in Paris 1955 for the Barclay Label, the Sixties (Chet is Back, The Italian Sessions and The Most Important Jazz Album of 1964/65 including Tadd’s Delight by Tadd Cameron), the Seventies (1974 Carnegie Hall Concert with Gerry Mulligan and She was Too Good for Me with arrangements by Don Sebesky) and the Eighties (Last Concert in Tokyo and the Stuttgart and Hanover
Candlelit Jazz, this promises to be an evening of superb music!
Entrance is 15 euros: this includes one glass of wine and nibbles.
We have limited seating so it's reservation only.
For reservations please contact Wendy on
Tel: 06 52 75 65 87