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The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings of the Gerry Mulligan Quartet with Chet Baker

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The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings of the Gerry Mulligan Quartet With Chet Baker

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan
Producers:
Blue Note

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West Coast jazz of the 1950s was often a fairly anemic genre, but two incredibly lyrical players helped to turn it into a music of limpid beauty: baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan and trumpeter Chet Baker. Backed only by bass and drums, Mulligan and Baker filled the air with well-contoured melodies and gently sensual tones. In their legendary time as a team, they swung with butterfly grace. A

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