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Chet Baker: Time After Time

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the birth of Chet Baker, who died in 1988. One of the most haunting (and haunted) trumpeters to ever pick up a horn, Baker was also an exquisite, understated vocalist.

Here’s a clip of his version of “Time After Time,” assembled by the Chet Baker Foundation:

And if you haven’t seen Bruce Weber’s mesmerizing 1988 Chet Baker documentary film “Let’s Get Lost,” put it on your Netflix queue immediately.

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