Chet Baker: Time After Time

December 23rd, 2009, 10:01 am by Greg

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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