CHET BAKER – Live In Paris: The Radio France Recordings 1983-1984 (RSD Vinyl)


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CHET BAKER Live In Paris: The Radio France Recordings 1983-1984 DETAILS


Release Date: 4/23/2022

Format: 3 x LP

Label: Elemental

Quantity: 2500

Release type: 'RSD First' Release

Available for the first time anywhere, Live in Paris features two concert recordings made by Chet Baker at Esplanade De La Defence on July 17, 1983, and at Le Petit Opportun on February 7, 1984. Captured in glorious stereo by Radio France. Featuring bassists Riccardo Del Fra and Dominique Lemerle, and legendary pianist Michel Graillier. Includes liner notes by GRAMMY-winning writer/author Ashley Kahn, interviews with Riccardo Del Fra and Dominique Lemerle, an essay by French journalist Franck Bergerot, and recollections by former Chet Baker sideman Richie Beirach. With never-before-seen photos from French photographer Christian Rose and Franck Bergerot. Transferred from the original Radio France tape reels by INA. Mastered for vinyl by legendary sound engineer Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed on 180-gram vinyl.


LP1: SIDE A: 1) THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU 14:42 2) EASY LIVING 14:28 SIDE B: 1) BUT NOT FOR ME [vocals by Chet Baker] 15:42 2) STELLA BY STARLIGHT [Final words by Chet Baker] 8:43 LP2: SIDE C: 1) FUNK IN DEEP FREEZE 12:19 2) JUST FRIENDS [vocals by Chet Baker] 12:55 SIDE D: 1) ARBOR WAY 18:55 LP3: SIDE E: 1) STROLLIN’ 14:24 2) MARGERINE 9:54 SIDE F: 25:26 1) LAMENT 15:19 2) WALKIN’ [final words by MC Claude Carrière] 10:07