POLKA, DOTS AND MOONBEAMS ∽ Meet the CHET BAKER QUARTET, going East Coast in 1958

Part 3 of my little series with small bands, lead by trumpeters features Chet Baker with Al Haig (p), Paul Chambers (b) & ‘Philly’ Joe Jones (d).

This timelessly beautiful ballad can be found on one of my top-five favorites among Chet’s many excellent albums: Chet Baker In New York, recorded in NYC, September, 1958.

A marvel!

P.S. — With Johnny Griffin, “The Little Giant”, (ts), added:

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