Chet Is Back! – Chet Baker


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Chet Is Back! is a 1962 studio album by jazz musician Chet Baker.

Chet Is Back! was recorded in Rome, Italy in 1962 at RCA’s Studios. It features bop-oriented tunes such as “Pent-Up House” and “Well, You Needn’t”. His Chet Baker Sextet consisted of a group of up-and-coming European jazz musicians, which included Belgian saxophonist Bobby Jaspar, Belgian guitarist Rene Thomas, Italian pianist Amedeo Tommasi, Belgian bassist Benoit Quersin, and Swiss drummer Daniel Humair.

The album features an original composition, “Ballata in forma di blues” (“A Ballad in Blues Style”), by Amedeo Tommasi. Ballads are featured, including “Over the Rainbow”, “Star Eyes”, and “These Foolish Things”. Compositions by other jazz musicians are also featured, such as Thelonious Monk‘s “Well, You Needn’t”, Sonny Rollins‘ “Pent Up House”, Charlie Parker‘s “Barbados”, and Oscar Pettiford‘s “Blues in the Closet”.

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A1 Well, You Needn’t
Written-By – Thelonious Monk
A2 These Foolish Things
Written-By – Link*, Marvell*, Strachey*
A3 Barbados
Written-By – Charlie Parker
A4 Star Eyes
Written-By – Raye*, De Paul*
B1 Over The Rainbow
Written-By – Arlen*
B2 Pent-Up House
Written-By – Sonny Rollins
B3 Ballata In Forma Di Blues
Written-By – Amedeo Tommasi
B4 Blues In The Closet
Written-By – Oscar Pettiford