West Coast Live

COMPOSERS: Chet Baker & Stan Getz
LABELS: Pacific Jazz
PERFORMER: Chet Baker (t); Stan Getz (ts)
CATALOGUE NO: CDP 8 35634 2

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Much of this material, recorded in LA in 1953/4, has surfaced only on European bootlegs, and is well worth investigating, though both Getz and Baker shine more brightly in their solo spots than they do when playing together. A fascinating contrast with the contemporaneous, legendary Mulligan-Baker pairing. CP