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Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker, Jr. /American jazz trumpeter, flugelhorn player and singer. Here in Belgium 1983.

Full Name: Chesney Henry Baker, Jr.
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: Fame came playing with Gerry Mulligan in the early fifties.
Instruments: Trumpet
Music Styles: Jazz
Location: United States of America
Web Site:
Date Born: 23rd December 1929
Location Born:
Date Died: 13th May 1988
Location Died: Amsterdam
Memorial: He was interment in the Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, California. A plaque outside the hotel now memorializes him.
Summary: Nick named the James Dean of cool jazz.
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