Chet Baker’s Soulful Version of ‘Time After Time’ (Under the Snow)

Mike Springer, Open Culture, Dec 23, 2011
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Just some really ncie jazz as an interlude in today's newsletter. As much as I've enjoying the rich soft tones of his singing and playing on the flugelhorn, I'm enjoying this look at the way the world was in 1964. People were still named Chet. Musicians stood and waited patiently for their cue. Major stars could appear on Belgian TV missing a front tooth. Baker was 34 when he played this "melancholy interpretation of the Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne standard, 'Time After Time.'," I was five years old at the time, and the show could have appeared on our television set one December evening as the snow fell and my mother made supper in the kitchen (who knows?).
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