Synopsis by Nathan Southern
Legendary and ill-fated west coast jazz trumpeter Chet Baker (1929-1988) toplined this casual performance film, mounted and shot at the Sonet Record Library in Lindingö, Sweden. It features supporting work by Belgian bassist Jean-Louis Rassinfosse and French pianist Michel Graillier. A brief, incisive interview of Baker, conducted by Red Mitchell, follows the music. Selections include: Nardis, Bye Bye Blackbird, My Romance, Red's Blues, Love For Sale, Candy, Tempus Fugue-It and Sad Walk.