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Three Chet Baker Clips

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I came across the following three Chet Baker video clips yesterday. If you're familiar with them, they're worth another look. If not, you're in for a treat. What's fascinating to me is his smoldering intensity and passion. Also haunting is how similar he and Elvis Presley looked in 1956, though Baker appears more morose and a lot less self-confident, albeit much more poetic.

Without any further delay, here they are...

Here's Baker in Rome in 1956...



Here's Baker in Torino in 1959...



And here he is in 1964 playing So What on flugelhorn...


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This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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