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9 edition of Looking for Chet Baker found in the catalog.

Looking for Chet Baker

by Bill Moody

  • 261 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Dark City Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Baker, Chet,
  • Audiobooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9594838M
    ISBN 100964413825
    ISBN 109780964413825
    OCLC/WorldCa59157497

    Matthew Ruddick – Funny Valentine: The Story of Chet Baker (Melrose Books, pp., £ Book Review by Chris Parker. The blurb for this, the third edition of Matthew Ruddick’s biography of Chet Baker, describes it as ‘intimate and unflinching’, so anyone familiar with the trumpeter’s life story will know what to expect: an account of an extravagantly gifted individual squandering.   Thankfully, the upcoming not-quite-biopic Born To Be Blue acts as an entry point for those looking to re-examine Chet Baker. In the film, which sees a limited theatrical release in the U.S. Friday.

      Since filming Chet Baker in Let's Get Lost, Bruce Weber has searched in vain for someone with such magic. The director remembers a musician 'who wanted to be as free as a bird'. Compilation: The very best of Chet Baker (in my analysis opinion).

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Looking for Chet Baker (Evan Horne Series Book 5) - Kindle edition by Moody, Susan. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Looking for Chet Baker (Evan Horne Series Book 5)/5(57). Looking for Chet Baker book.

Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Looking for Chet Baker by Bill Moody, released on 20 /5. He is the author of five Evan Horne novels: Looking for Chet Baker, Bird Lives!, Sound of the Trumpet, Death of a Tenor Man, and Solo Hand. Product details Series: Evan Horne Series (Book 5)/5(57).

An English professor who needs to publish one more book to achieve tenure, Ace wants Horne to help him research real-life jazz great Chet Baker.

InBaker fell (or was pushed) from his hotel window in Amsterdam, i.e., he died "under mysterious circumstances."Brand: Poisoned Pen Press. Looking for Chet Baker: Moody, Susan: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books Go Search Hello Select your address /5(55). Readers looking for an entertaining, but a bit different kind of an amateur sleuth tale will enjoy LOOKING FOR CHET BAKER and the other novels in the Horne series. The story line provides insight into jazz (past and present) while spinning an engaging mystery involving a real persona.5/5(4).

'Looking for Chet Baker' Jazz man Chet Baker was a trumpeter, singer, and an important contributor to "cool" jazz. His life was viewed by some as glamorous. His death in. Buy Looking for Chet Baker (Evan Horne) by Moody, Bill (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(51). Get this from a library. Looking for Chet Baker: an Evan Horne mystery. [Bill Moody] -- Pianist Evan Horne's European interlude lands him a gig in Amsterday, where the old jazz clubs are alive and well.

But here he unexpectedly finds himself reliving the last days of legendary blues. An English professor who needs to publish one more book to achieve tenure, Ace wants Horne to help him research real-life jazz great Chet Baker.

InBaker fell (or was pushed) from his hotel. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Looking for Chet Baker: An Evan Horne Mystery #5 by Bill Moody at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: Poisoned Pen Press. Pianist Evan Horne’s European interlude lands him a gig in Amsterdam, where the old jazz clubs are alive and well.

But here he unexpectedly finds himself reliving the last days of legendary trumpeter Chet Baker, who died under mysterious circumstances. Did Baker fall from a hotel balcony or was he pushed.

The answers lead Horne on an odyssey into one of the greatest mysteries of the jazz. Bill Moody's background as a musician and his talents as a writer have made the Evan Horne Mysteries a favorite of jazz aficionados and crime-fiction fans alike.

Investigating the death of Chet Baker, a major cult figure in the world of music, brings out the best in both the author and his pianist sleuth, Evan Horne. Looking for Chet Baker is his fifth Evan Horne mystery.

'Looking for Chet Baker' Okay, so you've gotten a tentative contract for a Chet Baker book. Congratulations, I'm happy for you." But Ace doesn't sound happy.

looking for the arts. A couple of Moody's references (to Victor Feldman and Dexter Gordon) seem off-base historically, but those are quibbles. In Looking for Chet Baker, Moody again provides excellent writing and a unique contribution to jazz culture.

[With a foreward by Russ Freeman, pianist and former Chet Baker band-mate, and a brief discography]. Chet Baker sings "Look For The Silver Lining", with Russ Freeman on piano. Looking for Chet Baker is the fifth Horne novel, which says something about how good Moody is.

A musician himself, Moody is a fluent writer with a good ear for dialogue, a deft and ingratiating descriptive touch, a talent for characterization and a genuine feel for the jazz : Steven Cerra.

Ace was last seen alive in Amsterdam's Prins Hendrik Hotel, made famous, or infamous, 13 years earlier when Chet Baker was last seen alive there too. It was from the window of Room C that the legendary trumpeter jumped, fell, or was pushed&#;the consensus rather favoring jumped or fell since the year-old virtuoso was also a noted Author: Bill Moody.

Looking for Chet Baker: An Evan Horne Mystery Large Print 16pt: : Bill Moody: Libros en idiomas extranjerosAuthor: Bill Moody.

Read "Looking for Chet Baker" by Susan Moody available from Rakuten Kobo. Evan Horne, recovering from both the injury to his hand and to his psyche, is on tour in England, hoping to concentrate Brand: Sourcebooks.

Chesney Henry Baker Jr. (Decem – ) was an American jazz trumpeter and vocalist. He is known for his major innovations within the cool jazz subgenre leading him to be nicknamed the "prince of cool".

Baker earned much attention and critical praise through the s, particularly for albums featuring his vocals (Chet Baker Sings, It Could Happen to You).Get this from a library!

Looking for Chet Baker: an Evan Horne mystery. [Bill Moody] -- "Evan Horne's comeback at the keyboard has brought him to England, where he hopes he can concentrate on his music and not think about crimes. But his friend Ace Buffington, who's led him into trouble.Readers looking for an entertaining, but a bit different kind of an amateur sleuth tale will enjoy LOOKING FOR CHET BAKER and the other novels in the Horne series.

The story line provides insight into jazz (past and present) while spinning an engaging mystery involving a real persona.