BLOG: The ‘James Dean of Jazz’

“You don’t know what love is, until you’ve learned the meaning of the blues."—Chet Baker

Chesney Henry Baker, Jr., was born Dec. 23, 1929. “Chet” Baker, the self-destructive jazz musician, was born much later—and much older. Both died May 13, 1988. The miracle is that they didn’t die sooner, so intense was their drug-dusted death-dance.—LINK