Very sad book . . or maybe it was just Chet 's life that made it so sad. I finished reading this book in Amsterdam and actually got to see where Chet died . . Read morePublished 14 days ago by Brandi Crouch
A sad story told sadly. Much about drugs, little about the music; or, art imitating life. Not a satisfying read although apparently realistic.Published 3 months ago by Fred J.
I read this book at night. It was just gripping enough that I looked forward to going to bed to catch on the next installment, but not so gripping that I had to read it all in one... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Marina Suter
though well researched, the book nevertheless tells a sorry tale of a talent squandered and subjugated to a raging ego and an all consuming heroine habit. Read morePublished 5 months ago by A. Bridges
As a musicologist, author and jazz pianist/vocalist specializing in Cool Jazz, Chet Baker is by far one of the most intriguing artists of the movement. Mr. Read morePublished 7 months ago by J. R. Spencer
Well written, clear-eyed, and aptly-paced, Gavin's book chronicles a man and a period in memorable fashion. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Niccolo Donzella
The book reads like a timeline rather than a cohesive biography. I did like all the references to the various locations in California. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Gerald
Chet Baker's music both instrumental and vocal has always been a favorite. The book takes you behind the scenes and shows how life with Chet Baker really was with all the flaws... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Rhett Oldham