RECORD STORE DAY RELEASE
Available for the first time anywhere, Live in Paris features two concert recordings made by Chet Baker at Esplanade De La Defence on July 17, 1983, and at Le Petit Opportun on February 7, 1984. Captured in glorious stereo by Radio France. Featuring bassists Riccardo Del Fra and Dominique Lemerle, and legendary pianist Michel Graillier. Includes liner notes by GRAMMY-winning writer/author Ashley Kahn, interviews with Riccardo Del Fra and Dominique Lemerle, an essay by French journalist Franck Bergerot, and recollections by former Chet Baker sideman Richie Beirach. With never-before-seen photos from French photographer Christian Rose and Franck Bergerot. Transferred from the original Radio France tape reels by INA. Mastered for vinyl by legendary sound engineer Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed on 180-gram vinyl.