Chet Baker is the Shit.  Period.

When it comes to singer/trumpet players….there’s no one else in my book.

One of the many examples:

“Chet, what’s your favorite kind of high?”


“The kind that scares people…it’s called a speed ball… cocaine and heroine”

Below is a video of Chet in some Italian movie, (he lived in Italy living the dream for a large period of time, he also spent a year or two in jail.)