1974 Chet Baker – She Was Too Good To Me

She Was Too Good To Me is an album by Chet Baker. The album was released in 1974 as what some would call a “comeback” album. The title track is an alteration of “He Was Too Good to Me”. There were three recording sessions (July 17, October 31, and November 1, 1974)

Tracks

1  Autumn Leaves (Johnny Mercer; Joseph Kosma) 07:06
2  She Was Too Good To Me (Richard Rodgers; Lorenz Hart) 04:42
3  Funk In Deep Freeze (Hank Mobley) 06:07
4  Tangerine (Johnny Mercer; Victor Schertzinger) 05:30
5  With A Song In My Heart (Richard Rodgers; Lorenz Hart) 04:05
6  What’ll I Do (Irving Berlin) 03:58
7  It’s You Or No One (Jule Styne; Sammy Cahn) 04:29

Musicians

BassRon Carter
Electric PianoBob James
ClarinetRomeo Penque
FluteHubert Laws
FluteGeorge Marge
FluteRomeo Penque
OboeGeorge Marge
SaxPaul Desmond
TrumpetChet Baker
VibraphoneDavid Friedman
VocalsChet Baker

Other Musicians

1 Autumn Leaves

Drums Steve Gadd


2 She Was Too Good To Me

Drums Steve Gadd


3 Funk In Deep Freeze

Drums Steve Gadd


4 Tangerine

Drums Steve Gadd


5 With A Song In My Heart

Drums Jack DeJohnette


6 What’ll I Do

Drums Jack DeJohnette


7 It’s You Or No One

Drums Jack DeJohnette

Strings

Cello – George Ricci, Jesse Levy, Warren Lash
Violin – Barry Finclair, David Nadien, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Glickman, Herbert Sorkin, Lewis Eley, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman

Liner Notes

Producer – Creed Taylor
Arranged By – Don Sebesky
Conductor – Don Sebesky
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
Mastered By – Rudy Van Gelder
Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder

Design – Bob Ciano
Photography By – Steve Salmieri, Pete Turner

Recorded At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Phonographic Copyright (p) Creed Taylor, Inc