Weekend Picks

Autumn and jazz, what could be better? Time to pull on that fair isle sweater of yours and head on down for some very fine fall flicks.

…is that Gen X renaissance king Ethan Hawke portraying the Prince of Cool Chet Baker? We dig. 

Born to Be Blue

Jazz legend Chet Baker’s tumultuous life is thrillingly re-imagined with wit, verve, and style to burn. In the 1950s, Baker was one of the most famous trumpeters in the world, renowned as both a pioneer of the West Coast jazz scene and an icon of cool.

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Chet Baker: Live in ’64 & ’79

Chet Baker, the foremost interpreter of the West Coast school of cool jazz, is highlighted, filmed in Belgium in 1964 and Norway in 1979.

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