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The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time  

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List of the best Chet Baker albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Chet Baker discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Chet Baker albums can be found at the top of the list. The Oklahoma-born trumpeter and vocalist is considered one of the all-time jazz greats. His storied career took root in the 1950s, first with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet, and eventually Baker became a fixture in the West Coast jazz scene. 

To make it easy for you, we haven't included Chet Baker singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Chet Baker album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Chet Baker album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know the best Chet Baker album of all time, this list will answer your question. Albums include Playboys, Chet Baker Sings, Picture of Health, and many more. This list of popular Chet Baker CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

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Chet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
1959
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Chet Baker Sings is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Picture of Heath is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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She Was Too Good to Me is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Chet Is Back! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Playboys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
Playboys 1997
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Sings and Plays With Bud Shank... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
Sings and Plays With Bud Shank, Russ Freeman and Strings 1955
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In Milan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
1959
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Stella by Starlight [archival] is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Sings and Plays From the Film ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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No Problem is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Baby Breeze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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It Never Entered My Mind is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Chet Baker Ensemble is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Chet Baker Sings Again is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Comin' on With the Chet Baker ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Groovin' With the Chet Baker Q... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Once Upon a Summertime is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Smokin' With the Chet Baker Qu... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Singin' in the Midnight is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Chet Baker With Fifty Italian ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Chet Baker Quartet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Chet Baker and Strings is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Chet Baker Quartet Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
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Cools Out is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chet Baker Albums of All Time
1991