Wayne Baker Brooks and The Power of a Dream – American Blues Scene

Wayne Baker Brooks calls it the power of a dream. A member of the first family of Chicago blues, the youngest son of blues legend Lonnie Brooks, and the brother of Ronnie Baker Brooks, Wayne finds strength in a dream manifested in his dogged independence. He records and releases his own singles, books himself, and … Read more

Chet Baker Trio – ‘Live in Paris’ (rec. 1983/4) – London Jazz News

Chet Baker Trio – Live in Paris (Elemental 5990541. 3 LPs. Review by Andrew Cartmel) On the labels of this handsome triple vinyl set, the font makes the artist credit look rather like “Chet Baker Brio”. Which is appropriate because these are spirited and enriching sessions by the trumpeter from the autumn of his career, … Read more