Classic concert: Chet Baker at Ronnie Scott’s with Elvis Costello and Van Morrison 1986

In 1986, Chet Baker: Live at Ronnie Scott’s London presents Baker in an intimate stage performance filmed with Elvis Costello and Van Morrison as he performs a set of standards and classics, including “Just Friends”, “My Ideal”, and “Shifting Down”. Augmenting the music, Baker speaks one-on-one with friend and colleague Costello about his childhood, career, and struggle with drugs.

Chet Baker and Van Morrison’s take of Send In The Clowns is fantastic!

Set list:
0:45 – Ellen David
5:57 – Just Friends
11:49 – Shifting Down
17:32 – Send In The Clowns (Vocals – Van Morrison)
23:10 – If I Should Lose You
29:00 – My Ideal
35:50 – Love For Sale
45:55 – The Very Thought Of You (Vocals – Elvis Costello)
48:49 – You Don’t Know What Love Is (Vocals – Elvis Costello)
53:52 – I’m A Fool To Want You

– Hallgeir