Jazz writer Gavin traces the complete, agonizing journey of Baker from a painful childhood to a drug-addled trumpet innovator who helped birth the genre known as "cool" jazz.

Jazz writer Gavin traces the complete, agonizing journey of Baker from a painful childhood to a drug-addled trumpet innovator who helped birth the genre known as “cool” jazz.

Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker

Knopf, $26.95

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James Gavin
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