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James Gavin

Monday, July 29, 2002

Biographer James Gavin brings to life the heartbreaking story of legendary jazz trumpet player and vocalist, Chet Baker, whose downward spiral of drug addiction led him to become known as "the James Dean of jazz." He discusses his new biography, Deep in a Dream.
More about Chet Baker
Want to learn more about Chet Baker? "Let's Get Lost," the 1989 documentary directed by Bruce Weber offers a revealing portrait of the jazz trumpeter. The film will be shown at BAM on August 28th at 6:50 and 9:30PM. The 6:50 screening will feature a Q&A with biographer, James Gavin, and film critic, Elliott Stein.

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