Chet Baker & Wolfgang Lackerschmid ‎– Ballads for Two

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Ballads for Two is an album by trumpeter Chet Baker and vibraphonist Wolfgang Lackerschmid which was recorded in 1979 and first released on the Lackerschmid’s Sandra Music Productions label.

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 2½ stars, calling the music “not essential but are worthwhile”.

Track listing:
“Blue Bossa” (Kenny Dorham) – 3:51
“Five Years Ago” (Wolfgang Lackerschmid) – 3:49
“Why Shoudn’t You Cry”(Wolfgang Lackerschmid) – 4:44
“Dessert” (Wolfgang Lackerschmid, Chet Baker) – 6:58
“Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise” (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 6:10
“You Don’t Know What Love Is” (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) – 7:53
“Waltz for Susan” (Wolfgang Lackerschmid) – 3:53

Chet Baker – trumpet
Wolfgang Lackerschmid – vibraphone


Released: 1979
Recorded: January 8 & 9, 1979
Studio Tonstudio Zuckerfabrik, Stuttgart, West Germany
Length: 37:18
Label: Sandra Music Productions
SMP 2102
Producer: Sandra Music Productions