Blue Room: The 1979 VARA Studio Sessions in Holland features two recordings of trumpet/vocal icon Chet Baker captured in stereo at the legendary VARA Studio 2 in Hilversum, the Netherlands. The April 10,th session featured pianist Phil Markowitz, bassist Jean-Louis Rassinfosse, and drummer Charles Rice. The November 9th session featured pianist Frans Elsen, bassist Victor Kaihatu, and drummer Eric Ineke.
The limited-edition 2LP set includes an elaborate booklet with photos, liner notes, essays and interviews.
SIDE A 1. BEAUTIFUL BLACK EYES 2. OH, YOU CRAZY MOON 3. THE BEST THING FOR YOU SIDE B 1. BLUE ROOM 2. DOWN SIDE C 1. BLUE GILLES 2. NARDIS SIDE D 1. CANDY 2. LUSCIOUS LOU 3. MY IDEA 4. OLD DEVIL MOON