Baker made several memorable instrumental and vocal recordings of this number in the fifties. But this 1959 live version filmed in Italy, is fascinating for a number of reasons (one of which involves the pianist…). Baker, a junkie, was an asshole of a human being, but a wonderful crooner and a pretty good trumpet player. Play (or sing) this to your loved one today:
In a bit, in the comments, I’ll tell you about the pianist. Unless someone beats me to it.