Ben Webster

Ben Webster & Associates (PWR 27372)

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Ben Webster & Associates

Ben Webster

Poll Winners Records

8436559464536

PWR 151904

PWR 27372

JAZZ

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CD 8,26 €

INCLUDES 2 BONUS TRACKS

This release contains the complete original album "Ben Webster and Associates" (Verve MGV-8318), which marked the last of Norman Granz’s ventures showcasing tenor saxophone icons Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins together. On this set, veteran Budd Johnson joins them on the same instrument, along with trumpeter Roy Eldridge, guitarist Les Spann, pianist Jimmy Jones, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer Jo Jones. The material consists of two standards, “Time After Time” and Ellington’s “In a Mellow Tone”, plus three original compositions by Ben Webster. Two extended star-studded jam session performances also showcasing Webster and Eldridge, again recorded by Norman Granz, have been added as a bonus.

PERSONNEL:

BEN WEBSTER, tenor sax
COLEMAN HAWKINS, tenor sax
BUDD JOHNSON, tenor sax
ROY ELDRIDGE, trumpet
JIMMY JONES, piano
LES SPANN, guitar
RAY BROWN, bass
JO JONES, drums

New York, April 9, 1959.

(*) BONUS TRACKS:
Ben Webster, Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (ts),
Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge (tp), Johnny Hodges (as),
Lionel Hampton (vib), Oscar Peterson (p),
Ray Brown (b), Buddy Rich (d).
New York, September 2, 1953.

INCLUDES 12-PAGE BOOKLET

TRACKS:

01. IN A MELLOW TONE
02. DE-DAR
03. YOUNG BEAN
04. TIME AFTER TIME
05. BUDD JOHNSON
06. BLUE LOU (*)
07. JAM BLUES (*)

TOTAL TIME: 75:52 Min