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Ben Webster

Ben Webster was considered one of the “big three” of swing tenors along with Coleman Hawkins (his main influence) and Lester Young. He had a tough, raspy, and brutal tone on stomps (with his own distinctive growls) yet on ballads he would turn into a pussy cat and play with warmth and sentiment.

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April 20, 2017

Ben Webster + Ahmad Jamal

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Ben Webster and Johnny Hodges

September 12, 2014

Ben Webster: London, 1964

January 22, 2014

Ben Webster: Europe, 1967

September 05, 2013

Video: Ben Webster, 1972

August 21, 2010

Ben Webster - "Poutin'" (1964)

March 31, 2009

Ben Webster's Centenary

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