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Ben Webster

Ben Webster [sound recording].
Webster, Ben.
Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Records, [1981]

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Additional Authors
  • Moten, Bennie, 1894-1935.
  • Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952.
  • Carter, Benny.
  • Wilson, Teddy, 1912-1986.
  • Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
  • Teagarden, Jack, 1905-1964.
  • Gaillard, Slim.
  • Catlett, Sid, 1910-1951.
  • Hawkins, Coleman.
3 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo.; 12 in.
Series Statement
Giants of jazz
  • Biographical notes by Gus Matzorkis and program notes by John Chilton, with personnel and dates of recording (56 p. : ports. ; 23 cm.), notes on the recording of Star dust ([2] p.), and tinted portrait (1 leaf) inserted in inner container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded at various times between Dec. 13, 1932 and Jan. 1962.
Toby -- Lafayette -- Limehouse blues -- Happy as the day is long -- Dream lullaby (with Benny Carter and His Orchestra) -- A sunbonnet blue (and a yellow straw hat) -- The voice of old man river (with Willie Bryant and His Orchestra) -- I'll see you in my dreams -- Congo (with Cab Calloway and His Orchestra) -- Exact ly like you -- Early session hop (with Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra) -- Conga brava -- All too soon -- Chloe -- Linger awhile (with Rex Stewart and His Orchestra) -- Star dust -- St. James infirmary -- The world is waiting for the sunrise --Shine -- Just a-settin' and a-rockin' -- What am I here for? -- Palm Springs jump -- Ra-da-da-da -- Main stem -- Bojangles -- Sleep -- Memories of you -- Honeysuckle Rose -- Blue skies -- Conversing in blue (with Benny Morton's All Stars) -- I can't get started (with Teddy Wilson Sextet) -- Time out for the blues (with Benny Carder and His All Stars) -- Danny boy (with Ben Webster's Quintet) -- Pennies from heaven (with Ben Webster Orchestra) -- Willow weep for me (with Ralph Burns Orchestra) -- My ideal (with Art Tatum-Ben Webster Quartet) -- Easy on the eye (with Red Norvo Sextet) -- Rosita -- Shine on harvest moon -- Please Mr. Webster (with Jimmy Witherspoon [and supporting musicians]).
Call Number
*LRX 7320 (F)
80750744 /R
  • 8214597
  • NYPG00-R802
Webster, Ben. Performer
Ben Webster [sound recording].
Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Records, [1981]
Giants of jazz
Ben Webster, tenor saxophone ; with Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra (1st-2nd works) ; with Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra (3rd-4th) ; with Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra (6th, 8th, 10th) ; with Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra (12th-14th, 16th, 20th-21st, 24th-25th) ; with Jack Teagarden's Big Eight (17th-19th) ; Slim Gaillard and His Flat Foot Floogie Boys (22nd-23rd) ; with Sidney Catlett Quartet (26th-27th) ; with Ben Webster Quartet (28th-29th) ; with Ben Webster-Coleman Hawkins [and supporting musicians] (38th-39th), and with other ensembles, in part with vocals.
Recorded at various times between Dec. 13, 1932 and Jan. 1962.
Added Author
Moten, Bennie, 1894-1935. Conductor
Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952. Performer
Carter, Benny. Performer
Wilson, Teddy, 1912-1986. Performer
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974. Performer
Teagarden, Jack, 1905-1964. Performer
Gaillard, Slim. Performer
Catlett, Sid, 1910-1951. Performer
Hawkins, Coleman. Performer
Publisher No.
Time-Life Records STL-J21
Research Call Number
*LRX 7320 (F) Program notes on file.
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