My introduction to this album was when i heard their version of in the wee small hours in which ben webster emulates thru his sax the spirit of sinatra. Those who do not possess it are threatened by drowning in the anonymity of insignificance. Here, in addition to that gorgeous album, you also get websters splendid soulville and king of the tenors albums, and some extra tracks thrown in, at a modest price. On this 1959 date, webster teams up with the oscar peterson trio ray brown, bass, and ed thigpen, drums and some very luscious, at times brilliant, music is the result. Oscar peterson piano ben webster tenor saxophone ray brown bass ed thigpen drums recorded. Ben websters 1972 performance with the immaculate oscar peterson trio may have been his last really great one, writes dave gelly. Buy a cd or vinyl record and get 90 days free amazon music unlimited. Ben webster meets oscar peterson was originally released in 1959, and this studio album is a compilation of seven great jazz tracks, including how deep is the ocean, in the wee small hours of the morning, and bye, bye, blackbird. Ben webster was, without a doubt, one of the most important and influential tenor saxophonists in jazz.
Ben webster meets oscar peterson verve mgv8349 features some of his finest collaborations with oscar peterson, who the tenor saxophonist often stated was his favorite accompanist. Gelimiteerde audiofiele uitgave hq 2lp 45rpm op analogue productions, quality record pressings. Here, in addition to that gorgeous album, you also get webster s splendid soulville and king of the tenors albums, and some extra tracks thrown in, at a modest price. Ben webster meets oscar peterson 14 tracks muziekweb. November 6, 1959 album by ben webster meets oscar peterson. An unbelievable foursome playing some great material and digitally remastered to boot. Mastered from the original analog master tapes by george marino at sterling sound, this hybrid stereo sacd brings out every last detail captured on the original verve recording, and more. Ben webster meets oscar peterson 2cd 2010 essential.
Our full range of studio equipment from all the leading equipment and software brands. Clicking the get started button takes you to the adobe signin page, where you will sign in with your adobe enterprise credentials, which are your webster email address and your connectionsoffice 365 password. This one was recorded in december 1972 at the ndr jazzworkshop in hanover. Try disabling any ad blockers and refreshing this page. Op made a point to include one of dukes tunes in almost every single concert of his throughout his career. In that message, there will be a blue get started button. Ben webster meets oscar peterson brings together two of the greatest stylists american music has produced. Ben webster meets oscar peterson analogue productions. Ben webster meets oscar peterson 1959 analogue productions 2011 sacd rip sacd iso dsd64 2. And while soulville certainly ranks as one of the tenor saxophonists best discs, the ben webster meets oscar peterson set gets even higher marks for its almost transcendent marriage of afterhours elegance and effortless midtempo swing none of websters boogiewoogie piano work to break up the mood here.
Ben webster was born on june 2, 1864 in london, england. He died on february 26, 1947 in hollywood, california, usa. Duke was the man who called oscar the maharajah of the keyboard. Ben webster meets oscar peterson ben webster meets oscar.
Ben webster meets oscar peterson is a 1959 studio album featuring a jazz trio, led by the canadian jazz pianist oscar peterson, with the tenor saxophonist ben. He is considered one of the three most important swing tenors along with coleman hawkins and lester young. Webster, known for his association with duke ellingtons jazz. On this collection of timeless songs, seventime grammywinning jazz legend oscar peterson is the perfect foil. All of the ben websteroscar peterson quartetquintet collaborations featuring webster as the only horn player, for the first time ever on one double cd set.
No one here can love or understand me oh, what hard luck stories they all hand me pack up all my cares and woe, here i go, winging low. Ben webster meets oscar peterson unites two of the greatest stylists to ever emerge in american music. Benjamin francis webster march 27, 1909 september 20, 1973 was an american jazz tenor saxophonist. Here, in a program of timeless songs, pianist oscar peterson is the perfect foil his effortless swing an excellent setup for the unhurried scoops, slurs, and bent notes of tenor saxophone balladeer ben webster just the way he liked it. Ben webster meets oscar peterson by oscar peterson. Get a special offer and listen to over 60 million songs, anywhere with amazon music unlimited. The oscar peterson trio we get requests 2015 2496 hd flac today. Oscar peterson piano ben webster tenor saxophone ray brown double bass. Ben webster meets oscar peterson by ben webster pandora. Ben webster meets oscar peterson hannover, 1972 youtube. This phrase sums up what could be seen as one creed of jazz, the kind of music establishing the much cited own sound as the measure of all things. Ben webster meets oscar peterson ben webster, oscar. Ben webster meets oscar peterson hdtracks the worlds. Oscar peterson plays count basie 2015 24192 hd flac today.
Ben webster ben webster meets oscar peterson hybrid. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Ben webster meets oscar peterson 1959 ben webster at the renaissance 1960 ben webster meets oscar peterson is a 1959 studio album featuring a jazz trio, led by the canadian jazz pianist oscar peterson, with the tenor saxophonist ben webster. Known affectionately as the brute or frog, he had a tough, raspy, and brutal tone on stomps with growls, yet on ballads he played with warmth and sentiment. Websters deeply emotional renditions of when your lover has gone and in the wee, small hours of the morning are testament to websters ability to capture the essence of a. This comes from pablo group masterpieces,vol 8,with norman granz,so 2 albums,grab it while its available,astonishing value. Ben webster meets oscar peterson, an album by oscar peterson, ben webster on spotify.
Another fine webster release on verve that sees the tenor great once again backed by the deluxe oscar peterson trio. View all records by ben webster for sale on cdandlp in lp, cd, 12inch, 7inch format. With the purchase of a cd or vinyl record dispatched from and sold by amazon, you get 90 days free access to the amazon music unlimited individual plan. Albuminformatie voor ben webster meets oscar peterson 14 tracks van ben webster. Ben webster i cant get started live in copenhagen, 1965 duration. Ben webster ben webster meets oscar peterson track listing.
Ben webster meets oscar peterson 1959 apo remaster 2011. In keeping with the high standard of their soulville collaboration of two years prior, webster and the trio peterson is joined by bassist ray brown and drummer ed thigpen use this 1959 date to conduct a clinic in ballad playing. In truth, hidden behind this name is a perfectly produced album containing four encounters between these two giants of jazz, who never stood in front of the verve label microphones. As it happened, this is one of the last recordings that ben webster made, as he died in september 1973. Buy ben webster meets oscar peterson at juno records. He was an actor, known for the gay lord quex 1917, 12.1040 795 1299 389 140 252 1500 1171 745 438 899 687 1143 889 836 1164 1028 449 1474 304 375 1199 1294 945 345 58 1163 1095 1319 753 133 655