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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Ben Webster's final American recording was one of his greatest. At 55, the tenor saxophonist was still very much in his prime but considered out of style in the U.S. He would soon permanently move to Europe where he was better appreciated. This CD has the nine selections originally included on the LP of the same name, a quartet set with either Hank Jones or Roger Kellaway on piano, bassist Richard Davis, and drummer Osie Johnson. Webster's tone has rarely sounded more beautiful than on "Someone to Watch Over Me" and "Our Love Is Here to Stay." In addition, one song from the same session but originally released on a sampler and two tunes featuring Webster on an Oliver Nelson...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Ben Webster's final American recording was one of his greatest. At 55, the tenor saxophonist was still very much in his prime but considered out of style in the U.S. He would soon permanently move to Europe where he was better appreciated. This CD has the nine selections originally included on the LP of the same name, a quartet set with either Hank Jones or Roger Kellaway on piano, bassist Richard Davis, and drummer Osie Johnson. Webster's tone has rarely sounded more beautiful than on "Someone to Watch Over Me" and "Our Love Is Here to Stay." In addition, one song from the same session but originally released on a sampler and two tunes featuring Webster on an Oliver Nelson date More Blues and the Abstract Truth wrap up this definitive CD.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/9/2002
  • Label: Japanese Import
  • EAN: 4988005271792
  • Catalog Number: 9037

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ben Webster Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Pepper Adams Baritone Saxophone
Phil Bodner English Horn, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Richard Davis Bass
Hank Jones Piano
Thad Jones Trumpet
Roger Kellaway Piano, Harpsichord
Oliver Nelson Conductor, Leader
Grady Tate Drums
Osie Johnson Drums
Phil Woods Alto Saxophone
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Dave Brubeck Composer
Oliver Nelson Arranger
Dave Grusin Executive Producer
Michael Cuscuna Producer
Stanley Dance Liner Notes
Sharon Franklin Assistant Graphic Design
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Sonny Mediana Production Director
Larry Rosen Executive Producer
Bob Thiele Producer
Paul Elmore Remastering
Sunny Skylar Composer
Scott Johnson Art Direction
Manny Alborn Composer
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