Storyville Ben Webster

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This 13-cut set in the Storyville Masters of Jazz series is a showcase of Ben Webster at the very end of his career, from 1967-1970 recorded in Europe. There are a number of stellar players on Storyville Ben Webster, including Dexter Gordon, Palle Mikkelborg, Tootie Heath, and of course, a slew of European sessions players who are truly the cream of the crop. Webster is featured in numerous settings from trio, quartet, quintet, and larger, to units where he is backed by a small string section. Of all the swing and bop era saxophonists, Charlie Parker included, no one blew over string sections like Webster. His lyricism is so utterly tender and understated that he literally ...
See more details below
CD
$7.20
BN.com price
(Save 19%)$8.99 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (CD)
  • All (4) from $5.40   
  • New (4) from $5.40   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This 13-cut set in the Storyville Masters of Jazz series is a showcase of Ben Webster at the very end of his career, from 1967-1970 recorded in Europe. There are a number of stellar players on Storyville Ben Webster, including Dexter Gordon, Palle Mikkelborg, Tootie Heath, and of course, a slew of European sessions players who are truly the cream of the crop. Webster is featured in numerous settings from trio, quartet, quintet, and larger, to units where he is backed by a small string section. Of all the swing and bop era saxophonists, Charlie Parker included, no one blew over string sections like Webster. His lyricism is so utterly tender and understated that he literally trounces all other players who did sessions like this. Check cuts like "Come Sunday" or the other ballads here, such as "Old Folks," "In a Mellotone," and "Going Home." This set is one of those special cases where a recording makes the case that a truly seasoned veteran goes out at the top of his game, rather than in decline.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/11/2006
  • Label: Storyville Records
  • UPC: 717101850426
  • Catalog Number: 1018504
  • Sales rank: 147,890

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Johnny Come Lately (4:51)
  2. 2 You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To (4:23)
  3. 3 Stompy Jones (3:39)
  4. 4 Cotton Tail (3:37)
  5. 5 Going Home (3:52)
  6. 6 Come Sunday (3:55)
  7. 7 Our Blues (6:29)
  8. 8 I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good (8:26)
  9. 9 C Jam Blues (9:35)
  10. 10 Stardust (6:22)
  11. 11 In a Mellotone (7:01)
  12. 12 Sunday (6:10)
  13. 13 Old Folks (6:49)
Read More Show Less

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ben Webster Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Dexter Gordon Reeds, Tenor Saxophone
Palle Mikkelborg Trumpet
Jesper Thilo Reeds
Palle Bolvig Trumpet
Allan Botschinsky Trumpet
Erling Christensen Strings
Albert "Tootie" Heath Drums
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen Bass
Ole Kurt Jensen Trombone
Uffe Karskov Reeds
Perry Knudsen Trumpet
Ole Molin Guitar
Hugo Rasmussen Bass
Bjarne Rostvold Drums
Sahib Shihab Reeds
Ole Streenberg Drums
Axel Windfel Trombone
Finn Ziegler Strings
Kurt J. Jensen Strings
Ole Kock Hansen Piano
Per Espersen Trombone
Anton Kontra Strings
Per Ludolph Strings
Torolf Molgaard Trombone
Ove Winther Strings
Borge Madsen Strings
Aage Bertelsen Strings
Bent Juul Nielsen Reeds
Stanley Carlson Strings
Mogens Holm Larsen Strings
Holger Bjerre Strings
Bent Schjærff Piano
Technical Credits
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Ben Webster Composer
Chester Cohn Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Benny Krueger Composer
Eddie Miller Composer
Hans Nielsen Engineer
Cole Porter Composer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Jule Styne Composer
Niels Jorgen Steen Director
The Mike Hennessey Chastet Liner Notes
Makaya Ntsoko Contributor
Willard Robison Composer
Anders Stefansen Producer
Dedette Lee Hill Composer
Traditional Composer
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously