The Jeep Is Jumping

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
One of four Ben Webster Black Lion CDs from 1965, this is the only one on which he is matched with other horn players. The great tenor interacts engagingly with trumpeter Arnved Meyer's mainstream quintet, with the resulting music sometimes a bit reminiscent of Duke Ellington's small-group recordings of the 1930s. In addition to his warm versions of "Nancy with the Laughing Face," "My Romance" and "Days of Wine and Roses," it is a pleasure to hear Webster romping on "Stompy Jones" and "The Jeep Is Jumping" over 20 years after he originally left Ellington's band.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
One of four Ben Webster Black Lion CDs from 1965, this is the only one on which he is matched with other horn players. The great tenor interacts engagingly with trumpeter Arnved Meyer's mainstream quintet, with the resulting music sometimes a bit reminiscent of Duke Ellington's small-group recordings of the 1930s. In addition to his warm versions of "Nancy with the Laughing Face," "My Romance" and "Days of Wine and Roses," it is a pleasure to hear Webster romping on "Stompy Jones" and "The Jeep Is Jumping" over 20 years after he originally left Ellington's band.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/1/1991
  • Label: Black Lion
  • UPC: 031397014721
  • Catalog Number: 760147

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Stompy Jones (6:31)
  2. 2 Blue Light (4:28)
  3. 3 Brother John's Blues (5:00)
  4. 4 Nancy (With the Laughing Face) (4:29)
  5. 5 Duke's in Bed (3:04)
  6. 6 My Romance (4:48)
  7. 7 What's I'm Gotchere? (4:40)
  8. 8 Days of Wine and Roses (4:23)
  9. 9 The Jeep Is Jumpin' (5:38)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ben Webster Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
John Darville Trombone
Hans Nymand Drums
Hugo Rasmussen Bass
Henrik Hartmann Bass
Arnved Meyer Trumpet
Niels Jorgen Steen Piano
Technical Credits
Johnny Hodges Composer
Alan Bates Producer
Duke Ellington Composer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Birger Svan Engineer, Contributor
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