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Benjamin Francis Webster (Kansas City, Missouri, USA, March 27, 1909 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 20, 1973) was an influential American tenor saxophonist.

Ben Webster, a.k.a. "The Brute" or "Frog", was considered one of the three most important "swing tenors" along with Coleman Hawkins (his main influence) and Lester Young. Known affectionately as "The Brute", he had a tough, raspy, and brutal tone on stomps (with his own distinctive growls), yet on ballads he played with warmth and… read more

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    YOUR HEART ACHES FOR THIS MUSIC AND THOSE YOU'VE LOVED AND LOST [2]
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    Первый джазовый музыкант с которым я познакомился, стоял в магазине и думал - купить или не купить диск, купил и теперь навсегда он мой
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    Jazz and American song - parallel development http://www.laboratoriummuzycznychfuzji.com/2014/05/labopedia-jazz-i-amerykanska-piosenka.html
  • Avatar for Smartbaka
    "time after time"
  • Avatar for RIMS1985
    King of tenor!
  • Avatar for winklethe1st
    BEN AND "BETSY" PLAYED THE MOST BEAUTIFUL, SOUL AND EMOTIONAL FILLED TUNES EVER..YOUR HEART ACHES FOR THIS MUSIC AND THOSE YOU'VE LOVED AND LOST...THANK YOU SO MUCH BEN....WE ALL MISS YOU TOO MUCH...!!!
  • Avatar for Gooseberrry
    pure beauty, If only it was possible to go to his live concert
  • Avatar for Mr_Johnny_Space
    гениальный..
  • Avatar for sna033
    how does this guy have less than 500k listeners is beyond my head
  • Avatar for Druid66
    He could blow with the best of them, and that's meant in a highly complimentary fashion. "Chelsea Bridge", of course, reminds me of England. (-:

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