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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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  • Первый джазовый музыкант с которым я познакомился, стоял в магазине и думал - купить или не купить диск, купил и теперь навсегда он мой
  • Jazz and American song - parallel development http://www.laboratoriummuzycznychfuzji.com/2014/05/labopedia-jazz-i-amerykanska-piosenka.html
  • "time after time"
  • King of tenor!
  • 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...!!!
  • pure beauty, If only it was possible to go to his live concert
  • гениальный..
  • how does this guy have less than 500k listeners is beyond my head
  • 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. (-:
  • Soulville <3

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