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William Henry Webb, usually known as Chick Webb (February 10, 1905 –June 16, 1939) was a jazz and swing music drummer as well as a band leader.

Chick Webb represented the triumph of the human spirit in jazz and life. Hunchbacked, small in stature, almost a dwarf with a large face and broad shoulders, Webb fought off congenital tuberculosis of the spine in order to become one of the most competitive drummers and band leaders of the big band era… read more

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  • Avatar for twajjo
    Chick Webb is amazing; but you wouldn't know it from the scrobbler plugin from LAST.fm because it never picks up my scrobbles. Thanks for nothing.
  • Avatar for RaulLipschitz
    Chick Webb is all heart! ("clap hands! here comes charlie" is furiously amazing)
  • Avatar for Druid66
    I love that he fought so much health-related difficulty to rise to the top of his game, and his results are most persuasive.
  • Avatar for deenn
    that harlem congo sure gets me shaking!
  • Avatar for staytooned
    Mr. Webb, great.
  • Avatar for perst
    Maybe he turns 100 years today (Feb 10). Hooray! (But actually his year of birth is not certain. See <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chick_Webb>.)
  • Avatar for p_Kirpichenkova
    Сдаюсь перед "Moments To Remember". Где рождаются такие таланты?
  • Avatar for p_Kirpichenkova
    Уже игрется Les Brown, а "сохранение" не выполняет своих задач!
  • Avatar for p_Kirpichenkova
    Count Basie хорош, но опять тормозит предыдущее сохранение, КОТОРОМУ НЕ ВИДНО НИ КОНЦА , НИ КРАЯ.....
  • Avatar for p_Kirpichenkova
    Что-то тормозит сохранение. Обратите внимание, товарищи англичане

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