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Limited Edition 180 Gram, 45rpm 2LP Set!
Only the 1st 1,500 Copies are Numbered!
Cut by Kevin Gray at 45 RPM and packaged in extra-thick cardboard stock gatefold jackets!
Ben Webster was considered to be one of the three most important 'swing
tenors' next to Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young. His distinct style included a
tough, raspy tone on stomps while playing with warmth and sentiment on ballads.
Ben Webster's final American recording was one of his greatest. At 55, the tenor
saxophonist was still very much in his prime but considered out of style in the
U.S. He would soon permanently move to Europe where he was better appreciated.
Webster's tone has rarely sounded more beautiful than on "Someone To Watch Over
Me" and "Our Love Is Here To Stay."
"What really defines this recording is its instrumental tonality, bass clarity and definition... Another amazing remastering from the team of Hoffman, Gray and Kassem and highly recommended! " - Myles B. Astor, Positive-Feedback.com, Issue 49
Richard Davis, bass
Osie Johnson, drums
Hank Jones, piano
Roger Kellaway, piano
Ben Webster, tenor saxophone
• Limited Edition
• Only the 1st 1,500 Copies are Numbered!
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Pressed by RTI
• Gatefold jacket
1. Someone to Watch Over Me
2. In a Mellow Tone
3. Over the Rainbow
4. Our Love Is Here to Stay
5. The Single Petal of a Rose
6. See You at the Fair
8. Fall of Love
9. While We're Dancing
10. Lullaby of Jazzland