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Big Ben: Max Jones remembers Ben Webster, who died last week

Max Jones, Melody Maker, 29 September 1973

SHORTLY AFTER Johnny Hodges died in 1970, Ben Webster said to me that so many of the great saxophone names had passed. He recited them: Hawkins, Parker, Hodges, Willie Smith, and Hilton Jefferson. "There's not many left," he said.

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