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Ben Webster

Ben Webster

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Ben Webster: Talking of love...

Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 2 January 1965

EVERYBODY TALKS about Ben Webster's big sound, but I don't remember about when, where and why he began to cultivate it. Between sets at Scott's, ...

Ben Webster: Reminiscing with Big Ben

Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 28 December 1968

"DID YOU ever hear about my film? It's a half-hour thing made by Johan van der Keuken for Dutch TV last year. It would be ...

A Lonely Trumpet Wail in Denmark

Report by Robert Greenfield, Rolling Stone, 9 December 1971

COPENHAGEN — The old black man was sitting in The Montmartre, bobbing his head to the music, snapping his fingers and diggin' on the sounds, ...

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

Obituary by 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: ...


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