Masters Of Jazz Vol. 4





Ben Webster came to Europe in 1964 and never returned to USA. He settled down in Denmark visited often Holland where he died in Amsterdam September 20, 1973. He is buried in Denmark. He made a lot of recordings with local musicians but also with visiting American Musicians. On this CD he plays with Teddy Wilson, Dexter Gordon, Sahib Shihab, Kenny Drew and Al Heath + local musicians. All the sessions are from Denmark and Finland where he played at the Pori Jazz Festival with Kenny Drew, NHØP and Al Heath.

(a) Ben Webster (ts) Kenny Drew (p) Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (b) Al Heath (dr) Recorded at Pori Jazz Festival, Finland, July 14, 1967CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) (b) Same as (a) Recorded in Copenhagen, April 18, 1968CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) (c) Ben Webster (ts) Niels Jørgen Steen (dir) Palle Mikkelborg, Perry Knudsen, Palle Bolvig, Allan Botschinsky (tp) Per Espersen, Torolf Mølgaard, Axel Windfeld, Ole Kurt Jensen (tb) Uffe Karskov, Jesper Thilo, Dexter Gordon, Sahib Shihab, Bent Nielsen (reeds) Kenny Drew (p) Niels- Henning Ørsted Pedersen (b) Al Heath (dr) Recorded in Copenhagen, April, 18, 1968CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) (d) As above add: Anton Kontra, Erling Christensen, Ove Winther, Stanley Carlson, Hans Chr. Schwenger, Helge Willer Nielsen, Aage Bertelsen, Børge Madsen, Per Lüdolph, Finn Ziegler, Svend Aage Jensen, H. Bjerregaard Jensen, Holger Bjerre, Mogens Holm Larsen, Kurt Jensen, Svend Aage Blankholm (strings)CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) (e) Ben Webster (ts) Bent Schjærff (p) Hugo Rasmussen (b) Recorded in Copenhagen, September 16, 1969CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) (f) Dexter Gordon, Ben Webster (ts) Kenny Drew (p) Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (b) Bjarne Rostvold (dr) Recorded at Vallekilde Højskole, Denmark, July 1969CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) (g) Ben Webster (ts) Teddy Wilson (p) Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (b) Makaya Ntsoko. Recorded live at Odd Fellow Palæet, Copenhagen,November 11, 1969CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) (h) Ben Webster (ts) Ole Koch Hansen (p) Ole Molin (g) Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (b) Bjarne Rostvold (dr) Recorded in Copenhagen, April 28, 1970CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) (i) Ben Webster (ts) Teddy Wilson (p) Hugo Rasmussen (b) Ole Streenberg (dr) Recorded Copenhagen 25, 1970.CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)

Johnny Come Lately
You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To
Stompy Jones
Cotton Tail
Going Home
Come Sunday
Our Blues
I Got It Bad
C Jam Blues
Star Dust
In A Mellotone
Old Folks

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