Ben Webster Milestones Of A Jazz Legend: 20 Original Albums (10-CD)

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  • Number of Discs: 10
  • Released: May 24, 2019
  • Originally Released: 2019

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Tenderly
  • 2.Jive At Six
  • 3.Don't Get Around Much Anymore
  • 4.That's All
  • 5.Bounce Blues
  • 6.Pennies From Heaven
  • 7.Cotton Tail
  • 8.Danny Boy
  • 9.Fajista
  • 10.Chelsea Bridge
  • 11.Charlotte's Piccolo
  • 12.Coal Train
  • 13.When I Fall In Love
  • 14.Ev's Mad
  • 15.Ash

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Soulville
  • 2.Late Date
  • 3.Time On My Hands
  • 4.Lover Come Back To Me
  • 5.Where Are You
  • 6.Makin' Whoopee
  • 7.Ill Wind
  • 8.The Touch Of Your Lips
  • 9.When Your Lover Has Gone
  • 10.Bye-bye, Blackbird
  • 11.How Deep Is The Ocean
  • 12.In The Wee, Small Hours Of The Morning
  • 13.Sunday
  • 14.This Can't Be Love

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Chelsea Bridge
  • 2.Willow Weep for Me
  • 3.There Is No Greater Love
  • 4.Teach Me Tonight
  • 5.Until Tonight
  • 6.We'll Be Together Again
  • 7.Blue Moon
  • 8.Early Autumn
  • 9.My Greatest Mistake
  • 10.What Am I Here For ?
  • 11.The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi
  • 12.Stella by Starlight
  • 13.With Every Breath I Take
  • 14.Accent on Youth
  • 15.But Beautiful
  • 16.Time After Time
  • 17.Nancy (With the Laughing Face)
  • 18.I'm Beginning to See the Light
  • 19.It Was So Beautiful
  • 20.The Whiffenpoof Song
  • 21.It's Easy to Remember
  • 22.There's No You

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Blues for Yolande
  • 2.It Never Entered My Mind
  • 3.La Rosita
  • 4.You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
  • 5.Prisoner of Love
  • 6.Tangerine
  • 7.Shine On, Harvest Moon
  • 8.Chelsea Bridge
  • 9.The Cat Walk
  • 10.Sunday
  • 11.Who's Got Rhythm
  • 12.Tell Me When
  • 13.Go Home

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.Blue Lou
  • 2.Just You Just Me
  • 3.Jam Blues
  • 4.Ballad Medley: Tenderly /I've Got The World On A String/What's New?/I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good/Don't Blame Me/Imagination/Someone To Watch Over Me/Body And Soul /She┬┤s Funny That Way

Tracks on Disc 6:

  • 1.I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water
  • 2.I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
  • 3.Key To The Highway
  • 4.Did You Ever
  • 5.Confessin' The Blues
  • 6.Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
  • 7.Your Red Wagon
  • 8.Rain Is Such A Lonesome Sound
  • 9.Cherry Red
  • 10.It's A Low Down Dirty Shame
  • 11.Just A Dream
  • 12.Please, Mr. Webster
  • 13.Time's Gettin' Tougher Than Tough
  • 14.How Long
  • 15.Corina, Corina
  • 16.C.C. Rider
  • 17.Roll 'Em Pete
  • 18.Every Day
  • 19.Outskirts Of Town
  • 20.Kansas City
  • 21.Trouble In Mind
  • 22.St. Louis Blues

Tracks on Disc 7:

  • 1.Confirmation
  • 2.Lady Be Good
  • 3.Poutin'
  • 4.You Are Too Beautiful
  • 5.Billy's Bounce
  • 6.The Nearness Of You
  • 7.Danny Boy
  • 8.Cotton Tail
  • 9.Better Go
  • 10.How Long Has This Been Going On
  • 11.Kitty
  • 12.My Romance
  • 13.Did You Call Her Today
  • 14.Embraceable You

Tracks on Disc 8:

  • 1.Day In, Day Out
  • 2.A Foggy Day
  • 3.Stars Fell On Alabama
  • 4.One For My Baby (And One For The Road)
  • 5.Just One Of Those Things
  • 6.I Didn't Know What Time It Was
  • 7.Body And Soul
  • 8.They Can't Take That Away From Me
  • 9.Darn That Dream
  • 10.Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
  • 11.Comes Love
  • 12.Gee, Baby Ain't I Good To You
  • 13.Embraceable You
  • 14.Moonlight In Vermont

Tracks on Disc 9:

  • 1.Gone With the Wind
  • 2.All the Things You Are
  • 3.Have You Met Miss Jones?
  • 4.My One and Only Love
  • 5.Night and Day
  • 6.My Ideal
  • 7.Where or When
  • 8.Them That's Got
  • 9.That Healin' Feelin'
  • 10.Seven Come Eleven
  • 11.Deep Purple
  • 12.Good Groove

Tracks on Disc 10:

  • 1.Blues For Piney Brown
  • 2.Blues For The Blues
  • 3.Blues For Bill Basie
  • 4.Gee, Baby Ain't I Good To You
  • 5.You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me
  • 6.Taste On The Place
  • 7.Moonlight In Vermont
  • 8.Payin' Them Dues Blues
  • 9.Swedish Schnapps
  • 10.I'm Coming Virginia
  • 11.Showcase
  • 12.Midget
  • 13.Jungle Drums

Product Description:

Benjamin Francis Webster (1909-1973) was one of the most charismatic tenor saxophonists in the history of Jazz and an incomparable master of the ballad. His hometown Kansas City was also the birthplace of "Swing" in the 1930s, and important musicians such as Benny Moten, Count Basie and Lester Young started their careers here. Webster joined the Duke Ellington Orchestra from 1940-43, which also featured legendary bassist Jimmy Blanton. This "Webster-Blanton Band" is considered to be a highlight in Ellington's career and an important step in Webster's. After this, "The Brute" worked mainly in smaller groups, sometimes recorded by producer Norman Granz who paired him with pianist Oscar Peterson, one of his most congenial partners, as evidenced in the milestones "Soulville" and "Meets Oscar Peterson". In addition to wonderful ballads programs with strings, Ben Webster recorded many successful albums alongside other Jazz stars like Coleman Hawkins, Art Tatum, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan and Gene Krupa. He also excelled as a companion and soloist with jazz singers, as the original albums with Billie Holiday and Jimmy Witherspoon documented here prove.

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