Ben Webster - Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson on Hybrid SACD
Ben Webster Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson on Hybrid SACD from Analogue Productions
1959 Date Filled With Gorgeous Balladry and Lustrous Swing
Band Includes Bassist Ray Brown and Drummer Ed Thigpen
Mastered From the Original Analog Master Tapes by George Marino
Also Available on 200g 45RPM 2LP Set
Renowned for stoic improvisational techniques, Ben Webster teams with an ideal foil in pianist Oscar Peterson on this 1959 date, anchored by two gorgeous ballads and an overall lustrous sense of swing. Free of arrangements, it nonetheless takes its position as a definitive mainstream period jazz recording.
Here, in a program of timeless songs, Peterson proves to be the perfect partner, his effortless swing an excellent set-up for the unhurried scoops, slurs and bent notes of tenor saxophone balladeer Webster. Supporting musicians include Ray Brown on bass and Ed Thigpen on drums. The set is on par with Webster's classic Soulville.
Mastered from the original analog master tapes by George Marino at Sterling Sound, this hybrid stereo SACD brings out every last detail captured on the original Verve recording, and more!
Ben Webster Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson Track Listing:
1. Touch of Your Pips
2. When Your Lover has Gone
3. Bye Bye Blackbird
4. How Deep Is The Ocean (How High is The Sky)
5. In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
7. This Can't Be Love
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