Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Brute (The), Frog: Ben Webster

American jazz tenor saxophonist. ..... was considered one of the three most important "swing tenors" along with Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young. Known affectionately as "The Brute", he had a tough, raspy, and brutal tone on stomps (with his own distinctive growls), yet on ballads he played with warmth and sentiment.
I have these on my iPod - good stuff


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