THE FEELING OF JAZZ – SPOTLIGHTING BEN WEBSTER (HR-2)
The Feeling of Jazz, program # 185 airing September 28, 2014 featured the tenor saxophone of Benjamin Francis Webster (March 27, 1909 – September 20, 1973), a.k.a. “The Brute” or “Frog,” in music presented by Kent Lindquist, while Bill Satterlee featured artists like Al Cohn, Bill Perkins, Lionel Hampton, Ira Sullivan, Mike Smith and more. Engineered by Dave Woodworth.
10 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album Composer, Time length
1. Blixed, Al Cohn-Bill Perkins-Richie Kamuca, The Brothers!, Bill Potts, 3:45 min.
2. Ole Miss Blues, Ben Webster, At the Renaissance, W.C. Handy, 6:44 min.
3. Blues for Gerry, Lionel Hasmpton, Vintage Hampton- Rare Recordings of Lionel Hampton with All Star Guests, Gerry Mulligan-Lionel Hampton, 8:31 min.
4. Blues for basie, Ben Webster-Harry Edison, The Complete Sextet Sessions, Harry Edison, 4:51 min.
5. Wilbur’s Tune, Ira Sulivan, Delmark 40th Anniversary Jazz – Blue Stroll, (Public Domain), 6:03 min.
6. How Long Has This Been Going On?, Ben Webster-Harry Edison, Ben and Sweets, George & Ira Gershwin, 5:30 min.
7. Jeanie, Mike Smith, On a Cool Night, Jones-Adderley, 3:39 min.
8. Time on My Hands, Ben Webster, Soulville, Vincent Youmans, 4:16 min.
9. Soft Lights and Sweet Music, Mel Lewis, Music Masters Jazz Sampler – Soft Lights and Hot Music, Irving Berlin, 6:11 min.