Ben Webster Quintet - Soulville (2LP, Mono, 45RPM, 200g)
Ben Webster Quintet - Soulville (2LP, Mono, 45RPM, 200g)
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Ben Webster Quintet - Soulville (2LP, Mono, 45RPM, 200g)
Ben Webster Quintet - Soulville (2LP, Mono, 45RPM, 200g)

Ben Webster Quintet - Soulville (2LP, Mono, 45RPM, 200g)

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Tenor Saxophone – Ben Webster [click here to see more vinyl featuring Ben Webster]

Piano – Oscar Peterson [click here to see more vinyl featuring Oscar Peterson]

Bass – Ray Brown [click here to see other vinyl featuring Ray Brown]

Drums – Stan Levey

Guitar – Herb Ellis


2 LPs, standard sleeve

Limited Edition

Original analog Master tape : YES

Heavy Press : 200g

Record color : black

Speed : 45RPM

Size : 12''



Record Press :  Quality Record Pressings

Label :  Analogue Productions 

Original Label :  Verve records

Recorded October 15, 1957

Produced by Norman Granz

Remastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound

Originally released in 1958

Reissued in 2013


Tracks :

 Side A:


    Late Date

Side B:

    Time On My Hands

Side C:

    Lover, Come Back To Me

    Where Are You

Side D:

    Makin' Whoopee

    Ill Wind


Reviews :

"The by turns grizzled and vaporous-toned Webster really hit his stride on the Verve label. During a stretch from roughly 1953-1959, the Ellington alumnus showcased his supreme playing with both combos and string sections, swingers and ballads -- and lurking beneath his blustery and hulking sound were solo lines brimming with sophistication and wit. This 1957 date with the Oscar Peterson Trio is one of the highlights of that golden '50s run. After starting off with two bluesy originals -- the slow burning title track and gutsy "Late Date" -- Webster gets to the heart of things on five wistful ballads: Here, his exquisitely sly "Makin' Whoopee" is only outdone by an incredibly nuanced "Where Are You." Providing sympathetic counterpoint, Peterson forgoes his usual pyrotechnics for some leisurely compact solos; his cohorts -- guitarist Herb Ellis, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer Stan Levey -- are equally assured and splendid. And ending the set with flair, Webster takes over the piano for three somewhat middling yet still impressive stride and boogie-woogie-styled numbers (these are his only piano recordings). Newcomers shouldn't hesitate to start here." Soulville Review by Stephen Cook



AllMusic 5/5  ,  Discogs 4.49/5

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