Ben Webster

Ben Webster (* 27. March 1909 in Kansas town center, Missouri; † 20. September 1973 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; actually Benjamin Francis Webster) was an US-American jazz - musicians. The Tenorsaxofonist was admits for its soft, einschmiegsamen sound (Subtone).

Ben Webster studied Piano and violin and in the self-instruction Saxofon. In Oklahoma it began with Piano vocationally plays. To membership in some smaller volume came he 1932 to New York as well as picking up vein Bennie Moten. From there out it played in the Fletcher HendersonBend volume and in Cab Calloway 's group. In that volume of Duke Ellington it began 1935. There it remained into the 40's. After the separation from Duke Ellington it played and. A. with OSCAR Peterson and Ray Brown


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