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Someone to watch over me : the life and music of Ben Webster

Author: Frank Büchmann-Møller
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2006.
Series: Jazz perspectives (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For a half century, Ben Webster, one of the "big three" of swing tenors - along with Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young - was one of the best-known and most popular saxophonists." "Early in his career, Webster worked with many of the greatest orchestras of the time, including those led by Willie Bryant, Cab Calloway, Benny Carter, Fletcher Henderson, Andy Kirk, Bennie Moten, and Teddy Wilson. In 1940 Webster became
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Büchmann-Møller, Frank.
Someone to watch over me.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607793238
Online version:
Büchmann-Møller, Frank.
Someone to watch over me.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607797740
Named Person: Ben Webster; Ben Webster; Ben Webster; Ben Webster, Musiker.; Ben Webster
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Büchmann-Møller
ISBN: 0472114700 9780472114702
OCLC Number: 61758011
Description: xiv, 369 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Kansas City childhood (1909-1927) --
From piano to saxophone (1927-1931) --
From Kansas City to New York (1931-1934) --
From smack to Duke (1934-1940) --
Golden years with Ellington (1940-1943) --
From Fifty-Second Street to Kansas City (1943-1949) --
From Kansas City to Monterey (1949-1959) --
Last years in the United States (1959-1964) --
First years in Europe (1964-1966) --
The Dutch years (1966-1969) --
The last busy years in Denmark (1969-1973).
Series Title: Jazz perspectives (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Responsibility: Frank Büchmann-Møller.
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Tells the complete story of Ben Webster's brilliant and troubled career. The author presents a story of how a man beloved for his gentleness and feared for his brutality, came to produce some of the  Read more...

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