Ben Webster & Joe Zawinul

Soulmates

Soulmates

  • Release Date: 16 Nov 1998
  • OJCCD-109-2

This would seem a most unlikely combination: a black tenor sax giant, born in the Midwest and a veteran of the Duke Ellington orchestra, co-leading an album with a newly arrived young Middle European, then playing funky piano with Cannonball Adderley and later to gain fame as the key force in the highly popular fusion group Weather Report. In fact, it should be easy to understand: Ben Webster and Joe Zawinul, both part of the New York jazz scene of the early Sixties, were roommates for a whil… MORE

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