Benny Carter With Ben Webster & Barney Bigard


BBB & Co.

  • Release Date: 23 Oct 1992
  • OJCCD-758-2

There was a sense of collective rediscovery about this 1962 session, which producer Leonard Feather organized to spotlight the blowing prowess of several veterans who had either been hidden in studio work or otherwise neglected by the jazz world. With hindsight, the meeting of the still-regal Benny Carter (playing alto sax and a bit of trumpet), tenor sax immortal Ben Webster, and Webster's former Ellington section mate Barney Bigard was obviously a most auspicious occasion, made more valuabl… MORE