Musings On 20th Century Pop Culture by Psychotronic Paul
Sunday, October 26, 2008
More Saxxy Stuff With Ben Webster
Ben digs into the ballad Old Folks, with the impeccable Teddy Wilson on piano, in a 1970 Copenhagen performance that took place the day after the passing of the incredible Ellington orchestra saxophonist Johnny Hodges. It was no doubt an emotional and sad time for all involved, yet they transformed sadness into music that is moving, heartfelt and beautiful.
Hey, if any jazz fans read this blog, tell me where I can buy a DVD of this!