Soulmates (Ben Webster album)

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Soulmates
Studio album by Ben Webster and Joe Zawinul
Released 1963
Recorded September 20 and October 14, 1963
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 42:03
Label Riverside
RLP 476
Ben Webster chronology
Ben and "Sweets"
(1962)
Soulmates
(1963)
See You at the Fair
(1964)

Soulmates is an album by saxophonist Ben Webster and pianist Joe Zawinul featuring tracks recorded in 1963 for the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Jim Todd stating "What initially seems like an unlikely pairing for this session delivers on its unique pedigree with performances that do full justice to tenor legend Ben Webster and to the then up and coming pianist Joe Zawinul".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ben Webster except as indicated

  1. "Too Late Now" (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) - 6:26
  2. "Soulmates" - 6:32
  3. "Come Sunday" (Duke Ellington) - 5:10
  4. "The Governor" - 3:13
  5. "Frog Legs" (Joe Zawinul) - 5:29
  6. "Trav'lin' Light" (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) - 6:08
  7. "Like Someone in Love" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 3:45
  8. "Evol Deklaw Ni" (Thad Jones) - 5:20
  • Recorded in New York City on September 20 (tracks 1, 3, 6 & 7) and October 14 (tracks 2, 4, 5 & 8), 1963

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records catalog accessed August 25, 2012
  2. ^ a b Todd, J. Allmusic Review accessed August 25, 2012