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The Best Ben Webster Albums of All Time

Updated June 8, 2017 0 votes 38 voters 2.2k views61 items

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

List of the best Ben Webster albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Ben Webster discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Ben Webster albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Ben Webster singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Ben Webster album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Ben Webster album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Ben Webster album of all time?" or "What are the top Ben Webster albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Albums on this list include Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster and Ben and Sweets.

This list of popular Ben Webster CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can use this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then publish it.
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  • 1
    King of the Tenors
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    Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson
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    Soulville
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    Soulville

    Ben Webster

    Release Date1957

    TracksIll Wind, Roses of Picardy, Where Are You

    Length (mins)00:49:16

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster
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    Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster
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    Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster

    Gerry Mulligan, Ben Webster

    Release Date1997

    TracksTell Me When (alternative take), In a Mellow Tone (alternate take), Blues in B Flat (breakdown / discussion / false start)

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Cool jazz

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    Ballads and Blues
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    TracksStormy Weather, My Romance, Friskin' the Frog

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    The Big Tenor
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    The Big Tenor

    Ben Webster, Harry "Sweets" Edison

    Release Date2008

    TracksEmbraceable You, Kitty, How Long Has This Been Going On

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Ben Webster and Associates
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    Ben Webster and Associates

    Ben Webster

    Release Date1959

    TracksIn a Mellow Tone, Budd Johnson, Young Bean

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Big Ben Time
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    Big Ben Time

    Ben Webster

    Release Date1967

    TracksSolitude, How Deep Is the Ocean?, Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams

    Length (mins)00:40:33

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    For the Guv'nor
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    For the Guv'nor

    Ben Webster

    TracksWorksong, Prelude to a Kiss, The Preacher

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    Music for Loving
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    Music for Loving

    Maja Ratkje, Lasse Marhaug

    Release Date2004

    TracksInterference; Swapped, Stripped & Fucked, Stuck in the Sheep Field With Dancing Siva

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    The Soul of Ben Webster
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    The Soul of Ben Webster

    Ben Webster

    Release Date1959

    TracksFajista, When I Fall in Love, Ash

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Makin' Whoopee
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    Makin' Whoopee

    Travelin' Light

    TracksMicro, Makin' Whoopee, What'll I Do

    Length (mins)01:02:59

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    Plays Duke Ellington

    Release Date1989

    TracksRockin' in Rhythm, Johnny Come Lately, Cotton Tail

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    Ben Webster
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    Ben Webster

    Ben Webster

    Release Date1998

    TracksAll Too Soon, Cadillac Slim, Early Session Hop

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    Blue Light
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    Numb

    Release Date1987

    TracksRuby Tuesday?, The Hanging Key, Blue Light

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    See You at the Fair
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    Release Date1964

    TracksFall of Love, Our Love Is Here to Stay, Over the Rainbow

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Gentle Ben
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    Gentle Ben

    Ben Webster, The Tete Montoliu Trio

    TracksBen's Blues, Sweet Georgia Brown, How Long This Has Been Going On

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    Days of Wine and Roses

    TracksBlue Light, What's I'm Gotchere, Brother John's Blues

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    Gone With the Wind
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    Release Date1989

    TracksSunday, Misty, Perdido

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    Duke's in Bed
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    Duke's in Bed

    Johnny Hodges

    Release Date1956

    TracksTake the "A" Train, A-Oddie-Oobie, Confab With Rab

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    Ben Webster Meets Don Byas

    Ben Webster, Don Byas

    Release Date1968

    TracksBlues for Dottie Mae, When Ash Meets Harry, Perdido

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  • 23
    The Consummate Artistry of Ben Webster
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    Music With Feeling
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  • 25
    The Kid and the Brute
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