Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Ben Webster and Billy Taylor: “Flying Home” (1958)

This is Ben Webster (1909-1973) and Billy Taylor (born 1921) performing "Flying Home" on "The Subject is Jazz," a 1958 television series. The band consists of Ben Webster on tenor saxophone, Buck Clayton on trumpet, Benny Morton on trombone, Billy Taylor on piano, Eddie Safranski on bass, Ed Thigpen on drums, and Mundell Lowe on guitar.

You can see and hear Ben Webster perform “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” here and Billy Taylor perform “Joy Spring” here.

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