Coleman Hawkins & Ben Webster – Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster [Stereo] (Verve Acoustic Sounds Series Edition)

Remastered all-analog (AAA) from the original master tapes by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering.

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Product Description

New for 2023!

Acoustic Sounds Series reissues from Verve/Universal Music Enterprises!

Monthly releases highlighting the world's most historic and best jazz records!

Mastered by Bernie Grundman from the original analog tapes

180-gram LPs pressed at Quality Record Pressings!

Stoughton Printing gatefold old-style tip-on jackets

Series supervised by Chad Kassem CEO of Acoustic Sounds

As critic Nat Hentoff makes clear, Coleman Hawkins and Ben Webster were larger than life. Formidable, even forbidding presences, they revealed a depth of feeling in their playing that spoke of their vast life experiences, as great writers or painters speak through their work.

Recorded in 1957.

Seeking to offer definitive audiophile grade versions of some of the most historic and best jazz records ever recorded, Verve Label Group and Universal Music Enterprises' audiophile Acoustic Sounds vinyl reissue series utilizes the skills of top mastering engineers and the unsurpassed production craft of Quality Record Pressings. All titles are mastered from the original analog tapes, pressed on 180-gram vinyl and packaged by Stoughton Printing Co. in high-quality gatefold sleeves with tip-on jackets. The releases are supervised by Chad Kassem, CEO of Acoustic Sounds, the world's largest source for audiophile recordings.

Musicians:
Coleman Hawkins, tenor saxophone
Ben Webster, tenor saxophone
Ray Brown, bass
Herb Ellis, guitar
Oscar Peterson, piano
Alvin Stoller, drums

(Above description from AcousticSounds.com)

$38.98

Additional information

Original Release Year

1959

AcclaimedMusic Rank

#2950

AllMusic Rating

★★★★

Genre

Jazz

Styles

Bop, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz

Release Date

December 8, 2023

Record Labels

UMe, Verve Records

Series

Verve Acoustic Sounds Series

Channels

Stereo

SPARS Code

AAA

Source

Original Master Tapes

Remastered by

Bernie Grundman, Bernie Grundman Mastering

Lacquers Cut by

Bernie Grundman, Bernie Grundman Mastering

Pressing Plant

Quality Record Pressings, Kansas

Format

1LP

Speed

33⅓ RPM

Size

12 Inches

Weight

180 Grams

Jacket Style

Tip-On

Jacket Type

Single Gatefold

Printed by

Stoughton Printing

$38.98