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Consummate Artistry Of Ben Webster

LP (Item 362340) Norgran, Early 50s — Condition: Very Good-

The first record on the Norgran label, and a wonderfully titled album that features Webster in pure perfection! The setting is mellow and moody – and Ben blows in that deeply soulful tone that was really coming into its own at the time – backed in very small and slightly larger groups by players that include Benny Carter, Harry Edison, Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, and Ray Brown. Titles include "That's All", "Jive At Six", "Tenderly", "Cottontail", and "Bounce Blues".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Heavy yellow label Norgran pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a number of light marks. Cover has some light wear, but no splits.)

Very Good - (minus)

  • Vinyl may be dirty, and can lack a fair amount of luster.
  • Vinyl can have a number of marks, either in clusters or smaller amounts, but deeper.
  • This is the kind of record that you'd buy to play, but not because it looked that great. Still, the flaws should be mostly cosmetic, with nothing too deep that would ruin the overall record.
  • Examples include a record that has been kept for a while in a cover without the paper sleeve, or heavily played by a previous owner and has some marks across the surface. The record should play okay, though probably with surface noise.

Additional Marks & Notes

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