Webster, Ben

Webster, (Benjamin Francis) Ben

(1909–73) jazz musician; born in Kansas City, Mo. He was an outstanding tenor saxophonist who played with Bennie Moten and Fletcher Henderson during the 1930s and emerged as a featured soloist with Duke Ellington between 1940–43. He free-lanced thereafter and spent the last ten years of his life in Copenhagen.
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STOKE: Simon Lambert R/R, Jaimie Pickard, James Sarjeant, Tony Atkin, Tim Webster, Ben Reade, Gareth Isherwood.
Playwrights considered are Samuel Daniel, John Fletcher, John Ford, Thomas Heywood, John Lyly, Philip Massinger, John Webster, Ben Johnson, and William Shakespeare.
Included here are original settings of songs from The Tempest and Cymbeline, as well as from some of Shakespeare's contemporaries: Beaumont and Fletcher, Webster, Ben Jonson, with some original lyrics by poet-musician Robert Johnson himself.
Cambridge: Jonathan Ufton, Charles Desmond, Ian McInroy, Neil Toy, Jason Wright, Dafydd Lewis, Den Dormer, Rudolf Bosch, Gareth Forde, Tom Kirkman, Mathew Hocken, Gavin Webster, Ben Wheeler, Ben Woods, Stewart Eru (capt).
In addition, Vince Mellars (Wakefield), Jake Webster, Ben Galea (both Hull KR) and Michael Robertson (London Broncos) all pulled out after being late additions to Anderson's 25-man squad.
Coundon Court Under-16s (back row, from left), Marc Thomas (coach), Liam Montgomery, Alex Jones, Elliott Webster, Ben Malin, George Tunnicliffe, James Horrocks, Carl Jeffs, Matthew Johnson, Darren Jackson, Max Hilton, Reyarn Thorpe, Robert Wood, Martin Finch; (front), Matthew Greenbank, Adam Dodd, Nathan Ellis, Calum Dewar, Oliver Hives, Lee Chapman (captain), Jamie Phillips, Earl Collins, Ford Freeman, Kieran Mullarkey.