WEBSTER YOUNG

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Webster English Young – nicknamed “Little Diz” and later dubbed “Web City” by the great alto saxophonist Jackie McLean – was born in Columbia, S.C. But it was Washington, D.C. – where he was raised and spent most of his life – that he called his home. At a very early age, he took up the trumpet and at one point even convinced Louis Armstrong to give him a quick lesson while Pops was in town for a date at the Howard Theatre.

Webster’s speaking voice was soft and gravelly—not a singer’s voice by most standards—but he occasionally put his horn down and picked up the mike.

The one time I heard him sing on stage stands out. His vocal treatment of “You Don’t Know What Love Is” was every bit as soulful and fluent as his trumpet choruses, which were amazing. The only recording of him singing
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Plays The Miles Davis Songbook (Volume One)
Cool Jazz 1981
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Plays The Miles Davis Songbook (Volume Two)
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Plays And Sings The Miles Davis Songbook (Volume Three)
Cool Jazz 1981

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