Portrait of Ben Webster (1909-1973), the king of the tenor sax. This short documentary shows how a living legend, the master of the blues, settles in Amsterdam's Rivierenbuurt and leads a simple life there.


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Title: Big Ben: Ben Webster in Europe
Year: 1967
Duration : 32 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2000

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