Benny Carter With Ben Webster & Barney Bigard ‎– BBB & Co (Full Album)

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BBB & Co. (subtitled Benny, Ben & Barney) is an album by swing musicians Benny Carter, Ben Webster and Barney Bigard recorded in 1962 and originally released by the Swingville label.

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars and stated: “All of the swing all-stars are in fine form, making one wish that they were not being so neglected by critics and fans alike during this era. Although not essential, this set is fun.”

Track listing:
“Opening Blues” (Leonard Feather) – 10:10
“Lula” (Benny Carter) – 7:42
“When Lights Are Low” (Carter, Spencer Williams) – 4:42
“You Can’t Tell the Difference When the Sun Goes Down Blues” (Feather) – 12:05

Benny Carter – alto saxophone, trumpet
Ben Webster – tenor saxophone
Barney Bigard – clarinet
Shorty Sherock – trumpet
Jimmy Rowles – piano
Dave Barbour – guitar
Leroy Vinnegar – bass
Mel Lewis – drums


Released: 1962
Recorded: April 10, 1962
Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Length: 34:39
Label: Swingville
SVLP 2032
Producer: Leonard Feather