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Benjamin Arthur Waters
Birth: Jan. 23, 1902
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1998
Howard County
Maryland, USA

Jazz Musician. A vocalist, arranger and composer, he is known for his powerful saxaphone playing, Benny Waters began his recording career with Charlie Johnson's band over 70 years ago, making recordings with Benny Carter and Joe "King" Oliver. He also recorded with Hot Lips Page, Jimmy Lunceford, Memphis Slim. In 1994 he was part of the group the Statesmen of Jazz that toured in Japan. At the time of his death, he was one of a handful of jazz greats that had done recordings as far back as the 1920s.  (bio by: Teresa L. Watson) 
Ash Memorial Cemetery
Sandy Spring
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Teresa L. Watson
Record added: Aug 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7736919
Benjamin Arthur Waters
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