An exceptionnal tenor, Eugene "Jug" Ammons often paired with Sonny Stitt.
He suffered the rigor of the administration by serving "as an example" a total of nine years in prison.
Beginners may want to start with The Boss Is Back.
Eugene "Jug" Ammons (April 14, 1925 – July 23, 1974), also known as "The Boss", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. The son of boogie-woogie pianist Albert Ammons, Gene Ammons is remembered for his accessible music, steeped in soul and R&B, but his career was hampered by two incarcerations on drugs charges.