Gene Ammons

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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.

Annotation last modified on 2006-06-30 03:16 UTC.



1954With Or WithoutGene Ammons1
1956Hi Fidelity Jam SessionGene Ammons1
1956Jammin' With GeneGene Ammons4
1957Jammin' in Hi Fi With Gene AmmonsGene Ammons3
1957FunkyGene Ammons2
1958Soulful SaxophoneGene Ammons3
1958Blue GeneGene Ammons3
1958The Swingin'estBennie Green & Gene Ammons2
1960Boss TenorGene Ammons4.513
1961"Jug"Gene Ammons3
1961Groovin' With JugRichard “Groove” Holmes & Gene Ammons2
1961Juggin' AroundGene Ammons2
1961Nice an’ CoolGene Ammons1
1961Twisting the JugGene Ammons with Joe Newman, Jack McDuff1
1961Up Tight!Gene Ammons1
1962Bad! Bossa NovaGene Ammons5
1962Boss Tenors: Straight Ahead from Chicago August 1961Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt3
1962Boss Tenors in Orbit!Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt3
1962Brother Jack Meets the BossJack McDuff and Gene Ammons2
1962Dig Him! (aka We'll Be Together Again)Gene Ammons / Sonny Stitt3
1962Just JugGene Ammons2
1962Soul SummitGene Ammons, Sonny Stitt with Jack McDuff2
1963Preachin'Gene Ammons2
1963Soul Summit, Vol. 2Gene Ammons, Etta Jones, Jack McDuff2
1963The Soulful Moods OfGene Ammons1
1964Late Hour SpecialGene Ammons2
1964Velvet SoulGene Ammons1
1965Angel EyesGene Ammons2
1965Sock!Gene Ammons1
1966Boss Soul!Gene Ammons1
1969The Boss Is Back!Gene Ammons2
1970Brother Jug!Gene Ammons3
1971My WayGene Ammons1
1971The Black Cat!Gene Ammons1
1971You Talk That Talk!Ammons & Stitt1
1972Free AgainGene Ammons1
1972Jug & DodoAmmons & Marmarosa3
1973Big Bad JugGene Ammons1
1973Got My OwnGene Ammons2
1974BrasswindGene Ammons1
1975GoodbyeGene Ammons3
1976Swinging the JuggGene Ammons1
1976Together Again for the Last TimeGene Ammons / Sonny Stitt1
1977Jug & SonnyGene Ammons, Sonny Stitt1
1977Live at the Watts Jazz Festival - Volume 1Willie Bobo, LAPD, Jimmy Witherspoon, Gene Ammons2
1979All Star SessionsGene Ammons1
1981In SwedenGene Ammons1
1991The Big SoundGene Ammons1
1991The Happy BluesGene Ammons1
1993All-Star SessionsGene Ammons1
2001God Bless Jug and SonnyGene Ammons & Sonny Stitt1
2023For Beautiful PeopleGene Ammons1
Heavy SaxGene Ammons1

Album + Compilation

1959The Golden Saxophone Of Gene AmmonsGene Ammons1
1963Light, Bluesy, and MoodyGene Ammons1
1972Prime CutsGene Ammons / Sonny Stitt1
1974JuganthologyGene Ammons1
1975Early VisionsGene Ammons1
1976"Jug" SessionsGene Ammons1
1988Greatest Hits, Volume 1: The SixtiesGene Ammons1
1991Tenor GiantsBen Webster & Gene Ammons2
1992The Gene Ammons Story: Gentle JugGene Ammons52
1992The Gene Ammons Story: Organ CombosGene Ammons1
1992The Gene Ammons Story: The 78 EraGene Ammons1
1994Soul SummitGene Ammons / Sonny Stitt / Jack McDuff with Etta James1
1994Red Top - The Savoy SessionsGene Ammons41
1994Up Tight! (CD combo of Up Tight! LP & Boss Soul! LP)Gene Ammons1
1994Young JugGene Ammons1
1995Gentle Jug, Vol. 2Gene Ammons1
1997Legends Of Acid JazzGene Ammons1
1998Greatest Hits: The 70sGene Ammons1
1998Greatest Hits: The 50sGene Ammons1
2000Gentle Jug, Vol. 3Gene Ammons1
2002The Chronological Classics: Gene Ammons 1947-1949Gene Ammons1
2002A Stranger In TownGene Ammons1
2003Fine And Mellow (Prestige Twofer: Got My Own / Big Bad Jug)Gene Ammons1
2003The Chronological Classics: Gene Ammons 1949-1950Gene Ammons1
2004The Chronological Classics: Gene Ammons 1950-1951Gene Ammons1
2011Boss Tenor + Angel EyesGene Ammons1
2012Brother Jack Meets The Boss / Screamin'“Brother” Jack McDuff & Gene Ammons1
2012Boss Tenors / Dig Him!Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt Quintet1
2013Blue Groove + Preachin'Gene Ammons1
The Chronological Classics: Gene Ammons 1951-1953Gene Ammons1
The Complete Recordings: 1951-1958Gene Ammons1

Album + Live

1973Chicago ConcertAmmons & Moody2
1973Gene Ammons and Friends at MontreuxGene Ammons with Dexter Gordon & Cannonball Adderley3
1996The ChaseGene Ammons & Dexter Gordon1
2002Left Bank EncoresGene Ammons, Sonny Stitt3


1947St. Louis Blues / Shufflin’ the BluesAlbert Ammons and His Rhythm Kings featuring Gene Ammons1
1962Mellow GravyJack McDuff with Gene Ammons1
1971The Black Cat / SomethingGene Ammons1

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