Gene Ammons

~ Person

Annotation

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.

Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1954With Or WithoutGene Ammons1
1956Hi Fidelity Jam SessionGene Ammons1
1957Jammin' in Hi Fi With Gene AmmonsGene Ammons3
1958The Swingin'estBennie Green & Gene Ammons2
1959Soulful SaxophoneGene Ammons1
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 in Orbit!Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt2
1962Boss Tenors: Straight Ahead from Chicago August 1961Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt2
1962Brother Jack Meets the BossJack McDuff and Gene Ammons2
1962Dig Him!Gene Ammons / Sonny Stitt1
1962Just JugGene Ammons1
1962Soul SummitGene Ammons, Sonny Stitt with Jack McDuff3
1963Preachin'Gene Ammons2
1963Soul Summit Vol. 2Gene Ammons, Etta Jones, Jack McDuff2
1963The Soulful Moods OfGene Ammons1
1964Boss TenorGene Ammons4.58
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
1973Big Bad JugGene Ammons1
1973Got My OwnGene Ammons1
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
1981In SwedenGene Ammons1
1990Jug & DodoGene Ammons & Dodo Marmarosa1
1991The Big SoundGene Ammons1
1991The Happy BluesGene Ammons1
1991Jammin' With GeneGene Ammons2
1991We'll Be Together AgainGene Ammons & Sonny Stitt2
1992Groove BluesGene Ammons2
1992FunkyGene Ammons1
1993All-Star SessionsGene Ammons1
2001God Bless Jug and SonnyGene Ammons & Sonny Stitt1
2003Blue GeneGene Ammons1
Heavy SaxGene Ammons1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1963Light, Bluesy, and MoodyGene Ammons1
1974JuganthologyGene Ammons1
1988Greatest Hits, Volume 1: The SixtiesGene Ammons1
1991Tenor GiantsBen Webster & Gene Ammons2
1992The Gene Ammons Story: Gentle JugGene Ammons51
1992The Gene Ammons Story: Organ CombosGene Ammons1
1992The Gene Ammons Story: The 78 EraGene Ammons1
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
2002The Chronological Classics: Gene Ammons 1947-1949Gene 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
The Chronological Classics: Gene Ammons 1951-1953Gene Ammons1

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
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 Stitt2

Single

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1962Mellow GravyJack McDuff with Gene Ammons1

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