Gene Ammons 1951-1953

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CD Details

  • Released: January 16, 2006
  • Originally Released: 2006
  • Label: Classics France


  • 1.Ammons Boogie
  • 2.Echo Chamber Blues
  • 3.Sirocco
  • 4.Fine and Foxy
  • 5.Hot Stuff
  • 6.Them There Eyes
  • 7.When the Saints Go Marching In
  • 8.Archie
  • 9.Undecided
  • 10.Until the Real Thing Comes Along
  • 11.Because of Rain
  • 12.Charmaine
  • 13.I'll Walk Alone
  • 14.Old Folks
  • 15.Beezy
  • 16.Somewhere Along the Way
  • 17.Just Chips
  • 18.Street of Dreams
  • 19.Beat, The (Good Time Blues)
  • 20.Travelin' Light
  • 21.Red Top
  • 22.Fuzzy
  • 23.Stairway to the Stars
  • 24.Jim Dawgs

Product Description:

Personnel: Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone); Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Eli Dabney (tenor saxophone, trombone); McKinley Easton, Rudy Williams (baritone saxophone); Johnny Coles, Bill Massey (trumpet); J. Alan Johnson (trombone); Clarence "Sleepy" Anderson, John Houston (piano); George Brown , Bob & Pauline Wilson, Teddy Stewart (drums).
Liner Note Author: Anatol Schenker.
This CHRONOLOGICAL CLASSICS set features some of the early recordings by the great tenor sax player Gene Ammons. While Ammons would later move in more experimental directions, his early albums, most notably those for Prestige, fell into a smooth, swinging bebop mode that showed the heavy influence of Charlie Parker. The music is very much of its era, but Ammons's full, earthy sax tone is heard to fine effect on these sides, making 1951-1953 a compelling portrait of the artist as a young man.

Product Info

  • UPC: 3448967140624
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26/lbs (approx)
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