Ammons Gene – Tenor sax great

In Transition with Randy McElligott
Ammons Gene - Tenor sax great
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Gene Ammon’s gut level tenor sax is featured in this episode. Son of renowned early jazz pianist Albert Ammons, Gene never disapoints as is evidenced on these recordings from the 1960s.

Artist Album Song Time
Gene Ammons Velvet Soul 1964 In Sid’s Thing 05.24
Gene Ammons Twisting The Jug 1962 Down The Line 05.40
Gene Ammons Twisting The Jug 1962 Twistin’ The Jug 04.36
Gene Ammons Twisting The Jug 1962 Moten Swing 04.54
Gene Ammons Angel Eyes Water Jug 1965 05.11

Bass – Doug Watkins Wendell Marshall
Congas – Ray Barretto
Drums – Arthur Taylor Walter Perkins
Organ – Jack McDuff Johnny “Hammond” Smith
Tenor Saxophone – Gene Ammons
Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Frank Wess
Trumpet – Joe Newman

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