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The Black Cat - Gene Ammons - Swingin The Jug (CD)

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  1. Not to be confused with the Jammin' With Gene LP, this set was later reissued as The Twister. Classic blowing session material from Jug – with 4 long tracks that are all a superb example of how great Prestige could be when they wanted to! The group is filled with great players – Jackie McLean, Mal Waldron, Idrees Sulieman, and Kenny Burrell – and the band plays with a free.
  2. 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.
  3. Eugene "Jug" Ammons (April 14, – August 6, ), 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. Biography. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Ammons studied music with instructor Walter Dyett at DuSable High School.
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  5. May 29,  · Repressing. This release contains Gene Ammons' complete quartet album Swingin' the Jug () which has never been previously issued on CD! As a bonus, this edition also includes the album the Black Cat in it's entirety plus Ammons' rare and outstanding live quartet performance of the classic ballad "Here's that Rainy Day" at the Watts Jazz Festival. 13 tracks/5(3).
  6. As is often the case in this CD reissue series, the music has little to do with acid jazz, but it does feature a few organists. Tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons is heard on music that formerly comprised two complete LPs from (The Black Cat and As You Talk That Talk), plus a pair of titles from a date only previously out on a sampler. The Black Cat is an interesting if erratic set.
  7. Gene Ammons, who had a huge and immediately recognizable tone on tenor, was a very flexible player who could play bebop with the best (always battling his friend Sonny Stitt to a tie) yet was an influence on the R&B world. Some of his ballad renditions became hits and, despite two unfortunate interruptions in his career, Ammons remained a popular attraction for 25 years.
  8. This release contains Gene Ammons' complete quartet album "Swingin' the Jug", which has never been previously issued on CD! As a bonus, this edition also includes The Black Cat LP in its entirety plus Ammons' rare and outstanding live quartet performance of the classic ballad "Here's that Rainy Day" at the Watts Jazz Festival.

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