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Gene Ammons

Eugene "Jug" Ammons (April 14, 1925 – August 6, 1974), 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.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 14th, 1925 (Chicago), Died August 6th, 1974 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 82532 3/24/1952 I'll walk alone Gene Ammons instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82533 3/24/1952 Old folks Gene Ammons instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82534 3/24/1952 Beezy Gene Ammons instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82535 3/24/1952 Somewhere along the way Gene Ammons instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ammons, Gene," accessed October 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/301337.

Ammons, Gene. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/301337.

"Ammons, Gene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/301337

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