Jug

Jug

by Gene AmmonsGene Ammons

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Overview

Tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded many albums during 1961-1962, a busy period that was brought to an abrupt halt by his arrest for narcotics abuse. Jug finds the great tenor in excellent form, interpreting six standards and two of his originals with the assistance of pianist Richard Wyands, bassist Doug Watkins, drummer J.C. Heard, and the congas of Ray Barretto; Sleepy Anderson replaces Wyands on two songs, one of which he takes on organ. Few surprises occur, but fans will not be disappointed by his soulful and lyrical playing.


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Product Details

Release Date: 02/17/1992
Label: Ojc
UPC: 0025218670128
catalogNumber: 701

Tracks

  1. Ol' Man River
  2. Easy To Love
  3. Seed Shack
  4. Let It Be You
  5. Exactly Like You
  6. Miss Lucy
  7. Namely You
  8. Tangerine

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Gene Ammons   Primary Artist,Tenor Saxophone
Ray Barretto   Conga
Doug Watkins   Bass
Richard Wyands   Piano
Clarence "Sleepy" Anderson   Organ,Piano
J.C. Heard   Drums

Technical Credits

Kevin Welch   Composer
Ray Barretto   Contributor
Gene Ammons   Contributor
Doug Watkins   Contributor
Richard Wyands   Contributor
Clarence "Sleepy" Anderson   Composer,Contributor
Gene DePaul   Composer
Esmond Edwards   Producer,Contributor
Rudy Van Gelder   Engineer
Joe Goldberg   Liner Notes
J.C. Heard   Contributor
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Henri Woode   Composer
Victor Schertzinger   Composer
Joe Burke   Composer
Harry Edward Stinson   Composer

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