Gene Ammons Catalog

1944 (age 19)

Billy Eckstine - Mr. B  (Ember (E) FA 2010)

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Bill Frazier, John Jackson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano, arranger) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor) Tadd Dameron (arranger)
NYC, December 5, 1944
118-2If That's The Way You Feel
119-4I Want To Talk About You
120-3Blowing The Blues Away
121-2Opus X
122I'll Wait And Pray

Billy Eckstine - Blowing The Blues Away  (Swingtime (E) ST 1015)

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Bill Frazier, John Jackson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano, arranger) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor) Tadd Dameron (arranger): same session
NYC, December 5, 1944
120Blowing The Blues Away

Billy Eckstine/Maxine Sullivan - Mr. B  (Audio Lab AL 1549)

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Bill Frazier, John Jackson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano, arranger) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor) Tadd Dameron (arranger): same session
NYC, December 5, 1944
123The Real Thing Happened To Me

1945 (age 20)

Billy Eckstine - Together  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 100)

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Bill Frazier, John Jackson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Tadd Dameron, John Malachi, Jerry Valentine (arranger)
AFRS Jubilee broadcast, Los Angeles, CA, February, March, 1945
Blue 'N' Boogie (theme)
Blowin' The Blues Away
'Deed I Do
I Wanna Talk About You
Blue 'N' Boogie (theme)
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Together
Mean To Me
Without A Song
Mr. Chips
Blue 'N' Boogie (theme)
-
Air Mail Special
Don't Blame Me
If That's The Way You Feel
Blue 'N' Boogie (theme)
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Opus X
Love Me Or Leave Me
One O'Clock Jump (theme)

Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale  (EmArcy MG 36029)

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Budd Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor)
NYC, May 2, 1945
NSC53-1Lonesome Lover Blues
Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Walter Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) John Cobbs, Budd Johnson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor saxophone) Teddy Cypron (baritone saxophone) Richard "Duke" Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, September, 1945
NSC61My Deep Blue Dream
NSC64It Ain't Like That
same personnel
NYC, October, 1945
NSC71All I Sing Is Blues
NSC72Long, Long Journey
Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) possibly Jimmy Golden (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, February, 1946
NSC114Blue
NSC117Tell Me Pretty Baby
Miles Davis, Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax (trumpet) Water Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Gerald Velentine (trombone) John Cobbs, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Linton Garner (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 5, 1946
NSC167Jelly Jelly

Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"  (EmArcy MG 36030)

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Budd Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor)
NYC, May 2, 1945
NSC54-3A Cottage For Sale
Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Walter Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) John Cobbs, Budd Johnson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor saxophone) Teddy Cypron (baritone saxophone) Richard "Duke" Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, September, 1945
NSC62Prisoner Of Love
same personnel
NYC, October, 1945
NSC69I'm In The Mood For Love
NSC70You Call It Madness
Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor saxophone) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) possibly Richard Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, January 3, 1946
NSC103You're My Everything
Miles Davis, Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax (trumpet) Water Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Gerald Velentine (trombone) John Cobbs, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Linton Garner (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 5, 1946
NSC165I Love The Loveliness Of You
add unidentified strings
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 6, 1946
NSC168My Silent Love
NSC169Time On My Hands
NSC170All The Things You Are

Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s  (EmArcy MG 36016)

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Budd Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor)
NYC, May 2, 1945
NSC55-2I Love The Rhythm In A Riff
Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) possibly Jimmy Golden (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, February, 1946
NSC115Second Balcony Jump
Jesse Miller (trumpet) Ernest McDonald (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Leo Blevens (guitar) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums) Marcel Daniels (vocals)
NYC, February 5, 1949
2501-1Daddy Sauce's Airlines
2502-1Little Irv

Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness  (Regent MG 6058)

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Budd Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor)
NYC, May 2, 1945
NSC56Last Night (And Now Tonight Again)

Billy Eckstine - Prisoner Of Love  (Regent MG 6052)

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Walter Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) John Cobbs, Budd Johnson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor saxophone) Teddy Cypron (baritone saxophone) Richard "Duke" Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, September, 1945
NSC63A Penny For Your Thoughts

1946

Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band  (Savoy SJL 2214)

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor saxophone) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) possibly Richard Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, January 3, 1946
NSC100I Only Have Eyes For You
NSC105The Jitney Man
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Josh Jackson (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) possibly Jimmy Golden (piano) replaces Dorham, Simmons, Houston, Ellington
NYC, March, 1946
NSC125Don't Take Your Love From Me
Miles Davis, Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax (trumpet) Water Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Gerald Velentine (trombone) John Cobbs, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Linton Garner (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 5, 1946
NSC164Oo Bop Sh' Bam (alt. take)

Billy Eckstine Sings  (Savoy SJL 1127)

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor saxophone) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) possibly Richard Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, January 3, 1946
NSC104I've Got To Pass Your House

Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream  (Regent MG 6054)

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) possibly Jimmy Golden (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals): Fats Navarro (trumpet) Josh Jackson (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) possibly Jimmy Golden (piano) replaces Dorham, Simmons, Houston, Ellington
NYC, February, 1946
NSC116Gloomy Sunday
same personnel
NYC, March, 1946
NSC122Love Is The Thing

Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear  (EmArcy MG 36010)

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) possibly Jimmy Golden (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals): same session
NYC, March, 1946
NSC123Without A Song
Miles Davis, Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax (trumpet) Water Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Gerald Velentine (trombone) John Cobbs, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Linton Garner (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 5, 1946
NSC166In The Still Of The Night
add unidentified strings
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 6, 1946
NSC171In A Sentimental Mood

Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones  (EmArcy MG 36038)

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) possibly Jimmy Golden (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, March, 1946
NSC124Cool Breeze
Miles Davis, Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax (trumpet) Water Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Gerald Velentine (trombone) John Cobbs, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Linton Garner (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 5, 1946
NSC164Oo Bop Sh' Bam

Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955  (Mercury 314 528 292-2)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Jack Cooley (drums) Mildred Anderson (vocals -1)
Chicago, IL, April 8, 1946
1. 328-1Doin' The Boogie Woogie
2. 330Mr. Bell Boogie (Suitcase Blues)

Albert Ammons - Doin' The Boogie Woogie / Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera (some pressings)  (Mercury 8007 (alt.))

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Jack Cooley (drums) Mildred Anderson (vocals)
Chicago, IL, April 8, 1946
328-4Doin' The Boogie Woogie

Albert Ammons - Lady Be Good / Mr. Bell Boogie  (Mercury 8115)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Jack Cooley (drums)
Chicago, IL, April 8, 1946
329-1Lady Be Good

Billy Eckstine - Rhythm In A Riff (Soundtrack)  (Harlequin (E) HQ 2068)

Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax, possibly Rostelle Reese (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, unknown, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Billy Eckstine (valve trombone, vocals) Porter Kilbert, possibly Robert "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) possibly Linton Garner or Jimmy Golden (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Ann Baker (vocals)
NYC, circa June, July, 1946
Second Balcony Jump
Rhythm In A Riff
You Call It Madness
Second Balcony Jump (alt. take)
Lonesome Lover Blues
Taps Miller
I Cried For You
I Want To Talk About You
Our Delight
Prisoner Of Love

Albert Ammons - Why I'm Leaving You  (Mercury 8140)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Jack Cooley (drums, vocals)
Chicago, IL, July 2, 1946
431-1Why I'm Leaving You

Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie / I Don't Want To See You  (Mercury 8022)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Jack Cooley (drums, vocals): same session
Chicago, IL, July 2, 1946
432-3I Don't Want To See You (If You Can't See You By Myself)

Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie / I Don't Want To See You  (Mercury 70158x45)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Jack Cooley (drums, vocals): same session
Chicago, IL, July 2, 1946
432-4I Don't Want To See You (If You Can't See You By Myself)
** reissue of Mercury 70158.

Miles Davis - Boppin' The Blues  (Black Lion (G) BLCD 760102)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Linton Garner (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 18, 1946
168-1Don't Sing Me The Blues
168-2-
169-1Don't Explain To Me Baby
169-2-
169-3-
169-4-
Ann Baker (vocals) replaces Coleman
170-1Baby, Won't You Make Up Your Mind
170-2-
170-3-
171-1I've Always Got The Blues (incomplete)
171-2I've Always Got The Blues
171-3-

1947

Petite Swanson - Lawdy Miss Claudy / My Jockey Knows How To Ride  (Sunbeam S-103)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Marl Young (piano, arranger) Rail Wilson (bass) Petite Swanson (vocals)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, March, 1947
U-654-IVLawdy Miss Claudy
U-655-IVMy Jockey Knows How To Ride

Petite Swanson - I'm Sorry / Did You Ever Feel Lucky  (Sunbeam S-107)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Marl Young (piano, arranger) Rail Wilson (bass) Petite Swanson (vocals): same session
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, March, 1947
I'm Sorry
Did You Ever Feel Lucky

Gene Ammons - Light, Bluesy, And Moody  (Wing MGW 12156)

Gail Brockman (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) James Craig (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Chuck Williams (drums) George Stone (arranger)
Chicago, IL, June 19, 1947
848Concentration
9677Red Top (vocal overdub)
850-1Idaho
Gail Brockman (trumpet) Ernest McDonald (alto, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals -2) George Stone (arranger)
Chicago, IL, October 23, 1947
1. 1133-2McDougal's Sprout
2. 1134-2Hold That Money
3. 1135-2Shermanski
Gail Brockman (trumpet) John "Flaps" Dungee (alto, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals) A.K. Salim (arranger)
Chicago, IL, December 1, 1947
1333-1Odd-En-Dow
Josse Miller (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Ernest McDonald (alto, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Leo Blevens (guitar) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums) Jimmy Mundy (arranger)
Chicago, IL, October 4, 1949
3001Everything Depends On You
3002Hot Springs
3003When You're Gone
3004Little Slam

Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions  (EmArcy EMS 2-400)

Gail Brockman (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) James Craig (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Chuck Williams (drums) George Stone (arranger)
Chicago, IL, June 19, 1947
849-1Red Top
Marvin Randolph (trumpet -1,2) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Al Burroughs (drums)
Chicago, IL, August 6, 1947
1. 929-2St. Louis Blues
2. 930-1Shufflin' The Boogie
3. 931-1S.P. Blues
Gail Brockman (trumpet) Ernest McDonald (alto, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) George Stone (arranger)
Chicago, IL, October 23, 1947
1136-1Harold The Fox
Gail Brockman (trumpet) John "Flaps" Dungee (alto, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals) A.K. Salim (arranger)
Chicago, IL, December 1, 1947
1332-1Jeet Jet
1334Going For The Okey Doak
1335E.A.A.K. Blues
Gail Brockman (trumpet) John "Flaps" Dungee (alto, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals -3) A.K. Salim (arranger)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1947
1. 1390Blowing The Family Jewels
2. 1391Sugar-Coated
3. 1392-2Dues In Blues
Jesse Miller (trumpet) Ernest McDonald (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Leo Blevens (guitar) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums) Marcel Daniels (vocals)
NYC, February 5, 1949
2503-1Abdullah's Fiesta

Albert Ammons - St. Louis Blues / Shufflin' The Boogie (some pressings)  (Mercury 8053 (alt.))

Marvin Randolph (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Al Burroughs (drums)
Chicago, IL, August 6, 1947
929-3St. Louis Blues (alt. take)
930-2Shufflin' The Boogie

Albert Ammons - S.P. Blues / Hiroshima  (Mercury 8063)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Al Burroughs (drums)
Chicago, IL, August 6, 1947
932-1Hiroshima

Gene Ammons - Concentration / Blowin' Red's Top  (Aladdin 3012)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone, alto saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums)
Toogood Studios, Chicago, IL, September 23, 1947
301-5Concentration
303-8Blowin' Red's Top

Gene Ammons - Red Top  (Savoy SJL 1103)

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Charles Williams (drums)
Detroit, MI, October 4, 1947
DET800El Sino
DET801Ineta
DET802Wild Leo
DET803Leapin' Leo

Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album  (Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61)

Gail Brockman (trumpet) John "Flaps" Dungee (alto, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) A.K. Salim (arranger)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1947
1393Jay Jay

1948

Various Artists - 1948-1956 Vintage Recordings: Chicago Boss Tenors  (Chess CHV 414)

Gene Ammons, Tom Archia (tenor saxophone) Christine Chatman (piano) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums)
Chicago, IL, October 12, 1948
U7139McKie's Jam Boppers (The Battle)
same session
U7140Swingin' For Christmas (Swingin' For Xmas)
Jesse Miller (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Leo Blevins (guitar) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums)
Chicago, IL, January 8, 1950
U7234-alt.More Moon
Bill Massey (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (baritone saxophone) Charlie Bateman (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wesley Landers (drums)
Chicago, IL, August, 1950
U7265Jug Head Ramble

Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt - Jug And Sonny  (Chess LP 1445)

Gene Ammons, Tom Archia (tenor saxophone) Christine Chatman (piano) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums)
Chicago, IL, October 12, 1948
U7139-alt.Jam For Boppers
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Christine Chatman (piano, vocals) Leo Blevins (guitar) Lowell Pointer (bass) Ike Day (drums) Mary Graham (vocals)
Chicago, IL, February 28, 1949
U7180Stuffy (Tenor Eleven)
Jesse Miller (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Leo Blevins (guitar) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums)
Chicago, IL, January 8, 1950
U7232The Last Chance (The Last Mile)
U7233Cha-Bootie
U7234Full Moon
Bill Massey (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Charlie Bateman (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wesley Landers (drums)
Chicago, IL, May 2, 1950
U7247Tenor Eleven
add Sonny Stitt (baritone saxophone)
Chicago, IL, August, 1950
U7267Don't Do Me Wrong
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
Chicago, IL, May 3, 1951
U7337Baby, Won't You Please Say Yes
U7340Im's Not The Kind Of Guy (You're Not The Kind Of Girl)
** also issued on Chess CH 91549.

The Soulful Saxophone Of Gene Ammons  (Chess LP 1442)

Gene Ammons, Tom Archia (tenor saxophone) Christine Chatman (piano) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums)
Chicago, IL, October 12, 1948
U7142It's The Talk Of The Town
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Christine Chatman (piano, vocals) Leo Blevins (guitar) Lowell Pointer (bass) Ike Day (drums) Mary Graham (vocals)
Chicago, IL, February 28, 1949
U7181Once In A While
Jesse Miller (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Leo Blevins (guitar) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums)
Chicago, IL, January 8, 1950
U7231Pennies From Heaven
Bill Massey (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Charlie Bateman (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wesley Landers (drums)
Chicago, IL, May 2, 1950
U7248Goodbye
U7249You Go To My Head
U7250My Foolish Heart
add Sonny Stitt (baritone saxophone)
Chicago, IL, August, 1950
U7266Can Anyone Explain
U7268Prelude To A Kiss
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
Chicago, IL, May 3, 1951
U7338Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe
U7339It's You Or No One
** also issued on Cadet LP 783 entitled "Makes It Happen".

1949

Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes  (EmArcy MG 36023)

Jesse Miller (trumpet) Ernest McDonald (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Leo Blevens (guitar) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums)
NYC, February 5, 1949
2504-1Brother Jug's Sermon

Gene Ammons - Early Visions  (Cadet 2CA 60038)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Christine Chatman (piano, vocals) Leo Blevins (guitar) Lowell Pointer (bass) Ike Day (drums) Mary Graham (vocals)
Chicago, IL, February 28, 1949
U7178Do You Really Mean It
U7179Bless You
** also issued on Chess CH2 92514.

Woody Herman - Keeper Of The Flame  (Capitol CDP 7 98453 2)

Stan Fishelson, Al Porcino, Ernie Royal, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger) Bill Harris, Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Buddy Savitt (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone, arranger) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel (arranger)
NYC, May 26, 1949
3794-4The Crickets
Stan Fishelson, Al Porcino, Ernie Royal, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger) Bill Harris, Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Buddy Savitt (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone, arranger) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Lou Levy (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, July 14, 1949
4670-1More Than You Know
same personnel
Hollywood, CA, July 20, 1949
4675-5(I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal, You
same personnel
Hollywood, CA, July 21, 1949
In The Beginning
You've Got A Date With The Blues

Woody Herman - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 9: Early Autumn  (Capitol M 11034)

Stan Fishelson, Al Porcino, Ernie Royal, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger) Bill Harris, Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Buddy Savitt (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone, arranger) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel (arranger)
NYC, May 26, 1949
3795-2More Moon
Stan Fishelson, Al Porcino, Ernie Royal, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger) Bill Harris, Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Buddy Savitt (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone, arranger) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Lou Levy (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, July 14, 1949
4666-2Detour Ahead
4667-3Jamaica Rhumba
4668-2Not Really The Blues
4669-1The Great Lie
same personnel
Hollywood, CA, July 20, 1949
4673-3Tenderly
4674-1Lollypop
4679-3Rhapsody In Wood

Woody Herman - The California Concerts 1949  (Artistry 109)

Stan Fishelson, Al Porcino, Ernie Royal, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger) Bill Harris, Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Buddy Savitt (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone, arranger) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Lou Levy (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel (arranger): Oscar Pettiford (bass) replaces Mondragon
"Rendezvous Ballroom", Balboa Beach, CA, July 2, 1949
More Moon
I Ain't Gonna Wait Too Long
Everywhere
That's Right
Joe Mondragon (bass) replaces Pettiford
"Rendezvous Ballroom", Balboa Beach, CA, July 16, 1949
Early Autumn
Stan Fishelson, Al Porcino, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Bill Harris, Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Jimmy Giuffre, Buddy Savitt (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Lou Levy (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals)
"The Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, August, 1949
Keen And Peachy
Pennies From Heaven
same session
Lemon Drop

Woody Herman And His Orchestra (no details)  (First Heard (E) FH 29)

Stan Fishelson, Al Porcino, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Bill Harris, Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Jimmy Giuffre, Buddy Savitt (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Lou Levy (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals): same personnel
"Rendezvous Ballroom", Balboa Beach, CA, July 29, 1949
I Ain't Gonna Wait Too Long
Four Brothers
same personnel
"The Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, August, 1949
Rhapsody In Wood

Charlie Barnet Versus Woody Herman - One Night With The Battle Of The Bands  (Joyce LP 1012)

Stan Fishelson, Al Porcino, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Bill Harris, Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Jimmy Giuffre, Buddy Savitt (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Lou Levy (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Stan Kenton (announcer): add Stan Kenton (announcer)
MBS broadcast, "Rendezvous Ballroom", Balboa Beach, CA, July 30, 1949
Lollypop
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Four Brothers
Early Autumn
That's Right
Ornithology

Woody Herman And The Four Brothers Live  (Queen-disc (It) Q-005)

Stan Fishelson, Al Porcino, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Bill Harris, Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Jimmy Giuffre, Buddy Savitt (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Lou Levy (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals): omit Kenton
"The Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, August, 1949
Terry And The Pirates
Man, Don't Be Ridiculous
Summer Sequence, Part 1/3

1950

Count Basie  (RCA Victor LPM 1112)

Harry Edison (trumpet) Dicky Wells (trombone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor, baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) "Google Eyes" (vocals) The Deep River Boys: J. August, H. Douglas, E. Ware, G. Lawson, V. Gardner (vocal group) Buck Clayton (arranger)
NYC, February 6, 1950
E0VB3187-1If You See My Baby
E0VB3189-1Rat Race
E0VB3190-1Sweets
** also issued on RCA Victor LSP 1112.

Count Basie 1949-1950, Vol. 3  (RCA (F) 741042)

Harry Edison (trumpet) Dicky Wells (trombone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor, baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) "Google Eyes" (vocals) The Deep River Boys: J. August, H. Douglas, E. Ware, G. Lawson, V. Gardner (vocal group) Buck Clayton (arranger): same session
NYC, February 6, 1950
E0VB3188-1Solid As A Rock

Miles Davis - Dick Hyman - Sonny Stitt  (Ozone 1)

Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone -2) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WNYC radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, February 18, 1950
1.The Way You Look Tonight
2.Fine And Dandy

Gene Ammons - Blues Up And Down, Vol. 1  (Prestige PR 7823)

Bill Massey (trumpet) Eph Greenlea (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (tenor, baritone saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 5, 1950
BL1220Bye Bye
BL1221Let It Be
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (tenor, baritone saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Teddy Williams (vocals)
BL1224A Touch Of The Blues
Bill Massey (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (baritone saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, April 26, 1950
85Chabootie
86Who Put The Sleeping Pills (In Rip Van Winkle's Coffee)
87Gravy (Walkin')
88Easy Glide
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wes Landers (drums)
NYC, June 28, 1950
89I Wanna Be Loved
91I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Gene Ammons All Star Sessions  (Prestige PRLP 7050)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (tenor, baritone saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 5, 1950
BL1222-1Blues Up And Down
BL1222-2-
BL1222-3-
BL1223-1You Can Depend On Me
BL1223-2-
Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wes Landers (drums)
NYC, October 28, 1950
116Stringin' The Jug, Part 1
117Stringin' The Jug, Part 2
Billy Massey (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt (trombone) Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (baritone saxophone) Charlie Bateman (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Larry Townsend (vocals)
NYC, January 31, 1951
136ANew Blues Up And Down, Part 1
137ANew Blues Up And Down, Part 2
Art Farmer (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Freddie Redd (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 15, 1955
755Juggernaut
756Woofin' And Tweetin'
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7050 (alt.) entitled "Woofin' And Tweetin'". Original Jazz Classics OJC 014, OJCCD 014-2.

Teddy Williams - A Touch Of The Blues / Dumb Woman Blues  (Prestige 715)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (tenor, baritone saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Teddy Williams (vocals)
NYC, March 5, 1950
BL1225Dumb Woman Blues

The Gene Ammons Story - The 78 Era  (Prestige P 24058)

Bill Massey (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (baritone saxophone) Charlie Bateman (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wes Landers (drums)
NYC, July 27, 1950
100Back In Your Own Backyard
101Sweet Jennie Lou
103Seven Eleven
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wes Landers (drums)
NYC, October 28, 1950
118When I Dream Of You
119A Lover Is Blue
Billy Massey (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (tenor, baritone saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
124AAround About One A.M.
125Jug
126BWow!
127BBlue And Sentimental
Billy Massey (trumpet) Eli Dabney (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Ruddy Williams (baritone saxophone) Clarence Anderson (piano) Earl May (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
NYC, June 29, 1951
148Ammons Boogie
149Echo Chamber Blues
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Clarence Anderson (piano) Earl May (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
NYC, August 14, 1951
160CHot Stuff
161AThem There Eyes
162BWhen The Saints Go Marching In
163AArchie
Bill Massey (trumpet) Eli Dabney (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Clarence Anderson (piano) Ernie Shepard (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
NYC, November 14, 1951
255Undecided
256Until The Real Thing Comes Along
Nat Howard (trumpet) Henderson Chambers (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Gene Easton (baritone saxophone) John Houston (piano) Ben Stuberville (bass) George Brown (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals -1)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 8, 1955
1. 694This Is Always
2. 695Blues Roller
3. 697Our Love Is Here To Stay
** also issued on Prestige PRCD 24058-2.

Gene Ammons Tenor Sax, Vol. 1  (Prestige PRLP 112)

Bill Massey (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (baritone saxophone) Charlie Bateman (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wes Landers (drums)
NYC, July 27, 1950
102La Vie En Rose

Sonny Stitt - Stitt's Bits, Vol. 1  (Prestige PR 7585)

Bill Massey (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (baritone saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wes Landers (drums) Larry Townsend (vocals)
NYC, October 8, 1950
112To Think You've Chosen Me

Sonny Stitt - Stitt's Bits  (Prestige PRLP 7133)

Bill Massey (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (baritone saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wes Landers (drums) Larry Townsend (vocals): same session
NYC, October 8, 1950
113After You've Gone
114Our Very Own
115'S Wonderful

1951

Sonny Stitt - Stitt's Bits, Vol. 2  (Prestige PR 7612)

Billy Massey (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt (trombone) Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (baritone saxophone) Charlie Bateman (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Larry Townsend (vocals)
NYC, January 31, 1951
138The Thrill Of Your Kiss
139If The Moon Turns Green

The Vibes Are On Sonny Stitt-Gene Ammons/Al Cohn-Zoot Sims  (Chazzer 2004)

Bill Massey (trumpet) Wade Marcus (trombone) Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 10, 1951
More Moon
After You've Gone
Ain't Misbehavin'
Blues Up And Down

Gene Ammons Favorites, Vol. 2  (Prestige PRLP 127)

Billy Massey (trumpet) Eli Dabney (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Ruddy Williams (baritone saxophone) Clarence Anderson (piano) Earl May (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Sally Early (vocals -2)
NYC, June 29, 1951
1. 150Sirocco
2. 151Fine And Foxy (Fine And Dandy)

Gene Ammons Favorites, Vol. 2  (Prestige PRLP 149)

Bill Massey (trumpet) Eli Dabney (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Clarence Anderson (piano) Ernie Shepard (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
NYC, November 14, 1951
257Because Of Rain
258Charmaine

1952

Gene Ammons - I'll Walk Alone / Old Folks  (Decca 28094)

Bill Massey (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (baritone saxophone) John Houston (piano) Ernie Shepard (bass) Bob Wilson (drums)
NYC, March 24, 1952
82532I'll Walk Alone
82533Old Folks

Gene Ammons - Beezy / Somewhere Along The Way  (Decca 28222)

Bill Massey (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (baritone saxophone) John Houston (piano) Ernie Shepard (bass) Bob Wilson (drums): same session
NYC, March 24, 1952
82534Beezy
82535Somewhere Along The Way

Gene Ammons - Golden Saxophone  (Savoy MG 14033)

John Coles (trumpet) Lino Murray (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) McKinley Easton (baritone saxophone) John Huston (piano) unknown (guitar) Benny Stuberville (bass) George Brown (drums)
Chicago, IL, November 18, 1952
U1163Just Chips
U1164-2Street Of Dreams
U1165-2The Beat (Good Time Blues)
U1166Traveling Light
same personnel
Chicago, IL, April 15, 1953
S302Red Top
same personnel
Chicago, IL, June 8, 1953
U1331Fuzzy
U1332Stairway To The Stars
U1333Jim Dawgs
U1334Big Slam

1954

Gene Ammons - Sock!  (Prestige PR 7400)

Nat Howard (trumpet) Henderson Chambers (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Gene Easton (baritone saxophone) John Houston (piano) Ben Stuberville (bass) George Brown (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 26, 1954
643Sock!
644What I Say
645Count Your Blessings
646Cara Mia
Nat Woodyard (trumpet) Edwin Moore (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Lawrence Wheatley (piano) Ernie Shapherd (bass) George Brown (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 4, 1955
810Blues For Turfers
811Rock-Roll
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Walter Perkins (drums) Etta Jones (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 13, 1962
3488Scam
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 5, 1962
3574Short Stop
3575They Say You're Laughing At Me
3578Blue Coolade

1955 (age 30)

Earl Coleman Returns  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 187-2)

Nat Howard (trumpet) Henderson Chambers (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Gene Easton (baritone saxophone) John Houston (piano) Ben Stuberville (bass) George Brown (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 8, 1955
696My Last Affair
Nat Woodyard (trumpet) Edwin Moore (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Lawrence Wheatley (piano) Ernie Shapherd (bass) George Brown (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 4, 1955
812Ghost Of A Chance
813Haven't Changed A Thing
** reissue of Prestige PRLP 7045 + 4 bonus tracks.

1956

Gene Ammons - The Happy Blues  (Prestige PRLP 7039)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Candido (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 23, 1956
880The Happy Blues
881The Great Lie
882Can't We Be Friends
883Madhouse
** also issued on Prestige PR 7654 entitled "Gene Ammons Jam Sessions, Vol. 1 - The Happy Blues". Original Jazz Classics OJC 013, OJCCD 013-2.

Gene Ammons - Jammin' With Gene  (Prestige PRLP 7060)

Donald Byrd, Art Farmer (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 13, 1956
940Jammin' With Gene
941We'll Be Together Again
942Not Really The Blues
** also issued on Prestige PR 7781 entitled "Gene Ammons Jam Sessions, Vol. 2 - Jammin' With Gene". Original Jazz Classics OJC 211, OJCCD 211-2.

1957

Gene Ammons - Funky  (Prestige PRLP 7083)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 11, 1957
1054Pint Size
1055King Size
1056Funky
1057Stella By Starlight
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 244, OJCCD 244-2.

Jammin' In Hi Fi With Gene Ammons  (Prestige PRLP 7110)

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 12, 1957
1184The Twister
1185Cattin'
1186Pennies From Heaven
1187Four
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7110 (alt.), PRLP 7176 entitled "The Twister". Original Jazz Classics OJC 129, OJCCD 129-2.

1958

Gene Ammons - Groove Blues  (Prestige PRLP 7201)

Jerome Richardson (flute -1,2,4) John Coltrane (alto saxophone -1/3) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone -1,2) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone -1,2) Mal Waldron (piano) George Joyner (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 3, 1958
1. 1426Ammons's Joy
2. 1427Groove Blues
3. 1430It Might As Well Be Spring
4. 1432Jug Handle
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 723-2.

Gene Ammons - The Big Sound  (Prestige PRLP 7132)

Jerome Richardson (flute) John Coltrane (alto saxophone -1) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone -1) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone -1,2) Mal Waldron (piano) George Joyner (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 3, 1958
1. 1428The Real McCoy
2. 1429That's All
3. 1431Cheek To Cheek
4. 1433Blue Hymn
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 651, OJCCD 651-2.

Bennie Green - Soul Stirrin'  (Blue Note BLP 1599)

Bennie Green (trombone, vocals) Gene Ammons, Billy Root (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Ike Isaacs (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals -2,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 28, 1958
1. tk.2Lullaby Of The Doomed
2. tk.5We Wanna Cook
3. tk.9That's All
4. tk.12/13Soul Strrin' (mono take)
5. tk.15B.G. Mambo
6. tk.19Black Pearl
** also issued on Blue Note 7243 8 59381 2.

Bennie Green - Soul Stirrin'  (Blue Note BST 81599)

Bennie Green (trombone, vocals) Gene Ammons, Billy Root (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Ike Isaacs (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 28, 1958
tk.12Soul Strrin' (stereo take)

Gene Ammons - Blue Gene  (Prestige PRLP 7146)

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 2, 1958
1509Blue Greens And Beans
1510Hip Tip
1511Scamperin'
1512Blue Gene
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 192, OJCCD 192-2.

Bennie Green And Gene Ammons - The Swingin'est  (Vee-Jay VJLP 1005)

Nat Adderley (cornet) Bennie Green (trombone) Gene Ammons, Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, November 12, 1958
Juggin' Around
Going South
58-860Jim Dog
58-859Sermonette
A Little Ditty
** also issued on Vee-Jay VJSR 1005, NVJ2-905.

Bennie Green And Gene Ammons - The Swingin'est  (Vee-Jay NVJ2-905)

Nat Adderley (cornet) Bennie Green (trombone) Gene Ammons, Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same session
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, November 12, 1958
tk.1Juggin' Around
-Jim Dog
tk.7Sermonette
** reissue of Vee-Jay VJLP 1005 + 4 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - Juggin' Around  (Vee-Jay VJLP 3024)

Nat Adderley (cornet) Bennie Green (trombone) Gene Ammons, Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same session
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, November 12, 1958
Swingin' For Benny
** also issued on Vee-Jay VJSR 3024. Vee-Jay (J) 22YB-2020 entitled "Benny Green - Juggin' Around +1".

Bennie Green/Gene Ammons - Juggin' Around, Part 1&2  (Vee-Jay VJ 320)

Nat Adderley (cornet) Bennie Green (trombone) Gene Ammons, Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same session
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, November 12, 1958
59-1140Juggin' Around, Part 1
59-1141Juggin' Around, Part 2

1960

Gene Ammons - Boss Tenor  (Prestige PRLP 7180)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1960
2303Close Your Eyes
2304Stompin' At The Savoy
2305Blue Ammons
2306Confirmation
2307Hittin' The Jug
2308Canadian Sunset
2309My Romance
** also issued on Prestige PR 7534; Original Jazz Classics OJC 297, OJCCD 297-2.

Gene Ammons - Angel Eyes  (Prestige PR 7369)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Johnny "Hammond" Smith (organ) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 17, 1960
2310Gettin' Around
2311Blue Room
2312Water Jug
2313Angel Eyes
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 5, 1962
3576It's The Talk Of The Town
3580You Go To My Head
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 980-2.

Gene Ammons - Velvet Soul  (Prestige PRLP 7320)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Johnny "Hammond" Smith (organ) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 17, 1960
2314Velvet Soul
2315In Sid's Thing
Hobart Dotson, Clark Terry (trumpet) Oliver Nelson (alto saxophone, arranger) Gene Ammons, George Barrow, Red Holloway (tenor saxophone) Bob Ashton (baritone saxophone) Richard Wyands (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Bill English (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 1961
3085The Song Is You
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 5, 1962
3573Light'n Up
3577Salome's Tune
3579A Stranger In Town

1961

Gene Ammons - Nice An' Cool  (Moodsville MVLP 18)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Richard Wyands (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 26, 1961
2843I Remember You
2844Willow Weep For Me
2845Someone To Watch Over Me
2846Something Wonderful
2847Till There Was You
2848Something I Dreamed Last Night
2849Answer Me, My Love
2850Little Girl Blue
** part of Prestige P 24079, PRCD 24079-2.

Gene Ammons - Jug  (Prestige PRLP 7192)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Richard Wyands (piano -1/4,7,8) Clarence Anderson (organ, piano -5,6) Doug Watkins (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 27, 1961
1. 2851Miss Lucy
2. 2852Exactly Like You
3. 2853Ol' Man River
4. 2854Easy To Love
5. 2855Namely You
6. 2856Let It Be You
7. 2857Seed Shack
8. 2858Tangerine
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 701-2.

Gene Ammons - Late Hour Special  (Prestige PRLP 7287)

Hobart Dotson, Clark Terry (trumpet) Oliver Nelson (alto saxophone, arranger) Gene Ammons, George Barrow, Red Holloway (tenor saxophone) Bob Ashton (baritone saxophone) Richard Wyands (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Bill English (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 1961
3079Things Ain't What They Used To Be
3080Makin' Whoopee
3081I Want To Be Loved
3082Lullaby Of The Leaves
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Walter Perkins (drums) Etta Jones (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 13, 1962
3484The Party's Over
3486Lascivious
3487Soft Winds
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 942-2.

Gene Ammons/Etta Jones/Jack McDuff - Soul Summit, Vol. 2  (Prestige PRLP 7275)

Hobart Dotson, Clark Terry (trumpet) Oliver Nelson (alto saxophone, arranger) Gene Ammons, George Barrow, Red Holloway (tenor saxophone) Bob Ashton (baritone saxophone) Richard Wyands (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Bill English (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 1961
3083Too Marvelous For Words
3084Love, I've Found You
Gene Ammons, Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Eddie Diehl (guitar) Joe Dukes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 23, 1962
3362Ballad For Baby
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Walter Perkins (drums) Etta Jones (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 13, 1962
3482But Not For Me
3483If You Are But A Dream
3485Cool, Cool Daddy
** part of Prestige PRCD 24118-2.

Richard Holmes And Gene Ammons - Groovin' With Jug  (Pacific Jazz PJ-32)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Richard Holmes (organ) Gene Edwards (guitar) Leroy Henderson (drums)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, afternoon August 15, 1961
Groovin' With Jug
E8295Morris The Minor
E8296Hey You, What's That
same personnel
"The Black Orchid", Los Angeles, CA, night August 15, 1961
Good Vibrations (Happy Blues)
Willow Weep For Me
Juggin' Around
** also issued on Pacific Jazz ST-32, CDP 7 92930 2.

Richard Holmes And Gene Ammons - Groovin' With Jug  (Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92930 2)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Richard Holmes (organ) Gene Edwards (guitar) Leroy Henderson (drums): same session
"The Black Orchid", Los Angeles, CA, night August 15, 1961
Exactly Like You
** reissue of Pacific Jazz PJ-32 + 2 bonus tracks.

Richard "Groove" Holmes - Tell It Like It Tis  (Pacific Jazz PJ-10105)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Richard Holmes (organ) Gene Edwards (guitar) Leroy Henderson (drums): same session
"The Black Orchid", Los Angeles, CA, night August 15, 1961
Hittin' The Jug
** also issued on Pacific Jazz ST-20105.

Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt - Dig Him!  (Argo LP 697)

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) John Houston (piano) Buster Williams (bass) George Brown (drums)
Chicago, IL, August 26, 1961
11183A Mess
11184New Blues Up And Down
11185Time On My Hands
11186We'll Be Together Again
11187My Foolish Heart
11188Red Sails In The Sunset
11189Headin' West (Water Jug)
11190A Pair Of Red Pants
11191Autumn Leaves
11192But Not For Me
** also issued on Prestige PR 7606; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 708-2 entitled "We'll Be Together Again".

Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits, Vol. 1, The Sixties  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 6005-2)

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) John Houston (piano) Buster Williams (bass) George Brown (drums): same session
Chicago, IL, August 26, 1961
My Foolish Heart (alt. take)
** reissue of Original Jazz Classics OJC 6005 + 2 bonus tracks.

Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt - Boss Tenors  (Verve V/V6 8426)

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) John Houston (piano) Charles Williams (bass) George Brown (drums)
Chicago, IL, August 27, 1961
61VK380Blues Up And Down
61VK384Counter Clockwise
61VK385There Is No Greater Love
61VK386The One Before This
61VK387Autumn Leaves
** part of Verve 2V6S 8812.

Gene Ammons - Just Jug  (Argo LP 698)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Eddie Buster (organ) Gerald Donovan (drums)
"D.J. Lounge", Chicago, IL, August 29, 1961
11200Foot Tappin'
11201It Could Happen To You
11202Sweet Georgia Brown
11203Falling In Love With Love
11204Please Send Me Someone To Love
11205Scrapple From The Apple
11206A.M.-P.M. (Jug's Blue Blues)
11207Fast Track
** also issued on Prestige PR 7495; Original Jazz Classics OJC 395, OJCCD 395-2 entitled "Live! In Chicago".

Gene Ammons - Live! In Chicago  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 395-2)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Eddie Buster (organ) Gerald Donovan (drums): same session
"D.J. Lounge", Chicago, IL, August 29, 1961
11198C Jam Blues
11199But Not For Me
** reissue of Argo LP 698 entitled "Just Jug" + 2 bonus tracks.

Gene Ammons - Up Tight!  (Prestige PRLP 7208)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Art Davis (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 17, 1961
3233The Breeze And I
3235Moonglow
3238Jug's Blue Blues
3239Lester Leaps In
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 18, 1961
3240The Five O'Clock Whistle
3241I Sold My Heart To The Junkman
3243Up Tight!
** part of Prestige PRCD 24140-2.

Gene Ammons - Boss Soul!  (Prestige PR 7445)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Art Davis (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 17, 1961
3234Carbow
3236The Masquerade Is Over
3237I'm Beginning To See The Light
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 18, 1961
3242Song Of The Islands
3244Travelin'
3245Soft Summer Breeze
3246Don't Go To Strangers
** part of Prestige PRCD 24140-2.

Gene Ammons/Joe Newman/Jack McDuff - Twisting The Jug  (Prestige PRLP 7238)

Joe Newman (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Wendell Marshall (bass) Walter Perkins (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 28, 1961
3288Stormy Monday Blues
3289Satin Doll
3290Twistin' The Jug
3291Born To Be Blue
3292Down The Line
3293Moten Swing

1962

Jack McDuff And Gene Ammons - Brother Jack Meets The Boss  (Prestige PRLP 7228)

Gene Ammons, Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Eddie Diehl (guitar) Joe Dukes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 23, 1962
3360Watch Out
3361Mellow Gravy
3363Strollin'
3364Mr. Clean
3365Christopher Columbus
3366Buzzin' Around
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 326, OJCCD 326-2.

Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt/Jack McDuff - Soul Summit  (Prestige PRLP 7234)

Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Charlie Persip (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 19, 1962
3403Dumplin'
3404Tubby
3405Shuffle Twist
3406Sleeping Susan
3407Out In The Cold Again
3408When You Wish Upon A Star
** also issued on Prestige PR 7454 entitled "Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt/Brother Jack McDuff - Soul Summit".
** part of Prestige PRCD 24118-2.

Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt - Boss Tenors In Orbit!  (Verve V/V6 8468)

Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Don Patterson (organ) Paul Weeden (guitar) Billy James (drums)
NYC, February, 1962
62VK267Long Ago And Far Away
62VK268Walkin'
62VK269Why Was I Born
62VK270John Brown's Body
62VK271Bye Bye Blackbird
** part of Verve 2V6S 8812.

Soulful Moods Of Gene Ammons  (Moodsville MVLP 28)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 14, 1962
3489Two Different Worlds
3490But Beautiful
3491Skylark
3492On The Street Of Dreams
3493You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
3494Under A Blanket Of Blue
3495I'm Glad There Is You
3496Three Little Words
** part of Prestige P 24079, PRCD 24079-2.

Gene Ammons - Blue Groove  (Prestige MPP 2514)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Clarence "Sleepy" Anderson (organ, piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (vocals)
Chicago, IL, April 27, 1962
11664Blue Groove
11665Yea!
11666It Never Goes Away
11667Blinky
11669Someone To Watch Over Me
11671Sleepy
11672You Better Go Now
11673The Masquerade Is Over

Gene Ammons - Preachin'  (Prestige PRLP 7270)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Clarence "Sleepy" Anderson (organ) Sylvester Hickman (bass) Dorral Anderson (drums)
Chicago, IL, May 3, 1962
Sweet Hour
Yield Not
Abide With Me
Blessed Assurance
The Prayer
You'll Never Walk Alone
I Believe
Precious Memories
What A Friend
Holy, Holy
The Light
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 792-2.

Gene Ammons/Dodo Marmarosa - Jug And Dodo  (Prestige PR 24021)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Marshall Thompson (drums)
Chicago, IL, May 4, 1962
Georgia
For You
You're Driving Me Crazy
Where Or When
Bluzarumba
Falling In Love With Love (take 1)
Falling In Love With Love (take 2)
** also issued on Prestige PRCD 24021-2.

Various Artists - The Soul Giants  (Prestige PR 7791)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Don Patterson (organ) Paul Weeden (guitar) Billy James (drums)
Chicago, IL, circa May, 1962
11704I Can't Stop Loving You
11705My Babe

Howard McGhee And The Three Blazers - House Warmin'!  (Winley LP 6005)

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Jake Fisher (guitar) Barney Richmond (bass) Willie Mashburn (drums) Waco (bongos)
Chicago, IL, circa May, 1962
House Warmin'
Jivin' Around
Nothing But Soul (Jazz With A Beat)
Jug And McGhee (Muggin' McGhee)
** also issued on Argo LP 4020.

Gene Ammons - Bad! Bossa Nova  (Prestige PRLP 7257)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Kenny Burrell, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Norman Edge (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums) Al Hayes (bongos)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 9, 1962
3614Pagan Love Song
3615Anna
3616Ca' Purange (Jungle Soul!)
3617Yellow Bird
3618Cae Cae
3619Moito Mato Grosso
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7257 (alt.) entitled "Jungle Soul! (Ca' Purange)". Prestige PR 7552 entitled "Jungle Soul". Original Jazz Classics OJC 351, OJCCD 351-2.

Gene Ammons - Swinging The Jugg  (Roots 1002)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) and others
circa 1962
Swinging The Jugg
'Round Midnight
Look Of Love
Lover Man
Just The Blues
Confessin' The Blues

1968 (age 43)

Richard Boone With Ray Allen Orchestra (no details)  (Nocturne NRS 703)

Gary Grant, Jack Laubach, Ralph Osborn, Bob Yance (trumpet) George Bohanon, Dick Leith, Lon Norman, Ray Sikora (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Lanny Aplanalp, William Byrne, Dave Edwards, Dick Houlgate (reeds) Cliff Bryant (piano) Billy Fender (guitar) John Heard (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums) Richard Boone (vocals) Bob Harrington, Roger Neumann (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, June-July, 1968
I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
There's No Business Like Show Business
Beyond The Moon
Framed
All Or Nothing At All

1969

Gene Ammons - The Boss Is Back!  (Prestige PR 7739)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Prince James, Houston Person (tenor saxophone -5) Junior Mance (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Frankie Jones (drums) Candido (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1969
1.Tastin' The Jug
2.I Wonder
3.Here's That Rainy Day
4.Madame Queen
5.The Jungle Boss
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Phillips (organ) Bob Bushnell (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 11, 1969
Feeling Good
** also issued on Prestige PR 10023.
** part of Prestige PRCD 24129-2.

Gene Ammons - Brother Jug!  (Prestige PR 7792)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Frankie Jones (drums) Candido (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1969
Ger-Ru
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Phillips (organ) Billy Butler (guitar) Bob Bushnell (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 11, 1969
Jungle Strut
Didn't We
He's A Real Gone Guy
Blue Velvet
Son Of A Preacher Man
** also issued on Prestige PR 10021.
** part of Prestige PRCD 24129-2.

1970

Gene Ammons - Night Lights  (Prestige PR 7862)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Pucho (congas -1)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 2, 1970
1.Calypso Blues
2.Night Lights
3.Nature Boy
4.The Christmas Song
5.Sweet Lorraine
6.Lush Life

Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige  (Prestige PR 24046)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Rudy Collins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 2, 1970
The Christmas Song (alt. take)
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jodie Christian (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Wilbur Campbell (drums)
"Noth Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, evening set, July 26, 1970
Wee Dot

Gene Ammons/Dexter Gordon - The Chase!  (Prestige PR 10010)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone -1) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone -2) John Young (piano) Cleveland Eaton (bass) Steve McCall (drums)
"Noth Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, afternoon set, July 26, 1970
1.Polka Dots And Moonbeams
2.The Happy Blues
Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jodie Christian (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Wilbur Campbell (drums) Vi Redd (vocals -2)
"Noth Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, evening set, July 26, 1970
1.The Chase!
2.Lonesome Lover Blues, No. 1
** also issued on Prestige PRCD 24166-2.

Gene Ammons/Dexter Gordon - The Chase!  (Prestige PRCD 24166-2)

Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jodie Christian (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Wilbur Campbell (drums)
"Noth Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, evening set, July 26, 1970
Ballad Medley: Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be) / I Can't Get Started / My Funny Valentine / Misty
** reissue of Prestige PR 10010 + 2 bonus tracks.

Hooray For John Coltrane/Gene Ammons  (Session Disc 126)

King Kolax (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Wallace Burton (piano) George Freeman (guitar) Chester Williamson (bass) Bob Guthrie (drums)
television broadcast, "Just Jazz TV Show", Chicago, IL, July, 1970
Jug's Delight
Madame Queen
Didn't We
The Jungle Strut

Gene Ammons - The Black Cat!  (Prestige PR 10006)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Harold Mabern (piano, electric piano) George Freeman (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) 9 violins (-2,5) Bill Fischer (arranger -2,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 11, 1970
1. F-2895The Black Cat!
2.Long Long Time
3.Pieces To Keep Away Evil Spirits
4.Jug Eyes
5. F-2896Something
6.Hi Ruth!
** part of Prestige PRCD 24188-2.

1971

Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt - You Talk That Talk!  (Prestige PR 10019)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone, varitone) Leon Spencer (organ) George Freeman (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 8, 1971
You Talk That Talk!
Body And Soul
The People's Choice
Katea's Dance
The Sun Died
Out Of It
** part of Prestige PRCD 24188-2.

Gene Ammons - My Way  (Prestige PR 10022)

Robert Prado, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Gene Ammons, Richard Landry (tenor saxophone) Billy Butler (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) Omar Clay (percussion -1,3) Yvonne Fletcher, Patricia Hall, Loretta Ritter, Linda Wolfe (voice -1,3) unidentified strings (-1,2) Bill Fischer (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 26, 1971
1.Sack Full Of Dreams
2. F-2972My Way
3.Back To Merida
Robert Prado, Ernie Royal (trumpet -1,2) Garnett Brown (trombone -1,2) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Richard Landry (tenor saxophone -1,2) Roland Hanna (electric piano) Ted Dunbar (guitar -1,2) Chuck Rainey (electric bass -1,2) Idris Muhammad (drums -1,2) Omar Clay (percussion -1,2) Yvonne Fletcher, Patricia Hall, Loretta Ritter, Linda Wolfe (voice -1,2) unidentified strings (-1) Bill Fischer (arranger, conductor -1,2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July, 1971
1.What's Goin' On
2. F-2973Chicago Breakdown
3.A House Is Not A Home

Gene Ammons/James Moody - Chicago Concert  (Prestige P 10065)

Gene Ammons, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Jodie Christian (piano) Cleveland Eaton (bass) Marshall Thompson (drums)
"North Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, November 21, 1971
Just In Time
Work Song
Have You Met Miss Jones
Jim-Jam-Jug
I'll Close My Eyes
C Jam Blues
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1091-2.

Gene Ammons/James Moody - Chicago Concert  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1091-2)

Gene Ammons, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Jodie Christian (piano) Cleveland Eaton (bass) Marshall Thompson (drums): same session
"North Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, November 21, 1971
Yardbird Suite
** reissue of Prestige P 10065 + 1 bonus track.

Richard Boone - I've Got The Right To Sing The Blues  (Jazz Chronicles JCS 703)

George Bohanon (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Billy Fender (guitar) John Heard (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums) Richard Boone (vocals) and others
1971
I've Got The Right To Sing The Blues
Hard Hearted Hannah
No Business Like Show Business
Cocoa Joe
Beyond The Moon
Old Folks
Framed
All Or Nothing At All

1972

Charles Mingus And Friends In Concert  (Columbia KG 31614)

Jon Faddis, Lonnie Hillyer, Lloyd Michaels, Eddie Preston (trumpet) Eddie Bert (bass trombone) Richard Berg, Sharon Moe (French horn) Robert Stewart (tuba) Howard Johnson (tuba, bass saxophone) James Moody (flute) Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perri (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, George Dorsey (tenor saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) John Foster, Randy Weston (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Joe Chambers (drums) Dizzy Gillespie, Honey Gordon (vocals) Bill Cosby (vocals, announcer) Sy Johnson (arranger) Teo Macero (arranger, conductor)
"Philharmonic Hall", Lincoln Center, NYC, February 4, 1972
CO112563Honeysuckle Rose
CO112564Jump Monk
CO112565E.S.P.
CO112566Ecclusiastics
CO112567Eclipse
CO112568Us Is Two
CO112570Mingus Blues
CO112571Little Royal Suite
CO112574E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too
CO113019Ool-Ya-Koo
** also issued on Columbia/Legacy C2K 64975.

Charles Mingus And Friends In Concert  (Columbia/Legacy C2K 64975)

Jon Faddis, Lonnie Hillyer, Lloyd Michaels, Eddie Preston (trumpet) Eddie Bert (bass trombone) Richard Berg, Sharon Moe (French horn) Robert Stewart (tuba) Howard Johnson (tuba, bass saxophone) James Moody (flute) Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perri (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, George Dorsey (tenor saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) John Foster, Randy Weston (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Joe Chambers (drums) Dizzy Gillespie, Honey Gordon (vocals) Bill Cosby (vocals, announcer) Sy Johnson (arranger) Teo Macero (arranger, conductor): same session
"Philharmonic Hall", Lincoln Center, NYC, February 4, 1972
Introduction By Bill Cosby
CO112569Taurus In The Arena Of Life (Number One Grandson)
Introduction To Little Royal Suite By Bill Cosby
Introduction To Strollin' By Bill Cosby
CO112572Strollin'
CO112573The I Of Hurricane Sue
Portrait
Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid Too
** reissue of Columbia KG 31614 + 8 bonus tracks.

Gene Ammons - Free Again  (Prestige PR 10040)

Cat Anderson, John Audino, Gene Coe, Reunald Jones (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Benny Powell, Mike Wemberley, Britt Woodman (trombone) David Duke, Henry Sigismonti (French horn) Tommy Johnson (tuba) Gene Ammons, Red Holloway (tenor saxophone) Jack Nimitz, Jerome Richardson, Herman Riley, Ernie Watts (reeds) Joe Sample (piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Bob Saravia (bass) Candy Finch (drums) Bob Noris (congas) Bobby Bryant (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 1972
Free Again
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
Jackson
Al Aarons, Cat Anderson, John Audino, Buddy Childers, Gene Coe, Reunald Jones (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell, Mike Wemberley, Britt Woodman (trombone) David Duke, Henry Sigismonti (French horn) Tommy Johnson (tuba) Gene Ammons, Pete Christlieb (tenor saxophone) Jack Nimitz, Jerome Richardson, Herman Riley, Ernie Watts (reeds) Dennis Budimir, Dwight Dickerson (piano) Arthur Adams (guitar) Bob Saravia (bass) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Paul Humphrey (drums) Bobby Bryant (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, 1972
Crazy Mary
Fru Fru
Juggin'

Gene Ammons - Get My Own  (Prestige P 10058)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Ernie Hayes (organ) Hank Jones (electric piano) Joe Beck (guitar) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) unidentified strings, Ed Bogas (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 28, 1972
Lady Sings The Blues
Play Me
Ben
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Ernie Hayes (organ -1) Hank Jones (electric piano) Joe Beck (guitar -1) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums -1)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1972
1.Fine And Mellow
2.Strange Fruit
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Phillips (piano, organ) Maynard Parker (guitar) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Billy Cobham (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 1, 1972
God Bless The Child
Tin Shack Out Back
** part of Prestige PRCD 24281-2.

Gene Ammons - Big Bad Jug  (Prestige P 10070)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Ernie Hayes (organ) Hank Jones (electric piano) Joe Beck (guitar) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 28, 1972
Fly Me
Fuzz
Mickey Roker (drums) replaces Muhammad
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1972
Big Bad Jug
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Phillips (piano, organ) Maynard Parker (guitar) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Billy Cobham (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 1, 1972
Lady Mama
I Can't Help Myself
Lucille
Papa Was A Rolling Stone
** part of Prestige PRCD 24281-2.

1973

Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt - God Bless Jug And Sonny  (Prestige PRCD 11019-2)

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Left Bank Jazz Society", "Famous Ballroom", Baltimore, MD, June 24, 1973
Blue 'N' Boogie
Stringin' The Jug
God Bless The Child
Autumn In New York
Ugetsu
Bye Bye Blackbird

Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt - Left Bank Encores  (Prestige PRCD 11022-2)

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Etta Jones (vocals)
"Left Bank Jazz Society", "Famous Ballroom", Baltimore, MD, June 24, 1973
Just In Time
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Theme From Love Story
Exactly Like You
Don't Go To Strangers
Autumn Leaves
Blues Up And Down

Gene Ammons And Friends At Montreux  (Prestige P 10078)

Nat Adderley (cornet -5) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone -5) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone -5) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 7, 1973
1.Yardbird Suite
2.Since I Fell For You
3.New Sonny's Blues
4.Sophisticated Lady
5.Treux Bleu
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1023-2.

Gene Ammons In Sweden  (Enja (G) 3093)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Ed Jones (drums)
"Ahus Jazz Festival", Ahus, Sweden, July 14, 1973
Billie's Bounce
There Is No Greater Love
Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Polka And Moonbeams)
Lover Man
Ahus Jazz
** part of Enja (G) ENJ 2038-2.

Gene Ammons - Brasswind  (Prestige P 10080)

Allen DeRienzo, Snooky Young (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Bill Green, Jay Migliori (flute, alto flute, alto saxophone) Jim Horn (flute, alto flute, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) George Duke (keyboards) Michael Howell, Don Peake (guitar) Carol Kaye (electric bass) John Guerin (drums) Berkeley Nash (percussion) David Axelrod (arranger, conductor)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, October 30, 1973
Cantaro
Cariba
Once I Loved
Brasswind
Rozzie
Allen DeRienzo, Snooky Young (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Bill Green, Jay Migliori (flute, alto flute, alto saxophone) Jim Horn (flute, alto flute, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) George Duke (electric piano) Michael Howell (guitar) Walter Booker (bass) Roy McCurdy (drums) David Axelrod (arranger, conductor)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 13, 1974
Solitario
'Round Midnight

Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt - Together Again For The Last Time  (Prestige P 10100)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
NYC, November 20, 1973
I'll Close My Eyes
Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone -2) Junior Mance (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
NYC, November 21, 1973
1.For All We Know
2.One Of Amos
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone -2,3) Junior Mance (piano, electric piano) Sam Jones (bass) Ajaramu J. Shelton (drums) Warren Smith (percussion)
NYC, December 10, 1973
1.The More I See You
2.Saxification
3.The Window Pain

1974 (aged 49)

David Axelrod - Heavy Axe  (Fantasy F 9456)

Oscar Brashear, Allan DeRienzo, Snooky Young (trumpet) George Bohanon, Dick Hyde (trombone) William Green (alto flute, flute, alto, tenor saxophone) Jackie Kelso (flute, alto flute, alto, tenor, baritone saxophone) Jay Migliori (flute, alto flute, tenor, bass saxophone) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Alexander Neiman, Jerome Reisler, Henry Roth (violin) Jack Shulman (violin, leader) William Hymason, Gary Nuttycombe (viola) Nathan Gershman, Walter Rower (cello) George Duke (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Rudy Copeland (synthesizer) Billy Fender, Don Peake, Johnny "Guitar" Watson (guitar) Roy McCurdy (drums) King Errisson (congas) Olga James Adderley, Billie Barnum, Greg Owens, Stephanie Spruill (vocals) David Axelrod (arranger, conductor)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 11, 1974
Get Up Off Your Knees
Cast Your Fate To The Wind
You're So Vain
My Family
Mucho Chupar
Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing
It Ain't For You
Everything Counts
** also issued on Fantasy F 9685, FCD 9685-2 entitled "The Axelrod Chronicles".

Gene Ammons - Goodbye  (Prestige P 10093)

Nat Adderley (cornet) Gary Bartz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
NYC, March 18, 1974
Jeannine
Alone Again (Naturally)
Out In The Sticks
same personnel
NYC, March 19, 1974
Geru's Blues
It Don't Mean A Thing
omit Barretto
NYC, March 20, 1974
Goodbye
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1081-2.