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 sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Budd Johnson, tenor sax, arranger; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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)
-
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)
-
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 sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Teddy Cypron, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals, valve trombone.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Teddy Cypron, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Tate Houston, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals, valve trombone.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 5, 1946

NSC165I Love The Loveliness Of You

add unidentified strings.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Teddy Cypron, baritone sax; 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 - Mister B. And The Band: The Savoy Sessions  (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 sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Tate Houston, baritone sax; 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 sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals, valve trombone.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 5, 1946

NSC164Oo Bop Sh' Bam (alternate 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Tate Houston, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; possibly Jimmy Golden, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Bill McMahon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals.: Fats Navarro, trumpet; Josh Jackson, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals, valve trombone.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 5, 1946

NSC166In The Still Of The Night

add unidentified strings.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals, valve trombone.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, Frank Wess, tenor sax; unknown, baritone sax; 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 (alternate 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Earl Coleman, vocals.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, 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-

Miles Davis, trumpet; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Ann Baker, vocals.

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 sax; Marl Young, piano, arranger; Rail Wilson, bass; Petite Swanson, vocals.

Universal Recording, 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 sax; Marl Young, piano, arranger; Rail Wilson, bass; Petite Swanson, vocals.: same session.

Universal Recording, 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 sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Al Burroughs, drums.

Chicago, IL, August 6, 1947

929-3St. Louis Blues (alternate take)
930-2Shufflin' The Boogie

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

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Leo Parker, baritone, alto sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Ellis Bartee, drums.

Toogood Studios, Chicago, IL, September 23, 1947

301-5Concentration
303-8Blowin' Red's Top

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

Gail Brockman, trumpet; John "Flaps" Dungee, alto, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Ellis Bartee, drums; A.K. Salim, arranger.

Chicago, IL, December 10, 1947

1393Jay Jay

** also issued on Mercury (J) 30JD-22/25.

1948

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

Gene Ammons, Tom Archia, tenor sax; Christine Chatman, piano; Leroy Jackson, bass; Wesley Landers, drums.

Chicago, IL, October 12, 1948

U-7139McKie's Jam Boppers (as The Battle)

same session.

U-7140Swingin' For Christmas (as Swingin' For Xmas)

Jesse Miller, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Leo Blevins, guitar; Leroy Jackson, bass; Wesley Landers, drums.

Chicago, IL, January 8, 1950

U-7234-alt.More Moon

Bill Massey, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, baritone sax; Charlie Bateman, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Wesley Landers, drums.

Chicago, IL, August, 1950

U-7265Jug Head Ramble

Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt - Jug & Sonny  (Chess LP-1445)

Gene Ammons, Tom Archia, tenor sax; Christine Chatman, piano; Leroy Jackson, bass; Wesley Landers, drums.

Chicago, IL, October 12, 1948

U-7139-alt.Jam For Boppers

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Christine Chatman, piano, vocals; Leo Blevins, guitar; Lowell Pointer, bass; Ike Day, drums; Mary Graham, vocals.

Chicago, IL, February 28, 1949

U-7180Stuffy (as Tenor Eleven)

Jesse Miller, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Leo Blevins, guitar; Leroy Jackson, bass; Wesley Landers, drums.

Chicago, IL, January 8, 1950

U-7232The Last Chance (as The Last Mile)
U-7233Cha-Bootie
U-7234Full Moon

Bill Massey, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Charlie Bateman, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Wesley Landers, drums.

Chicago, IL, May 2, 1950

U-7247Tenor Eleven

Bill Massey, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, baritone sax; Charlie Bateman, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Wesley Landers, drums.

Chicago, IL, August, 1950

U-7267Don't Do Me Wrong

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums.

Chicago, IL, May 3, 1951

U-7337Baby, Won't You Please Say Yes
U-7340Im's Not The Kind Of Guy (as 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 sax; Christine Chatman, piano; Leroy Jackson, bass; Wesley Landers, drums.

Chicago, IL, October 12, 1948

U-7142It's The Talk Of The Town

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Christine Chatman, piano, vocals; Leo Blevins, guitar; Lowell Pointer, bass; Ike Day, drums; Mary Graham, vocals.

Chicago, IL, February 28, 1949

U-7181Once In A While

Jesse Miller, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Leo Blevins, guitar; Leroy Jackson, bass; Wesley Landers, drums.

Chicago, IL, January 8, 1950

U-7231Pennies From Heaven

Bill Massey, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Charlie Bateman, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Wesley Landers, drums.

Chicago, IL, May 2, 1950

U-7248Goodbye
U-7249You Go To My Head
U-7250My Foolish Heart

Bill Massey, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, baritone sax; Charlie Bateman, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Wesley Landers, drums.

Chicago, IL, August, 1950

U-7266Can Anyone Explain
U-7268Prelude To A Kiss

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums.

Chicago, IL, May 3, 1951

U-7338Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe
U-7339It's You Or No One

** also issued on Cadet LP-783 as "Makes It Happen".

1949

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

Jesse Miller, trumpet; Ernest McDonald, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Christine Chatman, piano, vocals; Leo Blevins, guitar; Lowell Pointer, bass; Ike Day, drums; Mary Graham, vocals.

Chicago, IL, February 28, 1949

U-7178Do You Really Mean It
U-7179Bless 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 sax, vocals; Sam Marowitz, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Buddy Savitt, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax, arranger; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; 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 sax, vocals; Sam Marowitz, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Buddy Savitt, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax, arranger; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Lou Levy, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Mary Ann McCall, vocals; Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel, arranger.

Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1949

4670-1More Than You Know

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 20, 1949

4675-5(I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal, You

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 21, 1949

In The Beginning
You've Got A Date With The Blues

Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Early Autumn: Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 9  (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 sax, vocals; Sam Marowitz, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Buddy Savitt, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax, arranger; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; 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 sax, vocals; Sam Marowitz, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Buddy Savitt, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax, arranger; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Lou Levy, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Mary Ann McCall, vocals; Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel, arranger.

Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1949

4666-2Detour Ahead
4667-3Jamaica Rhumba
4668-2Not Really The Blues
4669-1The Great Lie

same personnel.

Los Angeles, 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 sax, vocals; Sam Marowitz, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Buddy Savitt, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax, arranger; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; 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 sax, vocals; Sam Marowitz, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Jimmy Giuffre, Buddy Savitt, tenor sax; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; 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

no information  (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 sax, vocals; Sam Marowitz, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Jimmy Giuffre, Buddy Savitt, tenor sax; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; 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 sax, vocals; Sam Marowitz, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Jimmy Giuffre, Buddy Savitt, tenor sax; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; 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 sax, vocals; Sam Marowitz, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Jimmy Giuffre, Buddy Savitt, tenor sax; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor, baritone sax; 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

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

Harry Edison, trumpet; Dicky Wells, trombone; Georgie Auld, tenor sax; Gene Ammons, tenor, baritone sax; 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 Sextet Featuring Stan Getz - A Very Special Concert: Rare Broadcast Performances  (Ozone 1)

Sonny Stitt, alto sax #2; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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

** also issued on Ozone 1 as "Miles Davis/Stan Getz Sextet - That Extra Special Concert: Rare Broadcast Performances".

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

Bill Massey, trumpet; Eph Greenlea, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, tenor, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

NYC, March 5, 1950

BL1220Bye Bye
BL1221Let It Be

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, tenor, baritone sax; 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 sax; Sonny Stitt, baritone sax; 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 (as Walkin')
88Easy Glide

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Sonny Stitt, tenor, baritone sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Freddie Redd, piano; Addison Farmer, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 15, 1955

755Juggernaut
756Woofin' And Tweetin'

** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7050 (alt.) as "The Gene Ammons All Stars, Gene Ammons Battles Sonny Stitt - Woofin' & Tweetin'". Original Jazz Classics OJC-014, OJCCD-014-2.

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

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, tenor, baritone sax; 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 sax; Sonny Stitt, baritone sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Sonny Stitt, tenor, baritone sax; 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 sax; Ruddy Williams, baritone sax; Clarence Anderson, piano; Earl May, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums.

NYC, June 29, 1951

148Ammons Boogie
149Echo Chamber Blues

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Gene Easton, baritone sax; John Houston, piano; Ben Stuberville, bass; George Brown, drums; Earl Coleman, vocals #1.

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 sax; Sonny Stitt, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, baritone sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, baritone sax; 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

Sonny Stitt - Loose Walk  (Philology (It) W 43.2)

Bill Massey, trumpet; Wade Marcus, trombone; Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Gene Ammons, tenor, baritone sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums.

radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 10, 1951

Blues Up And Down
Ain't Misbehavin'
After You've Gone

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 sax; 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 sax; Ruddy Williams, baritone sax; Clarence Anderson, piano; Earl May, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Sally Early, vocals #2.

NYC, June 29, 1951

1. 150Sirocco
2. 151Fine And Foxy (aka Fine And Dandy)

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

Bill Massey, trumpet; Eli Dabney, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Sonny Stitt, baritone sax; 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 sax; Sonny Stitt, baritone sax; John Houston, piano; Ernie Shepard, bass; Bob Wilson, drums.: same session.

NYC, March 24, 1952

82534Beezy
82535Somewhere Along The Way

The Golden Saxophone Of Gene Ammons  (Savoy MG 14033)

John Coles, trumpet; Lino Murray, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; McKinley Easton, baritone sax; John Huston, piano; unknown, guitar; Benny Stuberville, bass; George Brown, drums.

Chicago, IL, November 18, 1952

U1163Just Chips (as Chips)
U1164-2Street Of Dreams
U1165-2The Beat (as Goodtime 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 No. 1
-Big Slam No. 2

** also issued on Savoy SJL 1103 as "Red Top: The Savoy Sessions".

Gene Ammons - Red Top: The Savoy Sessions  (Savoy SJL 1103)

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Charles Williams, drums.

Detroit, MI, October 4, 1947

DET800El Sino
DET801Ineta
DET802Wild Leo
DET803Leapin' Leo

** reissue of Savoy MG 14033 as "The Golden Saxophone Of Gene Ammons" + 4 bonus tracks.

1954

Gene Ammons - Sock!  (Prestige PR 7400)

Nat Howard, trumpet; Henderson Chambers, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Gene Easton, baritone sax; John Houston, piano; Ben Stuberville, bass; George Brown, drums.

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 sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Lawrence Wheatley, piano; Ernie Shapherd, bass; George Brown, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 4, 1955

810Blues For Turfers
811Rock-Roll

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Patti Bown, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Walter Perkins, drums; Etta Jones, vocals.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 13, 1962

3488Scam

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

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 sax; Gene Easton, baritone sax; John Houston, piano; Ben Stuberville, bass; George Brown, drums; Earl Coleman, vocals.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 8, 1955

696My Last Affair

Nat Woodyard, trumpet; Edwin Moore, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Lawrence Wheatley, piano; Ernie Shapherd, bass; George Brown, drums; Earl Coleman, vocals.

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 - Hi Fidelity Jam Session  (Prestige PRLP 7039)

Art Farmer, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Addison Farmer, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Candido, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 23, 1956

880The Happy Blues
881The Great Lie
882Can't We Be Friends
883Madhouse

** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7039 (alt.); Original Jazz Classics OJC-013, OJCCD-013-2 as "Gene Ammons All Stars - The Happy Blues". Prestige PR 7654 as "Gene Ammons - The Happy Blues (Vol. 1 Of The Gene Ammons Jam Sessions)".

Gene Ammons All Stars - Hi Fi Jam Session  (Prestige PRLP 7060)

Donald Byrd, Art Farmer, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 13, 1956

940Jammin' With Gene
941We'll Be Together Again
942Not Really The Blues

** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7060 (alt.) as "Not Really The Blues". Prestige PR 7781 as "Gene Ammons - Jammin' With Gene (Vol. 2 Of The Gene Ammons Jam Sessions)". Original Jazz Classics OJC-211, OJCCD-211-2.

1957

Gene Ammons - Funky  (Prestige PRLP 7083)

Art Farmer, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 12, 1957

1184The Twister
1185Cattin'
1186Pennies From Heaven
1187Four

** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7110 (alt.), PRLP 7176 as "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 sax #1-3; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax #1,2; Pepper Adams, baritone sax #1,2; Mal Waldron, piano; George Joyner, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

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' All Stars - The Big Sound  (Prestige PRLP 7132)

Jerome Richardson, flute; John Coltrane, alto sax #1; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax #1; Pepper Adams, baritone sax #1,2; Mal Waldron, piano; George Joyner, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

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 as "Jug", Billy Root, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Ike Isaacs, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocals #2,4.

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 Stirrin' (mono take)
5. tk.15B.G. Mambo
6. tk.19Black Pearl

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

Bennie Green, trombone, vocals; Gene Ammons as "Jug", Billy Root, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Ike Isaacs, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocals.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 28, 1958

tk.12Soul Stirrin' (stereo take)

** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7243 8 59381 2 2.

Gene Ammons - Blue Gene  (Prestige PRLP 7146)

Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

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 sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, 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 sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, 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 sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, 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 as "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 sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, 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 sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

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 sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 17, 1960

2310Gettin' Around
2311Blue Room
2312Water Jug
2313Angel Eyes

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

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 PR 7320)

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 17, 1960

2314Velvet Soul
2315In Sid's Thing

Hobart Dotson, Clark Terry, trumpet; Oliver Nelson, alto sax, arranger; Gene Ammons, George Barrow, Red Holloway, tenor sax; Bob Ashton, baritone sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Bill English, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 1961

3085The Song Is You

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

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 sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

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, PCD-24079-2 as "The Gene Ammons Story - Gentle Jug".

Gene Ammons - Jug  (Prestige PRLP 7192)

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Richard Wyands, piano #1-4,7,8; Clarence Anderson, organ, piano #5,6; Doug Watkins, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

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 sax, arranger; Gene Ammons, George Barrow, Red Holloway, tenor sax; Bob Ashton, baritone sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Bill English, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

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 sax; Patti Bown, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Walter Perkins, drums; Etta Jones, vocals.

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 sax, arranger; Gene Ammons, George Barrow, Red Holloway, tenor sax; Bob Ashton, baritone sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Bill English, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 1961

3083Too Marvelous For Words
3084Love, I've Found You

Gene Ammons, Harold Vick, tenor sax; Jack McDuff, organ; Eddie Diehl, guitar; Joe Dukes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 23, 1962

3362Ballad For Baby

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Patti Bown, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Walter Perkins, drums; Etta Jones, vocals.

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 PCD-24118-2 as "Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt, Jack McDuff - Soul Summit".

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

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 (aka 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; John Houston, piano; Charles 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 (as Water Jug)
11190A Pair Of Red Boots (as A Pair Of Red Pants)
11191Autumn Leaves
11192But Not For Me

** also issued on Prestige PR 7606; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-708-2 as "Gene Ammons And Sonny Stitt - We'll Be Together Again".

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

Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; John Houston, piano; Charles Williams, bass; George Brown, drums.: same session.

Chicago, IL, August 26, 1961

My Foolish Heart (alternate take)

** reissue of Original Jazz Classics OJC-6005 + 2 bonus tracks.

Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt - Boss Tenors: Straight Ahead From Chicago August 1961  (Verve V/V6-8426)

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, tenor, alto sax; 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 2-V6S-8812 as "Prime Cuts".

Gene Ammons - Just Jug  (Argo LP-698)

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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. (as Jug's Blue Blues)
11207Fast Track

** also issued on Prestige PR 7495; Original Jazz Classics OJC-395, OJCCD-395-2 as "Live! In Chicago".

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

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 as "Just Jug" + 2 bonus tracks.

Gene Ammons - Up Tight!  (Prestige PRLP 7208)

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Art Davis, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 17, 1961

3233The Breeze And I
3235Moonglow
3238Jug's Blue Blues
3239Lester Leaps In

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Patti Bown, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

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 sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Art Davis, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 17, 1961

3234Carbow
3236The Masquerade Is Over
3237I'm Beginning To See The Light

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Patti Bown, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

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 as "Up Tight!".

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

Joe Newman, trumpet; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Jack McDuff, organ; Wendell Marshall, bass; Walter Perkins, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

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 sax; Jack McDuff, organ; Eddie Diehl, guitar; Joe Dukes, drums.

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 sax; Jack McDuff, organ; Charlie Persip, drums.

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 as "Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt, Brother Jack McDuff - Soul Summit".
** part of Prestige PCD-24118-2.

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

Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Donald Patterson, organ; Paul Weeden, guitar; William James, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February, 1962

62VK267Long Ago And Far Away
62VK268Walkin'
62VK269Why Was I Born
62VK270John Brown's Body
62VK271Bye Bye Blackbird

** part of Verve 2-V6S-8812 as "Prime Cuts".

Soulful Moods Of Gene Ammons  (Moodsville MVLP 28)

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Patti Bown, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.

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, PCD-24079-2 as "The Gene Ammons Story - Gentle Jug".

Gene Ammons - Blue Groove  (Prestige MPP-2514)

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Jake Fisher, guitar; Barney Richmond, bass; Willie Mashburn, drums; Waco, bongos.

Chicago, IL, circa May, 1962

House Warmin'
Jivin' Around
Nothing But Soul (as Jazz With A Beat)
Jug And McGhee (as Muggin' McGhee)

** also issued on Argo LP-4020.

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

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Kenny Burrell, Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar; Norman Edge, bass; Oliver Jackson, drums; Al Hayes, bongos.

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.) as "Jungle Soul! (Ca' Purange)". Prestige PR 7552 as "Jungle Soul". Original Jazz Classics OJC-351, OJCCD-351-2.

Gene Ammons - Swinging The Jugg  (Roots 1002)

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 - I've Got A Right To Sing  (Nocturne NRS-703)

Richard Boone, vocals; with The Allen Ray Orchestra: Gary Grant, Jack Laubach, Ralph Osborn, Bob Yance, trumpet; George Bohanon, Dick Leith, Lon Norman, Ray Sikora, trombone; Gene Ammons, Lanny Aplanalp, William Byrne, David Edwards, Dick Houlgate, sax; Cliff Bryant, piano; Billy Fender, guitar; John Heard, bass; Jimmie Smith, drums; Richard Boone, vocals; Bob Harrington, Roger Neumann, arranger; Allen Ray, music coordinator; with The Group: Herman Riley, tenor sax; Dolo Coker, piano; Billy Fender, guitar; John Heard, bass; Jimmie Smith, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June-July, 1968

I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
Hard-Hearted Hannah
There's No Business Like Show Business
Cocoa Joe
Beyond The Moon
Old Folks
Framed
All Or Nothing At All

** also issued on Jazz Chronicles JCS-703.

1969

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

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Prince James, Houston Person, tenor sax #5; Junior Mance, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Frankie Jones, drums; Candido, congas.

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 sax; Sonny Phillips, organ; Bob Bushnell, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums.

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 sax; Junior Mance, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Frankie Jones, drums; Candido, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1969

Ger-Ru

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Phillips, organ; Billy Butler, guitar; Bob Bushnell, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums.

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 as "The Boss Is Back!".

1970

Gene Ammons - Night Lights  (Prestige PR 7862)

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Rudy Collins, drums; Pucho, congas #1.

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 sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Rudy Collins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 2, 1970

The Christmas Song (alternate take)

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; 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 sax #1; Gene Ammons, tenor sax #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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Harold Mabern, piano, electric piano; George Freeman, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; 9 violins, #2,5; Bill Fischer, arranger #2,5.

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 as "Legends Of Acid Jazz".

1971

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

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, tenor sax, Varitone; Leon Spencer, organ; George Freeman, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.

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 as "Gene Ammons - Legends Of Acid Jazz".

Gene Ammons - My Way  (Prestige PR 10022)

Robert Prado, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Gene Ammons, Richard Landry, tenor sax; 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.

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 sax; Richard Landry, tenor sax #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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July, 1971

1.What's Goin' On
2. F-2973Chicago Breakdown
3.A House Is Not A Home

Ammons & Moody - Chicago Concert  (Prestige PRST-10065)

Gene Ammons, James Moody, tenor sax; 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 as "Gene Ammons & James Moody - Chicago Concert".

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

Gene Ammons, James Moody, tenor sax; Jodie Christian, piano; Cleveland Eaton, bass; Marshall Thompson, drums.: same session.

"North Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, November 21, 1971

Yardbird Suite

** reissue of Prestige PRST-10065 as "Ammons & Moody - Chicago Concert" + 1 bonus track.

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 sax; James Moody, flute; Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perri, alto sax; Gene Ammons, George Dorsey, tenor sax; Bobby Jones, tenor sax, clarinet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; 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 sax; James Moody, flute; Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perri, alto sax; Gene Ammons, George Dorsey, tenor sax; Bobby Jones, tenor sax, clarinet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; 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 (aka 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Ernie Hayes, organ; Hank Jones, electric piano; Joe Beck, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; unidentified strings, Ed Bogas, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 28, 1972

Lady Sings The Blues
Play Me
Ben

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Ernie Hayes, organ #1; Hank Jones, electric piano; Joe Beck, guitar #1; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Mickey Roker, drums #1.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1972

1.Fine And Mellow
2.Strange Fruit

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Phillips, piano, organ; Maynard Parker, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Billy Cobham, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 1, 1972

God Bless The Child
Tin Shack Out Back

** part of Prestige PRCD-24281-2 as "Fine And Mellow".

Gene Ammons - Big Bad Jug  (Prestige P-10070)

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Ernie Hayes, organ; Hank Jones, electric piano; Joe Beck, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 28, 1972

Fly Me
Fuzz

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Ernie Hayes, organ; Hank Jones, electric piano; Joe Beck, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1972

Big Bad Jug

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Phillips, piano, organ; Maynard Parker, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Billy Cobham, drums.

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 as "Fine And Mellow".

1973

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

Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

"The 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 sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Etta Jones, vocals.

"The 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 sax #5; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax #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 sax; 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 (as Polka And Moonbeams)
Lover Man
Ahus Jazz

** part of enja (G) CD 2038-2 as "Tenor Giants - Ben Webster Live At Pio's/Gene Ammons In Sweden".

Gene Ammons - Brasswind  (Prestige P-10080)

Allen DeRienzo, Snooky Young, trumpet; George Bohanon, trombone; Bill Green, Jay Migliori, flute, alto flute, alto sax; Jim Horn, flute, alto flute, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Jim Horn, flute, alto flute, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 sax; Junior Mance, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

NYC, November 20, 1973

I'll Close My Eyes

Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax #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 sax; Sonny Stitt, tenor sax #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; Jackie Kelso, flute, alto flute, alto, tenor, baritone sax; Jay Migliori, flute, alto flute, tenor, bass sax; William Green, alto flute, flute, alto, tenor sax; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; 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 FCD-9685-2 as "The Axelrod Chronicles".

Gene Ammons - Goodbye  (Prestige P-10093)

Nat Adderley, cornet; Gary Bartz, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

CI Recording, NYC, March 18, 19 & 20, 1974

Out In The Sticks
Alone Again (Naturally)
It Don't Mean A Thing
Jeannine
Geru's Blues
Goodbye

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1081-2.