My NTS
Live now

Gene Ammons

NTS default image

Gene Ammons

Gene Ammons has been played on NTS shows including Phil's Jazz Dis-Junction, with The Black Cat first played on 2 August 2014.

Eugene "Jug" Ammons (April 14, 1925 – July 23, 1974) also known as "The Boss," was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, and the son of boogie-woogie pianist Albert Ammons.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Ammons studied music with instructor Walter Dyett at DuSable High School. Ammons began to gain recognition while still at high school when in 1943, at the age of 18, he went on the road with trumpeter King Kolax's band. In 1944 he joined the band of Billy Eckstine (who bestowed on…

tracks
MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Jungle Strut
Gene Ammons
Prestige1970
Jungle Strut
Gene AmmonsPrestige1970
Discogs
Jug Eyes
Gene Ammons
Prestige1971
Jug Eyes
Gene AmmonsPrestige1971
Discogs
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?
Gene Ammons
Prestige1972
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?
Gene AmmonsPrestige1972
Discogs
It Might As Well Be Spring
Gene Ammons
Prestige1981
It Might As Well Be Spring
Gene AmmonsPrestige1981
Discogs
The People's Choice
Ammons, Stitt
Prestige1971
The People's Choice
Ammons, StittPrestige1971
Discogs
Four
Gene Ammons
Prestige1974
Four
Gene AmmonsPrestige1974
Discogs
Close Your Eyes
Gene Ammons
Prestige1964
Close Your Eyes
Gene AmmonsPrestige1964
Discogs
The Black Cat
Gene Ammons
Prestige1971
The Black Cat
Gene AmmonsPrestige1971
Discogs
Moito Mato Grosso
Gene Ammons
Prestige1962
Moito Mato Grosso
Gene AmmonsPrestige1962
Discogs