The Feeling of Jazz – Spotlight-2 on Gene Ammons

Sep 1, 2019

The Feeling of Jazz, Program No. 361 airing September 1, 2019 featured a spotlight on American jazz tenor saxophonist Eugene "Jug" Ammons.
Credit Argo Records
The Feeling of Jazz, program No. 361 airing September 1, 2019 featured another spotlight on American jazz tenor saxophonist Eugene "Jug" Ammons (April 14, 1925 – August 6, 1974) in music presented by Kent Lindquist, while co-host Alan Corns featured music from Nat Pierce, Chet Baker, Slim Gaillard and more. Engineered by Dave Woodworth. 

8 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album (Record Label), Composer, Time Length 

1. Moten Swing, Gene Ammons, Twisting The Jug (Prestige), Benny Moten, 4:56 min.2. 5400 North, Nat Pierce, 5400 North (Hep Jazz), Ray Eldridge, 7:41 min.3. You Talk That Talk, Gene Ammons, You Talk That Talk (Prestige), Leon Spencer, 6:01 min.4. A Night On Bop Mountain, Chet Baker, Young Chet (Pacific Jazz), Kai Winding, 4:19 min.5. My Romance, Gene Ammons, (Orig. LP: Boss Tenor) (Prestige), Rodgers-Hart, 4:14 min.6. Atomic Cocktail, Slim Gaillard, Slim Gaillard 1945 Vol. 2 (Classics Records), Slim Gaillard, 2:39 min.7. Three Little Words, Gene Ammons, The Soulful Mood of Gene Ammons (Prestige), Ruby-Kalmar, 3:44 min.8. Out of Nowhere, Paul Desmond-Jerry Mulligan, Two Of A Mind (Bluebird), Johnny Green-Edward Heyman, 6:28 min.9. The Breeze and I, Gene Ammons, Up Tight (Prestige), Lecuona, 6:25 min.  

9 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album (Record Label), Composer, Time Length 

1. Mean To Me, Ruby Braff-Buddy Tate, With the Newport All Stars (Black Lion), Roy Turk-Fred Ahlert, 7:42 min.2. Groovin' With Jug, Gene Ammons, Groovin' With Jug (Pacific Jazz), Gene Ammons, 4:19 min.3. For All We Know, Cal Tjader-Sta Getz, Cal Tjader-Stan Getz Sextet (Fantasy), Sam Lewis-Fred Coots, 5:45 min.4. Falling In Love With Love, Gene Ammons, Live! in Chicago (Prestige), Rodgers-Hart, 4:35 min.5. I Was Doing All Right, Stan Getz, Stan Getz and The Oscar Peterson Trio (Verve), George & Ira Gershwin, 4:08 min.6. Lullaby of the Leaves, Gene Ammons, Late Hour Special (Prestige), Petkere-Young, 5:34 min.7. Confirmation, Toots Theilemans, The Soul of Toots Theilemans (Doctor Jazz), Charlie Parker, 6:26 min.8. I'm Beginning To See The Light, Gene Ammons, Up Tight (Prestige), Duke Ellington-Johnny Hodges, 4:45 min.9. Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise; Buddy DeFranco, Cookin' The Books (Arbors Records), Oscar Hammerstein III-Sigmund Romberg, 7:35 min.