The Feeling of Jazz - Spotlight on Gene Ammons

Oct 17, 2021

The Feeling of Jazz, program # 141 originally airing September 8, 2013 and airing again October 17, 2021, featured a spotlight on American jazz tenor saxophonist Eugene "Jug" Ammons (April 14, 1925 – August 6, 1974), in music presented by Kent Lindquist. Meanwhile, co-host Bill Satterlee presented music from artists like Herb Ellis, Ike Quebec, Paul Quinichette and more. Engineered by Dave Woodworth. 

8 p.m. Hour - Music by Title, Artist, Album Composer, Time length 

1. Twisting The Jug, Gene Ammons-Joe Newman-Jack McDuff, The Gene Ammons Story: Organ Combos (Prestige 1977), Gene Ammons, 4:38 min.2. Blues For Minnie, Herb Ellis-Ray Brown Septet, Hot Tracks (Concord Jazz 1976), Ray Brown, 4:36 min.3. Scrapple From The Apple, Gene Ammons, Live! In Chicago (Fantasy 1961), Charlie Parker, 4:59 min.4. Blues For Charlie, Ike Quebec, Blue and Sentimental Blue Note 1962), Grant Green, 6:47 min.5. Three Little Words, Gene Ammons, The Gene Ammons Story: Gentle Jug (Prestige 1978), Ruby-Kalmar, 3:49 min.6. Pennies From Heaven, Paul Quinichette plus The Gene Roland Septet, The Kid From Denver (Dawn 1956), Arthur Johnston. 4:27 min.7. Dumplin', Gene Ammons-Sonny Stitt-Jack McDuff, Soul Summit (Prestige 1962), Sonny Stitt, 5:00 min.8. You Dirty Dog, Duke Ellington-Coleman Hawkins, Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins (Impulse! Records 1963), Duke Ellington, 4:18 min.9. Willow Weep For Me, Gene Ammons, The Gene Ammons Story: Gentle Jug (Prestige 1978), Ann Ronell, 4:00 min.10. Polka Dots and Moonbeams, Howard Roberts, Mr. Roberts Plays Guitar (Clef 1957), Jimmy Van Heusen-Johnny Burke, 3:40 min. 

 9 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album, Composer, Time length 

1. Things Ain't What They Used To Be, Gene Ammons, Gene Ammons: Late Hour Special (Prestige 1964), Duke Ellington, 4:28 min.2. Touche', Thad Jones-Frank Wess, The All-Star Jam Sessions Vol. 3 (Prestige 2002), Mal Waldron, 6:25 min.3. Red Sails in the Sunset, Gene Ammons-Sonny Stitt, We'll Be Together Again (Argos 1962, Prestige 1968), Jimmy Kennedy-Buster Williams, 4:19 min.4. Moonlight in Vermont, Marian McPartland Trio, The Most relaxing Jazz Music in The Universe (Denon 2002), Karl Suessdorf, 3:01 min.5. Falling in Love with Love, Gene Ammons, Live! in Chicago (Argo 1962), Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart, 4:35 min.6. Stella by Starlight, Yusef Lateef, The Most Relaxing Jazz Music in The Universe (Denon 2002), Victor Young, 5:50 min.7. I Sold My Heart to the Junkman, Gene Ammons, Uptight (Prestige 1961), Leon Rene', 4:30 min.8. Blues For Two, Bill Perkins-Richie Kamuca, Tenors Head On (Liberty 1962, Pacific Jazz 1992), Red Mitchell, 4:26 min.9. Groovin' With Jug, Geme Ammons, Groovin' With Jug (Pacific Jazz Records 1961) , Gene Ammons. 4:19 min.10. Come Rain or Come Shine, McCoy Tyner, Illuminations (Telarc 2004), Harold Arlen, 5:35 min.