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Boss Tenor

Label: Prestige Records
Released: 2016
Track listing: Hittin' the Jug; Close Your Eyes; My Romance; Canadian Sunset; Blue Ammons; Confirmation; Stompin' at the Savoy

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Gene Ammons: Boss Tenor

Read "Boss Tenor" reviewed by Matthew Aquiline


Tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons' tone can be best described using the qualities of an ideally brewed cup of joe: rounded, bold, smooth, and exhilarating after first taste. Widely regarded as an original founder of the “Chicago school of tenor sax," Ammons' nonchalant, yet indelible sound--echoing the soft, breathy tone of Lester Young--drove him to ...

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Boss Tenor

Label: Prestige Records
Released: 1999

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Gene Ammons: Boss Tenor

Read "Boss Tenor" reviewed by Douglas Payne


This relaxed, swinging quintet session from 1960 isn't the landmark that many of the other releases in this series are. But it is among the finest, most rewarding music tenor great Gene Ammons (1925-74) ever made. Boss Tenor -- easily confused with Boss Tenors , the 1961 Verve record Ammons cut with Sonny Stitt -- is ...

Album

Boss Tenor

Label: Prestige Records
Released: 1960


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