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The Feeling of Jazz – Spotlight on Gene Ammons


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

Time 8 p.m. – Music by title, artist, album composer, duration

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, Septet Herb Ellis-Ray Brown, 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. time – Music by title, artist, album, composer, duration

1. Things are not 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 at 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. Fall in Love with Love, Gene Ammons, Live! in Chicago (Argo 1962), Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart, 4:35 min. 6. Stella from 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.