Gene Ammons' All Stars


The Big Sound

  • Release Date: 18 Apr 1991
  • OJCCD-651-2

Some of the most successful recorded jam sessions in all of jazz were made for Prestige in the 1950s under the name and leadership of tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons. The Big Sound was one of the most celebrated. Ammons's big sound was equaled by his inventiveness throughout the session. The passion of his work on "That's All" was a big reason for the album's popularity. Another was the good feeling between Ammons and his guests, flutist Jerome Richardson and saxophonists Pep… MORE