Gene Ammons The Soulful Moods Of Gene Ammons Hybrid Stereo SACD
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Hybrid Stereo SACD in Mini LP Jacket!
Mastered By Kevin Gray From Original Analog Master Tapes!
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Analogue Productions releases 25 of the most collectible, rarest, most
audiophile-sounding Rudy Van Gelder recordings ever made in their Prestige
Stereo Series on Hybrid Stereo SACD.
Mini "old style" gatefold jacket packaging:
These SACD jackets feature printed wraps mounted to chipboard shells, producing
an authentic, "old school" look and feel: also referred to as "mini LP" jackets.
Called by some, “the soul of Chicago tenor saxophony,” Gene “Jug” Ammons was a
legendary, but under-appreciated jazz tenor saxophonist known for his big,
bluesy, soulful tone. Ammons’ expressive and heartfelt phrasing and the ability
to say “more with less” makes his ballads among the most beautiful ever
“One of the best efforts from Ammons' extensive catalog. A fat, warm, rich
sax tone — you know, the one you immediately identify as Jug — is on display in
all its glory on this great Moodsville release. "Feeling tired and stressed out?
Give Uncle Gene a spin. Besides perfect pitch, Ammons' other special gift was a
melodic sense that allowed him to effectively convey feelings at slow tempos.
Here is a great jazz ballad player given full scope to spin his charms." —
Stereophile, February 1995
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' Stereo CD Layer which is playable on most conventional CD Players!
• Mastered by Kevin Gray From Original Analog Tapes
• Mini "old style" gatefold jacket, aka Mini LP jacket
Gene Ammons, tenor saxophone
Patti Bown, piano
George Duvivier, bass
Ed Shaughnessy, drums
1. Two Different Worlds
2. But Beautiful
4. Three Little Words
5. The Street of Dreams
6. You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
7. Under A Blanket of Blue
8. Three Little Words
9. I'm Glad There Is You
Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, April 14, 1962.