Brother Jack Meets the Boss

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Brother Jack Meets the Boss
Studio album by Jack McDuff and Gene Ammons
Released 1962
Recorded January 23, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 36:53
Label Prestige
PR 7228
Producer Esmond Edwards
Gene Ammons chronology
Twisting the Jug
(1961)
Brother Jack Meets the Boss
(1962)
Boss Tenors in Orbit!
(1962)
Jack McDuff chronology
On With It!
(1961)
Brother Jack Meets the Boss
(1962)
Stitt Meets Brother Jack
(1962)

Brother Jack Meets the Boss is an album by organist Jack McDuff and saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1962 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated "this is a very successful soul-jazz/hard bop outing... Ammons, whose every note was always full of passion, fits in perfectly with McDuff's group".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jack McDuff except as indicated

  1. "Watch Out" - 5:08
  2. "Strollin'" (Horace Silver) - 6:14
  3. "Mellow Gravy" - 5:00
  4. "Christopher Columbus" (Chu Berry, Andy Razaf) - 6:22
  5. "Buzzin' Round" (Michael Edwards, Jack McDuff) - 6:12
  6. "Mr. Clean" (Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson) - 7:57

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gene Ammons discography accessed December 11, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 11, 2012