Jammin' in Hi Fi with Gene Ammons

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Jammin' in Hi Fi with Gene Ammons
Studio album by Gene Ammons
Released 1957
Recorded April 12, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 50:12
Label Prestige
PRLP 7110
Producer Bob Weinstock
Gene Ammons chronology
Jammin' in Hi Fi with Gene Ammons
The Big Sound

Jammin' in Hi Fi with Gene Ammons (also rereleased as The Twister) is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "Tenorman Gene Ammons headed a series of notable studio jam session in the 1950s and this is one of the better ones... The results are an accessible and often exciting brand of bebop".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Twister" (Mal Waldron) - 12:15
  2. "Four" (Miles Davis) - 13:02
  3. "Pennies from Heaven" (Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston) - 13:02
  4. "Cattin'" (Waldron) - 11:58



  1. ^ Gene Ammons discography accessed December 6, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed December 6, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 9. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.