Preachin'

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Preachin'
Studio album by Gene Ammons
Released 1962
Recorded May 3, 1962
Chicago, Illinois
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7270
Gene Ammons chronology
Blue Groove
(1962)
Preachin'
(1962)
Jug & Dodo
(1962)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Preachin' is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1962 and released on the Prestige label.[2]

Reception[edit]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "the great tenor performs 11 religious hymns that are straight from the church... this little-known album is a rather touching and emotional outing, and is quite unique".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions traditional except as indicated

  1. "Sweet Hour" - 3:15
  2. "Yield Not" - 2:01
  3. "Abide with Me" (Henry Francis Lyte, William Henry Monk) - 3:18
  4. "Blessed Assurance" (Fanny J. Crosby, Phoebe P. Knapp) - 3:18
  5. "The Prayer" - 3:00
  6. "You'll Never Walk Alone" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 3:44
  7. "I Believe" (Ervin Drake, Irvin Graham, Jimmy Shirl, Al Stillman) - 3:18
  8. "Precious Memories" (J. B. F. Wright) - 4:11
  9. "What a Friend" (Joseph M. Scriven, Charles Crozat Converse) - 3:35
  10. "Holy Holy" - 2:45
  11. "The Light" - 2:49

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed December 12, 2012
  2. ^ Gene Ammons discography accessed December 12, 2012