The Big Sound

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The Big Sound
Studio album by Gene Ammons
Released 1958
Recorded January 3, 1958
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 49:20
Label Prestige
PRLP 7132
Producer Bob Weinstock
Gene Ammons chronology
Jammin' in Hi Fi with Gene Ammons
(1957)
The Big Sound
(1958)
Groove Blues
(1958)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Big Sound is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1958 and released on the Prestige label.[2] The album was recorded at the same sessions which produced Groove Blues.

Reception[edit]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "Ammons is easily the main star (he really excelled in this setting) and is in generally fine form".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blue Hymn" (Gene Ammons) - 12:37
  2. "The Real McCoy" (Mal Waldron) - 8:33
  3. "Cheek to Cheek" (Irving Berlin) - 14:12
  4. "That's All" (Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes) - 13:58

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed December 6, 2012
  2. ^ Gene Ammons discography accessed December 6, 2012