Blue Gene (Gene Ammons album)

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Blue Gene
Blue Gene (album).jpg
Studio album by Gene Ammons
Released 1958
Recorded May 2, 1958
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 42:35
Label Prestige
PRLP 7146
Producer Bob Weinstock
Gene Ammons chronology
Groove Blues
(1958)Groove Blues1958
Blue Gene
The Swingin'est
(1958)The Swingin'est1958
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Blue Gene is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1958 and released on the Prestige label.[2]


Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "The final of his series of jam sessions for Prestige features an excellent septet... Few surprises occur but everyone plays up to their usual high level".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Mal Waldron.

  1. "Blue Gene" – 13:54
  2. "Scamperin'" – 8:46
  3. "Blue Greens and Beans" – 9:00
  4. "Hip Tip" – 8:55



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed December 7, 2012
  2. ^ Gene Ammons discography accessed December 7, 2012