Blue Groove

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Blue Groove
Blue Groove.jpg
Studio album by Gene Ammons
Released 1982
Recorded April 27, 1962
Chicago, Illinois
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
MPP 2514
Producer Bob Porter
Gene Ammons chronology
The Soulful Moods of Gene Ammons
(1962)The Soulful Moods of Gene Ammons1962
Blue Groove
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Blue Groove is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1961 but not released on the Prestige label until 1982.[2]


Allmusic awarded the album 2 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "This particular LP, released for the first time in 1982, is an average, although enjoyable enough, outing... Nothing that unusual occurs but fans should enjoy this set".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gene Ammons except where noted.

  1. "Blue Groove" – 4:19
  2. "You Better Go Now" (Irvin Graham, Bickley Reichner) – 3:15
  3. "It Never Goes Away" (Clarence Anderson) – 7:50
  4. "Blinky" – 3:29
  5. "Yea! "- 3:09
  6. "Someone to Watch Over Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 5:30
  7. "Sleepy" (Anderson) – 4:44
  8. "The Masquerade Is Over" (Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel) – 4:43



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