Chicago Concert

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Chicago Concert
Chicago Concert.jpg
Live album by James Moody and Gene Ammons
Released 1973
Recorded November 21, 1971
North Park Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Genre Jazz
Length 53:55 CD reissue with bonus track
Label Prestige
PR 10065
Producer Ozzie Cadena
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Chicago Concert is a live album by saxophonists James Moody and Gene Ammons recorded in Chicago in 1971 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated "This meeting between Gene Ammons and James Moody is not as memorable as one might hope... although there are a few sparks, they do not blend together that well and the results are surprisingly workmanlike".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Just in Time" (Betty Comden, Adolph Greenl, Jule Styne) - 6:49
  2. "Work Song" (Nat Adderley) - 8:11
  3. "Have You Met Miss Jones?" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 6:32
  4. "Jim-Jam-Jug" (Gene Ammons) - 8:17
  5. "I'll Close My Eyes" (Buddy Kaye, Billy Reid) - 4:56
  6. "C Jam Blues" (Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington) - 5:04
  7. "Yardbird Suite" (Charlie Parker) - 14:06 Bonus track on CD reissue



  1. ^ Gene Ammons discography accessed December 17, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 17, 2012