Funky (Gene Ammons album)

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Studio album by Gene Ammons
Released 1957
Recorded January 11, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 39:24
Label Prestige
PRLP 7083
Producer Bob Weinstock
Gene Ammons chronology
Jammin' with Gene
(1956)Jammin' with Gene1956
Jammin' in Hi Fi with Gene Ammons
(1957)Jammin' in Hi Fi with Gene Ammons1957

Funky is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "The Gene Ammons all-star jam session recordings of the 1950's are all quite enjoyable and this one is no exception... Ammons seems to really inspire his sidemen on these soulful bop jams".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Funky" (Kenny Burrell) - 9:01
  2. "Pint Size" (Jimmy Mundy) - 12:23
  3. "Stella by Starlight" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 8:57
  4. "King Size" (Mundy) - 9:16



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