Gene Ammons and Friends at Montreux

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Gene Ammons and Friends at Montreux
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Live album by Gene Ammons
Released 1973
Recorded July 7, 1973
Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland
Genre Jazz
Length 45:25
Label Prestige
P 10078
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Gene Ammons chronology
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(1973)
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(1973)
Gene Ammons in Sweden
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Gene Ammons and Friends at Montreux is a live album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1973 and released on the Prestige label.[3]

Reception[edit]

The AllMusic review states "This is one of the better late-period Gene Ammons records".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Yardbird Suite" (Charlie Parker) - 7:20
  2. "Since I Fell for You" (Buddy Johnson) - 8:13
  3. "New Sonny's Blues" (Sonny Stitt) - 7:23
  4. "Sophisticated Lady" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 5:32
  5. "'Treux Bleu" (Gene Ammons) - 16:57

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 19, 2012
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 9. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Gene Ammons discography accessed December 19, 2012