Late Hour Special

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Late Hour Special
Late Hour Special.jpg
Studio album by Gene Ammons
Released 1964
Recorded June 13, 1961 and April 13, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 34:56
Label Prestige
PR 7287
Producer Esmond Edwards
Gene Ammons chronology
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Late Hour Special
(1961-62)
The Soulful Moods of Gene Ammons
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Late Hour Special is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons compiling sessions recorded in 1961 and 1962 and released on the Prestige label in 1964.[2]

Reception[edit]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "Ammons is the main star throughout... infusing each tune with soul and swing. A fine outing, although with brief (35 & 1/2 minutes) playing time".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Party's Over" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 5:42
  2. "I Want to Be Loved (But Only by You)" (Savannah Churchill) - 3:57
  3. "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" (Mercer Ellington, Ted Persons) - 4:28
  4. "Lascivious" (Gene Ammons) - 4:27
  5. "Makin' Whoopee" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 5:00
  6. "Soft Winds" (Benny Goodman) - 5:48
  7. "Lullaby of the Leaves" (Bernice Petkere, Joe Young) - 5:34
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs New Jersey on June 13, 1961 (tracks 2, 3, 5 & 7) and September 5, 1962 (tracks 1, 4 & 6)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed December 13, 2012
  2. ^ Gene Ammons discography accessed December 13, 2012