My Way (Gene Ammons album)

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My Way
My Way (Gene Ammons album).jpg
Studio album by Gene Ammons
Released 1971
Recorded July 26, 1971
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 10022
Producer Bob Porter
Gene Ammons chronology
You Talk That Talk!
My Way
Chicago Concert
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[2]

My Way is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1971 and released on the Prestige label.[3]


Allmusic awarded the album 1½ stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "While Ammons sounds fine (his tone was never to be denied), the dated arrangements and unimaginative playing by the rhythm section (what is Roland Hanna doing on electric piano?) largely sink this effort".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Chicago Breakdown" (William S. Fischer) - 9:35
  2. "What's Going On" (Renaldo Benson, Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye) - 4:18
  3. "A House Is Not a Home" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 3:40
  4. "Sack Full of Dreams" (Gary McFarland, Louis Savary) - 6:25
  5. "Back in Merida" - 4:20
  6. "My Way" (Paul Anka, Claude François, Jacques Revaux) - 6:00
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on July 26, 1971



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed December 17, 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 17, 2012