The Chase!

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The Chase!
The Chase!.jpg
Live album by Dexter Gordon and Gene Ammons
Released 1970
Recorded July 26, 1970
North Park Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Genre Jazz
Length 70:49 CD reissue with bonus tracks
Label Prestige
PR 10010
Producer Chuck Nessa
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

The Chase! is a live album by saxophonists Dexter Gordon and Gene Ammons recorded in Chicago in 1970 and released on the Prestige label.[3]


The Allmusic review stated "this CD is highly recommended to fans of tenor battles and straight-ahead jazz".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wee Dot" (J. J. Johnson) - 17:17 Bonus track on CD reissue
  2. "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 10:07
  3. "The Chase" (Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray) - 10:29
  4. "Medley: Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)/I Can't Get Started/My Funny Valentine/Misty" (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman/Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke/Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers/Erroll Garner) - 14:03 Bonus track on CD reissue
  5. "Lonesome Lover Blues" (Billy Eckstine, Gerald Valentine) - 13:25
  6. "The Happy Blues" (Art Farmer) - 5:26



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 17, 2012
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (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