The Soulful Moods of Gene Ammons

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The Soulful Moods of Gene Ammons
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Studio album by Gene Ammons
Released 1963
Recorded April 14, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label Moodsville
MV 28
Gene Ammons chronology
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The Soulful Moods of Gene Ammons
Blue Groove
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Down Beat 3/5 stars[1]

The Soulful Moods of Gene Ammons is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1962 and released on the Moodsville label.[3]


The Allmusic review stated "A companion to Gene Ammons' other release on Moodsville, 1961's Nice an' Cool, 1963's Soulful Moods of Gene Ammons picks a slightly less familiar batch of ballads... Ammons himself is typically excellent: few tenors in the '60s had his way with a ballad".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Two Different Worlds" (Al Frisch, Sid Wayne) - 4:53
  2. "But Beautiful" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 4:27
  3. "Skylark" (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) - 6:19
  4. "Three Little Words" (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby) - 3:49
  5. "Street of Dreams" (Sam M. Lewis, Victor Young) - 3:09
  6. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (Cole Porter) - 4:17
  7. "Under a Blanket of Blue" (Jerry Livingston, Al J. Neiburg, Marty Symes) - 5:12
  8. "I'm Glad There Is You" (Jimmy Dorsey, Paul Mertz) - 6:02



  1. ^ Down Beat: April 11, 1963 vol. 30, no. 9
  2. ^ a b Mason, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 6, 2012
  3. ^ Gene Ammons discography accessed December 12, 2012