Twisting the Jug
|Twisting the Jug|
|Studio album by Gene Ammons with Joe Newman and Jack McDuff|
|Recorded||November 28, 1961
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
|Gene Ammons chronology|
|Jack McDuff chronology|
The Allmusic review stated "Gene Ammons' 1961 session Twistin' the Jug features not only the powerhouse tenor playing at the top of his form, but a killer set of sidemen... this is a fun, listenable early soul-jazz session featuring two of the greats of the field".
All compositions by Gene Ammons except as indicated
- "Stormy Monday" (Bob Crowder, Billy Eckstine, Earl Hines)
- "Satin Doll" (Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn)
- "Twistin' the Jug"
- "Born to Be Blue" (Mel Tormé, Robert Wells)
- "Down the Line"
- "Moten Swing" (Bennie Moten, Buster Moten)
- Gene Ammons - tenor saxophone
- Joe Newman - trumpet
- Jack McDuff - organ
- Wendell Marshall - bass
- Walter Perkins - drums
- Ray Barretto - congas