Brother Jack Meets The Boss

Jack McDuff

Brother Jack Meets The Boss
  • CAT # OJCCD-326-25

    1. Watch Out 5:10
    2. Strollin' 6:14
    3. Mellow Gravy 5:01
    4. Christopher Columbus 6:22
    5. Buzzin' 'round 6:13
    6. Mr. Clean 7:59
    7. Ballad For Baby 6:12

Jack McDuff and Gene Ammons were both sophisticated enough to deal with bebop if required, yet each was aware of their audience’s concern with blues, ballads, and swinging fare.

This session features Ammons sitting in with McDuff’s quartet of the time. Within a few short months, George Benson would be on guitar and Red Holloway on tenor, and McDuff’s star took off like a rocket.

Though Ammons was still dealing with his personal demons, he delivered the full range of his abilities as always.

with Harold Vick, Eddie Diehl, Joe Dukes

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