Mastered by Kevin Gray & Cut from the Original Stereo 100% Analog Master Tapes!
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Part of the ultimate audiophile Prestige stereo reissues from Analogue Productions 25 of the most collectible, rarest, most audiophile-sounding Rudy Van Gelder recordings ever made. All mastered from the original analog master tapes by mastering maestro Kevin Gray. 200-gram LPs pressed at state-of -the-art plant Quality Record Pressings and plated by Gary Salstrom. Deep groove label pressings, tip-on jackets on thick cardboard stock.
Called by some, the soul of Chicago tenor saxophony, Gene Jug Ammons was a legendary, but under-appreciated jazz tenor saxophonist known for his big, bluesy, soulful tone. Ammons expressive and heartfelt phrasing and the ability to say more with less makes his ballads among the most beautiful ever recorded.
One of the best efforts from Ammons' extensive catalog. A fat, warm, rich sax tone you know, the one you immediately identify as Jug is on display in all its glory on this great Moodsville release. "Feeling tired and stressed out? Give Uncle Gene a spin. Besides perfect pitch, Ammons' other special gift was a melodic sense that allowed him to effectively convey feelings at slow tempos. Here is a great jazz ballad player given full scope to spin his charms." Stereophile, February 1995
200g Vinyl LP
Limited Edition, Less Than 1000 Records per stamper, released in limited quantities
Only the 1st 1,000 Copies are Numbered!
The Original 100% Analog Master Tapes were used working with only the Best Mastering Studios!
Mastered by Kevin Gray & Plated by Gary Salstrom
Plated and Pressed at Quality Record Pressings on Virgin Vinyl
Meticulous Test Pressing Evaluation and Quality Control
Deluxe Packaging using the highest quality jackets and rice paper inner sleeves
Officially Licensed & Authorized for release by the Record Label
Gene Ammons, tenor saxophone
Patti Bown, piano
George Duvivier, bass
Ed Shaughnessy, drums
1. Two Different Worlds
2. But Beautiful
4. Three Little Words
1. The Street Of Dreams
2. You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
3. Under A Blanket of Blue
4. I'm Glad There's You
Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, April 14, 1962.