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Gene Ammons (aka The Happy Blues)

Gene Ammons

Initial release : 1956


Reissued in 1969 as The Happy Blues (Prestige 7654). The Happy Blues title is sometimes retrospectively used for the original release of this slbim.


  • The Happy Blues
  • The Great Lie
  • Can't We Be Friends
  • Madhouse

  • Gene Ammons - tenor saxophone
  • Art Farmer - trumpet
  • Jackie McLean - alto saxophone
  • Duke Jordan - piano
  • Addison Farmer - bass
  • Art Taylor - drums
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Gene Ammons

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The Happy Blues