Jazz Profiles featuring Gene Ammons

Gene Ammons
Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Tune in this Sunday from 2pm to 7pm to hear an in-depth broadcast on the life and music of tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons. The captivating Chicago musician began playing with groups like King Kolax's band and Billy Eckstine's orchestra in the 1940's before becoming a prolific group leader and playing with musicians like Miles Davis, Jackie McLean, John Coltrane, Mal Waldron, Dexter Gordon, Sonny Stitt, and Jack McDuff. Join us this Sunday as we celebrate Ammons' legacy!