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American jazz saxophonist. Born April 14, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, died August 6, 1974, ibid. Son of pianist Albert Ammons. Also known as “Jug”.
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Eugene "Jug" Ammons (April 14, 1925 – July 23, 1974) also known as "The Boss," was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, and the son of boogie-woogie pianist Albert Ammons. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Ammons studied music with instructor Walter Dyett at DuSable High School. Ammons began to gain recognition while still at high school when in 1943, at the age of 18, he went on the road with trumpeter King Kolax's band.
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