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Boss Tenors in Orbit!

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Long Ago and Far Away 06:17 Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt February 18, 1962 Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone), Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone), Don Patterson (organ), Paul Weeden (guitar), Billy James (drums)
2 Walkin' 05:21 Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt February 18, 1962 Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone), Don Patterson (organ), Paul Weeden (guitar), Billy James (drums)
(variance) -- Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone)
3 Why Was I Born? 08:20 Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt February 18, 1962 Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone), Don Patterson (organ), Paul Weeden (guitar), Billy James (drums)
(variance) -- Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone)
4 John Brown's Body 07:22 Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt February 18, 1962 Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone), Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone), Don Patterson (organ), Paul Weeden (guitar), Billy James (drums)
5 Bye Bye Blackbird 09:58 Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt February 18, 1962 Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone), Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone), Don Patterson (organ), Paul Weeden (guitar), Billy James (drums)
(variance) -- Joe Trumpet (mellophone)
Leader(s): 
Gene Ammons
Leader(s): 
Sonny Stitt
Label Name: 
Verve
Catalog Number: 
V6-8468
Release Date: 
February 18, 1962
Tracks: 
Walkin'
Tracks: 
Why Was I Born?
Tracks: 
John Brown's Body
Tracks: 
Bye Bye Blackbird
Format: 
CD
Playback Channels: 
stereo
Total Time: 
37:18
Issue Status: 
reissue
Post-production audio editing
Producer: 
Creed Taylor
Original Master Engineer: 
Rudy Van Gelder
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Facility: 
Van Gelder Studios
Physical object
Language(s): 
English
Photographer(s) credit: 
Pompeo Posar
Sources: 
on-hand