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Gene Ammons: Brother Jug!

The jazz-rock fusion movement of the late 1960s and '70s elevated electronic instruments, particularly the guitar and keyboards. But while the rock guitar, Fender Rhodes electric piano and synthesizers were front and center in many fusion bands, the saxophone experienced...       Related Stories Gene Ammons: Blue Groove Leo Parker: Savoy, 1947  
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