Wow! – Matthew Gee
A swinging bebop riff on an old standard, Exactly Like You.
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- Recording: Gene Ammons - Gene Ammons Story: The 78 Era
- Recorded on: January 16, 1951
- Label: Prestige (805)
- Concert Key: A-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium up)
- Trumpet - Bill Massey
- Tenor Sax - Gene Ammons
- Trombone - Matthew Gee
- Bari Sax - Sonny Stitt
- Piano - Junior Mance
- Bass - Gene Wright
- Drums - Teddy Stewart
You can also check out more titles by Matthew Gee, recorded twelve years later with Johnny Griffin on "Soul Groove:" Here and Renee.
November 25, 1925 – July 18, 1979
Trombonist Matthew Gee started his recording career with Erskine Hawkins in 1946 and 1947. In 1948 he joined the R&B band of Joe Morris, whose other members included Johnny Griffin and the rhythm section of Elmo Hope, Percy Heath, and Philly Joe Jones. Matthew did his first recording with Gene Ammons on October 4, 1949, and on November 11, 1949 his first recording with Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra. Read more...