Albert Ammons Profile


Albert Ammons Profile


Born: September 23rd, 1907 

Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Died: December 2nd, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Associated Acts:
Lewis & Ammons
Lewis, Ammons & Johnson
The Rhythm Kings

Influences:
Pinetop Smith
Jimmy Yancey

Genres:
Boogie Woogie

Breakthrough Singles:
"Boogie Woogie Stomp" (1936)

Did You Know:
He is the father of Gene Ammons
He is one of the big three of late-'30s boogie-woogie along with Pete Johnson and Meade Lux Lewis


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