Dexter Gordon Quartet – Manhattan Symphonie (Full Album)

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Manhattan Symphonie was recorded just two days after Dexter Gordon‘s legendary gigs at the Village Vanguard with his working band of pianist George Cables, bassist Rufus Reid, and drummer Eddie Gladden.

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars, calling the sound “warm, full, and utterly true.”

Track listing:

As Time Goes By (Herman Hupfeld) 0:00
Moment’s Notice (John Coltrane) 8:58
Tanya (Donald Byrd) 17:22
I Told You So (George Cables) 24:48
Body And Soul (Edward Heyman, Johnny Green, Robert Sour) 31:07
Ltd (Dexter Gordon) 43:56
Ruby My Dear (Thelonious Monk) (bonus track) 50:38
Secret Love (Paul Francis Webster, Sammy Fain) (bonus track) 59:21

Personnel:

Rufus Reid – bass
Eddie Gladden – drums
George Cables – piano
Dexter Gordon – tenor saxophone

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Label: Columbia ‎
Country: US
Released: 1978

 

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