“Dexter Gordon is a legendary figure in jazz for many reasons. He was among the first to transfer the characteristics and style of bebop innovator Charlie Parker to the tenor saxophone. His career spanned from [More]
“What a gem this previously unearthed spice box is. Who would have thought that in 1969, with a New York pick-up band — comprised of Bobby Timmons on piano, Victor Gaskin on bass, and Percy [More]
One Flight Up is an album by American jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded in 1964 in Paris and released on the Blue Note label. “When he expatriated to Scandinavia just before this session in Paris [More]
Doin’ Allright is an album by American jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded in 1961 and released on the Blue Note label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stating “The [More]
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 [More]
The Resurgence of Dexter Gordon is an album by American saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded in 1960 and released on the Jazzland label. The Allmusic review by Lindsay Planer awarded the album 4 stars and stated “…The [More]
Setting the Pace is an album by saxophonists Dexter Gordon and Booker Ervin recorded in Munich in 1965 and released on the Prestige label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: …With very stimulating playing by pianist [More]
“Go!” is the tenth studio album by jazz musician Dexter Gordon featuring Sonny Clark, Butch Warren and Billy Higgins, recorded on August 27, 1962 and released in the same year on Blue Note. According to [More]