“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]
“Takin’ Off is the debut album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock released in 1962 by Blue Note Records. The recording session features Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and Dexter Gordon on tenor saxophone. The album is [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]
Dexter Blows Hot and Cool is a 1955 album by jazz musician Dexter Gordon. The Billboard Reviewer noted that Gordon appeared “somewhat mellowed, making little attempt to impress either as a technician or melodic innovator” [More]
Philly Mignon is an album by drummer Philly Joe Jones which was recorded in 1977 and released on the Galaxy label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated:”… Everyone [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]
It’s You or No One (subtitled Dexter In Radioland Vol. 6) is a live album by American saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded at the Jazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1964 by Danmarks Radio and released [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]