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Sunday, March 2 2014

Dexter Gordon: Daddy Plays the Horn

It may be unfair to hold being merely very good against Dexter Gordon, but if he has better records, this 1955 one is still a crucial document to understanding Gordon's career and, thus, a vital piece of the history of jazz.


Thursday, September 8 2005

Dexter Gordon: Manhattan Symphonie

-- One of the historically defining saxophonists of all jazz, in the best of company, on his best form with plenty invention, stamina and delight.


Tuesday, August 23 2005

Dexter Gordon: Jazz Moods: 'Round Midnight

Interesting samples of late Dexter Gordon, but with unrepresentative, plain wrong inclusion of a Round Midnight film soundtrack item without mention that Gordon was there representing the performance of an impaired musician.


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