Call for Music Writers... Rock, Indie, Urban, Electronic, Americana, Metal, World and More

Dexter Gordon

Reviews

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.


Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements
PopMatters' LUCY Giveaway! in PopMatters's Hangs on LockerDome

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.