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Dexter Gordon - The Complete Columbia Albums Collection (2011) [7CD BoxSet] {Columbia Remaster}

Dexter Gordon - The Complete Columbia Albums Collection (2011) [7CD BoxSet] {Columbia Remaster}
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Jazz / Hard Bop / Bop / Saxophone

Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon had been an expatriate since 1963 when he discovered Europe was where the consistently paying jazz gigs were to be found. In 1976 he returned to the States and began recording for Columbia Records and also embarked on an acting career. Sony Legacy repackaged and re-released six Dexter Gordon albums of that era in their entirety with mini-LP sleeves and original cover art: Homecoming: Live at the Village Vanguard (1976), Sophisticated Giant (1977), Manhattan Symphonie (1978), Live at Carnegie Hall (1978), and Gotham City (1980).

Dexter Gordon - Sophisticated Giant (1977)  Music

Posted by Designol at March 25, 2018
Dexter Gordon - Sophisticated Giant (1977)

Dexter Gordon - Sophisticated Giant (1977)
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Hard Bop, Saxophone Jazz | Label: Columbia | # COL 471874 | Time: 00:46:00

This excellent Columbia album was recorded less than a year after Dexter Gordon's well-publicized tour of the United States following a dozen years spent living in Europe. With assistance from such other major players as trumpeters Woody Shaw and Benny Bailey, vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson sounds in superlative form on Woody Shaw's "The Moontrane," four standards, and his own "Fried Bananas." In addition to the original program (which features Dexter with an all-star tentet), the 1997 CD reissue adds two 1979 features for vocalese singer Eddie Jefferson ("Diggin' It" and "It's Only a Paper Moon") that were originally released on Gordon's Great Encounters; trumpeter Shaw and trombonist Curtis Fuller co-star with Gordon. An excellent acquisition.

Dexter Gordon - 1947-1952 (2003)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Feb. 16, 2018
Dexter Gordon - 1947-1952 (2003)

Dexter Gordon - 1947-1952 (2003)
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Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Classics Records (CLASSICS1295)

A Classics collection of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon, 1947-1952 features some of the mellow jazzman's most identifiable recordings from that period. Beginning with an extended version of "The Duel," the disc also includes Gordon's epic tenor battle with Wardell Gray on "The Chase."

Dexter Gordon - The Jumpin' Blues (1970) [Reissue 2006] (Repost)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Jan. 19, 2018
Dexter Gordon - The Jumpin' Blues (1970) [Reissue 2006] (Repost)

Dexter Gordon - The Jumpin' Blues (1970) [Reissue 2006]
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Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Prestige Records (00025218689922)

Although tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon seemed to have been largely forgotten in the U.S. during his long residence in Europe, he was playing in prime form during the period and made occasional trips back to America. On this CD reissue, Gordon teams up with pianist Wynton Kelly (one of his last recordings), bassist Sam Jones and drummer Roy Brooks for an obscure original ("Evergreenish"), "The Jumpin' Blues," the veteran ballad "For Sentimental Reasons" and three songs that were long a part of Gordon's repertoire: "Star Eyes," "Rhythm-A-Ning" and "If You Could See Me Now." Dexter Gordon is in fine form on the excellent straightahead bop set.
Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling (1961/2015) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/192kHz]

Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling (1961/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 37:41 minutes | 1,7 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Recorded over the same four day period in 1961 as Dexter Gordon's Blue Note debut Doin' Allright, this session features a different lineup of musicians with Gordon the only horn player. The band, lavishly praised by critics, features pianist Kenny Drew, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Philly Joe Jones. Like all his early '60s Blue Note recordings, this is Gordon at his absolute best.

Dexter Gordon - Ca'Purange (1972) {Prestige-OJC rel 1999}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Dec. 19, 2016
Dexter Gordon - Ca'Purange (1972) {Prestige-OJC rel 1999}

Dexter Gordon - Ca'Purange (1972) {Prestige-OJC rel 1999}
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© 1972, 1999 Prestige / Fantasy / OJC | OJCCD-1005-2
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Saxophone / Trumpet

The harmonically advanced trumpeter Thad Jones is a perfect contrast to the tenor of Dexter Gordon on this enjoyable Prestige LP. Gordon was somewhat forgotten in the United States at the time (his "comeback" was still four years away), but is in excellent form on the four numbers, particularly during a passionate version of "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face."

Dexter Gordon - Gordon's Gotham (1979)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at June 10, 2016
Dexter Gordon - Gordon's Gotham (1979)

Dexter Gordon - Gordon's Gotham (1979)
Jazz, Hard Bop | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 54 min | 124 MB
Label: Everest | Rel: 1979

This rare recording captures the legendary tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon live in concert at the Both/And Club in San Francisco in 1970. Featuring the great George Duke on piano, Donald Garrett on bass, and Oliver Johnson on drums. All selections newly remastered.
Dexter Gordon - Go! (1962) {1999, Reissue, Remastered, RVG Edition}

Dexter Gordon - Go! (1999)
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Jazz, Hard Bop, Saxophone | Blue Note #7243 4 98794 2 3
Remastered By Rudy Van Gelder

Go is the tenth studio album by jazz musician Dexter Gordon, recorded on August 27, 1962 and released in the same year on Blue Note. According to the liner notes by Ira Gitler, this session was "not recorded in a nightclub performance but, in its informal symmetry, it matches the relaxed atmosphere that the best of those made in that manner engender. Everyone was really together, in all the most positive meanings of that word." It was recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at the Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs. Since its release, Go has received very positive reviews from critics, with Allmusic giving it a five star rating. The album was re-released in March 1999 as part of Blue Note's RVG Series, produced by Michael Cuscuna.
Johnny Griffin & Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation (1968) {2014 Japan Studio Songs Remaster YZSO Series}

Johnny Griffin & Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation (1968) {2014 Japan Studio Songs Remaster YZSO Series}
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Jazz / Hard Bop / Saxophone

Jazz Undulation is an exciting live album that captured tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin in an interesting and unusual setting. Bassist Jimmy Woode and drummer Kenny Clarke were frequent collaborators of Griffin's at the time, all three living in Europe and being members of the Clarke-Boland Big Band. Pianist Hampton Hawes was visiting Europe at the time, and probably just happened to meet them in Rome.
Dexter Gordon - Daddy Plays The Horn (1955/1976/2013) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Dexter Gordon - Daddy Plays The Horn (1955/1976/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 41:57 minutes | 908 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Daddy Plays the Horn is a 1955 jazz album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon. The Billboard review stated that the album was "not too original, but it swings" and mentioned that Gordon played "some top-flight, Lester Young-inspired tenor here, with a more robust sound than that of the master or most of his other disciples".