Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon Quartet - In Iowa 1979 (2008)  Music

Posted by Melaron at Jan. 20, 2012
Dexter Gordon Quartet - In Iowa 1979 (2008)

Dexter Gordon Quartet - In Iowa 1979 (2008)
Video: NTSC, MPEG2 Video at 7.517 Kbps, 720 x 480 (1.333) at 29.970 fps | Audio: PCM 2 channels at 1 536 Kbps, 48.0 KHz
Genre: Jazz | Label: Discovery Records | Copy: Untouched | Runtime: 60 min. | 3,87 Gb (DVD-5)

Dexter Gordon had such a colorful and eventful life (with three separate comebacks) that his story would make a great Hollywood movie. The top tenor saxophonist to emerge during the bop era and possessor of his own distinctive sound, Gordon sometimes was long-winded and quoted excessively from other songs, but he created a large body of superior work and could battle nearly anyone successfully at a jam session. His first important gig was with Lionel Hampton (1940-1943) although, due to Illinois Jacquet also being in the sax section, Gordon did not get any solos.
Dexter Gordon Quartet - "de Boerenhofstede” Laren, NL (1978-03-09)

Dexter Gordon Quartet - "de Boerenhofstede” Laren, NL (1978-03-09)
1CD | Flac (separate files) | cue, no log | ffp, md5 | Artwork | 377 MB (5% rec)
Radio broadcast, speed corrected. Rating A.
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".

Dexter Gordon Plays: The Bethlehem Years - 1955 (1990)  Music

Posted by mfrwiz at March 24, 2010
Dexter Gordon Plays: The Bethlehem Years - 1955 (1990)

Dexter Gordon Plays: The Bethlehem Years - 1955 (1990)
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Audio CD (1990) - Original Release Date: Sep 1955 - Format: Compilation (best of), Instrumental - Label: Fresh Sound Records - Catalog Number: FSR-CD 154
Jazz, Hard Bop

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]
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 236 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 94 MB | Covers (6 MB) included
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.

Cliff Gordon Quartet - Stylings of Cliff Gordon (2018)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Jan. 12, 2018
Cliff Gordon Quartet - Stylings of Cliff Gordon (2018)

Cliff Gordon Quartet - Stylings of Cliff Gordon (2018)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | 00:40:15 | 93.33 Mb | Cover
Contemporary Jazz / Fusion | Country: USA | Label: CGM

Hailing from Houston, TX, Cliff Gordon is an internationally traveled musician that seeks not only knowledge, but enlightenment. Within his first 24 years of life, he has made his way to over 20 cities spanning 5 countries (and counting), performed and worked with countless musicians, educators, producers, and earned his master's degree; all while gaining and collecting the necessary elements in his pursuit to complete his latest projects: from film scores to his debut album.
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.
Tenor Titans: Dexter Gordon - Copenhagen 1969 / Ben Webster - London 1965 (2007)

Tenor Titans: Dexter Gordon - Copenhagen 1969 / Ben Webster - London 1965 (2007)
Video: NTSC. MPEG-2 at 7 418 Kbps, 720 x 480 (1.333) at 29.970 fps | Audio: PCM 2 channels at 1 536 Kbps, 48.0 KHz
Genre: Jazz | Label: Discovery Records | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 22 Jan 2007 | Runtime: 52 min. | 3,30 GB (DVD5)

Two exceptional live concerts from the 1960’s : Dexter Gordon in Copenhagen 1969 and Ben Webster in London 1964. Dexter is featured in a quartet format backed by the great Kenny Drew on piano, the late Danish bassist NHOP and the relatively obscure South African drummer Makaya Ntshoko (Ben Webster is present and can be seen among the audience, in the Cafe Montmatre!). Webster’s performance is also with a quartet - featuring the immaculate Stan Tracey on piano, bassist Rick Laird (who 7 years later was a founder member of The Mahavishnu Orchestra), and Jackie Dougan on drums. On “A Night in Tunisia”, Ronnie Scott joins the group - after all, Tracey, Laird & Dougan were his then current quartet and the house trio at his club, although this date was at The Marquee.
Wardell Gray & Dexter Gordon - The Chase And The Steeplechase (1953) [Remastered 2005]

Wardell Gray & Dexter Gordon - The Chase And The Steeplechase (1953) [Remastered 2005]
EAC rip | FLAC+CUE+LOG | Scans | 250 Mb (Incl. Recovery)
Genre ~ Bop, Saxophone Jazz | Label ~ Membran Records

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."