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 - 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.

Dexter Gordon - The Essential Dexter Gordon (2015)  

Posted by tomashass at June 11, 2015
Dexter Gordon - The Essential Dexter Gordon (2015)

Dexter Gordon - The Essential Dexter Gordon (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 02:37:39 | 361 MB
Genre: Jazz, Saxophone | Label: Columbia - Legacy

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.
Dexter Gordon - The Resurgence Of Dexter Gordon (1960) {Jazzland OJCCD-929-2}

Dexter Gordon - The Resurgence Of Dexter Gordon (1960) {Jazzland OJCCD-929-2}
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© 1997 Jazzland / OJC / Fantasy | OJCCD-929-2
Jazz / Bop / Saxophone

A play and an alto saxophonist pulled Dexter Gordon out of West Coast obscurity in 1960 and helped revive the bebop pioneer's career. The play was The Connection, which included a performing jazz band in its cast and inspired a classic original score from Freddie Redd as well as subsequent compositions by Kenny Drew, Cecil Payne, and Cecil Taylor. Gordon was the play's musical director in his hometown of Los Angeles, and some of Gordon's score is documented here. Cannonball Adderley produced the session (and many others for Riverside/Jazzland at the time).
Dexter Gordon - Gettin' Around (1965/2015) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Dexter Gordon - Gettin' Around (1965/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 41:22 minutes | 1,73 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Gettin' Around is an album by American jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded in 1965 and released on the Blue Note label. The review in Billboard Magazine called Gordon's playing "cool and hot", especially praising his improvisations on "Heartaches". The support of the rhythm section was said to be "A-1 all the way". Remastered 2015.