Dexter Gordon

Dexter Gordon Quartet in Tokyo 1975 (JAZZ)

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Dexter Gordon Quartet in Tokyo 1975

Dexter Gordon

Elemental Music

8435395502181

ELM 153082

JAZZ

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CD 12,39 €

Elemental Music presents a complete previously unissued quartet performance by the great Dexter Gordon. This astonishing concert marked Gordon's first appearance ever in Japan, backed by an all-star rhythm sections consisting of Kenny Drew on piano, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Albert "Tootie" Heath on drums. The album includes a 16-page booklet containing special essays by famed jazz producer Michael Cuscuna & by Dexter’s widow, Maxine Gordon and is presented simultaneously on vinyl and CD (the CD versions contains 2 bonus tracks, also previously unreleased).

PERSONNEL:

  • DEXTER GORDON, tenor sax
  • KENNY DREW, piano
  • NIELS-HENNING, ØRSTED PEDERSEN, bass
  • ALBERT “TOOTIE” HEATH, drums
  • BONUS TRACKS
  • [5] DEXTER GORDON (ts); KENNY DREW (p), NHOP (b), ESPEN RUD (d)
  • De Boerenhofstee, Laren, July 18, 1973.
  • [6] DEXTER GORDON (ts), RONNIE MATTEHEWS (p), STAFFORD JAMES (b), LOUIS HAYES (d)
  • New Haven, May 5, 1977.

TRACKS:

  • 01. Fried Bananas
  • 02. Days of Wineand Roses
  • 03. Misty
  • 04. Jelly, Jelly, Jelly
  • 05. Rhythm-a-Ning
  • 06. Old Folks