Dexter Gordon Quartet in Tokyo 1975
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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).
DEXTER GORDON, Tenor Sax
KENNY DREW, piano
NIELS-HENNING, ØRSTED PEDERSEN, bass
ALBERT “TOOTIE” HEATH, Drums
Recorded At Yubinchokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, October 1, 1975.
01. Fried Bananas
02. Days of Wineand Roses
04. Jelly, Jelly, Jelly
06. Old Folks*
05. Dexter Gordon (ts), Kenny Drew (p),
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (b),
Espen Rud (d).
De Boerenhofstee, Laren, July 18, 1973.
06. Dexter Gordon (ts), Ronnie Matthews (p),
Stafford James (b), Louis Hayes (d).
New Haven, May 5, 1977.