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CD 1: Dexter Blows Hot And Cool

1. Silver Plated
2. Cry Me a River
3. Rhythm Mad
4. Don't Worry About Me
5. I Hear Music
6. Bonna Rue
7. I Should Care
8. Blowin' For Dootsie
9. Tenderly

Total Playing Time: Approx 39 minutes

Recorded November 11th & 12th, 1955
Los Angeles, CA
Originally Released On Dootone (DLP 207)

Personnel:

Dexter Gordon - Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Robinson - Trumpet
Carl Perkins - Piano
Leroy Vinnegar - Bass
Chuck Thompson - Drums


CD 2: The Resurgence Of Dexter Gordon

1. Home Run
2. Dolo
3. Lovely Lisa
4. Affair In Havana
5. Jodi
6. Field Day

Total Playing Time: Approx 39 minutes

Personnel:

Martin Banks - Trumpet
Richard Boone - Trombone
Charles 'Dolo' Coker - Piano
Charles Green - Bass
Johnny Griffin - Tenor Sax
Junior Mance - Piano
Larance Marable - Drums
René Thomas - Guitar

Original Album Produced By Cannonball
Adderley
Recorded October 13, 1960
Los Angeles, CA
Originally Released On Jazzland
(Jazzland JLP29)
 

Dexter Blows

Artist Dexter Gordon

Format 2CD

Cat No NOT2CD408

Bar-Code 5060143494086

Availability: In stock

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Saxophonist Dexter Gordon found fame and a little fortune very late in life due to his appearance as Dale Turner in the 1986 film Round Midnight, one the better films that has used jazz as its subject-matter. His nomination for best actor at the Academy Awards did not find him lifting a coveted Oscar but it did bring his name to the general public, who had little idea of his history and in truth cared even less. What the film-goers actually saw on screen was a major jazz artist who had suffered similar trials and tribulations to the character he depicted on celluloid. Enjoy an early manifestation of his talent with these two original albums digitally remastered on two CDs. 

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