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9 thoughts on “ Those Were The Days - Dexter Gordon - Power! (Vinyl, LP)

  1. Balrajas says:
    The Tower of Power, an Album by Dexter Gordon. Released in on Prestige (catalog no. PR ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Jazz. Featured peformers: Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone), Barry Harris (piano), Buster Williams (bass), Albert Heath (drums).
  2. Reissue of "The Tower Of Power" Prestige and "More Power" Prestige For those of us unable/unwilling to afford the originals these 's Prestige 2xLP reissues are the next best thing. Great sessions from a great lineup but as expected its really Dexter Gordon /5(11).
  3. Exact dates of the performances are not given. We are only told the years, , with each track and that they originate from dates in Denmark, Sweden or Holland. Some of the performances are not even listed in Gordon's discography. Three of them, Those Were the Days, Fried Bananas, and Buzzy, were lifted off of film sources.
  4. Goltiktilar says:
    Dexter Gordon (February 27, – April 25, ) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He was one of the first players of the instrument in the bebop idiom of musicians such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud gavinarakeleronmalofym.xyzinfo's height was 6 feet 6 inches ( cm), so he was also known as "Long Tall Dexter" and "Sophisticated Giant".
  5. In , when the year old Dexter Gordon recorded Go!, he had already lived a lifetime in gavinarakeleronmalofym.xyzinfo gaining experience playing with the big bands of Lionel Hampton and Louis Armstrong, in , Gordon became the first tenor-saxophonist to not only master bebop but to .
  6. Arashigami says:
    Rare Blue Note work from Dexter Gordon – an album that was recorded during Gordon 's legendary run for the label in the 60s, but not issued until a brief vinyl pressing nearly 15 years later! The record's got Gordon vamping in tight hardbop formation – a sound that's strongly 60s Blue Note all the way through, and which shows the great control that the label helped bring to Dex's music.
  7. Vudoktilar says:
    Oct 13,  · October 12th bears witness to a superb all-inclusive examination of one of jazz's great saxophone players and composers, Dexter Gordon. The eleven-disc collection The Complete Prestige Recordings contains eighty-eight tracks. Of those, most are from Gordon's repertoire as a bandleader, with a few tracks included as a sideman or co-leader with Gene Ammons, Wardell Gray and Booker .
  8. Dexter Gordon certainly was a tower of power by this point – as his lengthy 60s stay in Europe helped him to work work work, and season his playing considerably – to a point at which he emerged as a masterful soloist far beyond the limits of his early bop recordings! This session features Dexter back with an American group – one that features Barry Harris on piano, Buster.
  9. Kigabei says:
    THOSE WERE THE DAYS, a good tune rarely heard, changes tempos nicely from slow to medium (and back again) and contains a nostalgic, plaintive solo by Dex. Like most OJC CD reissues it's a bit on the short side, but Dexter was in good form and the date was a solid one. (MORE POWER is just as good, if not slightly better.)/5(3).

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