Dexter Gordon
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Tanya
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Cheese Cake (1999 Digital Remaster) (Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
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Society Red
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Ruby, My Dear
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Long Tall Dexter

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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... Read more

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