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You're The Only Girl In The Next World For Me [Album Version]
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Mariana [Album Version]
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Non-Viennese Waltz Blues [Album Version]
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Heleen [Album Version]
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Co-Op Blues [Album Version]

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A fine bop-oriented trumpeter, Joe Gordon's tragic death in a fire cut short any chance he had at fame in the jazz world. He became a professional in 1947 and had stints with Georgie Auld, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Parker (on an occasional basis during 1953-1955), Art Blakey (1954), and Don Redman. Gordon was with Dizzy Gillespie's 1956 big band, touring the Mideast, and getting a solo on "Night in Tunisia." He was in the Horace Silver quintet, moved back to Boston for a period, a... Read more

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