Swiss Nights, Vol. 1
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||Tenor Madness||Dexter Gordon||10:54||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||Wave||Dexter Gordon||10:48||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||You've Changed||Dexter Gordon||10:13||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||Days of Wine and Roses||Dexter Gordon||12:48||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||The Panther||Dexter Gordon||13:40||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||Montmartre||Dexter Gordon||9:55||Album Only||View in iTunes|
The first of three volumes taken from the 1975 Zurich Jazz Festival features tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon (with his reliable sidemen pianist Kenny Drew, bassist Niels Pedersen and drummer Alex Riel) stretching out on "Tenor Madness," "Wave," "You've Changed" and "Days of Wine and Roses." All of the performances are at least ten minutes long and there are some rambling moments, but in general, the music is quite rewarding. This was one of Dexter Gordon's prime periods.
Born: 27 February 1923 in Los Angeles, CA
Years Active: '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s