We remember Dexter Gordon. ‘The True Dexter’

This day (April 25, 1990), in Philadelphia, died Dexter Gordon, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.WATCH LISTEN READ Wikipedia : This day (April 25, 1990), in Philadelphia, died Dexter Gordon, an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Official Site : It was in 1943, while in New York City with the Hampton band,...

We remember Milt Jackson. ‘The Jackson Vibe’

This day (October 9, 1999), in Manhattan, New York, died Milt Jackson, an American jazz vibraphonist,.VIDEO DIGEST Digest Tracklist : Bag’S Groove . The Prophet Speaks (1999) . w/ Benny Golson & Art Farmer & Nhøp – Blues For Diahann (1997) . Take The A Train (1994) ....

Jazzin’Around Blue Rondo

Starting and ending with Dave Brubeck ‘s composition ‘(Round, Round, Round) Blue Rondo’, we have mixed 18 ‘linked together by a clue that you have to guess‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Dave Brubeck‘. It has Marlena Shaw, Astrud Gilberto featuring Zoot Sims, Dexter Gordon, Bessie Smith and many more....

Americans in Paris

...Dexter Gordon, Bud Powell, Kenny Clarke, and Don Byas) took up residence in France, inspired by the relative lack of racism, the working opportunities, and the appreciation that French audiences showed for their art. Living with Music : Jazz went to Paris and other places in Europe to live. That...

We wish ‘Gefeliciteerd!’ to Han Bennink. ‘Let It…

...As a hard swinger in the tradition of his hero Kenny Clarke, he accompanied touring American jazz stars, including Sonny Rollins, Ben Webster, Wes Montgomery, Johnny Griffin, Eric Dolphy and Dexter Gordon. He is heard with Gordon on the 1969 album Live at Amsterdam Paradiso (on the Affinity label) and...

We remember Oscar Peterson. ‘And The Oscar Goes To …’

...Oscar Peterson (p), Ray Brown (b), Jimmy Smith (d) share the stage at Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland >> 32 MINUTES on RVM >> [1968] Oscar Peterson (p), Sam Jones (b), Bobby Durham (d) and Dexter Gordon (ts) will tape a TV show at Jazz in Studio 1 in Copenhagen,...

The Three Tenors (and More)

...by Reunions 2008 INFORMATIONS Wardell Gray,: Tenor saxophonist Wardell Gray, along with his friendly rival Dexter Gordon, was one of the few instrumentalists who came of age after World War II to maintain strong stylistic ties to the Swing Era while embracing the vocabulary and propulsion of bebop. David ‘Fathead’...

Everybody Is A Busy Body

...Boogie (2.25) . Taj Mahal – Everybody’s Got To Change Something (2.56) . Brigitte Bardot – Everybody Loves My Baby (2.12) . Dexter Gordon – Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool (6.45) . Sly & The Family Stone – Everybody Is A Star (3.02) . Peggy Lee – Everybody Loves Somebody (3.14) ....

James Van Heusen Goes All The Way

...Crosby – Swinging on a_star (2.29) . Frank Sinatra – I Could Have Told You (3.18) . Chico Hamilton – The Second Time Around (3.16) . Dexter Gordon – Darn That Dream (5.01) . Billie Holiday – I Thought About You (2.48) . Oscar Peterson – Come dance with me...

Blue Note publish Herbie Hancock’s debut album : ‘Takin’…

.... 4.The Maze (Herbie Hancock) – 06:45 . 5.Driftin’ (Herbie Hancock) – 06:58 . 6.Alone And I (Herbie Hancock) – 06:25 Reid Miles ALSO READ Wikipedia RETINART Viljami Salminen Eye Magazine Musicians : Herbie Hancock – Piano . Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet . Dexter Gordon – Tenor Saxophone . Butch...

We remember Billy Higgins. ‘Soldier Higgins’

...bop and other post-bop players, including Donald Byrd, Dexter Gordon, Joe Henderson, Milt Jackson, Jackie McLean, Pat Metheny, Hank Mobley, Thelonious Monk, Lee Morgan, David Murray, Art Pepper, Sonny Rollins, Mal Waldron, and Cedar Walton. @Discogs : CREDITS Photo : Billy Higgins @facebook Video : w/ Charles Lloyd – Supreme...

Jazz Dreamers

.... Charlie Mingus – Girl Of My Dreams.wma (6.19) . Dexter Gordon – You Stepped Out Of A Dream (4.08) . Dizzy Gillespie – When I Grow Too Old To Dream (3.07) . Kenny Burrell – Weaver of Dreams (5.00) . Joe Wilder – Darn That Dream (4.43) . Benny...

Star-Studied

...Miles Davis – Stella by starlight (4.45) . Perry Como – Catch a Falling Star (2.29) . Yusef Lateef – Stella By Starlight (5.51) . Art Bop Jazztet – Starmaker (7.32) . Dexter Gordon – Stairway To The Stars (6.58) . Jack Teagarden – Stars Fell on Alabama (3.00) ....