Dexter Gordon records ‘Doin’ Allright’ with Freddie Hubbard, Horace Parlan et al for Blue Note (1961)

Dexter Gordon‘s ‘Doin’ Allright’ is an album recorded on May 6, 1961 and released the same year by Blue Note.


Dexter Gordon records ‘Doin’ Allright’ with Freddie Hubbard, Horace Parlan et al for Blue Note (1961)

1 . You’ve Changed (Switzerland, 1963)

2 . Denmark, 1967

3 . It’s You Or No One (Live)

4 . It’s You Or No One (1979, The Hague)

Track Listing : 1.I Was Doing All Right (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 09:18 . 2.You’Ve Changed (Bill Carey, Carl T. Fischer) – 07:26 . 3.For Regulars Only (Dexter Gordon) – 05:45 . 4.Society Red (Dexter Gordon) – 12:21 . 5.It’S You Or No One (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 06:13

Francis Wolff

Musicians : Dexter Gordon – Tenor Saxophone . Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet . Horace Parlan – Piano . George Tucker – Bass . Al Harewood – Drums

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Bob Blumenthal – Liner Notes . Micaela Boland – Art Direction . Ira Gitler – Liner Notes . Francis Wolff asterisques RVM – Photography

Recorded On May 6, 1961 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released In 1961 By Blue Note.

(Source Dexter Gordon – Doin’ Allright | Official Site)


Jazz Collector
There is a power and masculinity in his playing and confidence and brilliance of ideas, right from the beginning of his first solo. I will not get into a review: I would suggest you listen to the album yourself, even if you have to listen to it on CD. […]

All About Jazz
Gordon and Hubbard then join forces a last time to see the album out with a final battle charge. It’s a glorious send-off for an album that’s rote procedure in spots, but comes on in the second half with two inspired hard bop attacks. […]

The title of this Blue Note set, Doin’ Allright, fit perfectly at the time, for tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon was making the first of three successful comebacks. Largely neglected during the 1950s, Gordon’s Blue Note recordings (of which this was the first) led to his rediscovery. […]


Dexter Gordon‘s ‘Doin’ Allright’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]


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