Dexter Gordon, Benny Bailey – The Rainbow People (SCCD 31521)

SCCD 31521 The Rainbow People / Dexter Gordon Quintet Feat. Benny Bailey Gordon/Bailey Co. dazzles us again with their powerful live performance on this third volume from the Swedish tour of 1974, which produced highly successful two previous CDs: SCCD 31290 “Round Midnight” and SCCD 31373 “Revelation”. “… all Dexter’s recordings from this time are […]

Dexter Gordon – Swedish Nights (SCCD 37017/18)

MID-PRICE SERIES SCCD 37017/18 Swedish Nights / Dexter Gordon Quintet Previously issued on SCCD 31224 & SCCD 31226 “ Some might criticise that Dexter put out too many albums but this recording I cannot do without …” (Jyllandsposten) “… a thoroughly satisfying late-night-set .” (Michael Tucker, Jazz Journal International) 1. I remember you (Johnny Mercer)2. […]

Dexter Gordon, Benny Bailey – Revelation (SCCD 31373)

SCCD 31373 Revelation / Dexter Gordon Quintet The sequel to SCCD 31290 “Round Midnight” from the Swedish live recordings of 1974. Dexter at the peak of his powers shares the front line with his favorite trumpeter Benny Bailey. “… all Dexter’s recordings from this time are particularly creative, especially with a soloist of Bailey’s calibre […]

Dexter Gordon – The Shadow Of Your Smile (SCCD 31206)

SCCD 31206 The Shadow Of Your Smile / Dexter Gordon Quartet “… prime improvisational play and four good tracks…” ( Jack Burke, Burlington Standard Press) “…this record is essential to all you tenor sax aficionados out there…The rhythm section shows its respect and admiration for Dex by tastefully handing their rhythmic and harmonic duties with […]

Dexter Gordon, Benny Bailey – Round Midnight (SCCD 31290)

"… recorded in the early stages of Dexter's residence with the SteepleChase label…This may have been Gordon's great period, surpassing in some ways his earlier years with Blue Note…Dexter is relaxed and confident… " (Krin Gabbard, Cadence) 1. Blue 'n boogie (Dizzy Gillespie)2. What's new (Haggart/Burke)3. Stella by starlight (Victor Young)4. Round about midnight (Thelonious […]

Dexter Gordon – After Midnight (SCCD 31226)

SCCD 31226 After Midnight / Dexter Gordon Quintet “.. .fans of DG’s massive, laid back authority will surely want to add this engaging set to their collection…a thoroughly satisfying late-night-set .” (Michael Tucker, Jazz Journal International) 1. Three o'clock in the morning (Roblero/Terriss)2. Body and soul (Johnny Green)3. Prancin' (Miles Davis)4. The theme (Traditional) UPC/EAN: […]

Dexter Gordon – After Hours (SCCD 31224)

SCCD 31224 After Hours / Dexter Gordon Quintet At the time this album was released originally on LP in 1986, Dexter was attracting renewed interest from the public by receiving nomination for an Academy Award for his performance (as an actor) of the leading role in the feature film “Round Midnight”. Though Dexter spent his […]