Dexter Gordon Catalog

1941 (age 18)

Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 Young Dex 1941-1944  (Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112)

Karl George, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Fred Beckett, unknown #1, unknown #2 (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ray Perry (alto saxophone, violin) Dexter Gordon, Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Jack McVea (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Vernon Alley (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
"Panther Room", Hotel Sherman, Chicago, IL, September 26, 1941
Train Time
Bill Harris (trombone) Dexter Gordon, Herbie Steward (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano -1/4) possibly Jimmy Rowles (piano -5) Al Hendrickson (guitar -1/4) possibly Al Hendrickson (guitar -5) Howard Rumsey (bass -1/4) possibly Howard Rumsey (bass -5) Dave Coleman (drums)
Music City Studios, Hollywood, CA, circa 1943 or 1944
1.I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
2.I Know That You Know
3.Dickie's Dream, Part 1
4.Dickie's Dream, Part 2
5.Take The "A" Train (incomplete)
Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums) Velma Middleton (vocals)
Trianon Ballroom, South Gate, CA, May 26, 1944
Keep On Jumpin' (incomplete)
add Jimmy Ross (vocals)
unknown, CA, circa August, 1944
Stompin' At The Savoy

Lionel Hampton, Vol. 1: 1941-1942  (Coral (G) COPS 7185)

Karl George, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Fred Beckett, Sonny Craven, Harry Sloan (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ray Perry (alto saxophone, violin) Dexter Gordon, Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Jack McVea (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone -1,3,4, vibraphone, vocals -2) Milt Buckner (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Vernon Alley (bass) George Jenkins (drums) Rubel Blakey (vocals -1,3)
NYC, December 24, 1941
1. 70100-AJust For You
2. 70101-ASouthern Echoes
3. 70102-AMy Wish
4. 70103-ANola

Lionel Hampton 6 - Extra Takes 1941-1949  (MCA (F) 510.140)

Karl George, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Fred Beckett, Sonny Craven, Harry Sloan (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ray Perry (alto saxophone, violin) Dexter Gordon, Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Jack McVea (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, vocals) Milt Buckner (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Vernon Alley (bass) George Jenkins (drums)
NYC, December 24, 1941
70101-?Southern Echoes (alt. take)

1943 (age 20)

Nat King Cole Meets The Master Saxes  (Phoenix Jazz LP 5)

Harry Edison (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) possibly Red Callender or Johnny Miller (bass) Juicy Owens (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, late 1943 or circa July, 1944
1892I've Found A New Baby
1893Rosetta
1894Sweet Lorraine
1895I Blowed And Gone
Melba Liston (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Charles Fox (piano) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June 5, 1947
D1082-CLullaby In Rhythm
** also issued on Spotlite (E) SPJ 136.

1944

Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra  (AFRS Jubilee 76)

Tony DiNardi, Jake Porter, Clint Waters, Leroy White (trumpet) Allen Durham, George Washington (trombone) Emerson Harper, Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Woodrow Keys (tenor saxophone) Herman Johnson (baritone saxophone) Horace Henderson (piano, arranger) unknown nicknamed "Chief" (bass) Gene "Tubby" Shelton (drums) Fletcher Henderson (conductor, arranger)
NBC Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 24, 1944
One O'Clock Jump (theme)
I Got Rhythm
Keep 'Em Swingin'
Stompin' At The Savoy
Bugle Blues (Bugle Call Rag)
One O'Clock Jump (theme)

Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra  (AFRS Jubilee 77)

Jake Porter, Clint Waters, Leroy White (trumpet) Allen Durham, George Washington (trombone) Emerson Harper, Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Woodrow Keys (tenor saxophone) Herman Johnson (baritone saxophone) Horace Henderson (piano, arranger) unknown nicknamed "Chief" (bass) Gene "Tubby" Shelton (drums) Fletcher Henderson (conductor, arranger): omit DiNardi
NBC Studio, Hollywood, CA, May 1, 1944
One O'Clock Jump (theme)
Jeep Rhythm
Rose Room
Clap Hands, Here Comes Charley!
One O'Clock Jump (theme)

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra 1944-1945  (Blue Ace BA 3603)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums) Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross (vocals)
unknown, NYC, May 19 & 20, 1944
Ain't Misbehavin'
same personnel
NYC, September 21, 1944
Perdido
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
** also issued on BYG (J) YX-4007.

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra  (AFRS One Night Stand 240)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums) Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross (vocals): same personnel
unknown, NYC, May 19 & 20, 1944
I Lost My Sugar In Salt Lake City
Besame Mucho
A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody
Swanee River
Baby Don't You Cry
Don't Sweetheart Me

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra  (AFRS One Night Stand 253)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums) Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross (vocals): same session
unknown, NYC, May 19 & 20, 1944
Easy As You Go
Blues In The Night
I Couldn't Sleep A Wink Last Night
I'll Be Around
Keep On Jumpin'

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra  (AFRS One Night Stand 267)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums) Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross (vocals): same personnel
NYC, May 23, 1944
unknown titles

Louis Armstrong New Orleans Masters, Vol. 2  (Swing House (E) SWH 44)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums) Velma Middleton (vocals): omit Ross
Trianon Ballroom, South Gate, CA, May 26, 1944
No Love, No Nothin'
Is My Baby Blue Tonight
Blues In The Night

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra  (AFRS Spotlight Bands 382)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums) Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross (vocals): add Jimmy Ross (vocals)
"Coca Cola Spotlight Bands", Stockton Fields, Stockton, CA, June 7, 1944
King Porter Stomp
It's Love Love Love
Ain't Misbehavin'
When It's Sleepy Time Down South

Louis Armstrong - Chronological Study  (MCA Decca 3063 72)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums) Dorothy Dandridge (vocals -4)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1944
1.Groovin'
2.Baby
3.Don't You Cry
4.Whatcha Say

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra  (AFRS Spotlight Bands 444)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums) Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross (vocals)
Fort Wachuka, August 18, 1944
Louise
Going My Way
Sweet And Lovely
Groovin'
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra  (AFRS Spotlight Bands 465)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums) Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross (vocals): same personnel
"Coca Cola Spotlight Bands", Camp Reynolds, Pennsylvania, PA, September 12, 1944
Time Alone Will Tell
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
King Porter Stomp

Various Artists - Various Artist BG, Louis, Pops And Tram  (IAJRC 21)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums): omit Middleton, Ross
"Coca Cola Spotlight Bands", Camp Reynolds, Pennsylvania, PA, September 12, 1944
Perdido
Brother Bill
Ain't Misbehavin'
Groovin'

Louis Armstrong Armed Forces Radio Service 1943/44  (Duke (It) D 1021)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin (trombone) John Brown, Willard Brown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Ed Swanston (piano) Emmett Slay (guitar) Alfred Moore (bass) James Harris (drums) Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross (vocals): add Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross (vocals)
Tuskogge Airfield, October 5, 1944
Theme
Keep On Jumpin'
Swingin' On A Star
It Had To Be You

Billy Eckstine - Mr. B  (Ember (E) FA 2010)

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Bill Frazier, John Jackson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano, arranger) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor) Tadd Dameron (arranger)
NYC, December 5, 1944
118-2If That's The Way You Feel
119-4I Want To Talk About You
120-3Blowing The Blues Away
121-2Opus X
122I'll Wait And Pray

Billy Eckstine - Blowing The Blues Away  (Swingtime (E) ST 1015)

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Bill Frazier, John Jackson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano, arranger) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor) Tadd Dameron (arranger): same session
NYC, December 5, 1944
120Blowing The Blues Away

Billy Eckstine/Maxine Sullivan - Mr. B  (Audio Lab AL 1549)

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Bill Frazier, John Jackson (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano, arranger) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor) Tadd Dameron (arranger): same session
NYC, December 5, 1944
123The Real Thing Happened To Me

1945

Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946  (Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Frank Paparelli (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Murray Shipinski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, February 9, 1945
G554Groovin' High

Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High  (Savoy MG 12020)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Frank Paparelli (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Murray Shipinski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same session
NYC, February 9, 1945
G555Blue 'N' Boogie

Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale  (EmArcy MG 36029)

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Budd Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor)
NYC, May 2, 1945
NSC53-1Lonesome Lover Blues

Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"  (EmArcy MG 36030)

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Budd Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor): same session
NYC, May 2, 1945
NSC54-3A Cottage For Sale

Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s  (EmArcy MG 36016)

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Budd Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor): same session
NYC, May 2, 1945
NSC55-2I Love The Rhythm In A Riff

Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness  (Regent MG 6058)

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Budd Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Malachi (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor): same session
NYC, May 2, 1945
NSC56Last Night (And Now Tonight Again)

Ben Webster Nonet  (Jazz Archives JA 35)

Don Byas, Herbie Fields, Dexter Gordon, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Stuff Smith (violin) Duke Ellington (piano) unknown (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Eddie Nicholson (drums)
NYC, August 20, 1945
Honeysuckle Rose

Charlie Parker - Every Bit Of It 1945  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D)

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Jimmy Butts (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1945
R1030Takin' Off
R1031If I Had You
R103220th Century Blues
R1033The Street Beat

Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter  (Savoy SJL 2211)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sadik Hakim (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Eddie Nicholson (drums)
NYC, October 30, 1945
D5841-2Blow Mr. Dexter (alt. take)
Leonard Hawkins (trumpet -1,3) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1946
1. S5878-1Long Tall Dexter (alt. take)
2. S5880-3I Can't Escape From You (alt. take)
3. S5881-2Dexter Digs In (alt. take)
Howard McGhee (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP54Bop After Hours, Part 1 (After Hours Bop)
BOP55Bop After Hours, Part 2 (After Hours Bop)
BOP56Bop After Hours, Part 3 (After Hours Bop)
BOP57Bop After Hours, Part 4 (After Hours Bop)
BOP58Bop After Hours, Part 5 (After Hours Bop)
BOP59Bop After Hours, Part 6 (After Hours Bop)
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1947
S3493So Easy (alt. take)
S3494Dexter's Riff (alt. take)
Joe Newman (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor,alto saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1947
S3495-1Wee Dot
S3495-3-
S3497-1The Lion Roars
S3497-3The Lion Roars (Lion's Roar)

Dexter Gordon - Dexter Rides Again  (Savoy MG 12130)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sadik Hakim (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Eddie Nicholson (drums)
NYC, October 30, 1945
D5841-3Blow Mr. Dexter
D5842Dexter's Deck
D5843Dexter's Cuttin' Out
D5844Dexter's Minor Mad
Leonard Hawkins (trumpet -1,2,4) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1946
1. S5878-2Long Tall Dexter
2. S5879-1Dexter Rides Again
3. S5880-7I Can't Escape From You
4. S5881-3Dexter Digs In
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1947
S3491-3Settin'n The Pace, Part 1
S3492-3Settin'n The Pace, Part 2
S3493So Easy
S3494Dexter's Riff

1946

The Fabulous Benny Carter  (Audio Lab AL 1505)

Emmett Berry, Joe Newman, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Neal Hefti (trumpet, arranger) Al Grey, Alton Moore, Sandy Williams, Trummy Young (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, alto saxophone) Russell Procope (alto saxophone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, trumpet, arranger) Willard Brown (alto,baritone saxophone) Don Byas, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sonny White (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) John Simmons (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Maxine Sullivan (vocals) James Cannady, Frank Comstock (arranger)
NYC, January 8, 1946
171I'm The Caring Kind
172Looking For A Boy
173Rose Room

Dexter Gordon - Settin' The Pace  (Savoy SVY 17027)

Leonard Hawkins (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1946
S5881Dexter Digs In (alt. take 2)

Jimmy Rushing/Don Redman/Russell Jacquet/Joe Thomas - Big Little Bands  (Onyx ORI 220)

Russell Jacquet (trumpet) Gus Evans (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Arthur Dennis (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Leo Blevins (guitar) Herman Washington (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums) Numa Lee Davis (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 21, 1946
JRC234Just A Dream
JRC235-10Wake Up Old Maid
Russell Jacquet (trumpet, vocals) Gus Evans (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Arthur Dennis (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Leo Blevins (guitar) Herman Washington (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
JRC236-11Blues A La Russ
JRC237-3Side Saddle Blues

Various Artists - Black California, Vol. 2: Anthology  (Savoy SJL 2242)

Russell Jacquet (trumpet) Gus Evans (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Arthur Dennis (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Leo Blevins (guitar) Herman Washington (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums) Numa Lee Davis (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 21, 1946
JRC235-2Wake Up Old Maid (take 2)
JRC235-5Wake Up Old Maid (take 5)
Russell Jacquet (trumpet, vocals) Gus Evans (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Arthur Dennis (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Leo Blevins (guitar) Herman Washington (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
JRC236-5Blues A La Russ (take 5)
JRC236-7Blues A La Russ (take 7)

1947

The Modern Jazz Stars - Jazz Surprise  (Crown CLP 5008)

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Red Callender (bass) Jackie Mills (drums)
Hollywood, CA, circa April 27, 1947
Donna Lee (Scratch)

Dexter Gordon - The Chase  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 130)

Melba Liston (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Charles Fox (piano) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June 5, 1947
D1081-DMischievous Lady
D1081-E-
Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June 12, 1947
D1083-CThe Chase (nc.)
D1083-DThe Chase, Part 1
D1084-DThe Chase, Part 2
omit Gray
D1085-BChromatic Aberration
D1086-AIt's The Talk Of The Town I (On The Town)
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
NYC, December 4, 1947
D1141-EGhost Of A Chance
D1142-ASweet And Lovely
D1142-D-
add Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone)
D1143-CThe Duel, Part 1 (Horning In, Part 1)
D1143-DDThe Duel, Part 1

Dexter Gordon - Move!  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 133)

Melba Liston (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Charles Fox (piano) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June 5, 1947
D1082-FLullaby In Rhythm
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June 12, 1947
D1085-CIridescence (Chromatic Aberration)
D1086-BIt's The Talk Of The Town II (Talk Of The Town)
D1087-ABikini (Blues Bikini)
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
NYC, December 4, 1947
D1141-CGhost Of A Chance

Dexter Gordon  (Dial LP 204)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June 12, 1947
D1085-AChromatic Aberration

Various Artists - OKeh Jazz  (Epic EG 37315)

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Ralph Burns (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, June 19, 1947
HCO2391-1Money Is Honey
HCO2392-2(I Want A) Big Butter And Egg Man
HCO2393-1On Time

Various Artists - Jazz Off The Air, Vol. 3  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 147)

Al Grey (trombone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, trumpet) Dexter Gordon, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Sonny White (piano) Jimmy Cannady (guitar) Tom Moultrie (bass) Percy Brice (drums) Clarke Gilben, Hal Hooper, Jane Hutton, Chuck Lowry (vocals)
Pasadena, CA, middle 1947
One O'Clock Jump
Jump Call
My Gal Sal

Benny Carter And His Orchestra  (AFRS Jubilee 246)

Al Grey (trombone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, trumpet) Dexter Gordon, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Sonny White (piano) Jimmy Cannady (guitar) Tom Moultrie (bass) Percy Brice (drums) Clarke Gilben, Hal Hooper, Jane Hutton, Chuck Lowry (vocals): same session
Pasadena, CA, middle 1947
Prelude To A Kiss
Somebody Loves Me

Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - Jazz Concert - West Coast  (Savoy MG 12012)

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) possibly Leroy Gray (bass) Ken Kennedy (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP3The Hunt, Part 1 (Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP4The Hunt, Part 2 (Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP5The Hunt, Part 3 (Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP6The Hunt, Part 4 (Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP7The Hunt, Part 5 (Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP8The Hunt, Part 6 (Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP9The Hunt, Part 7 (Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP10The Hunt, Part 8 (Rock' N' Shoals)
same session
BOP15Bopera, Part 1 (Disorder At The Border)
BOP16Bopera, Part 2 (Disorder At The Border)
BOP17Bopera, Part 3 (Disorder At The Border)
BOP18Bopera, Part 4 (Disorder At The Border)
BOP19Bopera, Part 5 (Disorder At The Border)
BOP20Bopera, Part 6 (Disorder At The Border)
BOP21Bopera, Part 7 (Disorder At The Border)

Wardell Gray/Dexter Gordon - The Hunt  (Savoy SJL 2222)

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP36Bopland, Part 1 (Byas-A-Drink)
BOP37Bopland, Part 2 (Byas-A-Drink)
BOP38Bopland, Part 3 (Byas-A-Drink)
BOP39Bopland, Part 4 (Byas-A-Drink)
BOP40Bopland, Part 5 (Byas-A-Drink)
BOP41Bopland, Part 6 (Byas-A-Drink)

Various Artists - Jazz Concert West Coast  (Regent MG 6049)

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums): same session
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP42Jeronimo, Part 1 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)
BOP43Jeronimo, Part 2 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)
BOP44Jeronimo, Part 3 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)
BOP45Jeronimo, Part 4 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)
BOP46Jeronimo, Part 5 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)
BOP47Jeronimo, Part 6 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)
BOP48Jeronimo, Part 7 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)
BOP49Jeronimo, Part 8 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)
** also issued on Savoy MG 12196.

Gerry Mulligan - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 4: Walking Shoes  (Capitol M 11029)

Ray Linn (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor,alto saxophone) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano -2) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) Shorty Rogers (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, November 28, 1947
1. 2626-5DI'll Follow You
2. 2644-4DBop!

Various Artists - Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions  (Mosaic MQ19-170)

Ray Linn (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor,alto saxophone) Red Norvo (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar -1) Red Callender (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) Jesse Price (vocals) Shorty Rogers (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, November 28, 1947
1. 2627-2DBaby, Let's Be Friends!
2. 2628-1DMy Baby Done Left Me
** also issued on Mosaic MD12-170.

Dexter Gordon On Dial The Complete Sessions - The Chase  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD)

Teddy Edwards, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
NYC, December 4, 1947
D1144-CThe Duel, Part 2 (Horning In, Part 2)
D1144-DFThe Duel, Part 2

Wynonie Harris - Love Is Like Rain / Your Money Don't Mean A Thing (Come Live With Me Baby)  (King 4217)

Bob Merrill (trumpet) Gerald Valentine (trombone) Don Stovall (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, William Parker (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano) Rene Hall (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Wynonie Harris (vocals)
NYC, December 16, 1947
K5321Your Money Don't Mean A Thing (Come Live With Me Baby)

Various Artists - The Be Bop Boys  (Savoy SJL 2225)

Joe Newman (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor,alto saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1947
S3495-2Wee Dot
S3495-4-
S3496Solitude
S3497-2The Lion Roars
S3497-4-

Leo Parker - Birth Of Bop, Vol. 1  (Savoy XP 8060)

Joe Newman (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor,alto saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums): same session
NYC, December 19, 1947
S3498Mad Lad Boogie

Fats Navarro Memorial, Vol. 2 - Nostalgia  (Savoy MG 12133)

Fats Navarro (trumpet -2/4) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Mardigan (drums)
NYC, December 22, 1947
1. S3511Dexter's Mood
2. S3512Dextrose
3. S3513Index
4. S3514Dextivity

1948

Various Artists - Battle Of Tenor Saxes  (IAJRC 15)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
December 16, 1948
One The Town

1949

Tadd Dameron/Babs Gonzales/Dizzy Gillespie - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 13: Strictly Bebop  (Capitol M 11059)

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Vidal Balado (congas) Diego Ibarra (bongos) Rae Pearl (vocals)
NYC, January 18, 1949
3391-3ESid's Delight
3392-3ECasbah

1950

Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 2  (Prestige PRLP 7009)

Clark Terry (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
"Hula Hut Club", Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1950
(1231)Jazz On Sunset, Part 1&2 (Move)
(1232)Jazz On Sunset, Part 3&4 (Move)
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 051.
** part of Prestige PR 7343.

The Sonny Criss Memorial Album  (Xanadu 200)

Clark Terry (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums) Damita Jo (vocals)
"Hula Hut Club", Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1950
I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Various Artists - Black California  (Savoy SJL 2215)

Vernon Smith (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Freddie Simon (baritone saxophone -1/4) Maurice Simon (baritone saxophone -5/8) Ernie Freeman (piano -1/4) Ernie Freedman (piano -5/8) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Helen Humes (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, November 20, 1950
1. D418Ain't Gonna Quit You Baby
2. D419-4Helen's Advice
3. D420Knockin' Myself Out
4. D421-4Airplane Blues
5.Ain't Gonna Quit You Baby
6.Helen's Advice
7.Knockin' Myself Out
8.Airplane Blues

1952

Helen Humes - Be-Baba-Leba 1942-52  (Whiskey, Women And... KM 701)

unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Helen Humes (vocals)
"Just Jazz Concert", Pasadena, CA, February 2, 1952
They Raided The Joint
Loud Takin' Woman

Helen Humes - New Million Dollar Secret  (Whiskey, Women And... KM 707)

unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Helen Humes (vocals): same session
"Just Jazz Concert", Pasadena, CA, February 2, 1952
Mean Way Of Lovin'
I Cried For You

Wardell Gray/Dexter Gordon - Gene Norman Presents The Chase And The Steeplechase  (Decca DL 7025)

Conte Candoli (trumpet -1) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Bobby Tucker (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
"Just Jazz Concert", Pasadena, CA, February 2, 1952
1.The Steeplechase
2.The Chase

Les Thompson - Gene Norman Presents Just Jazz  (RCA Victor LPM 3102)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Les Thompson (harmonica) Bobby Tucker (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
"Just Jazz Concert", Pasadena, CA, February 2, 1952
Take The "A" Train
Robbins' Nest
Stardust
** also issued on RCA Victor LSP 3102.

Wardell Gray/Dexter Gordon - The Master Swingers!  (Fontana (F) FJL 907)

Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone -1/4) Dexter Gordon (tenor,baritone saxophone) Gerald Wiggins (piano, organ, celeste) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums) Gladys Bentley (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, June 9, 1952
1.The Rubaiyat
2.The Rubaiyat (alt. take)
3.Jungle Jungle Jump
4.Citizen's Bop
5.My Kinda Love

Lowell Fulson  (Swing Time 320)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) Lowell Fulson (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June, 1952
Good Party Shuffle

1955 (age 32)

Dexter Gordon - Daddy Plays The Horn  (Bethlehem BCP 36)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Hollywood, CA, September 18, 1955
Daddy Plays The Horn
Confirmation
Darn That Dream
Number Four
Autumn In New York
You Can Depend On Me
** also issued on Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 154 entitled "Dexter Gordon Plays".

Stan Levey - This Time The Drum's On Me  (Bethlehem BCP 37)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 27 & 28, 1955
Diggin' For Diz
Ruby, My Dear
Tune Up
La Chaloupee
Day In, Day Out
Stanley The Steamer
This Time The Dream's On Me

Dexter Gordon - Dexter Blows Hot And Cool  (Dootone DL 207)

Jimmy Robinson (trumpet -1,3,6) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Hollywood, CA, November 11 & 12, 1955
1.Silver Plated
2.Cry Me A River
3.Rhythm Mad
4.Don't Worry About Me
5.I Hear Music
6.Bonna Rue
7.I Should Care
8.Blowin' For Dootsie
9.Tenderly
** also issued on Ducretet Thomson (F) 300 V 026; Venus (J) TKCZ-79014.

1960

The Resurgence Of Dexter Gordon  (Jazzland JLP 29)

Martin Banks (trumpet -1/4,6) Richard Boone (trombone -1/4,6) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Dolo Coker (piano) Charles Green (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 13, 1960
1.Home Run
2.Dolo
3.Lovely Lisa
4.Affair In Havana
5.Jodi
6.Field Day
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 929; Prestige MPP 2511; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 929-2.

1961

Dexter Gordon - Doin' Allright  (Blue Note BLP 4077)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 6, 1961
tk.5I Was Doing All Right
tk.12You've Changed
tk.13Society Red
tk.20It's You Or No One
tk.21For Regulars Only
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84077, CDP 7 84077 2.

Dexter Gordon - Doin' Allright  (Blue Note CDP 7 84077 2)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 6, 1961
tk.10I Want More
tk.18For Regulars Only (alt. take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4077 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon - Landslide  (Blue Note LT-1051)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1961
tk.4Landslide
Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Willie Bobo (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 5, 1962
tk.11Serenade In Blue
tk.12You Said It
tk.19Love Locked Out
Dave Burns (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 25, 1962
tk.6Blue Gardenia
tk.12Second Balcony Jump
tk.21Six Bits Jones

Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling...  (Blue Note BLP 4083)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1961
tk.8Modal Mood
tk.13Clear The Dex
tk.20Soul Sister
tk.26Smile
tk.28Ernie's Tune
tk.32I Want More
tk.34The End Of A Love Affair
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84083, CDP 7 46544 2.

1962

Pony Poindexter - Pony's Express  (Epic LA 16035)

Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Pony Poindexter (alto,soprano saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Gildo Machones (piano) Bill Yancey (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Gene Kee (arranger)
NYC, May 10, 1962
Catin' Latin
Salt Peanuts
Struttin' With Some Barbecue
Pony's Express
Artistry In Rhythm
** also issued on Epic BA 17035.

Various Artists - Jingle Bell Jazz  (Columbia CL 1893)

Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Pony Poindexter (alto,soprano saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Gildo Machones (piano) Bill Yancey (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Gene Kee (arranger): same session
NYC, May 10, 1962
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
** also issued on Columbia CS 8693, PC 36803; Columbia/Legacy CJ 40166.

Dexter Gordon - The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions  (Blue Note 7243 8 34200 2)

Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Don Patterson (organ) Paul Weedon (guitar) Billy James (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 14, 1962
tk.4Lady Be Good

Herbie Hancock - Takin' Off  (Blue Note BLP 4109)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 28, 1962
tk.1Empty Pockets
tk.4Three Bags Full
tk.6Watermelon Man
tk.10The Maze
tk.13Driftin'
tk.20Alone And I
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84109, CDP 7 46506 2, 7243 8 37643 2.

Herbie Hancock - Takin' Off  (Blue Note 7243 8 37643 2)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 28, 1962
tk.3Empty Pockets (alt. take)
tk.5Three Bags Full (alt. take)
tk.7Watermelon Man (alt. take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4109 + 3 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon - Go!  (Blue Note BLP 4112)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 27, 1962
tk.3Three O'Clock In The Morning
tk.4Second Balcony Jump
tk.6Where Are You
tk.8Cheese Cake
tk.12I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
tk.13Love For Sale
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84112, CDP 7 46094 2, B1-ST 46094.

Dexter Gordon - A Swingin' Affair  (Blue Note BLP 4133)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 29, 1962
tk.3McSplivens
tk.6The Back Bone
tk.15Soy Califa
tk.21You Stepped Out Of A Dream
tk.20Until The Real Thing Comes Along
tk.22Don't Explain
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84133, CDP 7 84133 2.

Dexter Gordon And Atli Bjorn Trio - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 1: Cry Me A River  (SteepleChase (D) SCC 6004)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Atli Bjorn (piano) Marcel Rigot (bass) William Schiopffe (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 28, 1962
I'll Remember April
Cry Me A River
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36004.

Dexter Gordon And Atli Bjorn Trio - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 1: Cry Me A River  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36004)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Atli Bjorn (piano) Marcel Rigot (bass) William Schiopffe (drums): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 28, 1962
Introduction
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCC 6004 + 1 bonus track.

1963 (age 40)

Bud Powell - Alternate Takes  (Blue Note BST 84430)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Francis Wolff (producer)
CBS Studios, Paris, France, May 23, 1963
(tk.3)Our Love Is Here To Stay

Dexter Gordon - Our Man In Paris  (Blue Note BLP 4146)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Francis Wolff (producer): same session
CBS Studios, Paris, France, May 23, 1963
(tk.4)Broadway
(tk.5)Stairway To The Stars
(tk.1)A Night In Tunisia
(tk.8)Willow Weep For Me
(tk.3)Scrapple From The Apple
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84146, CDP 7 46394 2.

1964

Dexter Gordon - One Flight Up  (Blue Note BLP 4176)

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1,2) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Frank Wolff (producer)
Barclay Studios, Paris, France, June 2, 1964
1. 1387 tk.13Coppin' The Haven
2. 1386 tk.17Tanya
3. 1388 tk.23Darn That Dream
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84176, CDP 7 84176 2.

Dexter Gordon - One Flight Up  (Blue Note CDP 7 84176 2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Frank Wolff (producer)
Barclay Studios, Paris, France, June 2, 1964
1389 tk.20Kong Neptune (King Neptune)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4176 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 2: Cheese Cake  (SteepleChase (D) SCC 6008)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June 11, 1964
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Cheese Cake
Manha De Carnaval
Second Balcony Jump
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36008.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 3: King Neptune  (SteepleChase (D) SCC 6012)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Tete Montoliu (piano) Benny Nielsen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June 25, 1964
King Neptune
Satin Doll
Body And Soul
I Want To Blow Now
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36012.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 3: King Neptune  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36012)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Tete Montoliu (piano) Benny Nielsen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June 25, 1964
Introduction
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCC 6012 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 4: I Want More  (SteepleChase (D) SCC 6015)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Rune Carlsson (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 9, 1964
I Want More
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Where Are You
I Want To Blow Now
Second Balcony Jump
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36015.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 4: I Want More  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36015)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Rune Carlsson (drums): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 9, 1964
Introduction
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCC 6015 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 5: Love For Sale  (SteepleChase (D) SCC 6018)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 23, 1964
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Love For Sale
I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
Big, Fat Butterfly
Soul Sister
Cherokee
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36018.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 6: It's You Or No One  (SteepleChase (D) SCC 6022)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 6, 1964
Just Friends
Three O'Clock In The Morning
Where Are You
It's You Or No One
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36022.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 6: It's You Or No One  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36022)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 6, 1964
Introduction
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCC 6022 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 7: Billie's Bounce  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36028)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 20, 1964
Introduction
Billie's Bounce
Satin Doll
Soul Sister
A Night In Tunisia

1965

Dexter Gordon - Clubhouse  (Blue Note (J) GXF-3055)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet -1/3,5,6) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass -1,3/6) Ben Tucker (bass -2) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 27, 1965
1. 1586 tk.3Hanky Panky
2. 1587 tk.5Devilette
3. 1588 tk.7Clubhouse
4. 1589 tk.14Jodi
5. 1590 tk.17I'm A Fool To Want You
6. 1591 tk.22Lady Iris B
** also issued on Blue Note LT-989, CDP 7 84445 2.

Dexter Gordon - Gettin' Around  (Blue Note BLP 4204)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Barry Harris (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 28, 1965
1592 tk.4Le Coiffeur
1593 tk.11Manha De Carnaval
1594 tk.28Everybody Somebody's Fool
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 29, 1965
1595 tk.10Shiny Stockings
1596 tk.15Who Can I Turn To
1597 tk.17Heartaches
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84204, CDP 7 46681 2.

Dexter Gordon - Gettin' Around  (Blue Note CDP 7 46681 2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Barry Harris (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 28, 1965
tk.23Flick Of A Trick
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 29, 1965
tk.6Very Saxily Yours
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4204 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon - Wee Dot  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36031)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Atli Bjorn (piano) Benny Nielsen (bass) Finn Frederiksen (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10, 1965
Take The "A" Train
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
My Melancholy Baby
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
What's New
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Wee Dot
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Second Balcony Jump

Dexter Gordon - Loose Walk  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36032)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June 24, 1965
There'll Never Be Another You
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
I Should Care
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Loose Walk

Dexter Gordon - Misty  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36033)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 8, 1965
Take The "A" Train
Shiny Stockings
Misty
Cheese Cake

Dexter Gordon - Heartaches  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36034)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 5, 1965
Heartaches
Devilette
You've Changed
Introduction
So What (incomplete)

Dexter Gordon - Ladybird  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36035)

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 19, 1965
Ladybird
So What
Who Can I Turn To
Blues By Five (incomplete)

Booker Ervin/Dexter Gordon - Setting The Space  (Prestige PR 7455)

Booker Ervin, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
Munich, West Germany, October 27, 1965
Settin' The Space
Dexter's Deck

Dexter Gordon  (Musica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1081)

Albert Mangelsdorff (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Peter Truk (bass) Cees See (drums)
Berlin, West Germany, October 31, 1965
Dig
Benny Bailey (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Bologna, Italy, August 31, 1968
In Your Own Sweet Way

Kitty White  (Colover CLS 1229)

Sonny Grey (trumpet) Melih Gurel (flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jean-Louis Chautemps (baritone saxophone) Kitty White (piano, vocals) Pierre Cullaz (guitar) Michel Gaudry or Jimmy Woode (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, December 2, 1965
Say It Isn't So
My Kind Of Guy

1966

Dexter Gordon - Stella By Starlight  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36036)

Pony Poindexter (alto saxophone, vocals) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Makaya Ntshoko (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, January 6, 1966
Stella By Starlight
Introduction
Satin Doll
Introduction
Round About Midnight
Introduction
Sonnymoon For Two (incomplete)

1967

Dexter Gordon - The Squirrel  (Blue Note 7243 8 57302 2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Bo Stief (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June 29, 1967
The Squirrel
Cheese Cake
You've Changed
Sonnymoon For Two

Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection, Vol. 1  (Black Lion (E) BLP 30102)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967
Sonnymoon For Two
For All We Know
Devilette
Doxy
Like Someone In Love
Body And Soul

Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection, Vol. 2  (Black Lion (E) BLP 30157)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967
There Will Never Be Another You
Blues Walk
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Misty
same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1967
Take The "A" Train

Dexter Gordon - Live! At The Jazzhus Montmartre  (Jazz Colours (G) 874727-2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21 or 20, 1967
I Should Care
Darn That Dream
Now's The Time
Satin Doll
What's New

Dexter Gordon - Take The "A" Train  (da music (G) CD 877649-2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1967
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
For All We Know (alt. take)
Blues Walk (alt. take)
I Guess I'll Have To Hang My Tears Out To Dry
Love For Sale

Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection  (Black Lion (J) 27JDB-150/51)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1967
But Not For Me

Dexter Gordon - Those Were The Days  (Moon (It) MCD 059-2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Torbjorn Hultcrantz (bass) Jual Curtis (drums)
Continental, 1967
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Continental, 1968
Soy Califa
Makaya Ntshoko (drums) replaces Heath
Continental, 1969
Those Were The Days
Fried Bananas
Red Rodney (trumpet -2) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) unknown (drums)
Continental, 1971
1.The Rainbow People
2.Buzzy

1968

Johnny Griffin Meets Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation  (Joker (J) UPS 2058 KR)

Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
live in Rome, Italy, January 25, 1968
Blues Up And Down
** also issued on Lotus (It) LOP 14.082 entitled "Johnny Griffin Meets Dexter Gordon". Ninety-One Jazz Vintage (J) CRCJ 10010 entitled "Johnny Griffin And Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation: Ninety-One Jazz Vintage Series".

Ben Webster - Master Of Jazz, Vol. 5  (Storyville (D) SLP 4105)

Palle Bolvig, Allan Botschinsky, Perry Knudsen, Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet) Per Espersen, Ole Kurt Jensen, Torolf Molgaard, Axel Windfeld (trombone) Dexter Gordon, Uffe Karskov, Bent Nielsen, Sahib Shihab, Jesper Thilo, Ben Webster (reeds) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums) 16 strings (-3,4) Ray Pitts (arranger) Niels Jorgen Steen (arranger, conductor)
Copenhagen, Denmark, middle 1968
1.Stompy Jones
2.Cottontail
3.Goin' Home
4.Come Sunday

1969

Dexter Gordon Quintet - After Hours  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1224)

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Sture Nordin (bass) Per Hulten (drums)
"Gamlingen", Stockholm, Sweden, January 23, 1969
All The Things You Are
Darn That Dream
Straight, No Chaser
The Theme
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31224.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37017/18.

Dexter Gordon Quintet - After Hours  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31224)

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Sture Nordin (bass) Per Hulten (drums): same session
"Gamlingen", Stockholm, Sweden, January 23, 1969
I Remember You
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1224 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon Quintet - After Midnight  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1226)

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Sture Nordin (bass) Per Hulten (drums): same session
"Gamlingen", Stockholm, Sweden, January 23, 1969
Three O'Clock In The Morning
Prancin' / The Theme
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31226.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37017/18.

Dexter Gordon Quintet - After Midnight  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31226)

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Sture Nordin (bass) Per Hulten (drums): same session
"Gamlingen", Stockholm, Sweden, January 23, 1969
Body And Soul
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1226 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon - Live At The Amsterdam Paradiso  (Catfish 5C188-24336/37)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cees Slinger (piano) Jacques Schols (bass) Han Bennink (drums)
"The Amsterdam Paradiso", Amsterdam, Holland, February 5, 1969
Introduction
Fried Bananas
What's New
Good Bait
Rhythm-A-Ning
Willow Weep For Me
Junior
Scrapple From The Apple
Closing Announcement

Dexter Gordon And Slide Hampton - A Day In Copenhagen  (MPS (G) 15230)

Dizzy Reece (trumpet -1/4,6) Slide Hampton (trombone -1/4,6) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1969
1.My Blues
2.You Don't Know What Love Is
3.A New Thing
4.What's New
5.The Shadow Of Your Smile
6.A Day In Vienna
** also issued on MPS/BASF (G) CRM 698, 21 20698-1; Pausa PR 7058. Prestige PR 7763 entitled "Dexter Gordon - A Day In Copenhagen".

Dexter Gordon - The Tower Of Power!  (Prestige PR 7623)

Dexter Gordon, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, April 2, 1969
Montmartre
omit Moody
NYC, April 4, 1969
The Rainbow People
Stanley The Steamer
Those Were The Days
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 299, OJCCD 299-2.
** part of Prestige P 24087.

Dexter Gordon - More Power!  (Prestige PR 7680)

Dexter Gordon, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, April 2, 1969
Lady Bird
Sticky Wicket
omit Moody
NYC, April 4, 1969
Meditation
Fried Bananas
Boston Bernie
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 815-2.
** part of Prestige P 24087.

Dexter Gordon Plays The Blues - Blue Dex  (Prestige PRCD 11003-2)

Dexter Gordon, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, April 2, 1969
Sticky Wicket (alt. take)
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
NYC, August 27, 1970
The Jumpin' Blues (alt. take)

Dexter Gordon - L.T.D.  (Prestige PRCD 11018-2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Victor Gaskin (bass) Percy Brice (drums)
"Left Bank Jazz Society", "Famous Ballroom", Baltimore, MD, May 4, 1969
Broadway
Boston Bernie
In A Sentimental Mood
Blues Up And Down

Dexter Gordon - XXL  (Prestige PRCD 11023-2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Victor Gaskin (bass) Percy Brice (drums): same session
"Left Bank Jazz Society", "Famous Ballroom", Baltimore, MD, May 4, 1969
Rhythm-A-Ning
Misty
Love For Sale

Lee Konitz - Montmartre 1969  (Goony (J) GN-089)

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone -2) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Jimmy Hopps (drums -1) Makaya Ntshoko (drums -2)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 28, 1969
1.Half Nelson
2.Sunday / Sonnymoon For Two

1970

Karin Krog/Dexter Gordon - Some Other Spring  (Sonet (Swd) SLP 1407)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Espen Rud (drums) Karin Krog (vocals)
Oslo, Norway, May 10, 1970
Some Other Spring
Blue Monk
How Insensitive
Blue Eyes
Jelly, Jelly
Tribute To Jimmy Scott
I Wish I Knew
Everybody's Somebody's Fool
Shiny Stockings

Karin Krog/Dexter Gordon - Blues And Ballads  (Sonet (J) J33J-20211)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Espen Rud (drums) Karin Krog (vocals): same session
Oslo, Norway, May 10, 1970
Some Other Spring (alt. take)
Blue Monk (alt. take)
Shiny Stockings (alt. take)

Dexter Gordon With Junior Mance At Montreux  (Prestige PR 7861)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Martin Rivera (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, June 18, 1970
Fried Bananas
Sophisticated Lady
Rhythm-A-Ning
Body And Soul
Blue Monk
** also issued on Prestige PRCD 7861-2.

Dexter Gordon With Junior Mance At Montreux  (Prestige PRCD 7861-2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Martin Rivera (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums): same session
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, June 18, 1970
The Panther!
** reissue of Prestige PR 7861 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon - The Panther!  (Prestige PR 7829)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
NYC, July 7, 1970
The Panther!
Body And Soul
Valse Robin
Mrs. Miniver
The Christmas Song
The Blues Walk
** also issued on Prestige PR 10030; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 770-2.

Charles Mingus - Dexter Gordon - Charlie Parker  (J For Jazz JFJ 802)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) John Young (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Wilbur Campbell (drums)
Chicago, IL, July 26, 1970
Love For Sale
Sticky Wicket
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Rhythm-A-Ning

Gene Ammons/Dexter Gordon - The Chase!  (Prestige PR 10010)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) John Young (piano) Cleveland Eaton (bass) Steve McCall (drums)
"Noth Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, afternoon set, July 26, 1970
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jodie Christian (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Wilbur Campbell (drums) Vi Redd (vocals -2)
"Noth Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, evening set, July 26, 1970
1.The Chase!
2.Lonesome Lover Blues, No. 1
** also issued on Prestige PRCD 24166-2.

Gene Ammons/Dexter Gordon - The Chase!  (Prestige PRCD 24166-2)

Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jodie Christian (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Wilbur Campbell (drums)
"Noth Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, evening set, July 26, 1970
Ballad Medley: Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be) / I Can't Get Started / My Funny Valentine / Misty
** reissue of Prestige PR 10010 + 2 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige  (Prestige PR 24046)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jodie Christian (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Wilbur Campbell (drums)
"Noth Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, evening set, July 26, 1970
Wee Dot

Various Artists - Charlie Parker Memorial Concert  (Cadet 2CA 60002)

Red Rodney (trumpet) Von Freeman, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jodie Christian (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Charlie Parker Memorial Concert", "North Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, August 23, 1970
18775Groovin' High
18776Billie's Bounce
** also issued on Chess CH2 92510.

Dexter Gordon - The Jumpin' Blues  (Prestige PR 10020)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
NYC, August 27, 1970
Evergreenish
For Sentimental Reasons
Star Eyes
Rhythm-A-Ning (Straight, No Chaser)
If You Could See Me Now
The Jumpin' Blues
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 899-2.

Dexter Gordon Quartet  (Everest FS 360)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Duke (piano) Donald Rafael Garrett (bass) Oliver Johnson (drums)
San Francisco, CA, August, 1970
Wee Dot
The Rainbow People

Various Artists - International Jubilaum Jazz Festival Zurich  (MPS/BASF (G) CRP 843)

Franco Ambrosetti (trumpet) Michel Portal (bass clarinet, tarogato) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Gruntz (piano) Bed Guerin, Eberhard Weber (bass) Pierre Favre, Tony Oxley (drums)
"International Jubilaum Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, September 18, 1970
Bunaura
** also issued on MPS/BASF (G) 25 20843-5.

1971

Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Shadow Of Your Smile  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1206)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Sture Nordin (bass) Fredrik Noren (drums)
"Stampen", Stockholm, Sweden, April 21, 1971
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Summertime
Once I Had A Secret Love
Polkadots And Moonbeams
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31206.

Hampton Hawes - A Little Copenhagen Night Music  (Freedom (E) FLP 41043)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Henry Franklin (bass) Michael Carvin (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2, 1971
Long Tall Dexter (Dexter Deck)
** also issued on Arista Freedom AL 1043.

Various Artists - Zurich Jazz Festival  (MPS (G) 15326)

Franco Ambrosetti, Benny Bailey, Art Farmer, Dusko Gojkovic (trumpet) Slide Hampton, Albert Mangelsdorff, Ake Persson, Jiggs Whigham (trombone) Heinz Bigler, Leo Wright (alto saxophone) Herb Geller (alto saxophone, oboe) Don Byas, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) George Gruntz (piano, arranger) Isla Eckinger (bass) Tony Inzalaco (drums)
"International Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, September 16, 1971
The Age Of Prominence
** also issued on MPS/BASF (G) 33 21277-7.

Various Artists - From Europe With Jazz  (MPS (G) 15369)

Franco Ambrosetti, Benny Bailey, Art Farmer, Dusko Gojkovic (trumpet) Slide Hampton, Albert Mangelsdorff, Ake Persson, Jiggs Whigham (trombone) Heinz Bigler, Leo Wright (alto saxophone) Herb Geller (alto saxophone, oboe) Don Byas, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) George Gruntz (piano, arranger) Isla Eckinger (bass) Tony Inzalaco (drums): same session
"International Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, September 16, 1971
Lonely Woman
** also issued on MPS/BASF (G) 21 21437-0.

Dexter Gordon - Body And Soul  (Arco 3 ARC 109/IMS 3 ARC 109)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reed (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
San Diego, CA, October 17, 1971
Secret Love
Tannya
Body And Soul

1972

George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band - The Band: The Alpine Power Plant  (MPS (G) 15366)

Franco Ambrosetti, Dusko Gojkovic, Virgil Jones, Woody Shaw (trumpet) Benny Bailey (trumpet, flugelhorn) Erich Kleinschuster, Ake Persson, Jiggs Whigham (trombone) Runo Erickson (bass trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Flavio Ambrosetti, Herb Geller (alto,soprano saxophone) Eddie Daniels, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone, vocals) George Gruntz (piano, electric piano, arranger, director) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass, electric bass) Daniel Humair (drums)
Baden, Switzerland, April 8, 1972
Our Suite Dig
Pistrophallobus
Witch
Stitch
English Waltz
The Tango
Gravenstein
Saint Charity
The Age Of Prominence
** also issued on MPS/BASF (G) 33 21460-5.

Dexter Gordon - Ca' Purange  (Prestige P 10051)

Thad Jones (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Stanley Clarke (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 22, 1972
Ca' Purange
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Oh! Karen O
Airegin
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1005-2.

Dexter Gordon - Ca' Purange  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1005-2)

Thad Jones (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Stanley Clarke (bass) Louis Hayes (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 22, 1972
Airegin (alt. take)
** reissue of Prestige P 10051 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon - Tangerine  (Prestige P 10091)

Thad Jones (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Stanley Clarke (bass) Louis Hayes (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 22, 1972
Tangerine
August Blues
What It Was
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1972
The Days Of Wine And Roses
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1041-2.

Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 3&4  (Cobblestone CST 9026-2)

Harry Edison (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Dexter Gordon, James Moody, Flip Phillips, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Rahsaan Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, whistle) Herbie Hancock (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Larry Ridley (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 3, 1972
25542Impressions (So What)
Howard McGhee, Clark Terry (trumpet) Dexter Gordon, Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Gary Burton (vibraphone) George Duke (piano) Jimmy Smith (organ) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 6, 1972
25541Blue 'N' Boogie
** part of Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

Dexter Gordon - Generation  (Prestige P 10069)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 22, 1972
Milestones
Scared To Be Alone
We See
The Group
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 836-2.

Dexter Gordon - Generation  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 836-2)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 22, 1972
Milestones (alt. take)
** reissue of Prestige P 10069 + 1 bonus track.

Charles Mingus - Live In Holland 1972  (Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-041/042)

Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 28, 1972
Introduction By Dexter Gordon

Charles Mingus Quintet Featuring Dexter Gordon  (White Label)

Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 28, 1972
Jelly Roll Muddy Blues

All Souls' Dexter Gordon  (Dexterity ST 1 001)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Rob Agerbeek (piano) Henk Haverhoek (bass) Eric Ineke (drums)
The Hague, Holland, November 2, 1972
Some Other Blues
Stablemates
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Jelly Jelly
You Stepped Out Of A Dream

Ben Webster/Dexter Gordon - Baden 1972: Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series, Vol. 10  (TCB (Swi) 02102)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone -2,4) Kenny Drew (piano) Bo Stief (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Baden, Switzerland, November 11, 1972
1.Some Other Blues
2.In A Mellotone
3.Didn't We
4.Perdido

1973 (age 50)

Dexter Gordon/Sonny Grey - Parisian Concert  (Futura (F) GER 41)

Sonny Grey (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Georges Arvanitas (piano) Jacki Samson (bass) Charles Saudrais (drums)
Paris, France, February 16, 1973
Caloon Blues
Fried Bananas
No Matter How
Dexter Laps Out
** also issued on Spotlite (E) SPJLP 10 entitled "Dexter Gordon-Sonny Grey With The Georges Arvanitas Trio".

Miriam Klein - Lady Like  (MPS (G) 15405)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Slide Hampton (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Vince Benedetti (piano, arranger) Oscar Klein (guitar) Isla Eckinger (bass, arranger) Billy Brooks (drums) Miriam Klein (vocals)
Munich, West Germany, June 6, 1973
Comes Love
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
You've Changed
The Man I Love
Big Stuff
Fine And Mellow
I Cried For You
Yesterdays
Body And Soul
** also issued on MPS/BASF (G) 21 21885-6.

Dexter Gordon Quartet  (Up Front UPF 188)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, summer 1973
Modal Mood
Ernie's Tune
Smile
Soul Sister
Clear The Dex

Dexter Gordon - Blues A La Suisse  (Prestige P 10079)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 7, 1973
Gingerbread Boy
Blues A La Suisse
Some Other Spring
Secret Love

Gene Ammons And Friends At Montreux  (Prestige P 10078)

Nat Adderley (cornet) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 7, 1973
Treux Bleu
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1023-2.

Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 - The Meeting  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1973
Introduction By Jackie McLean
All Clean
same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973
Rue De La Harpe
Sunset
On The Trail
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31006.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2.

Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 - The Meeting  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31006)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973
Callin'
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006 + 1 bonus track.

Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 - The Source  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1973
Half Nelson
I Can't Get Started
same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973
Another Hair-Do
Dexter Digs In
The Theme
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31020.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2.

Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 - The Source  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31020)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1973
On The Trail
The Theme
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020 + 2 bonus tracks.

1974

Slide Hampton/Joe Haider - Give Me A Double  (MPS (G) 15432)

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Ack Van Rooyen (trumpet) Bob Burgess, Slide Hampton (trombone) Eric Van Lier (bass trombone, tuba) Ferdinand Povel (alto saxophone, flute) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Andy Scherrer (tenor,soprano saxophone) Joe Haider (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Billy Brooks (drums)
Munich, West Germany, January 16-18, 1974
Tribute
Grandfather's Garden
Think
Like A Blues
Tante Nelly
What Is Happening
Quiet Nights
Petaluma
Waltz For My Lady
A Time For Love
** also issued on MPS/BASF (G) 29 22311-6.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Apartment  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass)
Copenhagen, Denmark, May 24, 1974
Old Folks
add Kenny Drew (piano) Albert Heath (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1974
The Apartment
Wee Dot
Strollin'
Candlelight Lady
Antabus
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31025.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Apartment  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31025)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same session
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1974
Stablemates
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon - The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano -1/3,5/8) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums -1/3,5/8)
Copenhagen, Denmark, May 24, 1974
1.Some Other Blues
2.-
3.Strollin'
4.Old Folks
5.Mr. P.C.
6.-
7.Days Of Wine And Roses
8.There'll Never Be Another You
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1974
The Apartment
-
Candlelight Lady
-
Antabus
-
Wee Dot
Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Tony Inzalaco (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1975
Just Friends
Misty
Stablemates
-
Red Cross
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Philip Catherine (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 13, 1975
Yesterday's Mood
Spoken Introduction To Polkadots And Moonbeams
Tete Montoliu (piano) replaces Catherine
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 14, 1975
Four
Easy Living
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 15, 1976
Nursery Blues
Born To Be Blue
Lullaby For A Monster
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Al Foster (drums)
NYC, November 9, 1976
Skylark
-
I'll Remember April
** same contents as SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025 + SCS 1040 + SCS 1060 + SCS 1080 + SCS 1136 + SCS 1156 + 40 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon/Benny Bailey Quintet - Round Midnight  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31290)

Benny Bailey (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Torbjorn Hultcrantz (bass) Jual Curtis (drums)
live in Sweden, November, 1974
Blue 'N' Boogie
What's New
Stella By Starlight
Round About Midnight
Neptunus

Dexter Gordon/Benny Bailey Quintet - Revelation  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31373)

Benny Bailey (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Torbjorn Hultcrantz (bass) Jual Curtis (drums): same session
live in Sweden, November, 1974
At Ronnie's
Polkadots And Moonbeams
I Can't Get Started
The Days Of Wine And Roses
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Revelation

Dexter Gordon/Benny Bailey Quintet - The Rainbow People  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31521)

Benny Bailey (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Torbjorn Hultcrantz (bass) Jual Curtis (drums): same session
live in Sweden, November, 1974
The Rainbow People
I Can't Get Started
C Jam Blues
Montmartre

1975

Dexter Gordon And Orchestra - More Than You Know  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1030)

Allan Botschinsky, Benny Rosenfeld, Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Richard Boone, Vincent Nilsson (trombone) Axel Windfeld (bass trombone) Preben Garnov (French horn) Bent Larsen (alto flute, bass flute) Erwin Jacobsen (English horn, oboe) Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) Age Knudsen, Mogens Holm Larsen, Per Walther (violin) Bjarne Boie Rasmussen (viola) Erling Christensen (cello) Luba Boschenko (harp) Thomas Clausen (piano, electric piano) Kenneth Knudsen (synthesizer) Ole Molin (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Klaus Nordsoe (congas, percussion) Sanne Salomonsen (vocals) Palle Mikkelborg (arranger, conductor, vocals)
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 21, 22 & 23, 1975
Naima
Good Morning Sun
Ernie's Tune
Tivoli
More Than You Know
Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet, arranger, conductor) Idrees Sulieman (flugelhorn) Vincent Nilsson (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Thomas Clausen (piano, electric piano) Kenneth Knudsen (synthesizer) Ole Molin (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums) Klaus Nordsoe (congas, percussion)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 27, 1975
The Girl With The Purple Eyes
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31030.

Dexter Gordon And Orchestra - More Than You Know  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31030)

Allan Botschinsky, Benny Rosenfeld, Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Richard Boone, Vincent Nilsson (trombone) Axel Windfeld (bass trombone) Preben Garnov (French horn) Bent Larsen (alto flute, bass flute) Erwin Jacobsen (English horn, oboe) Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) Age Knudsen, Mogens Holm Larsen, Per Walther (violin) Bjarne Boie Rasmussen (viola) Erling Christensen (cello) Luba Boschenko (harp) Thomas Clausen (piano, electric piano) Kenneth Knudsen (synthesizer) Ole Molin (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Klaus Nordsoe (congas, percussion) Sanne Salomonsen (vocals) Palle Mikkelborg (arranger, conductor, vocals)
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 21, 22 & 23, 1975
This Happy Madness
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1030 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon - Strings And Things  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31145)

Allan Botschinsky, Benny Rosenfeld, Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Richard Boone, Vincent Nilsson (trombone) Axel Windfeld (bass trombone) Preben Garnov (French horn) Bent Larsen (alto flute, bass flute) Erwin Jacobsen (English horn, oboe) Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) Age Knudsen, Mogens Holm Larsen, Per Walther (violin) Bjarne Boie Rasmussen (viola) Erling Christensen (cello) Luba Boschenko (harp) Thomas Clausen (piano, electric piano) Kenneth Knudsen (synthesizer) Ole Molin (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Klaus Nordsoe (congas, percussion) Sanne Salomonsen (vocals) Palle Mikkelborg (arranger, conductor, vocals): same session
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 21, 22 & 23, 1975
Ernie's Tune
More Than You Know
Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet, arranger, conductor) Idrees Sulieman (flugelhorn) Vincent Nilsson (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Thomas Clausen (piano, electric piano) Kenneth Knudsen (synthesizer) Ole Molin (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums) Klaus Nordsoe (congas, percussion)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 27, 1975
The Girl With The Purple Eyes
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1145 + 3 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Stable Mable  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1040)

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Tony Inzalaco (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1975
Just Friends
Misty
Red Cross
So What
In A Sentimental Mood
Stablemates
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31040.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Stable Mable  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31040)

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Tony Inzalaco (drums): same session
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1975
Just Friends #1
Misty #2
Red Cross #3
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1040 + 3 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 1  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1050)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975
Tenor Madness
Wave
You've Changed
The Days Of Wine And Roses
same personnel
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975
The Theme
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31050.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 1  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31050)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same session
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975
The Panther
Montmartre / The Theme
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1050 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 2  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1090)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975
Sticky Wicket
Montmartre / The Theme
same personnel
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975
There Is No Greater Love
Darn That Dream
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31090.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 2  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31090)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975
Rhythm-A-Ning / The Theme
same personnel
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975
Wave
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1090 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 3  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1110)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975
Didn't We
Joe Newman (trumpet -1) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975
1.Jelly, Jelly, Jelly
2.Sophisticated Lady
3.Rhythm-A-Ning / Theme
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31110.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 3  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31110)

Joe Newman (trumpet -3) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975
1.Introduction
2.Tenor Madness
3.The Days Of Wine And Roses
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1110 + 3 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Something Different  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1136)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Philip Catherine (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 13, 1975
Freddie Freeloader
When Sunny Gets Blue
Invitation
Yesterday's Mood
Winther's Callin'
Polkadots And Moonbeams
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31136.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Something Different  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31136)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Philip Catherine (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 13, 1975
Freddie Freeloader (take 3)
Yesterday's Mood (take 4)
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1136 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Bouncin' With Dex  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1060)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 14, 1975
Billie's Bounce
Easy Living
Benji's Bounce
Catalonian Nights
Four
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31060.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Bouncin' With Dex  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31060)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 14, 1975
Easy Living (alt. take)
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1060 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon - The 1975 SteepleChase Artist  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1975/76)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) and others
Copenhagen, Denmark, November 29, 1975
The Christmas Song
Dona Lee

1976

Esko Linnavalli New Music Orchestra - A Good Time Was Had By All  (Finnlevy (Fi) SFLP 9590)

Kaj Backlund, Allan Botschinsky, Markku Johansson, Simo Salminen (trumpet) Juhani Aalto, Petri Juutilainen, Mircea Stan (trombone) Tom Bildo (bass trombone) Juhani Aaltonen (soprano,tenor saxophone, flute) Pekka Poyry (alto,soprano saxophone, flute) Dexter Gordon, Eero Koivistoinen (tenor,soprano saxophone) Pentti Lahti (baritone,soprano saxophone, flute) Esko Linnavalli (piano, electric piano, arranger, director) Georg Wadenius (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Esko Rosnell (drums) Palle Mikkelborg (director)
Helsinki, Finland, May 17, 18 & 19, 1976
Sari
Eclipse
Talking With Mr. Jones (This Happy Madness)
A Good Time Was Had By All

Dexter Gordon Trio - Lullaby For A Monster  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1156)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 15, 1976
Nursery Blues
Lullaby For A Monster
On Green Dolphin Street
Born To Be Blue
Tanya
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31156.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Trio - Lullaby For A Monster  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31156)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same session
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 15, 1976
Good Bait
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1156 + 1 bonus track.

Al Cohn/Dexter Gordon - True Blue  (Xanadu 136)

Blue Mitchell, Sam Noto (trumpet) Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
NYC, October 22, 1976
Lady Bird
How Deep Is The Ocean
True Blue

Al Cohn/Dexter Gordon - Silver Blue  (Xanadu 137)

Blue Mitchell, Sam Noto (trumpet -1,2) Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano -1,2) Sam Jones (bass -1,2) Louis Hayes (drums -1,2)
NYC, October 22, 1976
1.Allen's Alley
2.Silver's Blue
3.On The Trail

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Biting The Apple  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1080)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Al Foster (drums)
NYC, November 9, 1976
Apple Jump
I'll Remember April
Skylark
A La Modal
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31080.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Biting The Apple  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31080)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Al Foster (drums): same session
NYC, November 9, 1976
Georgia On My Mind
Blue Bossa
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1080 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon - Homecoming  (Columbia PG 34650)

Woody Shaw (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Mathews (piano) Stafford James (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, December 11 & 12, 1976
Gingerbread Boy
Little Red's Fantasy
Fenja
In Case You Haven't Heard
It's You Or No One
Let's Get Down
'Round Midnight
Backstairs
** also issued on Columbia/Legacy C2K 46824.

Dexter Gordon - Homecoming  (Columbia/Legacy C2K 46824)

Woody Shaw (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Mathews (piano) Stafford James (bass) Louis Hayes (drums): same session
"Village Vanguard", NYC, December 11 & 12, 1976
Fried Bananas
Body And Soul
** reissue of Columbia PG 34650 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon With Leon Pendarvis Orchestra  (Columbia 3 10565)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Mike Mainieri (vibraphone) Leon Pendarvis (piano, arranger) Cornell Dupree, Steve Khan (guitar) Bob Babbitt (bass) Chris Parker (drums) Erroll Bennett (percussion) unidentified strings
NYC, December, 1976
Isn't She Lovely

1977

Dexter Gordon - Sophisticated Giant  (Columbia JC 34989)

Benny Bailey, Woody Shaw (trumpet, flugelhorn) Wayne Andre, Slide Hampton (trombone) Frank Wess (alto saxophone, flute, piccolo) Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) Howard Johnson (baritone saxophone, tuba) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, June 21 & 22, 1977
Laura
The Moontrane
Red Top
Fried Bananas
You're Blase
How Insensitive

Montreux Summit, Vol. 1  (Columbia JG 35005)

Maynard Ferguson, Woody Shaw (trumpet) Bobbi Humphrey, Thijs Van Leer (flute) Hubert Laws (flute, piccolo) Stan Getz, Benny Golson, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Duke, Bob James (keyboards) Eric Gale, Steve Khan, Janne Schaffer (guitar) Alphonso Johnson (electric bass) Billy Cobham (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) additional players: Greg Bowen, Alan Downey, Stan Mark, Joe Mosello (trumpet) Slide Hampton, Clifford Hardie, David Horler, Geoffrey Perkins (trombone) Bobby Militello (baritone saxophone)
Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland, July 24, 1977
Montreux Summit
omit Schaffer
Blues March
Woody Shaw (trumpet) Slide Hampton (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Duke (keyboards) Gordon Johnson (electric bass) Billy Brooks (drums)
Fried Bananas
Maynard Ferguson, Woody Shaw (trumpet) Bobbi Humphrey, Thijs Van Leer (flute) Hubert Laws (flute, piccolo) Stan Getz, Benny Golson, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Duke, Bob James (keyboards) Eric Gale, Steve Khan, Janne Schaffer (guitar) Alphonso Johnson (electric bass) Billy Cobham (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) additional players: Greg Bowen, Alan Downey, Stan Mark, Joe Mosello (trumpet) Slide Hampton, Clifford Hardie, David Horler, Geoffrey Perkins (trombone) Bobby Militello (baritone saxophone)
Andromeda

Montreux Summit, Vol. 2  (Columbia JG 35090)

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Slide Hampton (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Duke (keyboards) Gordon Johnson (electric bass) Billy Brooks (drums)
Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland, July 24, 1977
The Moontrane
add Maynard Ferguson (trumpet) Hubert Laws (flute, piccolo) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone)
Red Top

Lionel Hampton With Dexter Gordon  (Who's Who In Jazz WWLP 21011)

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums) Candido (congas)
NYC, November 11, 1977
Cute
They Say That Falling In Love Is Wonderful
Lullaby Of Birdland
I Should Care
Seven Come Eleven
Blues For Gates

Various Artists - Giants Of Jazz, Vol. 2  (Who's Who In Jazz WWLP 21014)

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums) Candido (congas): same session
NYC, November 11, 1977
Lullaby Of The Leaves

Philly Joe Jones - Philly Mignon  (Galaxy GXY 5112)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, November 29 & 30, December 1, 1977
Neptunis
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1935-2.

1978

Dexter Gordon - Great Encounters  (Columbia JC 35978)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
NYC, May 1, 1978
Ruby, My Dear
add Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 23, 1978
Blues Up And Down
Cheese Cake
Woody Shaw (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals)
NYC, January 26, 1979
Diggin' In
It's Only A Paper Moon

Dexter Gordon - Manhattan Symphonie  (Columbia JC 35608)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
NYC, May 2, 1978
Moment's Notice
Tanya
same personnel
NYC, May 3, 1978
Body And Soul
LTD
I Told You So
same personnel
NYC, May 4, 1978
As Time Goes By

Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone  (Blue Note BABB 85112)

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, May 13, 1978
Antabus
same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, May 16, 1978
It's You Or No One
Tangerine
Come Rain Or Come Shine
same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March 23, 1979
Sophisticated Lady
same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March 24, 1979
Easy Living
same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March 27, 1979
More Than You Know

Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 3  (Blue Note CDP 7 94850 2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums): same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, September 16, 1978
Body And Soul
same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, September 17, 1978
I Told You So
same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March 24, 1979
You've Changed
As Time Goes By

Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 2  (Blue Note CDP 7 94849 2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums): same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, September 17, 1978
Gingerbread Boy
same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March 23, 1979
The Panther

Dexter Gordon - A Cantata  (West Wind (G) WW 2079)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
Rome, Italy, October, 1978
Secret Love
Tanya

1979

Havana Jam  (Columbia PC2 36053)

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Hubert Laws (flute) Arthur Blythe (alto saxophone) Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (marimba) Cedar Walton (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Tony Williams (drums) Willie Bobo (percussion)
"Karl-Marx Theatre", Havana, Cuba, March 2-4, 1979
Project "S"

Havana Jam II  (Columbia PC2 36180)

Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
"Karl-Marx Theatre", Havana, Cuba, March 2-4, 1979
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Woody Shaw (trumpet) Hubert Laws (flute) Arthur Blythe (alto saxophone) Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (marimba) Cedar Walton (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Tony Williams (drums) Willie Bobo (percussion)
Sounds For Sore Ears
Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Cedar Walton (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Tin Tin Deo

Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 1  (Blue Note CDP 7 94848 2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March 24, 1979
Backstaris/Ltd

1980

Dexter Gordon - Gotham City  (Columbia JC 36853)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) George Benson (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 11, 1980
Hi-Fly
Gotham City
Woody Shaw (trumpet -1) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 12, 1980
1.The Blues Walk
2.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

Various Artists - Yule Struttin' (A Blue Note Christmas)  (Blue Note CDP 7 94857 2)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kirk Lightsey (piano) David Eubanks (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, November 4, 1980
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (alt. take)

1981

Dexter Gordon - Backstairs  (Tokyo M-Plus (J) JLR 103, 603)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kirk Lightsey (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1981
Tangerine
I Told You So
Skylark
Backstairs
It's You Or No One
Tanya
As Time Goes By
Jumpin' Blues

Dexter Gordon - Jive Fernando  (Chiaroscuro CR 2029)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Duke (keyboards) Donald Rafael Garrett (bass) Oliver Johnson (drums)
San Francisco, CA, August, 1981
Fried Bananas (Jive Fernando)
Blue Monk
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Montmartre

1982

Dexter Gordon - American Classic  (Elektra/Musician E1-60126)

Grover Washington Jr. (soprano saxophone -1,3) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Shirley Scott (organ) Eddie Gladden (drums)
Philadelphia, PA, March 8, 1982
1.The Jumpin' Blues
2.Besame Mucho
3.For Soul Sister
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kirk Lightsey (piano) David Eubanks (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
NYC, May 16, 1982
Sticky Wicket
Skylark
Interview With Gordon

Various Artists - In Performance At The Playboy Jazz Festival  (Elektra/Musician E1-60298)

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Steve Turre (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kirk Lightsey (piano) David Eubanks (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums) Ray Mantilla (congas)
"Playboy Jazz Festival", "Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, June 19 & 20, 1982
Fried Bananas
You've Changed

Aurex Jazz Festival '82 - AJF '82 All Star Jam  (Eastworld (J) EWJ 80238)

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Nippon Budokan", Tokyo, Japan, September 1, 1982
The Snapper
Blues For Squeaky
Eclypso
Autumn Leaves
Minor Mishap
Milestones
same personnel
"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Osaka Festival Hall", Osaka, Japan, September 2, 1982
I Want A Little Girl
It's All Right With Me
same personnel
"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Yokohama Stadium", Yokohama, Japan, September 5, 1982
Listen To The Dawn
Georgia On My Mind
** also issued on somethin'else (J) TOCJ-8020.

Aurex Jazz Festival '82 - Live Special  (Eastworld (J) EWJ 80255)

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same personnel
"Aurex Jazz Festival", "Osaka Festival Hall", Osaka, Japan, September 2, 1982
Soba Up
God Bless The Child
Walkin'

1985 (age 62)

Herbie Hancock - Round Midnight (Soundtrack)  (Columbia SC 40464)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone -1) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone -1) Herbie Hancock (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Lonette McKee (vocals -2)
Paris, France, July 1-12, 1985
1.Una Noche Con Francis
2.How Long Has This Been Going On
3.Still Time
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) John McLaughlin (guitar) Pierre Michelot (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Studio Eclair, Paris, France, July 1-12, 1985
Body And Soul
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Studio Eclair, Paris, France, August 20 & 21, 1985
Rhythm-A-Ning

Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight  (Blue Note BT 85135)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) John McLaughlin (guitar) Pierre Michelot (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Studio Eclair, Paris, France, July 1-12, 1985
As Time Goes By
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Studio Eclair, Paris, France, August 20 & 21, 1985
Society Red
Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (soprano saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter, Mads Vinding (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Studio Davout, Paris, France, August 22, 1985
'Round Midnight
Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (soprano saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Mads Vinding (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Studio Davout, Paris, France, August 23, 1985
Tivoli
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 46397 2.

1987

Tony Bennett - Berlin  (Columbia FC 44029)

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Ralph Sharon (piano, arranger) Paul Langosch (bass) Joe LaBarbera (drums) Tony Bennett (vocals)
New Jersey, 1987
All Of My Life
White Christmas