Dexter Gordon Discography

1941 (age 18)

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 -1,4,5, vibraphone, vocals -2,3) Milt Buckner (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Vernon Alley (bass) George Jenkins (drums) Rubel Blakey (vocals -1,4)
NYC, December 24, 1941
1. 70100-AJust For YouDecca 18265; Brunswick 03371; Coral (G) COPS 7185
2. 70101-?Southern Echoes (alt. take)MCA (F) 510.140
3. 70101-ASouthern EchoesDecca 18285; Brunswick 03341; Coral (G) COPS 7185
4. 70102-AMy WishDecca 18265; Brunswick 03341; Coral (G) COPS 7185
5. 70103-ANolaDecca 18285; Brunswick 03371, A-82676; Coral (G) COPS 7185
* Coral (G) COPS 7185   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 1: 1941-1942
* MCA (F) 510.140   Lionel Hampton 6 - Extra Takes 1941-1949
* Decca 18265, M-30336   Lionel Hampton - Just For You / My Wish
* Brunswick 03371   Lionel Hampton - Just For You / Nola
* Decca 18285   Lionel Hampton - Southern Echoes / Nola
* Brunswick 03341   Lionel Hampton - Southern Echoes / My Wish
* Brunswick A-82676   Lionel Hampton - Nola / ???

1943 (age 20)

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 BabyMercury 8900, 15003; Phoenix Jazz LP 5; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
1893RosettaMercury 8900; Phoenix Jazz LP 5; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
1894Sweet LorraineMercury 15003; Phoenix Jazz LP 5; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
1895I Blowed And GonePhoenix Jazz LP 5; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
* Phoenix Jazz LP 5; Spotlite (E) SPJ 136   Nat King Cole Meets The Master Saxes
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 Young Dex 1941-1944
* Mercury 8900; Clef 8900   Dexter Gordon - I've Found A New Baby / Rosetta
* Mercury 15003   Dexter Gordon - I've Found A New Baby / Sweet Lorraine

Dave Coleman And Friends

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 MeMasters Of Jazz MJCD 112
2.I Know That You Know-
3.Dickie's Dream, Part 1-
4.Dickie's Dream, Part 2-
5.Take The "A" Train (incomplete)-
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 Young Dex 1941-1944

1944

Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra

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)AFRS Jubilee 76
I Got RhythmAFRS Jubilee 76; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
Keep 'Em Swingin'-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
Bugle Blues (Bugle Call Rag)-
One O'Clock Jump (theme)AFRS Jubilee 76
* AFRS Jubilee 76   Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 Young Dex 1941-1944

Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra

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)AFRS Jubilee 77
Jeep RhythmAFRS Jubilee 77; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
Rose RoomAFRS Jubilee 77
Clap Hands, Here Comes Charley!AFRS Jubilee 77; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
One O'Clock Jump (theme)AFRS Jubilee 77
* AFRS Jubilee 77   Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 Young Dex 1941-1944

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

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'Blue Ace BA 3603; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
I Lost My Sugar In Salt Lake CityAFRS One Night Stand 240
Besame Mucho-
A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody-
Swanee River-
Baby Don't You Cry-
Don't Sweetheart Me-
Easy As You GoAFRS One Night Stand 253
Blues In The Night-
I Couldn't Sleep A Wink Last Night-
I'll Be Around-
Keep On Jumpin'AFRS One Night Stand 253; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
* Blue Ace BA 3603; BYG (J) YX-4007   Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra 1944-1945
* AFRS One Night Stand 240   Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
* AFRS One Night Stand 253   Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 Young Dex 1941-1944

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

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 titlesAFRS One Night Stand 267
* AFRS One Night Stand 267   Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

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'Swing House (E) SWH 44
Is My Baby Blue Tonight-
Blues In The Night-
Keep On Jumpin' (incomplete)Swing House (E) SWH 44; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 Young Dex 1941-1944
* Swing House (E) SWH 44   Louis Armstrong New Orleans Masters, Vol. 2

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

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 StompAFRS Spotlight Bands 382; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
It's Love Love LoveAFRS Spotlight Bands 382
Ain't Misbehavin'AFRS Spotlight Bands 382; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
When It's Sleepy Time Down SouthAFRS Spotlight Bands 382
* AFRS Spotlight Bands 382   Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 Young Dex 1941-1944

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

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'MCA Decca 3063 72
2.Baby-
3.Don't You Cry-
4.Whatcha Say-
* MCA Decca 3063 72   Louis Armstrong - Chronological Study

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

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
LouiseAFRS Spotlight Bands 444
Going My Way-
Sweet And Lovely-
Groovin'-
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby-
* AFRS Spotlight Bands 444   Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

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, CA, circa August, 1944
Stompin' At The SavoyMasters Of Jazz MJCD 112
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 Young Dex 1941-1944

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

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 -2,4,6)
"Coca Cola Spotlight Bands", Camp Reynolds, Pennsylvania, PA, September 12, 1944
1.PerdidoIAJRC 21; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
2.Time Alone Will TellAFRS Spotlight Bands 465
3.Brother BillIAJRC 21
4.Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My BabyAFRS Spotlight Bands 465
5.Ain't Misbehavin'IAJRC 21; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112
6.King Porter StompAFRS Spotlight Bands 465
7.Groovin'IAJRC 21
* IAJRC 21   Various Artists - Various Artist BG, Louis, Pops And Tram
* AFRS Spotlight Bands 465   Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 112   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 Young Dex 1941-1944

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

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)
NYC, September 21, 1944
PerdidoBlue Ace BA 3603
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby-
* Blue Ace BA 3603; BYG (J) YX-4007   Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra 1944-1945

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra

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
Tuskogge Airfield, October 5, 1944
ThemeDuke (It) D 1021
Keep On Jumpin'-
Swingin' On A Star-
It Had To Be You-
* Duke (It) D 1021   Louis Armstrong Armed Forces Radio Service 1943/44

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

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 FeelDeLuxe 2001; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
119-4I Want To Talk About YouDeLuxe 2003; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
120Blowing The Blues AwaySwingtime (E) ST 1015; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
120-3-DeLuxe 2001; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
121-2Opus XDeLuxe 2002; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
122I'll Wait And PrayDeLuxe 2003; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
123The Real Thing Happened To MeDeLuxe 2002; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
* Ember (E) FA 2010   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B
* Audio Lab AL 1549   Billy Eckstine/Maxine Sullivan - Mr. B
* Swingtime (E) ST 1015   Billy Eckstine - Blowing The Blues Away
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946
* DeLuxe 2001   Billy Eckstine - If That's The Way You Feel / Blowing The Blues Away
* DeLuxe 2003   Billy Eckstine - I Want To Talk About You / I'll Wait And Pray
* DeLuxe 2002   Billy Eckstine - Opus X / The Real Thing Happened To Me

1945

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Frank Paparelli (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Murray Shipinski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, February 9, 1945
G554Groovin' HighMasters Of Jazz MJCD 128
G555Blue 'N' BoogieGuild 1001; Musicraft 486, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946
* Musicraft MVSCD 53   Dizzy Gillespie - Shaw 'Nuff
* Guild 1001   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue 'N' Boogie / Groovin' High
* Musicraft 486   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue 'N' Boogie / Hot House

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

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 BluesNational 9015; EmArcy EP 1-6041, MG 26025, MG 36029; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
NSC54-3A Cottage For SaleNational 9014; EmArcy EP 1-6045, MG 26027, MG 36030; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC55-2I Love The Rhythm In A RiffNational 9014; EmArcy MG 36016; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC56Last Night (And Now Tonight Again)National 9015; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
* EmArcy MG 36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* Regent MG 6058   Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy MG 36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946
* EmArcy MG 26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* EmArcy MG 26027   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy EP 1-6041   Billy Eckstine - Billy's Blues
* EmArcy EP 1-6045   Billy Eckstine - Mood For Love
* National 9015   Billy Eckstine - Lonesome Lover Blues / Last Night (And Now Tonight Again)
* National 9014   Billy Eckstine - I Love The Rhythm In A Riff / A Cottage For Sale

Ben Webster Nonet

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 RoseJazz Archives JA 35; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
* Jazz Archives JA 35   Ben Webster Nonet
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946

Sir Charles Thompson And His All-Stars

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' OffApollo 757, LAP 103; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Vogue (F) LDAP 769; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
R1031If I Had You-
R103220th Century BluesApollo 759, LAP 103; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Vogue (F) LDAP 769
R1033The Street BeatApollo 759, LAP 103; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Vogue (F) LDAP 769; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D   Charlie Parker - Every Bit Of It 1945
* Vogue (F) LDAP 769   Sir Charles Thompson - The Fabulous Apollo Sessions
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946
* Apollo LAP 103   Sir Charles Thompson And His All-Stars
= Vogue (E) LDE 032, (F) LD 038   Sir Charles Thompson - Sir Charles All Stars Featuring Charlie Parker
* Apollo 757; Swing (F) SW 385   Sir Charles Thompson - Takin' Off / If I Had You
* Apollo 759; Swing (F) SW 386   Sir Charles Thompson - 20th Century Blues / The Street Beat

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sadik Hakim (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Eddie Nicholson (drums)
NYC, October 30, 1945
D5841-2Blow Mr. Dexter (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
D5841-3Blow Mr. DexterSavoy 576, XP 8023, MG 9016, MG 12130, SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
D5842Dexter's Deck-
D5843Dexter's Cuttin' OutSavoy 612, XP 8080, MG 9016, MG 12130, SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
D5844Dexter's Minor MadSavoy 612, MG 9022, MG 12130, SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Savoy MG 12130   Dexter Gordon - Dexter Rides Again
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946
* Savoy MG 9016   Dexter Gordon - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 3
* Savoy MG 9022   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8023   Dexter Gordon - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8080   Dexter Gordon - New Sounds In Modern Music, Vol. 2
* Savoy 576, 914   Dexter Gordon - Blow Mr. Dexter / Dexter's Deck
* Savoy 612, 917   Dexter Gordon - Dexter's Cuttin' Out / Dexter's Minor Mad

1946

Benny Carter And His Orchestra

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 KindDeLuxe 1012; Ember (E) EJS 802; Audio Lab AL 1505; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1013
172Looking For A BoyDeLuxe 1009, DEP 281, LP 295-84; Ember (E) EJS 802; Audio Lab AL 1505; Swingtime (E) ST 1013; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
173Rose RoomDeLuxe 1028, DEP 282, LP 295-84; Ember (E) EJS 802; Audio Lab AL 1505; Swingtime (E) ST 1013
* Audio Lab AL 1505   The Fabulous Benny Carter
* Audio Lab AL 1549   Billy Eckstine/Maxine Sullivan - Mr. B
* Swingtime (E) ST 1013   Benny Carter, Vol. 1 - The DeLuxe Recording
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946
* DeLuxe 1012, 3012   Benny Carter - Some Of These Days / I'm The Caring Kind
* DeLuxe 1009, 3009   Benny Carter - Who's Sorry Now / Looking For A Boy
* DeLuxe 1028, 3028   Benny Carter - Diga Diga Doo / Rose Room
* Ember (E) EJS 802; DeLuxe DEP 281, LP 295-84, DEP 282   Benny Carter And His Orchestra (no details)

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Leonard Hawkins (trumpet -1/3,6/8) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1946
1. S5878-1Long Tall Dexter (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
2. S5878-2Long Tall DexterSavoy 603, MG 9023, MG 12130, SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
3. S5879-1Dexter Rides AgainSavoy 623, XP 8080, MG 9016, MG 12130, SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
4. S5880-3I Can't Escape From You (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
5. S5880-7I Can't Escape From YouSavoy 595, MG 12130, SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
6. S5881Dexter Digs In (alt. take 2)Savoy SVY 17027; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
7. S5881-2Dexter Digs In (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
8. S5881-3Dexter Digs InSavoy 595, 603, MG 9025, MG 12130, SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Savoy MG 12130   Dexter Gordon - Dexter Rides Again
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946
* Savoy SVY 17027   Dexter Gordon - Settin' The Pace
* Savoy MG 9023   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9016   Dexter Gordon - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 3
* Savoy MG 9025   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8080   Dexter Gordon - New Sounds In Modern Music, Vol. 2
* Savoy 603, 923   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter / Dexter Digs In
* Savoy 623   Charlie Kennedy - I Can't Give You Anything But Love / Dexter Gordon - Dexter Rides Again
* Savoy 595   Dexter Gordon - I Can't Escape From You / Dexter Digs In

Numa Lee Davis With Russell Jacquet And His Yellow Jackets

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 DreamJewel ON 2000; Onyx ORI 220
JRC235-2Wake Up Old Maid (take 2)Savoy SJL 2242
JRC235-5Wake Up Old Maid (take 5)-
JRC235-10Wake Up Old MaidJewel ON 2000; Onyx ORI 220; Savoy SJL 2242
* Onyx ORI 220   Jimmy Rushing/Don Redman/Russell Jacquet/Joe Thomas - Big Little Bands
* Savoy SJL 2242   Various Artists - Black California, Vol. 2: Anthology
* Jewel ON 2000   Numa Lee Davis - Just A Dream / Wake Up Old Maid

Russell Jacquet And His Yellow Jackets

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)
Los Angeles, CA, September 21, 1946
JRC236-5Blues A La Russ (take 5)Savoy SJL 2242
JRC236-7Blues A La Russ (take 7)-
JRC236-11Blues A La RussJewel ON 2001; Onyx ORI 220; Savoy SJL 2242
JRC237-3Side Saddle BluesJewel ON 2001; Onyx ORI 220
* Savoy SJL 2242   Various Artists - Black California, Vol. 2: Anthology
* Onyx ORI 220   Jimmy Rushing/Don Redman/Russell Jacquet/Joe Thomas - Big Little Bands
* Jewel ON 2001   Russell Jacquet - Blues A La Russ / Side Saddle Blues

1947

Gene Norman's Just Jazz Concerts

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
BopModern unissued
Donna Lee (Scratch)Crown CLP 5008
* Crown CLP 5008   The Modern Jazz Stars - Jazz Surprise

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Melba Liston (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Charles Fox (piano) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June 5, 1947
D1081-DMischievous LadyDial 1018; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130, SPJ 130 CD
D1081-E-Dial LP 204; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130, SPJ 130 CD
D1082-CLullaby In RhythmDial 1038; Phoenix Jazz LP 5; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD
D1082-F-Dial LP 204; Spotlite (E) SPJ 133, SPJ 130 CD
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 130   Dexter Gordon - The Chase
* Phoenix Jazz LP 5; Spotlite (E) SPJ 136   Nat King Cole Meets The Master Saxes
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 133   Dexter Gordon - Move!
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD   Dexter Gordon On Dial The Complete Sessions - The Chase
* Dial LP 204   Dexter Gordon
* Dial 1018   Dexter Gordon - Mischievous Lady / Ghost Of A Chance
* Dial 1038   Dexter Gordon - Lullaby In Rhythm / Talk Of The Town

Wardell Gray - Dexter Gordon Quintet

Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June 12, 1947
D1083-CThe Chase (nc.)Dial LP 211; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130, SPJ 130 CD
D1083-DThe Chase, Part 1Dial 1017; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130, SPJ 130 CD
D1084-DThe Chase, Part 2-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 130   Dexter Gordon - The Chase
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD   Dexter Gordon On Dial The Complete Sessions - The Chase
* Dial LP 211   Various Artists - Mr. Saxophone......?
* Dial 1017   Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - The Chase, Part 1&2

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June 12, 1947
D1085-AChromatic AberrationDial LP 204
D1085-B-Dial 1054; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130, SPJ 130 CD
D1085-CIridescence (Chromatic Aberration)Spotlite (E) SPJ 133, SPJ 130 CD
D1086-AIt's The Talk Of The Town I (On The Town)Dial LP 210; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130, SPJ 130 CD
D1086-BIt's The Talk Of The Town II (Talk Of The Town)Dial 1038; Spotlite (E) SPJ 133, SPJ 130 CD
D1087-ABikini (Blues Bikini)Dial 1022, 1054, 759, LP 204; Spotlite (E) SPJ 133, SPJ 130 CD
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 130   Dexter Gordon - The Chase
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 133   Dexter Gordon - Move!
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD   Dexter Gordon On Dial The Complete Sessions - The Chase
* Dial LP 204   Dexter Gordon
* Dial LP 210   Various Artists - Swinging With The Woody Herman Woodchoppers
* Dial 1054   Dexter Gordon - Chromatic Aberration / Blues Bikini
* Dial 1038   Dexter Gordon - Lullaby In Rhythm / Talk Of The Town
* Dial 1022   Charlie Parker - Stupendous / Dexter Gordon - Bikini
= Dial D 2   Various Artists - Bebop Jazz 1948
* Dial 759   Teddy Edwards - Blues In Teddy's Flat / Bikini

Mary Ann McCall With Ralph Burns Orchestra

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 HoneyColumbia 37590; Epic EG 37315; Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB 20
HCO2392-2(I Want A) Big Butter And Egg ManColumbia 38131; Epic EG 37315; Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB 20
HCO2393-1On TimeColumbia 37590; Epic EG 37315; Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB 20
* Epic EG 37315   Various Artists - OKeh Jazz
* Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB 20   Various Artists - McGhee Special
* Columbia 37590   Mary Ann McCall - Money Is Honey / On Time
* Columbia 38131   Mary Ann McCall - Big Butter And Egg Man / Trouble Is A Man

Benny Carter And His Orchestra

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 JumpSpotlite (E) SPJ 147
Jump Call-
My Gal Sal-
Prelude To A KissAFRS Jubilee 246
Somebody Loves Me-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 147   Various Artists - Jazz Off The Air, Vol. 3
* AFRS Jubilee 246   Benny Carter And His Orchestra

The Bopland Boys

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)Bop 104; Savoy XP 8100, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP4The Hunt, Part 2 (Rock' N' Shoals)-
BOP5The Hunt, Part 3 (Rock' N' Shoals)Bop 105; Savoy XP 8100, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP6The Hunt, Part 4 (Rock' N' Shoals)-
BOP7The Hunt, Part 5 (Rock' N' Shoals)Bop 101; Savoy XP 8115, MG 9027, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP8The Hunt, Part 6 (Rock' N' Shoals)-
BOP9The Hunt, Part 7 (Rock' N' Shoals)Bop 102; Savoy XP 8115, MG 9027, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP10The Hunt, Part 8 (Rock' N' Shoals)-
same session
BOP15Bopera, Part 1 (Disorder At The Border)Bop 107; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP16Bopera, Part 2 (Disorder At The Border)-
BOP17Bopera, Part 3 (Disorder At The Border)Bop 108; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP18Bopera, Part 4 (Disorder At The Border)-
BOP19Bopera, Part 5 (Disorder At The Border)Bop 109; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP20Bopera, Part 6 (Disorder At The Border)-
BOP21Bopera, Part 7 (Disorder At The Border)Bop 110; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums) replaces possibly Leroy Gray, Kennedy
BOP36Bopland, Part 1 (Byas-A-Drink)Savoy 962, MG 9020, SJL 2222
BOP37Bopland, Part 2 (Byas-A-Drink)-
BOP38Bopland, Part 3 (Byas-A-Drink)Savoy 963, MG 9020, SJL 2222
BOP39Bopland, Part 4 (Byas-A-Drink)-
BOP40Bopland, Part 5 (Byas-A-Drink)Savoy 964, MG 9020, SJL 2222
BOP41Bopland, Part 6 (Byas-A-Drink)-
BOP42Jeronimo, Part 1 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)Bop 111; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP43Jeronimo, Part 2 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)-
BOP44Jeronimo, Part 3 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)Bop 112; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP45Jeronimo, Part 4 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)-
BOP46Jeronimo, Part 5 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)Bop 113; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP47Jeronimo, Part 6 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)-
BOP48Jeronimo, Part 7 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)Bop 114; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP49Jeronimo, Part 8 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)-
omit Gray
BOP54Bop After Hours, Part 1 (After Hours Bop)Bop 115; Savoy SJL 2211
BOP55Bop After Hours, Part 2 (After Hours Bop)-
BOP56Bop After Hours, Part 3 (After Hours Bop)Bop 116; Savoy SJL 2211
BOP57Bop After Hours, Part 4 (After Hours Bop)-
BOP58Bop After Hours, Part 5 (After Hours Bop)Bop 117; Savoy SJL 2211
BOP59Bop After Hours, Part 6 (After Hours Bop)-
* Savoy MG 12012   Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - Jazz Concert - West Coast
* Savoy SJL 2222   Wardell Gray/Dexter Gordon - The Hunt
* Regent MG 6049; Savoy MG 12196   Various Artists - Jazz Concert West Coast
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Savoy MG 9027   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Concert, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9020   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Concert, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8100   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Session, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8115   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Session, Vol. 2
* Bop 104   Howard McGhee - The Hunt, Part 1 / Sonny Criss - The Hunt, Part 2
* Bop 105   Barney Kessel - The Hunt, Part 3 / Trummy Young - The Hunt, Part 4
* Bop 101   Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - The Hunt, Part 5 / The Hunt, Part 6
* Bop 102   Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - The Hunt, Part 7 / The Hunt, Part 8
* Bop 107   Trummy Young - Bopera, Part 1 / Wardell Gray - Bopera, Part 2
* Bop 108   Howard McGhee - Bopera, Part 3 / Sonny Criss - Bopera, Part 4
* Bop 109   Dexter Gordon - Bopera, Part 5 / Barney Kessel - Bopera, Part 6
* Bop 110   Hampton Hawes - Bopera, Part 7 / Wild Bill Moore - Unfinished Bopera
* Savoy 962   The Bopland Boys - Bopland, Part 1&2
* Savoy 963   The Bopland Boys - Bopland, Part 3&4
* Savoy 964   The Bopland Boys - Bopland, Part 5&6
* Bop 111   Trummy Young - Jeronimo, Part 1 / Barney Kessel - Jeronimo, Part 2
* Bop 112   Barney Kessel/Sonny Criss - Jeronimo, Part 3 / Sonny Criss - Jeronimo, Part 4
* Bop 113   Dexter Gordon - Jeronimo, Part 5 / Jeronimo, Part 6
* Bop 114   Dexter Gordon - Jeronimo, Part 7 / Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - Jeronimo, Part 8
* Bop 115   Trummy Young - Bop After Hours, Part 1 / Barney Kessel - Bop After Hours, Part 2
* Bop 116   Dexter Gordon - Bop After Hours, Part 3 / Howard McGhee - Bop After Hours, Part 4
* Bop 117   Hampton Hawes - Bop After Hours, Part 5 / Sonny Criss - Bop After Hours, Part 6

Red Norvo Septet

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 YouCapitol 15233, M 11029; Mosaic MQ19-170
2. 2644-4DBop!-
* Capitol M 11029   Gerry Mulligan - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 4: Walking Shoes
* Mosaic MQ19-170, MD12-170   Various Artists - Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions
* Capitol 15233   Red Norvo - I'll Follow You / Bop!

Jesse Price And His Blues Band

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!Capitol 15138, 7243 8 52051 2; Mosaic MQ19-170
2. 2628-1DMy Baby Done Left Me-
* Mosaic MQ19-170, MD12-170   Various Artists - Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions
* Capitol 7243 8 52051 2   Various Artists - Jumpin' Like Mad Cool Cats And Hip Chicks Non-Stop Dancin'
* Capitol 15138   Jesse Price - Baby, Let's Be Friends! / My Baby Done Left Me

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
NYC, December 4, 1947
D1141-CGhost Of A ChanceDial 1042 (alt.), LP 204; Spotlite (E) SPJ 133, SPJ 130 CD
D1141-E-Dial 1018; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130, SPJ 130 CD
D1142-ASweet And LovelyDial LP 204; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130, SPJ 133, SPJ 130 CD
D1142-D-Dial 1042, 1042 (alt.); Spotlite (E) SPJ 130, SPJ 130 CD
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 133   Dexter Gordon - Move!
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 130   Dexter Gordon - The Chase
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD   Dexter Gordon On Dial The Complete Sessions - The Chase
* Dial LP 204   Dexter Gordon
* Dial 1042 (alt.)   Dexter Gordon - Ghost Of A Chance / Sweet And Lovely
* Dial 1018   Dexter Gordon - Mischievous Lady / Ghost Of A Chance
* Dial 1042   James Moody - Oh, Well! / Dexter Gordon - Sweet And Lovely

Dexter Gordon - Teddy Edwards Quintet

Teddy Edwards, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
NYC, December 4, 1947
D1143-CThe Duel, Part 1 (Horning In, Part 1)Dial 1028 (alt.), LP 204; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130, SPJ 130 CD
D1143-DDThe Duel, Part 1Dial 1028; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130, SPJ 130 CD
D1144-CThe Duel, Part 2 (Horning In, Part 2)Dial 1028 (alt.), LP 204; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD
D1144-DFThe Duel, Part 2Dial 1028; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 130   Dexter Gordon - The Chase
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD   Dexter Gordon On Dial The Complete Sessions - The Chase
* Dial LP 204   Dexter Gordon
* Dial 1028 (alt.)   Dexter Gordon/Teddy Edwards - The Duel, Part 1&2
= Dial 1048   Dexter Gordon/Teddy Edwards - Horning In, Part 1&2
* Dial 1028   Dexter Gordon/Teddy Edwards - The Duel, Part 1&2

Dexter Gordon Quintette

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 1Savoy 913, XP 8022, MG 9003, MG 12130, SJL 2211
S3492-3Settin'n The Pace, Part 2-
S3493So EasySavoy 960, XP 8022, MG 9003, MG 12130, SJL 2211
-So Easy (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2211
S3494Dexter's RiffSavoy 960, XP 8080, MG 9016, MG 12130, SJL 2211
-Dexter's Riff (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2211
* Savoy MG 12130   Dexter Gordon - Dexter Rides Again
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Savoy MG 9003   Dexter Gordon And His Boys
* Savoy MG 9016   Dexter Gordon - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8022   Dexter Gordon - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8080   Dexter Gordon - New Sounds In Modern Music, Vol. 2
* Savoy 913   Dexter Gordon - Settin'n The Pace, Part 1&2
* Savoy 960   Dexter Gordon - So Easy / Dexter's Riff

Wynonie Harris And His All Stars

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
K5318Snake Hearted Woman Bluesunissued
K5319Wild Women Blues-
K5320Baby, Baby Shame On You-
K5321Your Money Don't Mean A Thing (Come Live With Me Baby)King 4217
* King 4217   Wynonie Harris - Love Is Like Rain / Your Money Don't Mean A Thing (Come Live With Me Baby)

Leo Parker's All Stars

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 DotSavoy SJL 2211
S3495-2-Savoy SJL 2225
S3495-3-Savoy 950, XP 8060, MG 9009, SJL 2211; Metronome (Swd) B 514
S3495-4-Savoy SJL 2225
S3496SolitudeSavoy 929, XP 8060, MG 9024, SJL 2225
S3497-1The Lion RoarsSavoy SJL 2211
S3497-2-Savoy SJL 2225
S3497-3The Lion Roars (Lion's Roar)Savoy XP 8060, MG 9026, SJL 2211
S3497-4The Lion RoarsSavoy SJL 2225
S3498Mad Lad BoogieSavoy 929, XP 8060
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Savoy SJL 2225   Various Artists - The Be Bop Boys
* Savoy MG 9009   Leo Parker's All Stars
* Savoy MG 9024   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 3
* Savoy MG 9026   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 5
* Savoy XP 8060   Leo Parker - Birth Of Bop, Vol. 1
* Savoy 950   Leo Parker - Wee Dot / Leapin' Leo
* Metronome (Swd) B 514   James Moody - Good Bait / Dexter Gordon/Leo Parker - Wee Dot
* Savoy 929   Leo Parker - Solitude / Mad Lad Boogie

Dexter Gordon And His Boys

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 MoodSavoy XP 8080, MG 9016, MG 12133, SJL 2211
2. S3512DextroseSavoy 955, XP 8023, MG 9003, MG 12133, SJL 2211
3. S3513IndexSavoy XP 8023, MG 9003, MG 12133, SJL 2211
4. S3514DextivitySavoy XP 8022, MG 9003, MG 12133, SJL 2211
* Savoy MG 12133   Fats Navarro Memorial, Vol. 2 - Nostalgia
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Savoy MG 9016   Dexter Gordon - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 3
* Savoy MG 9003   Dexter Gordon And His Boys
* Savoy XP 8080   Dexter Gordon - New Sounds In Modern Music, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8023   Dexter Gordon - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8022   Dexter Gordon - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 3
* Savoy 955   Dexter Gordon - Dextrose / Fats Navarro - Nostalgia

1948

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Red Callender (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
December 16, 1948
One The TownIAJRC 15
* IAJRC 15   Various Artists - Battle Of Tenor Saxes

1949

Tadd Dameron And His Orchestra

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 DelightCapitol 57-60006, M 11059, (J) CR-8812
3392-3ECasbah-
* Capitol M 11059   Tadd Dameron/Babs Gonzales/Dizzy Gillespie - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 13: Strictly Bebop
* Capitol (J) CR-8812, (J) ECJ 50073   Various Artists - Bebop Professors
* Capitol 57-60006, (E) CL 13122   Tadd Dameron - Sid's Delight / Casbah

1950

Wardell Gray - Dexter Gordon Septet

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 -3)
"Hula Hut Club", Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1950
1. (1231)Jazz On Sunset, Part 1&2 (Move)Prestige 778, PRLP 128, PRLP 7009, P 24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 051-2
2. (1232)Jazz On Sunset, Part 3&4 (Move)Prestige 779, PRLP 128, PRLP 7009, P 24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 051-2
3.I Can't Give You Anything But LoveXanadu 200
* Prestige PRLP 7009; Original Jazz Classics OJC 051   Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 2
= Prestige PR 7343   Wardell Gray Memorial Album
* Prestige P 24062   Wardell Gray - Central Avenue
* Xanadu 200   The Sonny Criss Memorial Album
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 051-2   Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 128   Wardell Gray - Jazz Concert
* Prestige 778   Wardell Gray - Jazz On Sunset, Part 1&2
* Prestige 779   Wardell Gray - Jazz On Sunset, Part 3&4

Helen Humes

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 BabySavoy SJL 2215
2. D419-4Helen's AdviceDiscovery 535; Savoy SJL 2215
3. D420Knockin' Myself OutSavoy SJL 2215
4. D421-4Airplane BluesDiscovery 535; Savoy SJL 2215
5.Ain't Gonna Quit You BabySavoy SJL 2215
6.Helen's Advice-
7.Knockin' Myself Out-
8.Airplane Blues-
* Savoy SJL 2215   Various Artists - Black California
* Discovery 535   Helen Humes - Helen's Advice / Airplane Blues

1952

Helen Humes

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 JointWhiskey, Women And... KM 701
Loud Takin' Woman-
Mean Way Of Lovin'Whiskey, Women And... KM 707
I Cried For You-
* Whiskey, Women And... KM 701   Helen Humes - Be-Baba-Leba 1942-52
* Whiskey, Women And... KM 707   Helen Humes - New Million Dollar Secret

Les Thompson Septet

Conte Candoli (trumpet -1,3/5) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Les Thompson (harmonica -3/5) Bobby Tucker (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
"Just Jazz Concert", Pasadena, CA, February 2, 1952
1.The SteeplechaseDecca DL 7025
2.The Chase-
3.Take The "A" TrainRCA Victor LPM 3102
4.Robbins' Nest-
5.Stardust-
* Decca DL 7025   Wardell Gray/Dexter Gordon - Gene Norman Presents The Chase And The Steeplechase
* RCA Victor LPM 3102, LSP 3102   Les Thompson - Gene Norman Presents Just Jazz

Wardell Gray - Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 RubaiyatFontana (F) FJL 907
2.The Rubaiyat (alt. take)-
3.Jungle Jungle Jump-
4.Citizen's Bop-
5.My Kinda Love-
* Fontana (F) FJL 907   Wardell Gray/Dexter Gordon - The Master Swingers!

Lowell Fulson Sextet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) Lowell Fulson (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June, 1952
Good Party ShuffleSwing Time 320
* Swing Time 320   Lowell Fulson

1955 (age 32)

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Hollywood, CA, September 18, 1955
Daddy Plays The HornBethlehem BCP 36
ConfirmationBethlehem 11026, BCP 36
Darn That DreamBethlehem 11025, BCP 36, BCP 6035
Number FourBethlehem 11025, BCP 36
Autumn In New YorkBethlehem 11085, BCP 36
You Can Depend On MeBethlehem BCP 36
* Bethlehem BCP 36   Dexter Gordon - Daddy Plays The Horn
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 154   Dexter Gordon Plays
* Bethlehem BCP 6035   Various Artists - Fifteen Star Saxphones
* Bethlehem 11026   Dexter Gordon - Confirmation, Part 1&2
* Bethlehem 11025   Dexter Gordon - Number Four / Darn That Dream
* Bethlehem 11085   Dexter Gordon - Autumn In New York, Part 1&2

Stan Levey Sextet

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 DizBethlehem BCP 37
Ruby, My Dear-
Tune Up-
La Chaloupee-
Day In, Day Out-
Stanley The Steamer-
This Time The Dream's On Me-
* Bethlehem BCP 37   Stan Levey - This Time The Drum's On Me

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 PlatedDootone DL 207
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-
* Dootone DL 207; Ducretet Thomson (F) 300 V 026; Venus (J) TKCZ-79014   Dexter Gordon - Dexter Blows Hot And Cool

1960

Dexter Gordon Sextet

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 RunJazzland JLP 29, JLP 1001
2.DoloJazzland JLP 29
3.Lovely Lisa-
4.Affair In Havana-
5.Jodi-
6.Field Day-
* Jazzland JLP 29, JLP 929; Prestige MPP 2511; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 929-2   The Resurgence Of Dexter Gordon
* Jazzland JLP 1001   Various Artists - The Stars Of Jazz 1961

1961

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 RightBlue Note BLP 4077
tk.10I Want MoreBlue Note CDP 7 84077 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.12You've ChangedBlue Note BLP 4077, BN-LA393-H2
tk.13Society RedBlue Note BLP 4077
tk.20It's You Or No OneBlue Note BLP 4077, BN-LA393-H2
tk.18For Regulars Only (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84077 2
tk.21For Regulars OnlyBlue Note BLP 4077
* Blue Note BLP 4077, BST 84077, CDP 7 84077 2   Dexter Gordon - Doin' Allright
* Blue Note BN-LA393-H2   Dexter Gordon Best Album
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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.4LandslideBlue Note LT-1051, CDP 7 46544 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.8Modal MoodBlue Note 45-1829, BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
tk.13Clear The DexBlue Note BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
tk.20Soul SisterBlue Note 45-1828, BLP 4083
tk.26SmileBlue Note BLP 4083
tk.28Ernie's TuneBlue Note 45-1829, BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
tk.32I Want MoreBlue Note BLP 4083
tk.34The End Of A Love AffairBlue Note BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
* Blue Note LT-1051   Dexter Gordon - Landslide
* Blue Note BLP 4083, BST 84083, CDP 7 46544 2   Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling...
* Blue Note BN-LA393-H2   Dexter Gordon Best Album
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1829   Dexter Gordon - Ernie's Tune / Modal Mood
* Blue Note 45-1828   Dexter Gordon - Soul Sister, Part 1&2

1962

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 BlueBlue Note LT-1051
tk.12You Said It-
tk.19Love Locked Out-
Six Bits Jonesrejected
McSplivens-
How Now-
* Blue Note LT-1051   Dexter Gordon - Landslide

Pony Poindexter Nonet

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' LatinEpic LA 16035
Salt Peanuts-
Struttin' With Some Barbecue-
Pony's Express-
Artistry In Rhythm-
Rudolph The Red-Nosed ReindeerColumbia CL 1893
* Epic LA 16035, BA 17035   Pony Poindexter - Pony's Express
* Columbia CL 1893, CS 8693, PC 36803; Columbia/Legacy CJ 40166   Various Artists - Jingle Bell Jazz

Sonny Stitt Quintet

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 GoodBlue Note 7243 8 34200 2
tk.6 or 7unknown title, No. 1rejected
tk.10There Will Never Be Another You-
tk.11unknown title, No. 1-
tk.12 or 13unknown title, No. 2 (Charleston)-
tk.14Bye Bye Blackbird-
* Blue Note 7243 8 34200 2   Dexter Gordon - The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions

Herbie Hancock Quintet

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 PocketsBlue Note BLP 4109, BN-LA399-H2
tk.3Empty Pockets (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 37643 2
tk.4Three Bags FullBlue Note 45-1862, BLP 4109, BN-LA399-H2
tk.5Three Bags Full (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 37643 2
tk.6Watermelon ManBlue Note 45-1862, BLP 4109, BST 89907, BST2 84433, (J) NP-2012, (J) NP-9020C
tk.7Watermelon Man (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 37643 2
tk.10The MazeBlue Note BLP 4109
tk.13Driftin'Blue Note 45-1863, BLP 4109, BN-LA399-H2
tk.20Alone And IBlue Note 45-1863, BLP 4109
* Blue Note BLP 4109, BST 84109, CDP 7 46506 2, 7243 8 37643 2   Herbie Hancock - Takin' Off
* Blue Note BN-LA399-H2   Herbie Hancock Best Album
* Blue Note BST 89907   The Best Of Herbie Hancock
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) NP-9020C   Various Artists - Blue Note Jazz
* Blue Note 45-1862   Herbie Hancock - Watermelon Man / Three Bags Full
* Blue Note (J) NP-2012   Herbie Hancock - Watermelon Man, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1863   Herbie Hancock - Driftin' / Alone And I

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 GardeniaBlue Note LT-1051
tk.12Second Balcony Jump-
tk.21Six Bits Jones-
Three O'Clock In The Morningrejected
McSplivens-
My Heart Stood Still-
* Blue Note LT-1051   Dexter Gordon - Landslide

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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 MorningBlue Note BLP 4112, BST2 84433
tk.4Second Balcony JumpBlue Note BLP 4112
tk.6Where Are You-
tk.8Cheese Cake-
tk.12I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry-
tk.13Love For Sale-
* Blue Note BLP 4112, BST 84112, CDP 7 46094 2, B1-ST 46094   Dexter Gordon - Go!
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 2

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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.3McSplivensBlue Note BLP 4133
tk.6The Back Bone-
tk.15Soy CalifaBlue Note BLP 4133, BN-LA393-H2
tk.21You Stepped Out Of A DreamBlue Note BLP 4133
tk.20Until The Real Thing Comes Along-
tk.22Don't ExplainBlue Note BLP 4133, BN-LA393-H2
* Blue Note BLP 4133, BST 84133, CDP 7 84133 2   Dexter Gordon - A Swingin' Affair
* Blue Note BN-LA393-H2   Dexter Gordon Best Album

Dexter Gordon And Atli Bjorn Trio

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Atli Bjorn (piano) Marcel Rigot (bass) William Schiopffe (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 28, 1962
IntroductionSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36004
I'll Remember AprilSteepleChase (D) SCC 6004
Cry Me A River-
* SteepleChase (D) SCC 6004, SCCD 36004   Dexter Gordon And Atli Bjorn Trio - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 1: Cry Me A River

1963 (age 40)

Dexter Gordon With The Three Bosses

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 StayBlue Note BST 84430, CDP 7 46394 2
(tk.4)BroadwayBlue Note BLP 4146
(tk.5)Stairway To The Stars-
(tk.1)A Night In Tunisia-
(tk.8)Willow Weep For Me-
(tk.3)Scrapple From The Apple-
* Blue Note BST 84430   Bud Powell - Alternate Takes
* Blue Note BLP 4146, BST 84146, CDP 7 46394 2   Dexter Gordon - Our Man In Paris

1964

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 HavenBlue Note BLP 4176
2. 1386 tk.17TanyaBlue Note BLP 4176, BN-LA393-H2
3. 1389 tk.20Kong Neptune (King Neptune)Blue Note CDP 7 84176 2
4. 1388 tk.23Darn That DreamBlue Note BLP 4176
* Blue Note BLP 4176, BST 84176, CDP 7 84176 2   Dexter Gordon - One Flight Up
* Blue Note BN-LA393-H2   Dexter Gordon Best Album

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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 GordonSteepleChase (D) SCC 6008
Cheese Cake-
Manha De Carnaval-
Second Balcony Jump-
* SteepleChase (D) SCC 6008, SCCD 36008   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 2: Cheese Cake

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Tete Montoliu (piano) Benny Nielsen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June 25, 1964
IntroductionSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36012
King NeptuneSteepleChase (D) SCC 6012
Satin Doll-
Body And Soul-
I Want To Blow Now-
* SteepleChase (D) SCC 6012, SCCD 36012   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 3: King Neptune

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Rune Carlsson (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 9, 1964
IntroductionSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36015
I Want MoreSteepleChase (D) SCC 6015
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Where Are You-
I Want To Blow Now-
Second Balcony Jump-
* SteepleChase (D) SCC 6015, SCCD 36015   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 4: I Want More

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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 GordonSteepleChase (D) SCC 6018
Love For Sale-
I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry-
Big, Fat Butterfly-
Soul Sister-
Cherokee-
* SteepleChase (D) SCC 6018, SCCD 36018   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 5: Love For Sale

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 6, 1964
IntroductionSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36022
Just FriendsSteepleChase (D) SCC 6022
Three O'Clock In The Morning-
Where Are You-
It's You Or No One-
* SteepleChase (D) SCC 6022, SCCD 36022   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 6: It's You Or No One

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 20, 1964
IntroductionSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36028
Billie's Bounce-
Satin Doll-
Soul Sister-
A Night In Tunisia-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36028   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland, Vol. 7: Billie's Bounce

1965

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 PankyBlue Note (J) GXF-3055
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-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3055, LT-989, CDP 7 84445 2   Dexter Gordon - Clubhouse

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 CoiffeurBlue Note BLP 4204
1593 tk.11Manha De Carnaval-
Very Saxily Yoursrejected
tk.23Flick Of A TrickBlue Note CDP 7 46681 2
1594 tk.28Everybody Somebody's FoolBlue Note BLP 4204
* Blue Note BLP 4204, BST 84204, CDP 7 46681 2   Dexter Gordon - Gettin' Around

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 29, 1965
tk.6Very Saxily YoursBlue Note CDP 7 46681 2
1595 tk.10Shiny StockingsBlue Note BLP 4204, BN-LA393-H2
1596 tk.15Who Can I Turn ToBlue Note BLP 4204
1597 tk.17Heartaches-
* Blue Note BLP 4204, BST 84204, CDP 7 46681 2   Dexter Gordon - Gettin' Around
* Blue Note BN-LA393-H2   Dexter Gordon Best Album

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Atli Bjorn (piano) Benny Nielsen (bass) Finn Frederiksen (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10, 1965
Take The "A" TrainSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36031
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-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36031   Dexter Gordon - Wee Dot

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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 YouSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36032
Introduction By Dexter Gordon-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Introduction By Dexter Gordon-
I Should Care-
Introduction By Dexter Gordon-
Loose Walk-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36032   Dexter Gordon - Loose Walk

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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" TrainSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36033
Shiny Stockings-
Misty-
Cheese Cake-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36033   Dexter Gordon - Misty

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 5, 1965
HeartachesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36034
Devilette-
You've Changed-
Introduction-
So What (incomplete)-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36034   Dexter Gordon - Heartaches

Dexter Gordon Quartet With Donald Byrd

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
LadybirdSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36035
So What-
Who Can I Turn To-
Blues By Five (incomplete)-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36035   Dexter Gordon - Ladybird

Booker Ervin - Dexter Gordon Quintet

Booker Ervin, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
Munich, West Germany, October 27, 1965
Settin' The SpacePrestige PR 7455
Dexter's Deck-
* Prestige PR 7455   Booker Ervin/Dexter Gordon - Setting The Space

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Albert Mangelsdorff (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Peter Truk (bass) Cees See (drums)
Berlin, West Germany, October 31, 1965
DigMusica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1081
* Musica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1081   Dexter Gordon

Kitty White

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 SoColover CLS 1229
My Kind Of Guy-
* Colover CLS 1229   Kitty White

1966

Dexter Gordon Quartet With Pony Poindexter

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 StarlightSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36036
Introduction-
Satin Doll-
Introduction-
Round About Midnight-
Introduction-
Sonnymoon For Two (incomplete)-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36036   Dexter Gordon - Stella By Starlight

1967

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Bo Stief (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June 29, 1967
The SquirrelBlue Note 7243 8 57302 2
Cheese Cake-
You've Changed-
Sonnymoon For Two-
* Blue Note 7243 8 57302 2   Dexter Gordon - The Squirrel

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967
Sonnymoon For TwoBlack Lion (E) BLP 30102
For All We Know-
Devilette-
Doxy-
Like Someone In Love-
Body And Soul-
There Will Never Be Another YouBlack Lion (E) BLP 30157
Blues Walk-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Misty-
* Black Lion (E) BLP 30102   Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection, Vol. 1
* Black Lion (E) BLP 30157   Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection, Vol. 2

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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 Gordonda music (G) CD 877649-2
But Not For MeBlack Lion (J) 27JDB-150/51
Take The "A" TrainBlack Lion (E) BLP 30157
For All We Know (alt. take)da music (G) CD 877649-2
Blues Walk (alt. take)-
I Guess I'll Have To Hang My Tears Out To Dry-
Love For Sale-
* Black Lion (J) 27JDB-150/51   Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection
* Black Lion (E) BLP 30157   Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection, Vol. 2
* da music (G) CD 877649-2   Dexter Gordon - Take The "A" Train

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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 CareJazz Colours (G) 874727-2
Darn That Dream-
Now's The Time-
Satin Doll-
What's New-
* Jazz Colours (G) 874727-2   Dexter Gordon - Live! At The Jazzhus Montmartre

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Torbjorn Hultcrantz (bass) Jual Curtis (drums)
Continental, 1967
The Shadow Of Your SmileMoon (It) MCD 059-2
* Moon (It) MCD 059-2   Dexter Gordon - Those Were The Days

1968

Johnny Griffin - Dexter Gordon Quintet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -1) Hampton Hawes (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
live in Rome, Italy, January 25, 1968
1.Blues Up And DownJoker (J) UPS 2058 KR
2.It's You Or No Oneunissued
* Joker (J) UPS 2058 KR   Johnny Griffin Meets Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation
= Lotus (It) LOP 14.082   Johnny Griffin Meets Dexter Gordon
= Ninety-One Jazz Vintage (J) CRCJ 10010   Johnny Griffin And Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation: Ninety-One Jazz Vintage Series

Ben Webster And His Orchestra

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 JonesStoryville (D) SLP 4105
2.Cottontail-
3.Goin' Home-
4.Come Sunday-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4105   Ben Webster - Master Of Jazz, Vol. 5

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Continental, 1968
Soy CalifaMoon (It) MCD 059-2
* Moon (It) MCD 059-2   Dexter Gordon - Those Were The Days

1969

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Sture Nordin (bass) Per Hulten (drums)
"Gamlingen", Stockholm, Sweden, January 23, 1969
I Remember YouSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31224, SCCD 37017/18
All The Things You AreSteepleChase (D) SCS 1224
Darn That Dream-
Straight, No Chaser-
The Theme-
Three O'Clock In The MorningSteepleChase (D) SCS 1226
Body And SoulSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31226, SCCD 37017/18
Prancin' / The ThemeSteepleChase (D) SCS 1226
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1224, SCCD 31224   Dexter Gordon Quintet - After Hours
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37017/18   Dexter Gordon - Swedish Nights
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1226, SCCD 31226   Dexter Gordon Quintet - After Midnight
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37017/18   Dexter Gordon - Swedish Nights

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cees Slinger (piano) Jacques Schols (bass) Han Bennink (drums)
"The Amsterdam Paradiso", Amsterdam, Holland, February 5, 1969
IntroductionCatfish 5C188-24336/37
Fried Bananas-
What's New-
Good Bait-
Rhythm-A-Ning-
Willow Weep For Me-
Junior-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Closing Announcement-
* Catfish 5C188-24336/37   Dexter Gordon - Live At The Amsterdam Paradiso

Dexter Gordon - Slide Hampton Sextet

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 BluesMPS (G) 15230
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-
* MPS (G) 15230; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 698, 21 20698-1; Pausa PR 7058   Dexter Gordon And Slide Hampton - A Day In Copenhagen
= Prestige PR 7763   Dexter Gordon - A Day In Copenhagen

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Dexter Gordon, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, April 2, 1969
MontmartrePrestige PR 7623
Lady BirdPrestige PR 7680
Sticky Wicket-
Sticky Wicket (alt. take)Prestige PRCD 11003-2
* Prestige PR 7623; Original Jazz Classics OJC 299, OJCCD 299-2   Dexter Gordon - The Tower Of Power!
= Prestige P 24087   Dexter Gordon - Power!
* Prestige PR 7680; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 815-2   Dexter Gordon - More Power!
= Prestige P 24087   Dexter Gordon - Power!
* Prestige PRCD 11003-2   Dexter Gordon Plays The Blues - Blue Dex

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, April 4, 1969
The Rainbow PeoplePrestige PR 7623
Stanley The Steamer-
Those Were The Days-
MeditationPrestige PR 7680
Fried Bananas-
Boston Bernie-
Dinner For One Please Jamesunissued
* Prestige PR 7623; Original Jazz Classics OJC 299, OJCCD 299-2   Dexter Gordon - The Tower Of Power!
= Prestige P 24087   Dexter Gordon - Power!
* Prestige PR 7680; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 815-2   Dexter Gordon - More Power!
= Prestige P 24087   Dexter Gordon - Power!

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Victor Gaskin (bass) Percy Brice (drums)
"Left Bank Jazz Society", "Famous Ballroom", Baltimore, MD, May 4, 1969
BroadwayPrestige PRCD 11018-2
Boston Bernie-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Blues Up And Down-
Rhythm-A-NingPrestige PRCD 11023-2
Misty-
Love For Sale-
* Prestige PRCD 11018-2   Dexter Gordon - L.T.D.
* Prestige PRCD 11023-2   Dexter Gordon - XXL

Montmartre Jam Session

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 NelsonGoony (J) GN-089
2.Sunday / Sonnymoon For Two-
* Goony (J) GN-089   Lee Konitz - Montmartre 1969

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Makaya Ntshoko (drums)
Continental, 1969
Those Were The DaysMoon (It) MCD 059-2
Fried Bananas-
* Moon (It) MCD 059-2   Dexter Gordon - Those Were The Days

1970

Karin Krog With Dexter Gordon Quartet

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 SpringSonet (Swd) SLP 1407
Some Other Spring (alt. take)Sonet (J) J33J-20211
Blue MonkSonet (Swd) SLP 1407
Blue Monk (alt. take)Sonet (J) J33J-20211
How InsensitiveSonet (Swd) SLP 1407
Blue Eyes-
Jelly, Jelly-
Tribute To Jimmy Scott-
I Wish I Knew-
Everybody's Somebody's Fool-
Shiny Stockings-
Shiny Stockings (alt. take)Sonet (J) J33J-20211
* Sonet (Swd) SLP 1407   Karin Krog/Dexter Gordon - Some Other Spring
* Sonet (J) J33J-20211   Karin Krog/Dexter Gordon - Blues And Ballads

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Martin Rivera (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, June 18, 1970
Fried BananasPrestige PR 7861
Sophisticated Lady-
Rhythm-A-Ning-
Body And Soul-
Blue MonkPrestige PR 7861, PRCD 11003-2
The Panther!Prestige PRCD 7861-2
* Prestige PR 7861, PRCD 7861-2   Dexter Gordon With Junior Mance At Montreux
* Prestige PRCD 11003-2   Dexter Gordon Plays The Blues - Blue Dex

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
NYC, July 7, 1970
The Panther!Prestige PR 7829, PRCD 11003-2
Body And SoulPrestige PR 7829
Valse Robin-
Mrs. Miniver-
The Christmas Song-
The Blues Walk-
* Prestige PR 7829, PR 10030; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 770-2   Dexter Gordon - The Panther!
* Prestige PRCD 11003-2   Dexter Gordon Plays The Blues - Blue Dex

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) John Young (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Wilbur Campbell (drums)
Chicago, IL, July 26, 1970
Love For SaleJ For Jazz JFJ 802
Sticky Wicket-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
Rhythm-A-Ning-
* J For Jazz JFJ 802   Charles Mingus - Dexter Gordon - Charlie Parker

Gene Ammons - Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 MoonbeamsPrestige PR 10010
* Prestige PR 10010, PRCD 24166-2   Gene Ammons/Dexter Gordon - The Chase!

Gene Ammons - Dexter Gordon Quintet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone -2/5) Jodie Christian (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Wilbur Campbell (drums) Vi Redd (vocals -4,5)
"Noth Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, evening set, July 26, 1970
1.Wee DotPrestige PR 24046, PRCD 24166-2
2.The Chase!Prestige PR 10010
3.Ballad Medley: Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be) / I Can't Get Started / My Funny Valentine / MistyPrestige PRCD 24166-2
4.Lonesome Lover Blues, No. 1Prestige PR 10010, PRCD 11003-2
5.Lonesome Lover Blues, No. 2unissued
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige PR 10010, PRCD 24166-2   Gene Ammons/Dexter Gordon - The Chase!
* Prestige PRCD 11003-2   Dexter Gordon Plays The Blues - Blue Dex

Dexter Gordon Sextet

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' HighCadet 2CA 60002
18776Billie's Bounce-
* Cadet 2CA 60002; Chess CH2 92510   Various Artists - Charlie Parker Memorial Concert

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
NYC, August 27, 1970
EvergreenishPrestige PR 10020
For Sentimental Reasons-
Star Eyes-
Rhythm-A-Ning (Straight, No Chaser)-
If You Could See Me Now-
The Jumpin' Blues-
The Jumpin' Blues (alt. take)Prestige PRCD 11003-2
* Prestige PR 10020; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 899-2   Dexter Gordon - The Jumpin' Blues
* Prestige PRCD 11003-2   Dexter Gordon Plays The Blues - Blue Dex

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Duke (piano) Donald Rafael Garrett (bass) Oliver Johnson (drums)
San Francisco, CA, August, 1970
Wee DotEverest FS 360
The Rainbow People-
* Everest FS 360   Dexter Gordon Quartet

George Gruntz And His Orchestra

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
BunauraMPS/BASF (G) CRP 843
* MPS/BASF (G) CRP 843, 25 20843-5   Various Artists - International Jubilaum Jazz Festival Zurich

1971

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Sture Nordin (bass) Fredrik Noren (drums)
"Stampen", Stockholm, Sweden, April 21, 1971
The Shadow Of Your SmileSteepleChase (D) SCS 1206
Summertime-
Once I Had A Secret Love-
Polkadots And Moonbeams-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1206, SCCD 31206   Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Shadow Of Your Smile

Hampton Hawes Trio With Guests

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)Freedom (E) FLP 41043
Yesterdaysunissued
* Freedom (E) FLP 41043; Arista Freedom AL 1043   Hampton Hawes - A Little Copenhagen Night Music

George Gruntz And His Orchestra

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 ProminenceMPS (G) 15326
Lonely WomanMPS (G) 15369
* MPS (G) 15326; MPS/BASF (G) 33 21277-7   Various Artists - Zurich Jazz Festival
* MPS (G) 15369; MPS/BASF (G) 21 21437-0   Various Artists - From Europe With Jazz

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reed (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
San Diego, CA, October 17, 1971
Secret LoveArco 3 ARC 109/IMS 3 ARC 109
Tannya-
Body And Soul-
* Arco 3 ARC 109/IMS 3 ARC 109   Dexter Gordon - Body And Soul

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Red Rodney (trumpet -2) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) unknown (drums)
Continental, 1971
1.The Rainbow PeopleMoon (It) MCD 059-2
2.Buzzy-
* Moon (It) MCD 059-2   Dexter Gordon - Those Were The Days

1972

George Gruntz And His Orchestra (The Band)

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 DigMPS (G) 15366
Pistrophallobus-
Witch-
Stitch-
English Waltz-
The Tango-
Gravenstein-
Saint Charity-
The Age Of Prominence-
* MPS (G) 15366; MPS/BASF (G) 33 21460-5   George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band - The Band: The Alpine Power Plant

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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' PurangePrestige P 10051
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face-
Oh! Karen OPrestige P 10051, PRCD 11003-2
AireginPrestige P 10051
Airegin (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1005-2
TangerinePrestige P 10091
August Blues-
What It Was-
* Prestige P 10051; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1005-2   Dexter Gordon - Ca' Purange
* Prestige P 10091; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1041-2   Dexter Gordon - Tangerine
* Prestige PRCD 11003-2   Dexter Gordon Plays The Blues - Blue Dex

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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 RosesPrestige P 10091
* Prestige P 10091; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1041-2   Dexter Gordon - Tangerine

Newport In New York '72

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)Cobblestone CST 9026-2; Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40448
* Cobblestone CST 9026-2   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 3&4
= Cobblestone CST 9032-6   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40448   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 4

Newport In New York '72

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' BoogieCobblestone CST 9026-2; Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40448
* Cobblestone CST 9026-2   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 3&4
= Cobblestone CST 9032-6   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40448   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 4

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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
MilestonesPrestige P 10069
Milestones (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 836-2
Scared To Be AlonePrestige P 10069
We See-
The Group-
* Prestige P 10069; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 836-2   Dexter Gordon - Generation

Charles Mingus Quintet Featuring Dexter Gordon

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 GordonBlue Mark Music (J) BMM-041/042
Jelly Roll Muddy BluesWhite Label; Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-041/042
* White Label   Charles Mingus Quintet Featuring Dexter Gordon
* Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-041/042   Charles Mingus - Live In Holland 1972

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Rob Agerbeek (piano) Henk Haverhoek (bass) Eric Ineke (drums)
The Hague, Holland, November 2, 1972
Some Other BluesDexterity ST 1 001
Stablemates-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
Jelly Jelly-
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
* Dexterity ST 1 001   All Souls' Dexter Gordon

Ben Webster - Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 BluesTCB (Swi) 02102
2.In A Mellotone-
3.Didn't We-
4.Perdido-
* TCB (Swi) 02102   Ben Webster/Dexter Gordon - Baden 1972: Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series, Vol. 10

1973 (age 50)

Dexter Gordon - Sonny Grey With Georges Arvanitas Trio

Sonny Grey (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Georges Arvanitas (piano) Jacki Samson (bass) Charles Saudrais (drums)
Paris, France, February 16, 1973
Caloon BluesFutura (F) GER 41
Fried Bananas-
No Matter How-
Dexter Laps Out-
* Futura (F) GER 41   Dexter Gordon/Sonny Grey - Parisian Concert
= Spotlite (E) SPJLP 10   Dexter Gordon-Sonny Grey With The Georges Arvanitas Trio

Miriam Klein

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 LoveMPS (G) 15405
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-
* MPS (G) 15405; MPS/BASF (G) 21 21885-6   Miriam Klein - Lady Like

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, summer 1973
Modal MoodUp Front UPF 188
Ernie's Tune-
Smile-
Soul Sister-
Clear The Dex-
* Up Front UPF 188   Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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 BoyPrestige P 10079, PRCD 11003-2
Blues A La SuissePrestige P 10079
Some Other Spring-
Secret Love-
* Prestige P 10079   Dexter Gordon - Blues A La Suisse
* Prestige PRCD 11003-2   Dexter Gordon Plays The Blues - Blue Dex

Gene Ammons Septet

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 BleuPrestige P 10078
* Prestige P 10078; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1023-2   Gene Ammons And Friends At Montreux

Jackie McLean - Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 McLeanSteepleChase (D) SCS 1006
All Clean-
Half NelsonSteepleChase (D) SCS 1020
I Can't Get Started-
On The TrailSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31020, SCCD 37001/2
The Theme-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006, SCCD 31006   Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 - The Meeting
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020, SCCD 31020   Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 - The Source
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973

Jackie McLean - Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 21, 1973
Rue De La HarpeSteepleChase (D) SCS 1006
Callin'SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31006, SCCD 37001/2
SunsetSteepleChase (D) SCS 1006
On The Trail-
Another Hair-DoSteepleChase (D) SCS 1020
Dexter Digs In-
The Theme-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006, SCCD 31006   Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 - The Meeting
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020, SCCD 31020   Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 - The Source
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973

1974

Slide Hampton - Joe Haider Orchestra

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
TributeMPS (G) 15432
Grandfather's Garden-
Think-
Like A Blues-
Tante Nelly-
What Is Happening-
Quiet Nights-
Petaluma-
Waltz For My Lady-
A Time For Love-
* MPS (G) 15432; MPS/BASF (G) 29 22311-6   Slide Hampton/Joe Haider - Give Me A Double

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano -2/4,6/9) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums -2/4,6/9)
Copenhagen, Denmark, May 24, 1974
1.Old FolksSteepleChase (D) SCS 1025
2.Some Other BluesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17
3.--
4.Strollin'-
5.Old Folks-
6.Mr. P.C.-
7.--
8.Days Of Wine And Roses-
9.There'll Never Be Another You-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025, SCCD 31025   Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Apartment
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17   Dexter Gordon - The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1974
The ApartmentSteepleChase (D) SCS 1025
Wee Dot-
Strollin'-
Candlelight Lady-
StablematesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31025, SCCD 30010/17
AntabusSteepleChase (D) SCS 1025
The ApartmentSteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17
--
Candlelight Lady-
--
Antabus-
--
Wee Dot-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025, SCCD 31025   Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Apartment
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17   Dexter Gordon - The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76

Dexter Gordon - Benny Bailey Quintet

Benny Bailey (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Lars Sjosten (piano) Torbjorn Hultcrantz (bass) Jual Curtis (drums)
live in Sweden, November, 1974
Blue 'N' BoogieSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31290
What's New-
Stella By Starlight-
Round About Midnight-
Neptunus-
At Ronnie'sSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31373
Polkadots And Moonbeams-
I Can't Get Started-
The Days Of Wine And Roses-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
Revelation-
The Rainbow PeopleSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31521
I Can't Get Started-
C Jam Blues-
Montmartre-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31290   Dexter Gordon/Benny Bailey Quintet - Round Midnight
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31373   Dexter Gordon/Benny Bailey Quintet - Revelation
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31521   Dexter Gordon/Benny Bailey Quintet - The Rainbow People

1975

Dexter Gordon With Palle Mikkelborg Orchestra

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
NaimaSteepleChase (D) SCS 1030
Good Morning Sun-
This Happy MadnessSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31030
Ernie's TuneSteepleChase (D) SCS 1030
Tivoli-
More Than You Know-
Ernie's TuneSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31145
More Than You Know-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1030, SCCD 31030   Dexter Gordon And Orchestra - More Than You Know
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31145   Dexter Gordon - Strings And Things

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Tony Inzalaco (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1975
Just FriendsSteepleChase (D) SCS 1040
Misty-
Red Cross-
So What-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Stablemates-
Just Friends #1SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31040, SCCD 30010/17
Misty #2-
Red Cross #3-
Just FriendsSteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17
Misty-
Stablemates-
--
Red Cross-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1040, SCCD 31040   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Stable Mable
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17   Dexter Gordon - The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76

Dexter Gordon With Palle Mikkelborg Orchestra

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 EyesSteepleChase (D) SCS 1030
-SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31145
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1030, SCCD 31030   Dexter Gordon And Orchestra - More Than You Know
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31145   Dexter Gordon - Strings And Things

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975
Tenor MadnessSteepleChase (D) SCS 1050
Wave-
You've Changed-
The Days Of Wine And Roses-
Sticky WicketSteepleChase (D) SCS 1090
Rhythm-A-Ning / The ThemeSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31090
Montmartre / The ThemeSteepleChase (D) SCS 1090
Didn't WeSteepleChase (D) SCS 1110
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1050, SCCD 31050   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 1
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1090, SCCD 31090   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 2
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1110, SCCD 31110   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 3

Dexter Gordon Quartet +

Joe Newman (trumpet -9,10) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975
1.The PantherSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31050
2.Montmartre / The Theme-
3.The ThemeSteepleChase (D) SCS 1050
4.There Is No Greater LoveSteepleChase (D) SCS 1090
5.WaveSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31090
6.Darn That DreamSteepleChase (D) SCS 1090
7.IntroductionSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31110
8.Tenor Madness-
9.Jelly, Jelly, JellySteepleChase (D) SCS 1110
10.The Days Of Wine And RosesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31110
11.Sophisticated LadySteepleChase (D) SCS 1110
12.Rhythm-A-Ning / Theme-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1050, SCCD 31050   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 1
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1090, SCCD 31090   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 2
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1110, SCCD 31110   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 3

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Philip Catherine (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 13, 1975
Freddie FreeloaderSteepleChase (D) SCS 1136, SCCD 30006
When Sunny Gets BlueSteepleChase (D) SCS 1136
Invitation-
Freddie Freeloader (take 3)SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31136, SCCD 30010/17
Yesterday's MoodSteepleChase (D) SCS 1136
Winther's Callin'-
Polkadots And Moonbeams-
Yesterday's Mood (take 4)SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31136, SCCD 30010/17
Yesterday's MoodSteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17
Spoken Introduction To Polkadots And Moonbeams-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1136, SCCD 31136   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Something Different
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17   Dexter Gordon - The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30006   Various Artists - Players Place, Vol. 1

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 14, 1975
Billie's BounceSteepleChase (D) SCS 1060
Easy Living-
Benji's Bounce-
Catalonian Nights-
Four-
Easy Living (alt. take)SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31060, SCCD 30010/17
FourSteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17
Easy Living-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1060, SCCD 31060   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Bouncin' With Dex
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17   Dexter Gordon - The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76

Dexter Gordon

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) and others
Copenhagen, Denmark, November 29, 1975
The Christmas SongSteepleChase (D) SCS 1975/76
Dona Lee-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1975/76   Dexter Gordon - The 1975 SteepleChase Artist

1976

Dexter Gordon With Esko Linnavalli New Music Orchestra (UMO Jazz Orchestra)

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
SariFinnlevy (Fi) SFLP 9590; SteepleChase (D) SCS 1145
Eclipse-
Talking With Mr. Jones (This Happy Madness)-
A Good Time Was Had By All-
* Finnlevy (Fi) SFLP 9590   Esko Linnavalli New Music Orchestra - A Good Time Was Had By All
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1145, SCCD 31145   Dexter Gordon - Strings And Things

Dexter Gordon Trio

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 15, 1976
Nursery BluesSteepleChase (D) SCS 1156
Lullaby For A Monster-
On Green Dolphin Street-
Good BaitSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31156, SCCD 30010/17
Born To Be BlueSteepleChase (D) SCS 1156
Tanya-
Nursery BluesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17
Born To Be Blue-
Lullaby For A Monster-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1156, SCCD 31156   Dexter Gordon Trio - Lullaby For A Monster
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17   Dexter Gordon - The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76

Al Cohn - Dexter Gordon Septet

Blue Mitchell, Sam Noto (trumpet -1/5) Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano -1/5) Sam Jones (bass -1/5) Louis Hayes (drums -1/5)
NYC, October 22, 1976
1.Lady BirdXanadu 136
2.How Deep Is The Ocean-
3.True Blue-
4.Allen's AlleyXanadu 137
5.Silver's Blue-
6.On The Trail-
* Xanadu 136   Al Cohn/Dexter Gordon - True Blue
* Xanadu 137   Al Cohn/Dexter Gordon - Silver Blue

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Al Foster (drums)
NYC, November 9, 1976
Apple JumpSteepleChase (D) SCS 1080
I'll Remember April-
Georgia On My MindSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31080, SCCD 30010/17
Blue Bossa-
SkylarkSteepleChase (D) SCS 1080
A La Modal-
SkylarkSteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17
--
I'll Remember April-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1080, SCCD 31080   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Biting The Apple
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17   Dexter Gordon - The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 BoyColumbia PG 34650
Little Red's Fantasy-
Fenja-
In Case You Haven't Heard-
It's You Or No One-
Let's Get Down-
'Round Midnight-
Backstairs-
Fried BananasColumbia/Legacy C2K 46824
Body And Soul-
* Columbia PG 34650; Columbia/Legacy C2K 46824   Dexter Gordon - Homecoming

Dexter Gordon With Leon Pendarvis Orchestra

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 LovelyColumbia 3 10565
* Columbia 3 10565   Dexter Gordon With Leon Pendarvis Orchestra

1977

Dexter Gordon With Slide Hampton's Orchestra

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
LauraColumbia JC 34989
The Moontrane-
Red Top-
Fried Bananas-
You're Blase-
How Insensitive-
* Columbia JC 34989   Dexter Gordon - Sophisticated Giant

CBS Jazz All-Stars At Montreux Summit, Vol. 1

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 SummitColumbia JG 35005
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-
* Columbia JG 35005   Montreux Summit, Vol. 1

CBS Jazz All-Stars At Montreux Summit, Vol. 2

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 MoontraneColumbia JG 35090
add Maynard Ferguson (trumpet) Hubert Laws (flute, piccolo) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone)
Red Top-
* Columbia JG 35090   Montreux Summit, Vol. 2

Lionel Hampton - Dexter Gordon Septet

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
CuteWho's Who In Jazz WWLP 21011
They Say That Falling In Love Is Wonderful-
Lullaby Of Birdland-
I Should Care-
Seven Come Eleven-
Blues For Gates-
Lullaby Of The LeavesWho's Who In Jazz WWLP 21014
* Who's Who In Jazz WWLP 21011   Lionel Hampton With Dexter Gordon
* Who's Who In Jazz WWLP 21014   Various Artists - Giants Of Jazz, Vol. 2

Philly Joe Jones Sextet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, November 29 & 30, December 1, 1977
NeptunisGalaxy GXY 5112
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
* Galaxy GXY 5112; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1935-2   Philly Joe Jones - Philly Mignon

1978

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
NYC, May 1, 1978
Ruby, My DearColumbia JC 35978
* Columbia JC 35978   Dexter Gordon - Great Encounters

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums): same personnel
NYC, May 2, 1978
Moment's NoticeColumbia JC 35608
Tanya-
* Columbia JC 35608   Dexter Gordon - Manhattan Symphonie

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums): same personnel
NYC, May 3, 1978
Body And SoulColumbia JC 35608
LTD-
I Told You So-
* Columbia JC 35608   Dexter Gordon - Manhattan Symphonie

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums): same personnel
NYC, May 4, 1978
As Time Goes ByColumbia JC 35608
* Columbia JC 35608   Dexter Gordon - Manhattan Symphonie

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, May 13, 1978
AntabusBlue Note BABB 85112, CDP 7 94848 2
* Blue Note BABB 85112   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone
* Blue Note CDP 7 94848 2   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 1

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums): same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, May 16, 1978
It's You Or No OneBlue Note BABB 85112, CDP 7 94848 2
TangerineBlue Note BABB 85112, CDP 7 94849 2
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
* Blue Note BABB 85112   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone
* Blue Note CDP 7 94848 2   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 1
* Blue Note CDP 7 94849 2   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 2

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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 BoyBlue Note CDP 7 94849 2
I Told You SoBlue Note CDP 7 94850 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 94849 2   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 94850 2   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 3

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 23, 1978
Blues Up And DownColumbia JC 35978
Cheese Cake-
* Columbia JC 35978   Dexter Gordon - Great Encounters

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
Rome, Italy, October, 1978
Secret LoveWest Wind (G) WW 2079
Tanya-
* West Wind (G) WW 2079   Dexter Gordon - A Cantata

1979

Dexter Gordon Sextet

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' InColumbia JC 35978
It's Only A Paper Moon-
* Columbia JC 35978   Dexter Gordon - Great Encounters

CBS Jazz All-Stars At Havana Jam

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"Columbia PC2 36053
Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Polka Dots And MoonbeamsColumbia PC2 36180
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-
* Columbia PC2 36053   Havana Jam
* Columbia PC2 36180   Havana Jam II

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March 23, 1979
Sophisticated LadyBlue Note BABB 85112, CDP 7 94848 2
The PantherBlue Note CDP 7 94849 2
* Blue Note BABB 85112   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone
* Blue Note CDP 7 94848 2   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 1
* Blue Note CDP 7 94849 2   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 2

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums): same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March 24, 1979
Easy LivingBlue Note BABB 85112, CDP 7 94848 2
Backstaris/LtdBlue Note CDP 7 94848 2
You've ChangedBlue Note CDP 7 94850 2
As Time Goes By-
* Blue Note BABB 85112   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone
* Blue Note CDP 7 94848 2   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 1
* Blue Note CDP 7 94850 2   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 3

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor,soprano saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums): same personnel
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March 27, 1979
More Than You KnowBlue Note BABB 85112, CDP 7 94849 2
* Blue Note BABB 85112   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone
* Blue Note CDP 7 94849 2   Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone, Vol. 2

1980

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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-FlyColumbia JC 36853
Gotham City-
* Columbia JC 36853   Dexter Gordon - Gotham City

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 WalkColumbia JC 36853
2.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square-
* Columbia JC 36853   Dexter Gordon - Gotham City

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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

1981

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kirk Lightsey (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1981
TangerineTokyo M-Plus (J) JLR 103, 603
I Told You So-
Skylark-
Backstairs-
It's You Or No One-
Tanya-
As Time Goes By-
Jumpin' Blues-
* Tokyo M-Plus (J) JLR 103, 603   Dexter Gordon - Backstairs

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) George Duke (keyboards) Donald Rafael Garrett (bass) Oliver Johnson (drums)
San Francisco, CA, August, 1981
Fried Bananas (Jive Fernando)Chiaroscuro CR 2029
Blue Monk-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
Montmartre-
* Chiaroscuro CR 2029   Dexter Gordon - Jive Fernando

1982

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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' BluesElektra/Musician E1-60126
2.Besame Mucho-
3.For Soul Sister-
* Elektra/Musician E1-60126   Dexter Gordon - American Classic

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kirk Lightsey (piano) David Eubanks (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
NYC, May 16, 1982
Sticky WicketElektra/Musician E1-60126
Skylark-
Interview With Gordon-
* Elektra/Musician E1-60126   Dexter Gordon - American Classic

Dexter Gordon Septet

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 BananasElektra/Musician E1-60298
You've Changed-
* Elektra/Musician E1-60298   Various Artists - In Performance At The Playboy Jazz Festival

Aurex Jazz Festival '82 - AJF '82 All Star Jam

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 SnapperEastworld (J) EWJ 80238
Blues For Squeaky-
Eclypso-
Autumn Leaves-
Minor Mishap-
Milestones-
* Eastworld (J) EWJ 80238; somethin'else (J) TOCJ-8020   Aurex Jazz Festival '82 - AJF '82 All Star Jam

Aurex Jazz Festival '82 - AJF '82 All Star Jam

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
I Want A Little GirlEastworld (J) EWJ 80238
It's All Right With Me-
Soba UpEastworld (J) EWJ 80255
God Bless The Child-
Walkin'-
* Eastworld (J) EWJ 80238; somethin'else (J) TOCJ-8020   Aurex Jazz Festival '82 - AJF '82 All Star Jam
* Eastworld (J) EWJ 80255   Aurex Jazz Festival '82 - Live Special

Aurex Jazz Festival '82 - AJF '82 All Star Jam

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", "Yokohama Stadium", Yokohama, Japan, September 5, 1982
Listen To The DawnEastworld (J) EWJ 80238
Georgia On My Mind-
* Eastworld (J) EWJ 80238; somethin'else (J) TOCJ-8020   Aurex Jazz Festival '82 - AJF '82 All Star Jam

1985 (age 62)

Herbie Hancock - Dexter Gordon Band

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 FrancisColumbia SC 40464
2.How Long Has This Been Going On-
3.Still Time-
* Columbia SC 40464   Herbie Hancock - Round Midnight (Soundtrack)

Herbie Hancock - Dexter Gordon Quintet

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 SoulColumbia SC 40464
As Time Goes ByBlue Note BT 85135
* Columbia SC 40464   Herbie Hancock - Round Midnight (Soundtrack)
* Blue Note BT 85135, CDP 7 46397 2   Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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-NingColumbia SC 40464
Society RedBlue Note BT 85135
* Columbia SC 40464   Herbie Hancock - Round Midnight (Soundtrack)
* Blue Note BT 85135, CDP 7 46397 2   Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Herbie Hancock - Dexter Gordon Septet

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 MidnightBlue Note BT 85135
* Blue Note BT 85135, CDP 7 46397 2   Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (soprano saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Mads Vinding (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Studio Davout, Paris, France, August 23, 1985
TivoliBlue Note BT 85135
* Blue Note BT 85135, CDP 7 46397 2   Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight

1987

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Chicago Jazz Festival", Chicago, IL, summer 1987
The Blues Up And Downunissued
'Round Midnight-
Rhythm-A-Ning-
L.T.D.-

Tony Bennett

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Ralph Sharon (piano, arranger) Paul Langosch (bass) Joe LaBarbera (drums) Tony Bennett (vocals)
New Jersey, 1987
All Of My LifeColumbia FC 44029
White Christmas-
* Columbia FC 44029   Tony Bennett - Berlin