Dexter Gordon Catalog

1941 (age 18)

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

Karl George, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Fred Beckett, unknown #1, unknown #2, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ray Perry, alto sax, violin; Dexter Gordon, Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Jack McVea, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Sir Charles Thompson, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Vernon Alley, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.

Panther Room, Hotel Sherman, Chicago, IL, September 26, 1941

Train Time

Bill Harris, trombone; Dexter Gordon, Herbie Steward, tenor sax; possibly Jimmy Rowles, piano #1-4, piano #5; possibly Al Hendrickson, guitar #1-4, guitar #5; possibly Howard Rumsey, bass #1-4, bass #5; Dave Coleman, drums.

Music City Studios, Hollywood, CA, circa 1943 or 1944

1.I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
2.I Know That You Know
3.Dickie's Dream Part 1
4.Dickie's Dream Part 2
5.Take The "A" Train (incomplete)

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums; Velma Middleton, vocal.

Trianon Ballroom, South Gate, CA, May 26, 1944

Keep On Jumpin' (incomplete)

add Jimmy Ross, vocal.

unknown locations, California, circa August, 1944

Stompin' At The Savoy

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

Karl George, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Fred Beckett, Sonny Craven, Harry Sloan, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ray Perry, alto sax, violin; Dexter Gordon, Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Jack McVea, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes #1,3,4, vibes, vocal #2; Milt Buckner, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Vernon Alley, bass; George Jenkins, drums; Rubel Blakey, vocal #1,3.

NYC, December 24, 1941

1. 70100-AJust For You
2. 70101-ASouthern Echoes
3. 70102-AMy Wish
4. 70103-ANola

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

Karl George, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Fred Beckett, Sonny Craven, Harry Sloan, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ray Perry, alto sax, violin; Dexter Gordon, Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Jack McVea, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, vocal; Milt Buckner, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Vernon Alley, bass; George Jenkins, drums.

NYC, December 24, 1941

70101-?Southern Echoes (alternate take)

1943 (age 20)

Nat Cole Meets The Master Saxes   Phoenix Jazz LP 5   1974

Harry Edison, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Nat King Cole, piano; possibly Red Callender or Johnny Miller, bass; Juicy Owens, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, late 1943 or circa July, 1944

1892I've Found A New Baby
1893Rosetta
1894Sweet Lorraine
1895I Blowed And Gone

Melba Liston, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Charles Fox, piano; Red Callender, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1947

D1082-CLullaby In Rhythm

** also released on Nat King Cole Meets The Master Saxes, Spotlite (E) SPJ 136.

1944

Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra   AFRS Jubilee 76

Tony DiNardi, Jake Porter, Clint Waters, Leroy White, trumpet; Allen Durham, George Washington, trombone; Emerson Harper, Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Woodrow Keys, tenor sax; Herman Johnson, baritone sax; Horace Henderson, piano, arranger; unknown nicknamed "Chief", bass; Gene "Tubby" Shelton, drums; Fletcher Henderson, conductor, arranger.

NBC Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 24, 1944

One O'Clock Jump (theme)
I Got Rhythm
Keep 'Em Swingin'
Stompin' At The Savoy
Bugle Blues (aka Bugle Call Rag)
One O'Clock Jump (theme)

Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra   AFRS Jubilee 77

Jake Porter, Clint Waters, Leroy White, trumpet; Allen Durham, George Washington, trombone; Emerson Harper, Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Woodrow Keys, tenor sax; Herman Johnson, baritone sax; Horace Henderson, piano, arranger; unknown nicknamed "Chief", bass; Gene "Tubby" Shelton, drums; Fletcher Henderson, conductor, arranger.: omit DiNardi.

NBC Studio, Hollywood, CA, May 1, 1944

One O'Clock Jump (theme)
Jeep Rhythm
Rose Room
Clap Hands, Here Comes Charley!
One O'Clock Jump (theme)

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

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums; Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross, vocal.

unknown locations, New York, May 19 and 20, 1944

Ain't Misbehavin'

same personnel.

NYC, September 21, 1944

Perdido
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra   AFRS One Night Stand 240

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums; Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross, vocal.: same personnel.

unknown locations, New York, May 19 and 20, 1944

I Lost My Sugar In Salt Lake City
Besame Mucho
A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody
Swanee River
Baby Don't You Cry
Don't Sweetheart Me

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra   AFRS One Night Stand 253

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums; Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross, vocal.: same session.

unknown locations, New York, May 19 and 20, 1944

Easy As You Go
Blues In The Night
I Couldn't Sleep A Wink Last Night
I'll Be Around
Keep On Jumpin'

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra   AFRS One Night Stand 267

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums; Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross, vocal.: same personnel.

NYC, May 23, 1944

unknown titles

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

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums; Velma Middleton, vocal.: omit Ross.

Trianon Ballroom, South Gate, CA, May 26, 1944

No Love, No Nothin'
Is My Baby Blue Tonight
Blues In The Night

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra   AFRS Spotlight Bands 382

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums; Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross, vocal.: add Jimmy Ross, vocal.

Coca Cola Spotlight Bands, Stockton Fields, Stockton, CA, June 7, 1944

King Porter Stomp
It's Love Love Love
Ain't Misbehavin'
When It's Sleepy Time Down South

Louis Armstrong - Chronological Study   MCA Decca 3063 72

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums; Dorothy Dandridge, vocal #4.

Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1944

1.Groovin'
2.Baby
3.Don't You Cry
4.Whatcha Say

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra   AFRS Spotlight Bands 444

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums; Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross, vocal.

Fort Wachuka, August 18, 1944

Louise
Going My Way
Sweet And Lovely
Groovin'
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra   AFRS Spotlight Bands 465

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums; Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross, vocal.: same personnel.

Coca Cola Spotlight Bands, Camp Reynolds, PA, September 12, 1944

Time Alone Will Tell
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
King Porter Stomp

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

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums.: omit Middleton, Ross.

Coca Cola Spotlight Bands, Camp Reynolds, PA, September 12, 1944

Perdido
Brother Bill
Ain't Misbehavin'
Groovin'

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra - Armed Forces Radio Service 1943/1944   Duke (It) D-1021   1970s

Jesse Brown, Lester Currant, Andrew "Fats" Ford, Thomas Grider, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocal; Larry Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird, Adam Martin, trombone; John Brown, Willard Brown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Teddy McRae, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Ed Swanston, piano; Emmett Slay, guitar; Alfred Moore, bass; James Harris, drums; Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross, vocal.: add Velma Middleton, Jimmy Ross, vocal.

Tuskogge Airfield, October 5, 1944

Theme
Keep On Jumpin'
Swingin' On A Star
It Had To Be You

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

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell, trumpet; Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, trombone; Gerald "Gerry" Valentine, trombone, arranger; Bill Frazier, John Jackson, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano, arranger; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocal; Billy Eckstine, vocal, valve trombone, conductor; Tadd Dameron, arranger.

NYC, December 5, 1944

118-2If That's The Way You Feel
119-4I Want To Talk About You
120-3Blowing The Blues Away
121-2Opus X
122I'll Wait And Pray

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

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell, trumpet; Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, trombone; Gerald "Gerry" Valentine, trombone, arranger; Bill Frazier, John Jackson, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano, arranger; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocal; Billy Eckstine, vocal, valve trombone, conductor; Tadd Dameron, arranger.: same session.

NYC, December 5, 1944

120Blowing The Blues Away

Billy Eckstine, Maxine Sullivan - Mr. B   Audio Lab AL 1549

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell, trumpet; Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, trombone; Gerald "Gerry" Valentine, trombone, arranger; Bill Frazier, John Jackson, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano, arranger; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocal; Billy Eckstine, vocal, valve trombone, conductor; Tadd Dameron, arranger.: same session.

NYC, December 5, 1944

123The Real Thing Happened To Me

1945

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

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Frank Paparelli, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Murray Shipinski, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

NYC, February 9, 1945

G554Groovin' High

Groovin' High With Dizzy Gillespie   Savoy MG 12020   1955

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Frank Paparelli, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Murray Shipinski, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: same session.

NYC, February 9, 1945

G555Blue 'N' Boogie

Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale   EmArcy MG-36029   1955

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 sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal, valve trombone, conductor.

NYC, May 2, 1945

NSC53-1Lonesome Lover Blues

Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   EmArcy MG-36030   1955

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 sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal, valve trombone, conductor.: same session.

NYC, May 2, 1945

NSC54-3A Cottage For Sale

Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s   EmArcy MG-36016   1955

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 sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal, valve trombone, conductor.: same session.

NYC, May 2, 1945

NSC55-2I Love The Rhythm In A Riff

Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness   Regent MG 6058

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, trumpet; Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, trombone; Gerald "Gerry" Valentine, trombone, arranger; Budd Johnson, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal, valve trombone, conductor.: same session.

NYC, May 2, 1945

NSC56Last Night (And Now Tonight Again)

Ben Webster Nonet   Jazz Archives JA 35

Don Byas, Herbie Fields, Dexter Gordon, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Stuff Smith, violin; Duke Ellington, piano; unknown, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Eddie Nicholson, drums.

NYC, August 20, 1945

Honeysuckle Rose

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

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Sir Charles Thompson, piano; Danny Barker, guitar; Jimmy Butts, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

NYC, September 4, 1945

R1030Takin' Off
R1031If I Had You
R103220th Century Blues
R1033The Street Beat

Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter: The Savoy Sessions   Savoy SJL 2211   1976

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Sadik Hakim as Argonne Thornton, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Ed Nicholson, drums.

NYC, October 30, 1945

D5841-2Blow Mr. Dexter (alternate take)

Leonard Hawkins, trumpet #1,3; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Bud Powell, piano; Curley Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, January 29, 1946

1. S5878-1Long Tall Dexter (alternate take)
2. S5880-3I Can't Escape From You (alternate take)
3. S5881-2Dexter Digs In (alternate take)

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Roy Porter, drums.

Elks Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947

BOP54Bop After Hours Part 1 (as After Hours Bop)
BOP55Bop After Hours Part 2 (as After Hours Bop)
BOP56Bop After Hours Part 3 (as After Hours Bop)
BOP57Bop After Hours Part 4 (as After Hours Bop)
BOP58Bop After Hours Part 5 (as After Hours Bop)
BOP59Bop After Hours Part 6 (as After Hours Bop)

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Tadd Dameron, piano; Curley Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, December 11, 1947

S3493So Easy (alternate take)
S3494Dexter's Riff (alternate take)

Joe Newman, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor, alto sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.

NYC, December 19, 1947

S3495-1Wee Dot
S3495-3-
S3497-1The Lion Roars
S3497-3The Lion Roars (as Lion's Roar)

Dexter Gordon - Dexter Rides Again   Savoy MG-12130   1958

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Sadik Hakim as Argonne Thornton, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Ed Nicholson, drums.

NYC, October 30, 1945

D5841-3Blow Mr. Dexter
D5842Dexter's Deck
D5843Dexter's Cuttin' Out
D5844Dexter's Minor Mad

Leonard Hawkins, trumpet #1,2,4; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Bud Powell, piano; Curley Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, January 29, 1946

1. S5878-2Long Tall Dexter
2. S5879-1Dexter Rides Again
3. S5880-7I Can't Escape From You
4. S5881-3Dexter Digs In

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Tadd Dameron, piano; Curley Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, December 11, 1947

S3491-3Settin'n The Pace Part 1
S3492-3Settin'n The Pace Part 2
S3493So Easy
S3494Dexter's Riff

1946

The Fabulous Benny Carter   Audio Lab AL 1505

Emmett Berry, Joe Newman, Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Neal Hefti, trumpet, arranger; Al Grey, Alton Moore, Sandy Williams, Trummy Young, trombone; Tony Scott, clarinet, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax; Benny Carter, alto sax, trumpet, arranger; Willard Brown, alto, baritone sax; Don Byas, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; John Simmons, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Maxine Sullivan, vocal; James Cannady, Frank Comstock, arranger.

NYC, January 8, 1946

171I'm The Caring Kind
172Looking For A Boy
173Rose Room

Dexter Gordon - Settin' The Pace   Savoy SVY 17027

Leonard Hawkins, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Bud Powell, piano; Curley Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, January 29, 1946

S5881Dexter Digs In (alternate take 2)

Jimmy Rushing, Don Redman, Russell Jacquet, Joe Thomas - Big Little Bands   Onyx ORI 220

Russell Jacquet, trumpet; Gus Evans, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Arthur Dennis, baritone sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Leo Blevins, guitar; Herman Washington, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums; Numa Lee Davis, vocal.

Los Angeles, CA, September 21, 1946

JRC234Just A Dream
JRC235-10Wake Up Old Maid

Russell Jacquet, trumpet, vocal; Gus Evans, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Arthur Dennis, baritone sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Leo Blevins, guitar; Herman Washington, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.

JRC236-11Blues A La Russ
JRC237-3Side Saddle Blues

Various Artists - Black California Vol. 2-Anthology   Savoy SJL 2242   1980

Russell Jacquet, trumpet; Gus Evans, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Arthur Dennis, baritone sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Leo Blevins, guitar; Herman Washington, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums; Numa Lee Davis, vocal.

Los Angeles, CA, September 21, 1946

JRC235-2Wake Up Old Maid (take 2)
JRC235-5Wake Up Old Maid (take 5)

Russell Jacquet, trumpet, vocal; Gus Evans, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Arthur Dennis, baritone sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Leo Blevins, guitar; Herman Washington, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.

JRC236-5Blues A La Russ (take 5)
JRC236-7Blues A La Russ (take 7)

1947

The Modern Jazz Stars - Jazz Surprise   Crown CLP 5008

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, circa April 27, 1947

Donna Lee (as Scratch)

Dexter Gordon - The Chase   Spotlite (E) SPJ 130

Melba Liston, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Charles Fox, piano; Red Callender, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1947

D1081-DMischievous Lady
D1081-E-

Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Red Callender, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 12, 1947

D1083-CThe Chase (nc.)
D1083-DThe Chase Part 1
D1084-DThe Chase Part 2

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Red Callender, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

D1085-BChromatic Aberration
D1086-AIt's The Talk Of The Town I (as On The Town)

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Red Callender, bass; Roy Porter, drums.

NYC, December 4, 1947

D1141-EGhost Of A Chance
D1142-ASweet And Lovely
D1142-D-

Dexter Gordon - Move!   Spotlite (E) SPJ 133

Melba Liston, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Charles Fox, piano; Red Callender, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1947

D1082-FLullaby In Rhythm

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Red Callender, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 12, 1947

D1085-CIridescence (as Chromatic Aberration)
D1086-BIt's The Talk Of The Town II (as Talk Of The Town)
D1087-ABikini (as Blues Bikini)

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Red Callender, bass; Roy Porter, drums.

NYC, December 4, 1947

D1141-CGhost Of A Chance

Dexter Gordon   Dial LP 204   1950

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Red Callender, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 12, 1947

D1085-AChromatic Aberration

Various Artists - OKeh Jazz   Epic EG 37315

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Willie Smith, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums; Mary Ann McCall, vocal; Ralph Burns, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, June 19, 1947

HCO2391-1Money Is Honey
HCO2392-2(I Want A) Big Butter And Egg Man
HCO2393-1On Time

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

Al Grey, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Jimmy Cannady, guitar; Tom Moultrie, bass; Percy Brice, drums; Clarke Gilben, Hal Hooper, Jane Hutton, Chuck Lowry, vocal.

Pasadena, CA, mid 1947

One O'Clock Jump
Jump Call
My Gal Sal

Benny Carter And His Orchestra   AFRS Jubilee 246

Al Grey, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Jimmy Cannady, guitar; Tom Moultrie, bass; Percy Brice, drums; Clarke Gilben, Hal Hooper, Jane Hutton, Chuck Lowry, vocal.: same session.

Pasadena, CA, mid 1947

Prelude To A Kiss
Somebody Loves Me

Various Artists - Jazz Concert West Coast Volume 1   Savoy MG 12012   1955

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Harry Babison, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

Elks Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947

BOP3The Hunt Part 1 (as Rocks 'N' Shoals) (aka Rocks 'N Shoals)
BOP4The Hunt Part 2 (as Rocks 'N' Shoals) (aka Rocks 'N Shoals)
BOP5The Hunt Part 3 (as Rocks 'N' Shoals) (aka Rocks 'N Shoals)
BOP6The Hunt Part 4 (as Rocks 'N' Shoals) (aka Rocks 'N Shoals)
BOP7The Hunt Part 5 (as Rocks 'N' Shoals) (aka Rocks 'N Shoals)
BOP8The Hunt Part 6 (as Rocks 'N' Shoals) (aka Rocks 'N Shoals)
BOP9The Hunt Part 7 (as Rocks 'N' Shoals) (aka Rocks 'N Shoals)
BOP10The Hunt Part 8 (as Rocks 'N' Shoals) (aka Rocks 'N Shoals)

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Harry Babison, bass; Ken Kennedy, drums.

BOP15Bopera Part 1 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP16Bopera Part 2 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP17Bopera Part 3 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP18Bopera Part 4 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP19Bopera Part 5 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP20Bopera Part 6 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP21Bopera Part 7 (as Disorder At The Border)

Dexter Gordon & Wardell Gray - The Hunt   Savoy SJL 2222   1977

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

Elks Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947

BOP36Bopland Part 1 (as Byas-A-Drink)
BOP37Bopland Part 2 (as Byas-A-Drink)
BOP38Bopland Part 3 (as Byas-A-Drink)
BOP39Bopland Part 4 (as Byas-A-Drink)
BOP40Bopland Part 5 (as Byas-A-Drink)
BOP41Bopland Part 6 (as Byas-A-Drink)

Various Artists - West Coast Jazz Concert   Regent RMG-6049   1957

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Connie Kay, drums.: same session.

Elks Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947

BOP42Jeronimo Part 1 (as Cherry-Koke) (as Cherokee)
BOP43Jeronimo Part 2 (as Cherry-Koke) (as Cherokee)
BOP44Jeronimo Part 3 (as Cherry-Koke) (as Cherokee)
BOP45Jeronimo Part 4 (as Cherry-Koke) (as Cherokee)
BOP46Jeronimo Part 5 (as Cherry-Koke) (as Cherokee)
BOP47Jeronimo Part 6 (as Cherry-Koke) (as Cherokee)
BOP48Jeronimo Part 7 (as Cherry-Koke) (as Cherokee)
BOP49Jeronimo Part 8 (as Cherry-Koke) (as Cherokee)

** also released on Savoy SAVOY 12196 in 1969.

Gerry Mulligan Tentette Plus Red Norvo And Stan Hasselgard - Walking Shoes: Capitol Jazz Classics Vol. 4   Capitol M-11029   1972

Ray Linn, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor, alto sax; Red Norvo, vibes; Dodo Marmarosa, piano #2; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums; Shorty Rogers, arranger.

Los Angeles, CA, November 28, 1947

1. 2626-5DI'll Follow You
2. 2644-4DBop!

Various Artists - Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions   Mosaic MQ19-170

Ray Linn, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor, alto sax; Red Norvo, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar #1; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums; Jesse Price, vocal; Shorty Rogers, arranger.

Los Angeles, CA, November 28, 1947

1. 2627-2DBaby, Let's Be Friends!
2. 2628-1DMy Baby Done Left Me

** also released on Mosaic MD12-170 in 1997.

Teddy Edwards, Dexter Gordon, Leo Parker, Wardell Gray - The Foremost!   Onyx ORI 201   1972

Teddy Edwards, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Red Callender, bass; Roy Porter, drums.

NYC, December 4, 1947

D1143-CThe Duel Part 1 (as Horning In Part 1)
D1143-DDThe Duel Part 1
D1144-CThe Duel Part 2 (as Horning In Part 2)
D1144-DFThe Duel Part 2

Wynonie Harris - Love Is Like Rain / Your Money Don't Mean A Thing   King 4217   1948

Bob Merrill, trumpet; Gerald Valentine, trombone; Don Stovall, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, William Parker, tenor sax; unknown, piano; Rene Hall, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Wynonie Harris, vocal.

NYC, December 16, 1947

K5321Your Money Don't Mean A Thing

The Be Bop Boys   Savoy SJL 2225   1978

Joe Newman, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor, alto sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.

NYC, December 19, 1947

S3495-2Wee Dot
S3495-4-
S3496Solitude
S3497-2The Lion Roars
S3497-4-

Leo Parker - The Birth Of Bop Vol. 1   Savoy XP 8060

Joe Newman, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor, alto sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.: same session.

NYC, December 19, 1947

S3498Mad Lad Boogie

Fats Navarro - Nostalgia   Savoy MG-12133   1959

Fats Navarro, trumpet #2-4; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Tadd Dameron, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Art Mardigan, drums.

NYC, December 22, 1947

1. S3511Dexter's Mood
2. S3512Dextrose
3. S3513Index
4. S3514Dextivity

1948

Various Artists - Battle Of Tenor Saxes   IAJRC 15

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Red Callender, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

December 16, 1948

One The Town

1949

Various Artists - Bebop Professors   Capitol (J) CR-8812

Fats Navarro, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Tadd Dameron, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Vidal Balado, congas; Diego Ibarra, bongos; Rae Pearl, vocal.

NYC, January 18, 1949

3391-3ESid's Delight
3392-3ECasbah

** also released on Capitol (J) ECJ-50073 in 1982.

1950

The Sonny Criss Memorial Album   Xanadu 200   1984

Clark Terry, trumpet; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Billy Hadnott, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums; Damita Jo, vocal.

Hula Hut Club, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1950

I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Wardell Gray Memorial Volume Two   Prestige PRLP 7009   1955

Clark Terry, trumpet; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Billy Hadnot, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Hula Hut Club, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1950

(1231)Jazz On Sunset Parts 1 & 2 (as Move)
(1232)Jazz On Sunset Parts 3 & 4 (as Move)

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-051 in 1983.
** part of Wardell Gray Memorial Album, Prestige PR 7343 in 1964, PRST 7343 in 1964.

Various Artists - Black California: The Savoy Sessions   Savoy SJL 2215   1976

Vernon Smith, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Freddie Simon, baritone sax; Ernie Freeman, piano; Red Callender, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Helen Humes, vocal.

Los Angeles, CA, November 20, 1950

D418Ain't Gonna Quit You Baby
D419-4Helen's Advice
D420Knockin' Myself Out
D421-4Airplane Blues

1952

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

unknown, trumpet; unknown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Helen Humes, vocal.

Just Jazz Concert, Pasadena, CA, February 2, 1952

They Raided The Joint
Loud Takin' Woman

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

unknown, trumpet; unknown, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Helen Humes, vocal.: same session.

Just Jazz Concert, Pasadena, CA, February 2, 1952

Mean Way Of Lovin'
I Cried For You

Wardell Gray, Dexter Gordon - Gene Norman Presents The Chase And The Steeplechase   Decca DL 7025

Conte Candoli, trumpet #1; Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; Don Bagley, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.

Just Jazz Concert, Pasadena, CA, February 2, 1952

1.The Steeplechase
2.The Chase

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

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Les Thompson, harmonica; Bobby Tucker, piano; Don Bagley, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.

Just Jazz Concert, Pasadena, CA, February 2, 1952

Take The "A" Train
Robbins' Nest
Stardust

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

Wardell Gray, tenor sax #1-4; Dexter Gordon, tenor, baritone sax; Gerald Wiggins, piano, organ, celeste; Red Callender, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums; Gladys Bentley, vocal.

Los Angeles, CA, June 9, 1952

1.The Rubaiyat
2.The Rubaiyat (alternate take)
3.Jungle Jungle Jump
4.Citizen's Bop
5.My Kinda Love

Lowell Fulson   Swing Time 320

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; unknown, baritone sax; unknown, piano; Lowell Fulson, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June, 1952

Good Party Shuffle

1955 (age 32)

Dexter Gordon - Daddy Plays The Horn   Bethlehem BCP-36   1956

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 18, 1955

Daddy Plays The Horn
Confirmation
Darn That Dream
Number Four
Autumn In New York
You Can Depend On Me

** also released on Dexter Gordon Plays, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-154.

Stan Levey - This Time The Drum's On Me   Bethlehem BCP-37   1956

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 27 and 28, 1955

Diggin' For Diz
Ruby, My Dear
Tune Up
La Chaloupee
Day In, Day Out
Stanley The Steamer
This Time The Dream's On Me

Dexter Gordon - Dexter Blows Hot And Cool   Dootone DL 207   1955

Jimmy Robinson, trumpet #1,3,6; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, November 11 and 12, 1955

1.Silver Plated
2.Cry Me A River
3.Rhythm Mad
4.Don't Worry About Me
5.I Hear Music
6.Bonna Rue
7.I Should Care
8.Blowin' For Dootsie
9.Tenderly

** also released on Ducretet-Thomson (F) 300 V 026 in 1955; Venus (J) TKCZ-79014 in 1993.

1960

The Resurgence Of Dexter Gordon   Jazzland JLP 29   1961

Martin Banks, trumpet; Richard Boone, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Charles "Dolo" Coker, piano; Charles Green, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

United Recording, Los Angeles, CA, October 13, 1960

Home Run
Dolo
Lovely Lisa
Affair In Havana
Jodi
Field Day

** also released on Jazzland JLP 929S in 1961; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-929-2 in 1997. and on Pulsation, Riverside (Du) RM 006. and on Resurgence, Prestige MPP-2511 in 1981.

1961

Dexter Gordon - Doin' Allright   Blue Note BLP 4077   1961

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; George Tucker, bass; Al Harewood, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 6, 1961

tk.5I Was Doing All Right
tk.12You've Changed
tk.13Society Red
tk.20It's You Or No One
tk.21For Regulars Only

** also released on Blue Note BST 84077 in 1961, CDP 7 84077 2 in 1988.

Dexter Gordon - Doin' Allright   Blue Note CDP 7 84077 2   1988

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; George Tucker, bass; Al Harewood, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 6, 1961

tk.10I Want More
tk.18For Regulars Only (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4077 in 1961 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon - Landslide   Blue Note LT-1051   1980

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1961

tk.4Landslide

Tommy Turrentine, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Sir Charles Thompson, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Willie Bobo, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 5, 1962

tk.11Serenade In Blue
tk.12You Said It
tk.19Love Locked Out

Dave Burns, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 25, 1962

tk.6Blue Gardenia
tk.12Second Balcony Jump
tk.21Six Bits Jones

Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling...   Blue Note BLP 4083   1961

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1961

tk.8Modal Mood
tk.13Clear The Dex
tk.20Soul Sister
tk.26Smile
tk.28Ernie's Tune
tk.32I Want More
tk.34The End Of A Love Affair

** also released on Blue Note BST 84083 in 1962, CDP 7 46544 2 in 1987.

1962

Pony Poindexter - Pony's Express   Epic LA 16035   1962

Pony Poindexter, soprano, alto sax; Gene Quill, Phil Woods, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Gildo Machones, piano; Bill Yancey, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, May 10, 1962

CO69689Catin' Latin
CO75264Pony's Express
CO75265Artistry In Rhythm
CO75266Salt Peanuts
CO75267Struttin' With Some Barbecue

** also released on Epic BA 17035 in 1962.

Various Artists - Jingle Bell Jazz   Columbia CL 1893   1962

Pony Poindexter, soprano, alto sax; Gene Quill, Phil Woods, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Gildo Machones, piano; Bill Yancey, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.: same session.

NYC, May 10, 1962

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

** also released on Columbia CS 8693 in 1962, PC 36803 in 1980.

Dexter Gordon - The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34200 2 5   1996

Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Don Patterson, organ; Paul Weedon, guitar; Billy James, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 14, 1962

tk.4Lady Be Good

Herbie Hancock - Takin' Off   Blue Note BLP 4109   1962

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 28, 1962

tk.1Empty Pockets
tk.4Three Bags Full
tk.6Watermelon Man
tk.10The Maze
tk.13Driftin'
tk.20Alone And I

** also released on Blue Note BST 84109 in 1962, CDP 7 46506 2 in 1987, CDP 7243 8 37643 2 7 in 1996.
** part of The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions, Blue Note B2BN 7243 4 95569 2 8 in 1998.

Herbie Hancock - Takin' Off   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 37643 2 7   1996

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 28, 1962

tk.3Empty Pockets (alternate take)
tk.5Three Bags Full (alternate take)
tk.7Watermelon Man (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4109 in 1962 + 3 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon - Go!   Blue Note BLP 4112   1962

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 27, 1962

tk.3Three O'Clock In The Morning
tk.4Second Balcony Jump
tk.6Where Are You
tk.8Cheese Cake
tk.12I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
tk.13Love For Sale

** also released on Blue Note BST 84112 in 1962, CDP 7 46094 2 in 1985, ST-46094 in 1997.

Dexter Gordon - A Swingin' Affair   Blue Note BLP 4133   1964

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 29, 1962

tk.3McSplivens
tk.6The Back Bone
tk.15Soy Califa
tk.21You Stepped Out Of A Dream
tk.20Until The Real Thing Comes Along
tk.22Don't Explain

** also released on Blue Note BST 84133 in 1964, CDP 7 84133 2 in 1987.

Dexter Gordon & Atli Bjorn Trio - Dexter In Radioland Vol. 1: Cry Me A River   SteepleChase (D) SCC 6004   1978

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Atli Bjorn, piano; Marcel Rigot, bass; William Schiopffe, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 28, 1962

I'll Remember April
Cry Me A River

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36004 in 1990.

Dexter Gordon & Atli Bjorn Trio - Dexter In Radioland Vol. 1: Cry Me A River   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36004   1990

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Atli Bjorn, piano; Marcel Rigot, bass; William Schiopffe, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 28, 1962

Introduction

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCC 6004 in 1978 + 1 bonus track.

1963 (age 40)

Bud Powell - Alternate Takes   Blue Note BST 84430   1985

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Bud Powell, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Francis Wolff, producer.

CBS Studios, Paris, France, May 23, 1963

(tk.3)Our Love Is Here To Stay

Dexter Gordon - Our Man In Paris   Blue Note BLP 4146   1963

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Bud Powell, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Francis Wolff, producer.: same session.

CBS Studios, Paris, France, May 23, 1963

(tk.4)Broadway
(tk.5)Stairway To The Stars
(tk.1)A Night In Tunisia
(tk.8)Willow Weep For Me
(tk.3)Scrapple From The Apple

** also released on Blue Note BST 84146 in 1963, CDP 7 46394 2 in 1987.

1964

Dexter Gordon - One Flight Up   Blue Note BLP 4176   1965

Donald Byrd, trumpet #1,2; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Frank Wolff, producer.

Studio Barclay, Paris, France, June 2, 1964

1. 1387 tk.13Coppin' The Haven
2. 1386 tk.17Tanya
3. 1388 tk.23Darn That Dream

** also released on Blue Note BST 84176 in 1965, CDP 7 84176 2 in 1989.

Dexter Gordon - One Flight Up   Blue Note CDP 7 84176 2   1989

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Frank Wolff, producer.

Studio Barclay, Paris, France, June 2, 1964

1389 tk.20Kong Neptune (aka King Neptune)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4176 in 1965 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland Vol. 2: Cheese Cake   SteepleChase (D) SCC 6008   1979

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 11, 1964

Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Cheese Cake
Manha De Carnaval
Second Balcony Jump

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36008 in 1995.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland Vol. 3: King Neptune   SteepleChase (D) SCC 6012   1980

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Tete Montoliu, piano; Benny Nielsen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 25, 1964

King Neptune
Satin Doll
Body And Soul
I Want To Blow Now

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36012 in 1995.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland Vol. 3: King Neptune   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36012   1995

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Tete Montoliu, piano; Benny Nielsen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 25, 1964

Introduction

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCC 6012 in 1980 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland Vol. 4: I Want More   SteepleChase (D) SCC 6015   1980

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Rune Carlsson, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 9, 1964

I Want More
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Where Are You
I Want To Blow Now
Second Balcony Jump

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36015 in 1990.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland Vol. 4: I Want More   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36015   1990

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Rune Carlsson, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 9, 1964

Introduction

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCC 6015 in 1980 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland Vol. 5: Love For Sale   SteepleChase (D) SCC 6018   1981

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 23, 1964

Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Love For Sale
I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
Big, Fat Butterfly
Soul Sister
Cherokee

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36018 in 1990.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland Vol. 6: It's You Or No One   SteepleChase (D) SCC 6022   1983

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 6, 1964

Just Friends
Three O'Clock In The Morning
Where Are You
It's You Or No One

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36022.

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

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 6, 1964

Introduction

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCC 6022 in 1983 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Dexter In Radioland Vol. 7: Billie's Bounce   SteepleChase (D) SCC 6028   1983

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 20, 1964

Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Billie's Bounce
Night In Tunisia
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Satin Doll
Soul Sister

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36028 in 1990.

1965

Dexter Gordon - Clubhouse   Blue Note (J) GXF-3055   1979

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet #1-3,5,6; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass #1,3-6; Ben Tucker, bass #2; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 27, 1965

1. 1586 tk.3Hanky Panky
2. 1587 tk.5Devilette
3. 1588 tk.7Clubhouse
4. 1589 tk.14Jodi
5. 1590 tk.17I'm A Fool To Want You
6. 1591 tk.22Lady Iris B

** also released on Blue Note LT-989 in 1979, CDP 7 84445 2 in 1990.

Dexter Gordon - Gettin' Around   Blue Note BLP 4204   1966

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Barry Harris, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 28, 1965

1592 tk.4Le Coiffeur
1593 tk.11Manha De Carnaval
1594 tk.28Everybody Somebody's Fool

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 29, 1965

1595 tk.10Shiny Stockings
1596 tk.15Who Can I Turn To
1597 tk.17Heartaches

** also released on Blue Note BST 84204 in 1966, CDP 7 46681 2 in 1987.

Dexter Gordon - Gettin' Around   Blue Note CDP 7 46681 2   1987

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Barry Harris, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 28, 1965

tk.23Flick Of A Trick

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 29, 1965

tk.6Very Saxily Yours

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4204 in 1966 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon - Wee Dot   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36031   2003

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Atli Bjorn, piano; Benny Nielsen, bass; Finn Frederiksen, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10, 1965

Take The "A" Train
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
My Melancholy Baby
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
What's New
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Wee Dot
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Second Balcony Jump

Dexter Gordon - Loose Walk   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36032   2004

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 24, 1965

There'll Never Be Another You
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
I Should Care
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Loose Walk

Dexter Gordon - Misty   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36033   2004

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 8, 1965

Take The "A" Train
Shiny Stockings
Misty
Cheese Cake

Dexter Gordon - Heartaches   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36034   2004

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 5, 1965

Heartaches
Devilette
You've Changed
Introduction
So What (incomplete)

Dexter Gordon - Ladybird   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36035   2005

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 19, 1965

Ladybird
So What
Who Can I Turn To
Blues By Five (incomplete)

Booker Ervin With Dexter Gordon, Reggie Workman, Alan Dawson And Jaki Byard - Setting The Pace   Prestige PR 7455   1966

Booker Ervin, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jaki Byard, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.

Munich, West Germany, October 27, 1965

Setting The Pace
Dexter's Deck

** also released on Prestige PRST 7455 in 1966.
** part of Booker Ervin, Dexter Gordon, Jaki Byard, Reggie Workman, Alan Dawson - Setting The Pace, Prestige PRCD-24123-2 in 1993.

Dexter Gordon   Musica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1081

Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Peter Truk, bass; Cees See, drums.

Berlin, West Germany, October 31, 1965

Dig

Benny Bailey, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

Bologna, Italy, August 31, 1968

In Your Own Sweet Way

Dexter Gordon Quartet - At The Subway Club 1973   Elemental Music (Eu) 5990433   2019

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Gruntz, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Stu Martin, drums.

Stuttgart, West Germany, November 23, 1965

'Round Midnight
Lady Bird

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano; Maarten Van Regteren Altena, bass; Martin Van Duynhoven, drums.

The Hague, Holland, March 22, 1971

Fried Bananas
Some Other Spring

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Irv Rochlin, piano; Henk Haverhoek, bass; Tony Inzalaco, drums.

The Subway Club, Cologne, West Germany, September 11, 1973

Wave
Didn't We
On The Trail
Secret Love
It's You Or No One

** originally released on Elemental Music (Eu) 5990533 in 2019 + 7 bonus tracks.

Kitty White   Colover CLS 1229

Sonny Grey, trumpet; Melih Gurel, flugelhorn; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jean-Louis Chautemps, baritone sax; Kitty White, piano, vocal; Pierre Cullaz, guitar; Michel Gaudry or Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Paris, France, December 2, 1965

Say It Isn't So
My Kind Of Guy

1966

Dexter Gordon - Stella By Starlight   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36036   2005

Pony Poindexter, alto sax, vocal; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Makaya Ntshoko, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, January 6, 1966

Stella By Starlight
Introduction
Satin Doll
Introduction
Round About Midnight
Introduction
Sonnymoon For Two (incomplete)

1967

Dexter Gordon - The Squirrel   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 57302 2 1   2001

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 29, 1967

The Squirrel
Cheese Cake
You've Changed
Sonnymoon For Two

Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection Vol. 1   Black Lion (E) BLP 30102   1981

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967

Devilette
For All We Know
Sonnymoon For Two
Doxy

** also released on Black Lion (US) BL-108 in 1971. and on Both Sides Of Midnight, Black Lion (G) BLP 60103 in 1988, (G) BLCD 760103 in 1988.

Dexter Gordon - Both Sides Of Midnight   Black Lion (G) BLCD 760103   1988

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967

Misty

** originally released on The Montmartre Collection Vol. 1, Black Lion (E) BLP 30102 in 1981 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon - Blues Walk! - The Montmartre Collection Vol. II   Black Lion (E) BLP 30157   1974

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967

Like Someone In Love
Body And Soul
There Will Never Be Another You
Blues Walk

** also released on Black Lion (US) BL-309 in 1974. and on Body And Soul, Black Lion (G) BLP 60118 in 1988, (G) BLCD 760118 in 1988.

Dexter Gordon - Body And Soul   Black Lion (G) BLCD 760118   1988

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967

Come Rain Or Come Shine

** originally released on Blues Walk! - The Montmartre Collection Vol. II, Black Lion (E) BLP 30157 in 1974 + 1 bonus track.

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

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21 or 20, 1967

I Should Care
Darn That Dream
Now's The Time
Satin Doll
What's New

Dexter Gordon - Take The 'A' Train   Black Lion (G) BLCD 760133   1989

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1967

Intro By Dexter Gordon
But Not For Me
Take The 'A' Train
For All We Know (2nd version)
Blues Walk (2nd version)
I Guess I'll Have To Hang My Tears Out To Dry
Love For Sale

Dexter Gordon - Those Were The Days   Moon (It) MCD 059-2   1994

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same personnel.

live in Denmark, August 5, 1967

Soy Califa

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Lars Sjosten, piano; Torbjorn Hultcrantz, bass; Jual Curtis, drums.

Continental, 1967

The Shadow Of Your Smile

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Makaya Ntshoko, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1969

Those Were The Days
Fried Bananas

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; unknown, drums; with Red Rodney, trumpet #1.

live in Holland, 1971

1.Buzzy
2.The Rainbow People

1968

Johnny Griffin Meets Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation   Joker (J) UPS-2058-KR   1977

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; with guest: Dexter Gordon, tenor sax.

live in Rome, Italy, January 25, 1968

Blues Up And Down

** also released on Lotus (It) ORL 8247 in 1978. and on Johnny Griffin Meets Dexter Gordon, Lotus (It) LOP 14.082 in 1984. and on Johnny Griffin And Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation, Ninety-One Jazz Vintage (J) CRCJ-10010 in 1996.

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

Palle Bolvig, Allan Botschinsky, Perry Knudsen, Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet; Per Espersen, Ole Kurt Jensen, Torolf Molgaard, Axel Windfeld, trombone; Dexter Gordon, Uffe Karskov, Bent Nielsen, Sahib Shihab, Jesper Thilo, Ben Webster, reeds; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums; 16 strings, #3,4; Ray Pitts, arranger; Niels Jorgen Steen, arranger, conductor.

Copenhagen, Denmark, mid 1968

1.Stompy Jones
2.Cottontail
3.Goin' Home
4.Come Sunday

1969

Dexter Gordon Quintet - After Hours   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1224   1986

Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Lars Sjosten, piano; Sture Nordin, bass; Per Hulten, drums.

Gamlingen, Stockholm, Sweden, January 23, 1969

All The Things You Are
Darn That Dream
Straight, No Chaser
The Theme

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31224 in 1988.
** part of Swedish Nights, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37017/18 in 1995.

Dexter Gordon Quintet - After Hours   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31224   1988

Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Lars Sjosten, piano; Sture Nordin, bass; Per Hulten, drums.: same session.

Gamlingen, Stockholm, Sweden, January 23, 1969

I Remember You

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1224 in 1986 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon Quintet - After Midnight   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1226   1987

Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Lars Sjosten, piano; Sture Nordin, bass; Per Hulten, drums.: same session.

Gamlingen, Stockholm, Sweden, January 23, 1969

Three O'Clock In The Morning
Prancin' / The Theme

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31226 in 1988.
** part of Swedish Nights, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37017/18 in 1995.

Dexter Gordon Quintet - After Midnight   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31226   1988

Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Lars Sjosten, piano; Sture Nordin, bass; Per Hulten, drums.: same session.

Gamlingen, Stockholm, Sweden, January 23, 1969

Body And Soul

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1226 in 1987 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon - Live At The Amsterdam Paradiso   Catfish (Du) 5C 188.24336/37   1971

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano; Jacques Schols, bass; Han Bennink, drums.

Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland, February 5, 1969

Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Fried Bananas
What's New
Good Bait

same session.

Rhythm-a-ning
Willow Weep For Me
Junior
Scrapple From The Apple
Closing Announcement

Dexter Gordon & Slide Hampton - A Day In Copenhagen   MPS (G) MPS 15 230 ST   1969

Dizzy Reece, trumpet; Slide Hampton, trombone, arranger; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted-Pedersen, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Metronome Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1969

My Blues
You Don't Know What Love Is
A New Thing
What's New
The Shadow Of Your Smile
A Day In Vienna

** also released on MPS/BASF (G) CRM 698 in 1971, 21 20698-1 in 1970s; Pausa PR 7058 in 1980. and on Dexter Gordon - A Day In Copenhagen, Prestige PRST 7763 in 1970.

Dexter Gordon - The Tower Of Power!   Prestige PRST 7623   1969

Dexter Gordon, James Moody, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al "Tootie" Heath, drums.

NYC, April 2, 1969

Montmartre

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al "Tootie" Heath, drums.

NYC, April 4, 1969

The Rainbow People
Stanley The Steamer
Those Were The Days

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-299 in 1987, OJCCD-299-2 in 1993.
** part of Power!, Prestige P-24087 in 1978.

Dexter Gordon - More Power!   Prestige PRST 7680   1970

Dexter Gordon, James Moody, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al "Tootie" Heath, drums.

NYC, April 2, 1969

Lady Bird
Sticky Wicket

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al "Tootie" Heath, drums.

NYC, April 4, 1969

Meditation
Fried Bananas
Boston Bernie

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-815-2 in 1994.
** part of Power!, Prestige P-24087 in 1978.

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

Dexter Gordon, James Moody, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al "Tootie" Heath, drums.

NYC, April 2, 1969

Sticky Wicket (alternate take)

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.

NYC, August 27, 1970

The Jumpin' Blues (alternate take)

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

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Victor Gaskin, bass; Percy Brice, drums.

The Left Bank Jazz Society, Famous Ballroom, Baltimore, MD, May 4, 1969

Broadway
Boston Bernie
In A Sentimental Mood
Blues Up And Down

Dexter Gordon - XXL   Prestige PRCD-11023-2

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Victor Gaskin, bass; Percy Brice, drums.: same session.

The Left Bank Jazz Society, Famous Ballroom, Baltimore, MD, May 4, 1969

Rhythm-a-ning
Misty
Love For Sale

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

Lee Konitz, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax #2; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Jimmy Hopps, drums #1; Makaya Ntshoko, drums #2.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 28, 1969

1.Half Nelson
2.Sunday / Sonnymoon For Two

1970

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

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Espen Rud, drums; Karin Krog, vocal.

Oslo, Norway, May 10, 1970

Some Other Spring
Blue Monk
How Insensitive
Blue Eyes
Jelly, Jelly
Tribute To Jimmy Scott
I Wish I Knew
Everybody's Somebody's Fool
Shiny Stockings

Karin Krog, Dexter Gordon - Blues And Ballads   Sonet (J) J33J 20211   1987

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Espen Rud, drums; Karin Krog, vocal.: same session.

Oslo, Norway, May 10, 1970

Some Other Spring (alternate take)
Blue Monk (alternate take)
Shiny Stockings (alternate take)

Dexter Gordon - The Panther!   Prestige PRST 7829   1970

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.

NYC, July 7, 1970

The Panther
Body And Soul
Valse Robin
Mrs. Miniver
The Christmas Song
The Blues Walk

** also released on Prestige PRST-10030 in 1971; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-770-2 in 1992.

Charlie Mingus, Dexter Gordon Plus A Charming Item By... Charlie Parker - Broadcasts: Never On LP Before   J For Jazz JFJ802   mid 1970s

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; John Young, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Wilbur Campbell, drums.

Chicago, IL, July 26, 1970

Love For Sale
Sticky Wicket
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Rhythm-a-ning

Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige   Prestige P-24046   1974

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; John Young, piano; Cleveland Eaton, bass; Steve McCall, drums.

North Park Hotel, Chicago, IL, afternoon set, July 26, 1970

Wee Dot (edited version)

Gene Ammons & Dexter Gordon - The Chase!   Prestige PRCD-24166-2   1996

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; John Young, piano; Cleveland Eaton, bass; Steve McCall, drums.: same session.

North Park Hotel, Chicago, IL, afternoon set, July 26, 1970

Wee Dot

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jodie Christian, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Wilbur Campbell, drums.

North Park Hotel, Chicago, IL, evening set, July 26, 1970

Medley: I Can't Get Started
Medley: Misty

** same as Gene Ammons & Dexter Gordon - The Chase! (Recorded Live!, North Park Hotel, Chicago, Illinois), Prestige PRST 10010 in 1971 + 5 bonus tracks.

Gene Ammons & Dexter Gordon - The Chase! (Recorded Live!, North Park Hotel, Chicago, Illinois)   Prestige PRST 10010   1971

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; John Young, piano; Cleveland Eaton, bass; Steve McCall, drums.

North Park Hotel, Chicago, IL, afternoon set, July 26, 1970

Polka Dots & Moonbeams

Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jodie Christian, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Wilbur Campbell, drums; Vi Redd, vocal #2.

North Park Hotel, Chicago, IL, evening set, July 26, 1970

1.The Chase
2.Lonesome Lover Blues

** part of Gene Ammons & Dexter Gordon - The Chase!, Prestige PRCD-24166-2 in 1996.

Dexter Gordon With Junior Mance At Montreux   Prestige P-7861   1985

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Martin Rivera, bass; Oliver Jackson, drums.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, July, 1970

Fried Bananas
Sophisticated Lady
Rhythm-a-ning
Body And Soul
Blue Monk

** also released on Prestige PCD-7861-2 in 1987.

Dexter Gordon With Junior Mance At Montreux   Prestige PCD-7861-2   1987

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Martin Rivera, bass; Oliver Jackson, drums.: same session.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, July, 1970

The Panther

** originally released on Prestige P-7861 in 1985 + 1 bonus track.

Various Artists - Charlie Parker Memorial Concert   Cadet 2CA 60002

Red Rodney, trumpet; Von Freeman, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Jodie Christian, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Charlie Parker Memorial Concert, North Park Hotel, Chicago, IL, August 23, 1970

18775Groovin' High
18776Billie's Bounce

** also released on Chess CH2-92510 in 1984.

Dexter Gordon - The Jumpin' Blues   Prestige PRST-10020   1971

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.

NYC, August 27, 1970

Evergreenish
For Sentimental Reasons
Star Eyes
Rhythm-a-ning (mistitled as Straight No Chaser)
If You Could See Me Now
The Jumpin' Blues

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-899-2 in 1996.

Dexter Gordon Quartet   Everest FS 360

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Duke, piano; Donald Rafael Garrett, bass; Oliver Johnson, drums.

San Francisco, CA, August, 1970

Wee Dot
The Rainbow People

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

Franco Ambrosetti, trumpet; Michel Portal, bass clarinet, tarogato; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Gruntz, piano; Bed Guerin, Eberhard Weber, bass; Pierre Favre, Tony Oxley, drums.

International Jubilaum Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, September 18, 1970

Bunaura

** also released on MPS/BASF (G) 25 20843-5.

1971

Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Shadow Of Your Smile   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1206   1985

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Lars Sjosten, piano; Sture Nordin, bass; Fredrik Noren, drums.

Stampen, Stockholm, Sweden, April 21, 1971

The Shadow Of Your Smile
Summertime
Once I Had A Secret Love
Polkadots And Moonbeams

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31206 in 1992.

Hampton Hawes - A Little Copenhagen Night Music   Freedom (E) FLP 41043   1978

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Henry Franklin, bass; Michael Carvin, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2, 1971

Long Tall Dexter (as Dexter Deck)

** also released on Arista Freedom AL 1043.

Various Artists - Zurich Jazz Festival   MPS (G) MPS 52 008 ST

Franco Ambrosetti, Benny Bailey, Art Farmer, Dusko Gojkovic, trumpet; Slide Hampton, Albert Mangelsdorff, Ake Persson, Jiggs Whigham, trombone; Heinz Bigler, Leo Wright, alto sax; Herb Geller, alto sax, oboe; Don Byas, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; George Gruntz, piano, arranger; Isla Eckinger, bass; Tony Inzalaco, drums.

International Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, September 16, 1971

The Age Of Prominence

** also released on MPS/BASF (G) 33 21277-7.

Various Artists - From Europe With Jazz   MPS/BASF (G) 21 21437-0

Franco Ambrosetti, Benny Bailey, Art Farmer, Dusko Gojkovic, trumpet; Slide Hampton, Albert Mangelsdorff, Ake Persson, Jiggs Whigham, trombone; Heinz Bigler, Leo Wright, alto sax; Herb Geller, alto sax, oboe; Don Byas, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; George Gruntz, piano, arranger; Isla Eckinger, bass; Tony Inzalaco, drums.: same session.

International Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, September 16, 1971

Lonely Woman

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

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reed, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

San Diego, CA, October 17, 1971

Secret Love
Tannya
Body And Soul

1972

The Band - The Alpine Power Plant   MPS (G) MPS 52 013 ST   1972

Franco Ambrosetti, Dusco Goykovich, Virgil Jones, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Benny Bailey, trumpet, flugelhorn; Erich Kleinschuster, Ake Persson, Jiggs Whigham, trombone; Runo Ericson, trombone, bass trombone; Herb Geller, soprano, alto sax; Phil Woods, alto sax; Flavio Ambrosetti, alto, soprano sax; Eddie Daniels, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax, voice; George Gruntz, Fender piano, arranger, director; N.H.O. Pedersen, bass; Daniel Humair, drums.

Ambrosetti Mansion Gentilino, Lugano, Switzerland;
Lugano-Casino-Kursaal, Lugano, Switzerland, April 5 and 6, 1972

Our Suite Dig
Pistrophallobus
Witch Stitch
English Waltz
The Tango
Gravenstein
Saint Charity
The Age Of Prominence

** also released on MPS/BASF (G) 33 21460-5 in 1972.

Dexter Gordon - Tangerine   Prestige P-10091   1975

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 22, 1972

Days Of Wine And Roses

Thad Jones, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Stanley Clarke, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1972

Tangerine
August Blues
What It Was

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1041-2 in 2000.

Dexter Gordon - Tangerine   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1041-2   2000

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 22, 1972

The Group (alternate master)

** originally released on Prestige P-10091 in 1975 + 1 bonus track.

Various Artists - Newport In New York '72 - The Jam Sessions Vols. 3 & 4   Cobblestone CST 9026-2

Harry Edison, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Dexter Gordon, James Moody, Flip Phillips, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, whistle; Herbie Hancock, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Larry Ridley, bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 3, 1972

25542Impressions (mistitled as So What)

Howard McGhee, Clark Terry, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Gary Burton, vibes; George Duke, piano; Jimmy Smith, organ; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 6, 1972

25541Blue 'N' Boogie

** part of Newport In New York '72, Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

Dexter Gordon - Generation   Prestige P-10069   1973

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 22, 1972

Milestones (first version)
Scared To Be Alone
We See
The Group

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-836-2 in 1994.

Dexter Gordon - Generation   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-836-2   1994

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 22, 1972

Milestones (alternate)

** originally released on Prestige P-10069 in 1973 + 1 bonus track.

Charles Mingus - Live In Holland 1972   Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-041/042   2006

Charles McPherson, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; John Foster, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Roy Brooks, drums, musical saw.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 28, 1972

Introduction By Dexter Gordon

Charles Mingus Quintet Featuring Dexter Gordon   White Label

Charles McPherson, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; John Foster, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Roy Brooks, drums, musical saw.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 28, 1972

Jelly Roll Muddy Blues

All Souls' Dexter Gordon   Dexterity ST 1 001

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Rob Agerbeek, piano; Henk Haverhoek, bass; Eric Ineke, drums.

The Hague, Holland, November 2, 1972

Some Other Blues
Stablemates
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Jelly Jelly
You Stepped Out Of A Dream

Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon - Baden 1972: Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series Volume 10   TCB (Swi) TCB 02102   1998

Dexter Gordon, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Aula Kantonsschule, Baden, Switzerland, November 11, 1972

Some Other Blues
In A Mellow Tone
Blues In F
Sunday
Didn't We
Perdido

Dexter Gordon - Ca'Purange   Prestige PRST-10051   1972

Thad Jones, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Stan Clarke, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1972

Ca' Purange
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Airegin
Oh! Karen O

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1005-2 in 1999.

Dexter Gordon - Ca'Purange   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1005-2   1999

Thad Jones, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Stan Clarke, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1972

Airegin (alternate)

** originally released on Prestige PRST-10051 in 1972 + 1 bonus track.

1973 (age 50)

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

Sonny Grey, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Georges Arvanitas, piano; Jacki Samson, bass; Charles Saudrais, drums.

Paris, France, February 16, 1973

Caloon Blues
Fried Bananas
No Matter How
Dexter Laps Out

** also released on Dexter Gordon-Sonny Grey With The Georges Arvanitas Trio, Spotlite (E) SPJLP 10.

Miriam Klein - Lady Like   MPS/BASF (G) 21 21885-6

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Slide Hampton, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Vince Benedetti, piano, arranger; Oscar Klein, guitar; Isla Eckinger, bass, arranger; Billy Brooks, drums; Miriam Klein, vocal.

Munich, West Germany, June 6, 1973

Comes Love
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
You've Changed
The Man I Love
Big Stuff
Fine And Mellow
I Cried For You
Yesterdays
Body And Soul

Dexter Gordon Quartet   Up Front UPF 188

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, summer 1973

Modal Mood
Ernie's Tune
Smile
Soul Sister
Clear The Dex

Gene Ammons And Friends At Montreux   Prestige P-10078   1973

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, electric piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Kenneth Nash, congas; and Nat Adderley, cornet; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, July 7, 1973

'Treux Bleu

** also released on Gene Ammons And Friends At Montreux With Dexter Gordon & Cannonball Adderley, Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1023-2 in 1999.

Dexter Gordon - Blues A La Suisse   Prestige P-10079   1974

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, electric, acoustic piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, July 7, 1973

Gingerbread Boy
Blues A La Suisse
Some Other Spring
Secret Love

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Tokyo 1975   Elemental Music (Eu) 5990428   2018

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Espen Rud, drums.

De Boerenhofstee, Laren, Holland, July 18, 1973

Rhythm-a-ning

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, October 1, 1975

Fried Bananas
Days Of Wine And Roses
Misty
Jelly, Jelly, Jelly

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Stafford James, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

New Haven, CT, May 5, 1977

Old Folks

** originally released on Elemental Music (Eu) 5990528 in 2018 + 2 bonus tracks.

Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon Vol. 1 - The Meeting   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006   1973

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1973

Introduction By Jackie McLean
All Clean

same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973

Rue De La Harpe
Sunset
On The Trail

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31006 in 1990.
** part of Montmartre Summit 1973, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2 in 1991.

Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon Vol. 1 - The Meeting   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31006   1990

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973

Callin'

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006 in 1973 + 1 bonus track.

Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon Vol. 2 - The Source   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020   1974

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1973

Half Nelson
I Can't Get Started

same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973

Another Hair-Do
Dexter Digs In
The Theme

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31020 in 1987.
** part of Montmartre Summit 1973, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2 in 1991.

Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon Vol. 2 - The Source   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31020   1987

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1973

On The Trail
The Theme

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020 in 1974 + 2 bonus tracks.

1974

Slide Hampton, Joe Haider - Give Me A Double   MPS/BASF (G) 29 22311-6

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Ack Van Rooyen, trumpet; Bob Burgess, Slide Hampton, trombone; Eric Van Lier, bass trombone, tuba; Ferdinand Povel, alto sax, flute; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Andy Scherrer, tenor, soprano sax; Joe Haider, piano; Isla Eckinger, bass; Billy Brooks, drums.

Munich, West Germany, January 16-18, 1974

Tribute
Grandfather's Garden
Think
Like A Blues
Tante Nelly
What Is Happening
Quiet Nights
Petaluma
Waltz For My Lady
A Time For Love

Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Apartment   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025   1975

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 24, 1974

Old Folks

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1974

The Apartment
Wee Dot
Strollin'
Candlelight Lady
Antabus

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31025.
** part of The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

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

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1974

Stablemates

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025 in 1975 + 1 bonus track.

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

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano #1-3,5-8; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums #1-3,5-8.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 24, 1974

1.Some Other Blues
2.-
3.Strollin'
4.Old Folks
5.Mr. P.C.
6.-
7.Days Of Wine And Roses
8.There'll Never Be Another You

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1974

The Apartment
-
Candlelight Lady
-
Antabus
-
Wee Dot

Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Tony Inzalaco, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1975

Just Friends
Misty
Stablemates
-
Red Cross

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Philip Catherine, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 13, 1975

Yesterday's Mood
Spoken Introduction To Polkadots And Moonbeams

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 14, 1975

Four
Easy Living

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

June 15, 1976

Nursery Blues
Born To Be Blue
Lullaby For A Monster

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Al Foster, drums.

November 9, 1976

Skylark
-
I'll Remember April

** same as Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Apartment, SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025 in 1975 + Dexter Gordon Quartet - Stable Mable, SCS 1040 in 1975 + Dexter Gordon Quartet - Bouncin' With Dex, SCS 1060 in 1976 + Dexter Gordon Quartet - Biting The Apple, SCS 1080 in 1977 + Dexter Gordon Quartet - Something Different, SCS 1136 in 1980 + Dexter Gordon Trio - Lullaby For A Monster, SCS 1156 in 1981 + 40 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon-Benny Bailey Quintet - Round Midnight   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31290   1991

Benny Bailey, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Lars Sjosten, piano; Torbjorn Hultcrantz, bass; Jual Curtis, drums.

live in Sweden, fall 1974;
live in Sweden, November, 1974

Blue 'N' Boogie
What's New
Stella By Starlight
Round About Midnight
Neptunus

Dexter Gordon Benny Bailey Quintet - Revelation   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31373   1995

Benny Bailey, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Lars Sjosten, piano; Torbjorn Hultcrantz, bass; Jual Curtis, drums.: same session.

live in Sweden, fall 1974;
live in Sweden, November, 1974

At Ronnie's
Polkadots And Moonbeams
I Can't Get Started
The Days Of Wine And Roses
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Revelation

Dexter Gordon, Benny Bailey - The Rainbow People   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31521   2002

Benny Bailey, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Lars Sjosten, piano; Torbjorn Hultcrantz, bass; Jual Curtis, drums.: same session.

live in Sweden, fall 1974;
live in Sweden, November, 1974

The Rainbow People
I Can't Get Started
C Jam Blues
Montmartre

1975

Dexter Gordon & Orchestra - More Than You Know   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1030   1975

Allan Botschinsky, Benny Rosenfeld, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Richard Boone, Vincent Nilsson, trombone; Axel Windfeld, bass trombone; Preben Garnov, French horn; Bent Larsen, alto, bass flute; Erwin Jacobsen, English horn, oboe; Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax, vocal; 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, vocal; Palle Mikkelborg, arranger, conductor, vocal.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 21, 22 and 23, 1975

Naima
Good Morning Sun
Ernie's Tune
Tivoli
More Than You Know

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet, arranger, conductor; Idrees Sulieman, flugelhorn; Vincent Nilsson, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Thomas Clausen, piano, electric piano; Kenneth Knudsen, synthesizer; Ole Molin, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums; Klaus Nordsoe, congas, percussion.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 27, 1975

The Girl With The Purple Eyes

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31030 in 1989.

Dexter Gordon & Orchestra - More Than You Know   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31030   1989

Allan Botschinsky, Benny Rosenfeld, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Richard Boone, Vincent Nilsson, trombone; Axel Windfeld, bass trombone; Preben Garnov, French horn; Bent Larsen, alto, bass flute; Erwin Jacobsen, English horn, oboe; Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax, vocal; 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, vocal; Palle Mikkelborg, arranger, conductor, vocal.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 21, 22 and 23, 1975

This Happy Madness

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1030 in 1975 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon - Strings & Things   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31145   1995

Allan Botschinsky, Benny Rosenfeld, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Richard Boone, Vincent Nilsson, trombone; Axel Windfeld, bass trombone; Preben Garnov, French horn; Bent Larsen, alto, bass flute; Erwin Jacobsen, English horn, oboe; Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax, vocal; 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, vocal; Palle Mikkelborg, arranger, conductor, vocal.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 21, 22 and 23, 1975

Ernie's Tune
More Than You Know

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet, arranger, conductor; Idrees Sulieman, flugelhorn; Vincent Nilsson, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Thomas Clausen, piano, electric piano; Kenneth Knudsen, synthesizer; Ole Molin, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums; Klaus Nordsoe, congas, percussion.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 27, 1975

The Girl With The Purple Eyes

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1145 in 1981 + 3 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Stable Mable   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1040   1975

Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Tony Inzalaco, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1975

Just Friends
Misty
Red Cross
So What
In A Sentimental Mood
Stablemates

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31040 in 1990.
** part of The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Stable Mable   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31040   1990

Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Tony Inzalaco, drums.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1975

Just Friends #1
Misty #2
Red Cross #3

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1040 in 1975 + 3 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights Vol. 1   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1050   1976

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975

Tenor Madness
Wave
You've Changed
The Days Of Wine And Roses

same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

The Theme

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31050 in 1987.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights Vol. 1   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31050   1987

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

The Panther
Montmartre / The Theme

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1050 in 1976 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights Vol. 2   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1090   1978

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975

Sticky Wicket
Montmartre / The Theme

same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

There Is No Greater Love
Darn That Dream

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31090.

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

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975

Rhythm-a-ning / The Theme

same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

Wave

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1090 in 1978 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights Vol. 3   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1110   1979

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975

Didn't We

Joe Newman, trumpet #1; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

1.Jelly, Jelly, Jelly
2.Sophisticated Lady
3.Rhythm-a-ning / Theme

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31110 in 1987.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights Vol. 3   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31110   1987

Joe Newman, trumpet #3; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

1.Introduction
2.Tenor Madness
3.The Days Of Wine And Roses

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1110 in 1979 + 3 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Something Different   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1136   1980

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Philip Catherine, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 13, 1975

Freddie Freeloader
When Sunny Gets Blue
Invitation
Yesterday's Mood
Winther's Callin'
Polkadots And Moonbeams

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31136 in 1988.
** part of The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Something Different   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31136   1988

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Philip Catherine, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 13, 1975

Freddie Freeloader (take 3)
Yesterday's Mood (take 4)

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1136 in 1980 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Bouncin' With Dex   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1060   1976

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 14, 1975

Billie's Bounce
Easy Living
Benji's Bounce
Catalonian Nights
Four

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31060 in 1991.
** part of The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Bouncin' With Dex   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31060   1991

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 14, 1975

Easy Living (alternate take)

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1060 in 1976 + 1 bonus track.

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

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; and others.

November 29, 1975

The Christmas Song
Dona Lee

1976

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

Kaj Backlund, Allan Botschinsky, Markku Johansson, Simo Salminen, trumpet; Juhani Aalto, Petri Juutilainen, Mircea Stan, trombone; Tom Bildo, bass trombone; Juhani Aaltonen, soprano, tenor sax, flute; Pekka Poyry, alto, soprano sax, flute; Dexter Gordon, Eero Koivistoinen, tenor, soprano sax; Pentti Lahti, baritone, soprano sax, 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 and 19, 1976

Sari
Eclipse
Talking With Mr. Jones (as This Happy Madness)
A Good Time Was Had By All

Dexter Gordon Trio - Lullaby For A Monster   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1156   1981

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

June 15, 1976

Nursery Blues
Lullaby For A Monster
On Green Dolphin Street
Born To Be Blue
Tanya

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31156 in 1991.
** part of The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Trio - Lullaby For A Monster   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31156   1991

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

June 15, 1976

Good Bait

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1156 in 1981 + 1 bonus track.

Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon, Barry Harris, Louis Hayes, Sam Jones, Blue Mitchell, Sam Noto - True Blue   Xanadu 136   1977?

Blue Mitchell, Sam Noto, trumpet; Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

NYC, October 22, 1976

Lady Bird
How Deep Is The Ocean
True Blue

Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon, Barry Harris, Louis Hayes, Sam Jones, Blue Mitchell, Sam Noto - Silver Blue   Xanadu 137   1977?

Blue Mitchell, Sam Noto, trumpet; Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.: same session.

NYC, October 22, 1976

On The Trail
Allen's Alley
Silver's Blue

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Biting The Apple   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1080   1977

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Al Foster, drums.

November 9, 1976

Apple Jump
I'll Remember April
Skylark
A La Modal

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31080 in 1986.
** part of The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Biting The Apple   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31080   1986

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Al Foster, drums.: same session.

November 9, 1976

Georgia On My Mind
Blue Bossa

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1080 in 1977 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon - Homecoming   Columbia PG 34650

Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Stafford James, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, December 11 and 12, 1976

Gingerbread Boy
Little Red's Fantasy
Fenja
In Case You Haven't Heard
It's You Or No One
Let's Get Down
'Round Midnight
Backstairs

** also released on Legacy C2K 46824.

Dexter Gordon - Homecoming   Legacy C2K 46824

Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Stafford James, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.: same session.

Village Vanguard, NYC, December 11 and 12, 1976

Fried Bananas
Body And Soul

** originally released on Columbia PG 34650 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon With Leon Pendarvis Orchestra   Columbia 3 10565

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Mike Mainieri, vibes; Leon Pendarvis, piano, arranger; Cornell Dupree, Steve Khan, guitar; Bob Babbitt, bass; Chris Parker, drums; Erroll Bennett, percussion; unidentified strings.

NYC, December, 1976

Isn't She Lovely

1977

Dexter Gordon - Sophisticated Giant   Columbia JC 34989   1978

Benny Bailey, Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, Slide Hampton, trombone; Frank Wess, alto sax, flute, piccolo; Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax; Howard Johnson, baritone sax, tuba; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.

Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, June 21 and 22, 1977

Laura
The Moontrane
Red Top
Fried Bananas
You're Blase
How Insensitive

Montreux Summit Vol. 1   Columbia JG 35005   1978

Maynard Ferguson, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Bobbi Humphrey, Tys Van Leer, flute; Hubert Laws, flute, piccolo; Stan Getz, Benny Golson, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; 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; Bob Militello, baritone sax.

Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland, July 24, 1977

Montreux Summit

omit Schaffer.

Blues March

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Slide Hampton, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Duke, keyboards; Gordon Johnson, electric bass; Billy Brooks, drums.

Fried Bananas

Maynard Ferguson, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Bobbi Humphrey, Tys Van Leer, flute; Hubert Laws, flute, piccolo; Stan Getz, Benny Golson, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; 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; Bob Militello, baritone sax.

Andromeda

Montreux Summit Vol. 2   Columbia JG 35090   1978

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Slide Hampton, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Duke, keyboards; Gordon Johnson, electric bass; Billy Brooks, drums.

Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland, July 24, 1977

The Moontrane

Maynard Ferguson, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Slide Hampton, trombone; Hubert Laws, flute, piccolo; Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Duke, keyboards; Gordon Johnson, electric bass; Billy Brooks, drums.

Red Top

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Espace Cardin 1977   Elemental Music (Eu) 5990431   2018

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax #1,3-5, soprano sax #2; Al Haig, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Espace Pierre Cardin (Theatre De La Ville), Paris, France, September 25, 1977

1.Sticky Wicket
2.A La Modal
3.Body And Soul
4.Antabus
5.Oleo
6.'Round Midnight

** originally released on Elemental Music (Eu) 5990531 in 2018 + 2 bonus tracks.

Who's Who In Jazz Presents: Lionel Hampton With Dexter Gordon   Who's Who In Jazz WWLP 21011   1977

Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Oliver Jackson, drums; Candido, conga drums.

Studio 21, NYC, November 11, 1977

Cute
They Say That Falling In Love Is Wonderful
Lullabye Of Birdland
I Should Care
Seven Come Eleven
Blues For Gates

Charles Mingus, Earl Fatha Hines, Lionel Hampton - Giants Of Jazz Volume Two   Who's Who In Jazz WWLP 21014   1977

Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Oliver Jackson, drums; Candido, conga drums.: same session.

Studio 21, NYC, November 11, 1977

Lullabye Of The Leaves

Philly Joe Jones - Philly Mignon   Galaxy GXY-5112   1978

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, November 29-30, and December 1, 1977

Neptunis
Polka Dots And Moonbeams

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1935-2 in 2000.

1978

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Willisau 1978: Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series 45   TCB (Swi) TCB 02452   2021

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, double bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

Hotel Mohren, Willisau, Switzerland, March 4, 1978

On Green Dolphin Street
The Jumpin' Blues
Hi-Fly
Old Folks
Strollin'

Dexter Gordon - Great Encounters   Columbia JC 35978

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

NYC, May 1, 1978

Ruby, My Dear

Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

Carnegie Hall, NYC, September 23, 1978

Blues Up And Down
Cheese Cake

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums; Eddie Jefferson, vocal.

NYC, January 26, 1979

Diggin' In
It's Only A Paper Moon

Dexter Gordon - Manhattan Symphonie   Columbia JC 35608   1978

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

NYC, May 2, 1978

Moment's Notice
Tanya

same personnel.

NYC, May 3, 1978

Body And Soul
LTD
I Told You So

same personnel.

NYC, May 4, 1978

As Time Goes By

Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone   Blue Note BABB 85112   1985

Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, May 13, 1978

Antabus

same personnel.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, May 16, 1978

It's You Or No One
Tangerine
Come Rain Or Come Shine

same personnel.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, March 23, 1979

Sophisticated Lady

same personnel.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, March 24, 1979

Easy Living

same personnel.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, March 27, 1979

More Than You Know

Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone Volume 3   Blue Note CDP 7 94850 2   1990

Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.: same personnel.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, September 16, 1978

Body And Soul

same personnel.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, September 17, 1978

I Told You So

same personnel.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, March 24, 1979

You've Changed
As Time Goes By

Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone Volume 2   Blue Note CDP 7 94849 2   1990

Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.: same personnel.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, September 17, 1978

Gingerbread Boy

same personnel.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, March 23, 1979

The Panther

Dexter Gordon - A Cantata   West Wind (G) WW 2079   1992

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

Rome, Italy, October, 1978

Secret Love
Tanya

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Live In Chateauvallon 1978   Elemental Music (Eu) 5990435   2020

Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

Chateauvallon Jazz Festival, Chateauvallon, France, November 8, 1978

Tangerine
Strollin'

same session.

More Than You Know
Gingerbread Boy
Long Tall Dexter (closing announcements)

** originally released on Elemental Music (Eu) 5990535 in 2020 + 3 bonus tracks.

1979

Havana Jam   Columbia PC2 36053   1979

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Hubert Laws, flute; Arthur Blythe, alto sax; Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, marimba; Cedar Walton, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Tony Williams, drums; Willie Bobo, percussion.

Karl-Marx Theatre, Havana, Cuba, March 2-4, 1979

Project "S"

Havana Jam II   Columbia PC2 36180   1979

Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Karl-Marx Theatre, Havana, Cuba, March 2-4, 1979

Polka Dots And Moonbeams

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Hubert Laws, flute; Arthur Blythe, alto sax; Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, marimba; Cedar Walton, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Tony Williams, drums; Willie Bobo, percussion.

Sounds For Sore Ears

Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Cedar Walton, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Tin Tin Deo

Dexter Gordon - Nights At The Keystone Volume 1   Blue Note CDP 7 94848 2   1990

Dexter Gordon, tenor, soprano sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, March 24, 1979

Backstaris/Ltd

1980

Dexter Gordon - Gotham City   Columbia JC 36853   1981

Woody Shaw, trumpet #3; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, acoustic piano; George Benson, electric guitar #1,4; Percy Heath, acoustic bass; Art Blakey, drums.

CBS Studios, NYC, August 11 and 12, 1980

1.Hi-Fly
2.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
3.The Blues Walk (Loose Walk)
4.Gotham City

** also released on Columbia CK 36853 in 1990.

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

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kirk Lightsey, piano; David Eubanks, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, November 4, 1980

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (alternate take)

1981

Dexter Gordon - Backstairs   Live At e.j.'s (Portuguese) JLR 103.603   1996

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kirk Lightsey, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

e.j.'s, Atlanta, GA, May 5, 1981

Tangerine
I Told You So
Skylark
Backstairs

same session.

It's You Or No One
Tanya
As Time Goes By
Jumpin' Blues

Dexter Gordon - Jive Fernando   Chiaroscuro CR-2029   1981

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; George Duke, keyboards; Donald Rafael Garrett, bass; Oliver Johnson, drums.

San Francisco, CA, August, 1981

Fried Bananas (Jive Fernando)
Blue Monk
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Montmartre

1982

Dexter Gordon - American Classic   Elektra Musician E1-60126

Grover Washington Jr., soprano sax #1,3; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Shirley Scott, organ; Eddie Gladden, drums.

Philadelphia, PA, March 8, 1982

1.The Jumpin' Blues
2.Besame Mucho
3.For Soul Sister

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kirk Lightsey, piano; David Eubanks, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

NYC, May 16, 1982

Sticky Wicket
Skylark
Interview With Gordon

Various Artists - In Performance At The Playboy Jazz Festival   Elektra Musician 60298-1-I   1984

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Steve Turre, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kirk Lightsey, piano; David Eubanks, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums; Ray Mantilla, congas.

Playboy Jazz Festival, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA, June 19 and 20, 1982

Fried Bananas
You've Changed

** also released on Elektra Musician E1 60298 in 1984.

Aurex Jazz Festival '82 - AJF '82 All Star Jam   Eastworld (J) EWJ-80238   1982

Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn, vocal; J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Aurex Jazz Festival, Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, September 1, 1982

The Snapper
Blues For Squeaky
Eclypso
Autumn Leaves
Minor Mishap
Milestones

same personnel.

Aurex Jazz Festival, Osaka Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, September 2, 1982

I Want A Little Girl
It's All Right With Me

same personnel.

Aurex Jazz Festival, Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama, Japan, September 5, 1982

Listen To The Dawn
Georgia On My Mind

** also released on Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-8020 in 1998.

Aurex Jazz Festival '82 - Live Special   Eastworld (J) EWJ-80255   1983

Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn, vocal; J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.: same personnel.

Aurex Jazz Festival, Osaka Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, September 2, 1982

Soba Up
God Bless The Child
Walkin'

1985 (age 62)

Herbie Hancock - Round Midnight (Soundtrack)   Columbia SC 40464   1986

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax #1; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes #1; Herbie Hancock, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Lonette McKee, vocal #2.

Paris, France, July 1-12, 1985

1.Una Noche Con Francis
2.How Long Has This Been Going On
3.Still Time

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; John McLaughlin, guitar; Pierre Michelot, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Studio Eclair, Paris, France, July 1-12, 1985

Body And Soul

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Studio Eclair, Paris, France, August 20 and 21, 1985

Rhythm-a-ning

Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight   Blue Note BT 85135   1986

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; John McLaughlin, guitar; Pierre Michelot, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Studio Eclair, Paris, France, July 1-12, 1985

As Time Goes By

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Studio Eclair, Paris, France, August 20 and 21, 1985

Society Red

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, soprano sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, Mads Vinding, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Studio Davout, Paris, France, August 22, 1985

'Round Midnight

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, soprano sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Studio Davout, Paris, France, August 23, 1985

Tivoli

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 46397 2 in 1986.

1987

Tony Bennett - Berlin   Columbia FC 44029

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Ralph Sharon, piano, arranger; Paul Langosch, bass; Joe LaBarbera, drums; Tony Bennett, vocal.

New Jersey, 1987

All Of My Life
White Christmas

Others

Slide Hampton-Joe Haider Jazz Orchestra - Give Me A Double   JHM Records (Swi) JHM 3627   2003

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Ack Van Rooyen, trumpet, flugelhorn; Bobby Burgess, Slide Hampton, trombone; Erik Van Lier, bass trombone; Ferdinand Povel, alto sax, flute; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Andy Scherrer, tenor, soprano sax; Joe Haider, piano; Isla Eckinger, bass; Billy Brooks, drums.

unknown location, date

Tribute
Grandfather's Garden
Think
Like A Blues
Tante Nelly

same session.

What's Happening
Quiet Nights
Petaluma
Waltz For My Lady
Time For Love