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Dexter Gordon - Live in '63 and '64 (DVD)Item #: HL.00320692
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As performed by Dexter Gordon.
Live/DVD. With DVD. 7.5x5.5 inches. Published by Jazz Icons. (HL.00320692)
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Jazz Icons: Dexter Gordon features three concerts filmed in 1963 and 1964 in Holland, Switzerland and Belgium that highlight the bebop legend's classic style and silky tone. Filmed while Dexter was living in Europe, these shows feature legendary side musicians such as Art Taylor (drums) and Kenny Drew (piano) and jazz classics Blues Walk, A Night in Tunisia, Body and Soul, and others. One of the most influential saxophonists in jazz history (both John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins claim him as an influence), Dexter Gordon is captured in sharp form and style on this 70-minute tour de force. Features: 24-page booklet; liner notes by Dexter's widow, historian Maxine Gordon; foreword by Michael Cuscuna; cover photo by Francis Wolff; booklet photos by Jan Persson, Lee Tanner, Riccardo Schwamenthal; memorabilia collage; and more. 69 minutes.