8 thoughts on “ Dont Explain - Dexter Gordon - Go! + A Swingin Affair (CD) ”

  1. Label: Blue Note - 3 2 2 • Series: RVG Edition • Format: CD Album, Copy Protected, Reissue, Remastered, Stereo • Country: Europe • Genre: Jazz • Style: Hard Bop Dexter Gordon - A Swingin' Affair (, CD) | Discogs5/5(2).
  2. "A Swingin'Affair" demonstrates clearly why Dexter Gordon is the tenor saxophonist by which all others are judged. His sound is like a horn section delivering exquisite tone that only a section would be capable of. The big sound, equally robust in all registers is present on this recording when Dexter /5(13).
  3. Just two days after recording Go!, Dexter Gordon reentered the studio with the same group of musicians (Sonny Clark: piano, Butch Warren: bass, Billy Higgins: drums) and set down the music that would become A Swingin' vergrecreconcupulnacucemmoticip.xyzinfo! Seems to have received most of the critical attention, and while I'll not deny that that album is a classic (see my review), I find A Swingin' Affair to be the more 5/5(20).
  4. Dexter Gordon (February 27, – April 25, ) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He was one of the first players of the instrument in the bebop idiom of musicians such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud vergrecreconcupulnacucemmoticip.xyzinfo's height was 6 feet 6 inches ( cm), so he was also known as "Long Tall Dexter" and "Sophisticated Giant".
  5. Dexter Gordon was on a roll in when he recorded A Swingin' vergrecreconcupulnacucemmoticip.xyzinfo days earlier he and this same quartet recorded his classic album Go!; the band included pianist Sonny Clark, bassist Butch Warren, and drummer Billy vergrecreconcupulnacucemmoticip.xyzinfo wrote two of the set's six tunes, the first of which, the Afro-Cuban-flavored "Soy Califa," is a vergrecreconcupulnacucemmoticip.xyzinfo: $
  6. Go! is a studio album by jazz musician Dexter Gordon featuring Sonny Clark, Butch Warren and Billy Higgins, recorded on August 27, and released in the same year on Blue vergrecreconcupulnacucemmoticip.xyzinfoing to the liner notes by Ira Gitler, this session was "not recorded in a nightclub performance but, in its informal symmetry, it matches the relaxed atmosphere that the best of those made in that manner engender.
  7. Buy A Swingin' Affair (LP) by Dexter Gordon (LP $). Amoeba Music. Ships Free in the U.S.
  8. With his huge tone, witty style and ability to swing at every tempo, Dexter Gordon could not be beat when he played the music he loved. A Swingin' Affair, which also features outstanding playing from Sonny Clark and Billy Higgins, is one of his truly great recordings.

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