Dexter Gordon: "I Love You"

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Dexter Gordon
Today marks the 90th anniversary of Dexter Gordon
Dexter Gordon
Dexter Gordon
1923 - 1990
sax, tenor
's birth. To celebrate the great tenor saxophonist, let's head back in time to the Jazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen, Denmark. It's 1962, late at night, and you've just taken a seat after grabbing dinner. And then the show begins. Here's a rare clip I found at YouTube last week (be sure to dig the guy with the pipe). Gordon is joined on stage by baritone saxophonist Lars Gullin and alto saxophonist and flutist Sahib Shihab...


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