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Dexter Gordon: Denmark, 1962


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Let's hang in Scandinavia for another day this week. I want to show you a fabulous gig documentary made in 1962 for the German TV program, An Ort und Stelle: Jazz in Kopenhagen (or On the Scene: Jazz in Copenhagen). It featured Dexter Gordon (ts), Lars Gulin (bar), Sahib Shihab (fl/as), Harold Goldberg (p), Benny Nielsen (b) and drummer Alex Riel, who was in my Bill Evans post two days ago. The club scenes take place at Copenhagen's famed Jazzhus Montmatre. The music is sensational.

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