Doc: Dexter Gordon, 1996

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In 1996, director Don McGlynn released a documentary on tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon entitled More Than You Know. What made the documentary special was that virtually the entire story of Gordon's life came out of his mouth. McGlynn culled footage of Gordon being interviewed from multiple sources to create a flavorful oral history. Here's a clean color version (minus the watermark) that went up at YouTube yesterday...

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