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Dexter Gordon - The Art Of The Ballad download album
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    The Art Of The Ballad
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Along with Gene Ammons and Stanley Turrentine, Dexter Gordon was one of the top ballad players of the '60s. Having already made his name in the bebop era and as an expatriate in Europe, Gordon returned to the States to record a series of fine Blue Note discs during the first half of the decade.

Exclusive Prime pricing. The Art Of The Ballad. A Prestige compilation immediately following his Blue Note years. Not all tunes are true ballads. Thad Jones is also heard on The Days of Wine and Roses and The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.

2. The Days of Wine and Roses. 5. Those Were the Days. 6. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face. 7. Some Other Spring.

Heartaches is a live album by American saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded at the Jazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1965 by Danmarks Radio and released on the SteepleChase label in 2005.

Dexter Gordon (February 27, 1923 – April 25, 1990) 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 Powell. Gordon's height was 6 feet 6 inches (198 cm), so he was also known as "Long Tall Dexter" and "Sophisticated Giant". His studio and performance career spanned over 40 years.

Go (Dexter Gordon album). Dexter Gordon (February 27, 1923 – April 25, 1990) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. His studio and live performance career spanned over 40 years. The Art of the Ballad released: 1998. Dexter Gordon released: 1997. Sophisticated Giant released: 1997. More Power! released: 1997. The Resurgence of Dexter Gordon released: 1997. The Shadow of Your Smile released: 1996. The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions released: 1996.

Tracklist

1 For Sentimental Reasons 06:49
2 The Days Of Wine And Roses 08:43
3 Star Eyes 06:48
4 Body And Soul 10:57
5 Those Were The Days 08:03
6 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 05:52
7 Some Other Spring 05:50
8 Sophisticated Lady 07:41
9 Meditation 08:27

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design, Photography – Jamie Putnam
  • Bass – Buster Williams (tracks: 2, 5, 9), Larry Ridley (tracks: 4), Martin Rivera (tracks: 8), Sam Jones (tracks: 1, 3), Stanley Clarke (tracks: 6)
  • Drums – Alan Dawson (tracks: 4), Albert Heath (tracks: 5, 9), Billy Higgins (tracks: 2), Kenny Clarke (tracks: 7), Louis Hayes (tracks: 6), Oliver Jackson (tracks: 8), Roy Brooks (tracks: 1, 3)
  • Electric Bass – Bob Cranshaw (tracks: 7)
  • Electric Piano, Piano – Hampton Hawes (tracks: 7)
  • Liner Notes – Neil Tesser
  • Piano – Barry Harris (tracks: 5, 9), Cedar Walton (tracks: 2), Hank Jones (tracks: 6), Junior Mance (tracks: 8), Tommy Flanagan (tracks: 4), Wynton Kelly (tracks: 1, 3)
  • Producer – Don Schlitten (tracks: 1, 3 to 5, 9), Joel Dorn (tracks: 8), Michael Cuscuna (tracks: 8), Orrin Keepnews (tracks: 7), Ozzie Cadena (tracks: 2, 6)
  • Remastered By – Joe Tarantino
  • Tenor Saxophone – Dexter Gordon
  • Trumpet – Thad Jones (tracks: 6)

Notes

Track #1 is incorrectly identified as "Sentimental Reasons" on the back.

All tracks were previously released.

All tracks were recorded from 1969 through 1973.

The recording format is AAD.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 025218310925
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L330
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 5002
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDX-061398

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PRCD-11009-2 Dexter Gordon The Art Of The Ballad ‎(CD, Comp) Prestige PRCD-11009-2 Brazil 1998