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.
Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Dexter Gordon (tracks: 1 to 6). Trombone – Curtis Fuller (tracks: 7, 8), Slide Hampton (tracks: 1 to 6). Trombone – Wayne Andre (tracks: 1 to 6). Trumpet – Woody Shaw (tracks: 7, 8). Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Benny Bailey (tracks: 1 to 6). Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Soloist – Woody Shaw (tracks: 1 to 6). Tuba, Baritone Saxophone – Howard Johnson (3) (tracks: 1 to 6).
Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon, a new book by Maxine Gordon, is a portrait of the singular tenor saxophonist, and of his times. The legendary bebop sax player had begun writing notes for an autobiography in Cuernavaca, Mexico, where the couple frequently spent time off the road, and away from New York winters, in a house called Villa Verde.
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Dexter Keith Gordon was born on February 27, 1923 in Los Angeles, California. His father, Dr. Frank Gordon, was one of the first African American doctors in Los Angeles who arrived in 1918 after graduating from Howard Medical School in Washington, . Among his patients were Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton. EAC extraction logfile from 4. July 2005, 19:02 for CD Dexter Gordon, Sophisticated Giant. Used drive : HL-DT-STDVDRAM GSA-4163B Adapter: 1 ID: 1 Read mode : Secure with NO C2, accurate stream, disable cache Combined read/write offset correction : 0 Overread into Lead-In and Lead-Out : No. Used output format : Internal WAV Routines 4. 00 Hz; 16 Bit; Stereo.
Artists Dexter Gordon Sophisticated Giant. Sophisticated Giant Dexter Gordon. This album has an average beat per minute of 103 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 55/130 BPM). Tracklist Sophisticated Giant.
Sophisticated Giant presents the life and legacy of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon (1923–1990). It’s all here, leaving no doubt about the truth of Dexter Gordon’s description of himself: ‘I’m not just your ordinary B-flat. -Wesley Brown, author and playwright. Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon, tells the story of the making of Round Midnight where Dexter possessed as much genius as an actor as he ever had as a musician.