Dexter Gordom Quartet – Tokyo 1975 – LP 180 gr. & CD

Dexter Gordom Quartet - Tokyo 1975 - LP 180 gr. & CD

Dexter Gordom Quartet – Tokyo 1975 – LP 180 gr. & CD

Elemental Music presents a complete previously unissued quartet performance by the great Dexter Gordon. This astonishing concert marked Gordon’s first appearance ever in Japan, backed by an
all-star rhythm sections consisting of Kenny Drew on piano,
Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Albert “”Tootie”” Heath on drums. The album includes a 16-page booklet containing special essays by famed jazz producer Michael Cuscuna & by Dexters
widow, Maxine Gordon and is presented simultaneously on vinyl
and CD (the CD versions contains 2 bonus tracks, also previously unreleased).

DEXTER GORDON QUARTET:

DEXTER GORDON, tenor sax
KENNY DREW, piano
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN. bass
ALBERT “TOOTIE” HEATH, drums

Recorded at Yubinchokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, October 1, 1975.

SIDE A:

01. FRIED BANANAS
02. DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES

SIDE B:

01. MISTY
02. JELLY, JELLY, JELLY

DISK TRACKLISTING:

01. FRIED BANANAS
02. DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES
03. MISTY
04. JELLY, JELLY, JELLY
05. RHYTHM-A-NING*
06. OLD FOLKS*

This Tokyo appearance is the last known recording of the Drew-Ørsted Pedersen-Heath rhythm section!!!.” -MICHAEL CUSCUNA