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  1. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hi, I have transcribed this solo from a timeless classic album "Go!" 1962 by the legendary Dexter Gordon. I am transcribing tons of solos in these period...
  2. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Happy 97th Birthday , Dexter Gordon! Me and Jay are big fans of him , so here it is, as Dexter used to call this tune "original gold"
  3. Sheet Music & Transcriptions
    I don't know what took me so long to transcribe Dexter Gordon!! I have a lot of catching up to do... www.demariusjackson.com
  4. Jazz and Improvisation
    I made this video about 6 month ago. Now you have it with subtitles. PDF link http://jazzsaxophonelessons.com/789-2/
  5. Sheet Music & Transcriptions
    I'm studying Dexter Gordon's melody and solo on Love for Sale - the recording on his Go! Album. This is a Bossa nova version. I would love to find the chords for this recording. Any ideas?
  6. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    Introducing The new Retro-Revival "Super D" Tenor Sax Mouthpiece Replicated from the Best Link Dbl Ring in My Collection Hot off the Presses! Introducing the New Retro-Revival "Super D" Tenor Sax mouthpiece which is Now Available on our Website www.retro-revival.com Thanks to modern...
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    Believe it or not, the Nesuhi Ertegun Hall of Fame at Jazz at Lincoln Center does not yet include Dexter Gordon. Voting is now open to elect the class of 2015 via this link: http://academy.jazz.org/hall-of-fame/ The saxophone section of the Ertegun HOF, which began in 2004, currently includes...
  8. YouTube videos
    Hi all, I remember having taped from the Dutch radio the first recordings of Dexter Gordon made under his own name when I was about 15 years old and I have listened a ton to those tracks since then. They turned me into jazz (besides a lot of other stuff). Dexter has a killing tone in these...
  9. YouTube videos
    Hi all, Just came across a very nice Dex clip on youtube and wanted to share it here. Looks like Dex talks Swedish (or is it Danish?) in this clip. Looks also like he plays on a brand new Otto Link, so it must have been recorded after his Dukoff mouthpiece was stolen in 1964. Dex sounds a bit...
  10. Recordings, Movies
    Here is a clip of 'The Hague's Blues' as played in 1979 in The Netherlands at the North Sea Jazz Festival during a tenor-battle with Budd Johnson, Dexter Gordon, Illinois Jacquet, Arnett Cobb and Buddy Tate. Unfortunately Arnett Cobb (walking with crutches at that time) was not able to make it...
  11. Websites, Books, Magazines, Photos and other Lit.
    As a young guy I was lucky to meet and photograph Dexter Gordon when he was playing a gig in Finland, Vaasa Youth Festival on 19 June 1971. Dexter is still one of my favorite sax players. More jazzy pictures from the festival in my blog: http://wp.me/p1jVlh-f2.
  12. Recordings, Movies
    Hi all, Found again a fantastic video from a famous tenor-battle played in 1979 in The Netherlands at the North Sea Jazz Festival. This time it's a ballad feature for the late great Dexter Gordon. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eDgOslBTi4 The poster of this video and me are...
  13. Recordings, Movies
    Just found a fantastic video of Flying Home, as played in 1979 in The Netherlands at the North Sea Jazz Festival during a tenor-battle with Budd Johnson, Dexter Gordon, Illinois Jacquet, Arnett Cobb and Buddy Tate. I was there as a 17 year old non playing jazz lover and it turned me to start...
  14. Sheet Music & Transcriptions
    From the Black Lion recordings. Read the blog entry to get the full rundown about this GREAT performance, and download the PDF. Two years later, emerge from the practice room... Here: Harder Bop.
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