DEXTER GORDON - Village Vanguard, NYC FEB '83 (2CD)

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• Explosive performance broadcast on National Public Radio
• Digitally remastered for greatly enhanced sound quality
• Background liners

Dexter Gordon, live at the Village Vanguard, New York City on 27th February 1983

Dexter Gordon's long and remarkable career saw him perform alongside Lester Young, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong, John Coltrane and many others. After a long spell in Europe, he returned to the US in 1976, and was named Down Beat Musician of the Year in 1978 and 1980.

This superb set was broadcast by National Public Radio and finds the great saxophonist celebrating his 60th birthday in typically authoritative and entertaining style.

It's presented here with background notes and images.


Disc One - Set 1
1. Secret Love
2. As Time Goes By
3. Soy Califa
4. The Jumpin' Blues & Intros

Disc Two - Set 2
1. Hi-Fly
2. Body & Soul
3. Improvisation
4. Improvisation - Band Intros - Dexter Talks To Audience


Title Village Vanguard, NYC FEB '83
Catalogue No HH2CD3043
Format 2CD
Barcode 5297961304314