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Gordon, Dexter 1923-1990

Overview
Works: 1,190 works in 3,432 publications in 8 languages and 23,114 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Concert films  Jazz  Film noir  Nonfiction films  Musical films  Motion picture music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Actor, Composer, Conductor, Narrator, Singer, Musician, Other, Creator, Contributor, Honoree, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Dexter Gordon
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients
After Hours by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

49 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the friendship between an aging alcoholic jazz musician and a young French jazz fan. Inspired by the real-life friendship between jazz pianist Budd Powell and Francis Paudras
Ken Burns jazz the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Go! by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

73 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our man in Paris by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

61 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz in revolution big bands in the 1940's( Recording )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takin' off by Herbie Hancock( Recording )

53 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Round midnight : original motion picture soundtrack by Berliner Philharmoniker( Recording )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz icons( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features unseen unique performances from four of the artistis in the second series of Jazz Icons
Dexter Gordon live in '63 & '64 by Dexter Gordon( Visual )

14 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spectacles musicaux filmés le 29 juillet 1964 par la télévision hollandaise à Amersfoort en Hollande; le 20 septembre 1963 au Lugano Festival Internazionale à Lugano en Suisse et le 8 janvier 1964 à Bruxelles en Belgique
Jazz the Smithsonian anthology( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter calling-- by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

34 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The other side of Round midnight by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

29 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Round Midnight; Berangere's Nightmare #2; Call Sheet Blues; What is this thing called love; Tivoli; Society Red; As Time goes By; It's only a paper moon; Round Midnight
Ballads by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

23 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Dexter Gordon by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

22 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homecoming live at the Village Vanguard by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A swingin' affair by Frank Sinatra( Recording )

18 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting the pace by Booker Ervin( Recording )

22 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gettin' around by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter Gordon, American classic by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dexter Gordon Amerikaans componist (1923-1990)

Dexter Gordon amerikansk komponist

Dexter Gordon amerikansk kompositör

Dexter Gordon jazzman amerykański, saksofonista tenorowy

Dexter Gordon sassofonista statunitense

Dexter Gordon US-amerikanischer Tenorsaxophonist

Gordon, Dexter Keith 1923-1990

Long Tall Dexter 1923-1990

LTD 1923-1990

Гордон, Декстер

Декстер Гордон

דקסטר גורדון

دکستر گوردون آهنگساز آمریکایی

デクスター・ゴードン

德克斯特·戈登

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