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Dexter Gordon : a musical biography

Author: Stan Britt
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, ©1989.
Series: Da Capo paperback.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Described by Leonard Feather as "one of the most influential saxophonists of the bop era," Dexter Gordon has been a recognized master for over four decades. This new biography traces his career from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dexter Gordon; Dexter Gordon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Britt
ISBN: 0306803615 9780306803611
OCLC Number: 19888070
Notes: Originally published: Long tall Dexter. London : Quartet Books, 1989.
Description: xx, 215 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Overture : dexterity --
Long tall Dexter from LA --
The real West Coast jazz...? --
Po'k chops with Hamp/All love with Louis --
Blowin' the blues away with Jug and B --
On the street where you bop (with Bird, Miles, Bud et al.) --
Detour ahead: the lean years --
The expatriate: nights at the Montmartre --
Goin' home...and the big treatment --
Was I good?: a star is reborn --
Blow, Mr. Dexter: the sound and the style --
Dexter calling: just for the record --
Coda.
Series Title: Da Capo paperback.
Other Titles: Long tall Dexter
Responsibility: Stan Britt.
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