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Gordon, Dexter 1923-1990

Overview
Works: 1,239 works in 3,336 publications in 7 languages and 21,662 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Jazz  Concert films  Musical films  Film noir  Nonfiction films  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Actor, Composer, Conductor, Singer, Narrator, Musician, Other, Creator, Contributor, Interviewee, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 781.65
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Most widely held works by Dexter Gordon
Awakenings by Oliver Sacks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 1,238 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
'Round midnight by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 969 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 Bud 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 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

63 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our man in Paris by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

48 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 573 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 486 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 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takin' off by Herbie Hancock( Recording )

54 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter Gordon live in '63 & '64 by Dexter Gordon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features three concerts that highlight the bebop style of one of the most influential saxophonists in jazz history, with side musicians such as Art Taylor and Kenny Drew
Jazz : the Smithsonian anthology( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 291 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
Jazz icons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features unseen unique performances from four of the artistis in the second series of Jazz Icons
Ballads by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

22 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Dexter Gordon by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

25 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doin' allright by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

25 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter calling-- by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

34 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 5 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 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Blue Note and Capitol recordings of Fats Navarro and Tadd Dameron by Fats Navarro( Recording )

5 editions published in 1995 in Undetermined and English and held by 213 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 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter Gordon by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

38 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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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