Dexter Gordon

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Don't Explain (2005 Digital Remaster)
I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) (1999 Digital Remaster)
A Night In Tunisia (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) (2003 Digital Remaster)

Dexter Gordon (February 27, 1923 – April 25, 1990) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He was among the earliest tenor players to adapt the bebop musical language of people such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud Powell to the instrument. Gordon's height was 6 feet 6 inches (198 cm), so he was also known as "Long Tall Dexter" and "Sophisticated Giant". His studio and live performance ...