Dexter Gordon & Slide Hampton A Day In Copenhagen 180g LP
Dexter Gordon & Slide Hampton A Day In Copenhagen 180g LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: MPS Records
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Dexter Gordon & Slide Hampton A Day In Copenhagen 180g LP

Dexter Gordon & Slide Hampton

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SKU:
MPSLP15478
UPC:
4029759154785

1969 Live Recording On 180g Vinyl LP!
Remastered From The Original Master Tape!

With his big, warm, round-toned sound, sophisticated phrasing, and hip quotes, Dexter Gordon was one of the major forces on the tenor saxophone from the mid-1940s until his death in 1990. Gordon was cited by both Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane as a major influence on their playing, and is acknowledged as a jazz icon.

The popularity of mainstream jazz was on the decline in the States during the 1960s. The Vietnam war and racial turmoil were in high gear, and many of the music's top-flight musicians, including Gordon, migrated to Europe in order both to escape and to make a living playing jazz. Gordon eventually settled in Copenhagen, Denmark. During this period, he usually played and recorded backed by a piano trio, but this 1969 recording is different. The usual quartet has been expanded with some of those premiere jazz "refugees," each a major voice on his instrument, assembled for the session.

One of the great modern jazz trombonists, Slide Hampton is also a composer/arranger of note. The album was a collaborative venture between Gordon and Hampton, and three of the compositions and all of the arrangements on the album are his. The classy Jamaican trumpeter Dizzy Reese completes the front line. The rhythm section includes two jazz giants who were Gordon's constant companions at Copenhagen's famous Club Montmartre, fellow American expatriate pianist Kenny Drew and the great Danish bassist N.-H. Örsted-Peterson. The Gordon-Drew pairing is one of the classic horn-piano matchups in jazz, and has often been compared with the Miles Davis-Red Garland and John Coltrane-McCoy Tyner pairings. Art Taylor, who "helped define the sound of modern drumming," was brought in from Paris to complete the all-star rhythm section.

Features

  • 180g Vinyl LP
  • Remastered from the Original Master Tape
  • Liner Notes
  • Picture of the Original Master Tape Box
  • Stereo - Also Playable Mono
  • Made in Germany by optimal media GmbH

Musicians

Kenny Drew piano
Dexter Gordon tenor sax
Slide Hampton trombone
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen bass
Dizzy Reece trumpet
Art Taylor drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. My Blues
  2. You Don't Know What Love Is
  3. A New Thing

Side B:

  1. What's New
  2. The Shadow Of Your Smile
  3. A Day In Vienna
Description

1969 Live Recording On 180g Vinyl LP!
Remastered From The Original Master Tape!

With his big, warm, round-toned sound, sophisticated phrasing, and hip quotes, Dexter Gordon was one of the major forces on the tenor saxophone from the mid-1940s until his death in 1990. Gordon was cited by both Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane as a major influence on their playing, and is acknowledged as a jazz icon.

The popularity of mainstream jazz was on the decline in the States during the 1960s. The Vietnam war and racial turmoil were in high gear, and many of the music's top-flight musicians, including Gordon, migrated to Europe in order both to escape and to make a living playing jazz. Gordon eventually settled in Copenhagen, Denmark. During this period, he usually played and recorded backed by a piano trio, but this 1969 recording is different. The usual quartet has been expanded with some of those premiere jazz "refugees," each a major voice on his instrument, assembled for the session.

One of the great modern jazz trombonists, Slide Hampton is also a composer/arranger of note. The album was a collaborative venture between Gordon and Hampton, and three of the compositions and all of the arrangements on the album are his. The classy Jamaican trumpeter Dizzy Reese completes the front line. The rhythm section includes two jazz giants who were Gordon's constant companions at Copenhagen's famous Club Montmartre, fellow American expatriate pianist Kenny Drew and the great Danish bassist N.-H. Örsted-Peterson. The Gordon-Drew pairing is one of the classic horn-piano matchups in jazz, and has often been compared with the Miles Davis-Red Garland and John Coltrane-McCoy Tyner pairings. Art Taylor, who "helped define the sound of modern drumming," was brought in from Paris to complete the all-star rhythm section.

Features

  • 180g Vinyl LP
  • Remastered from the Original Master Tape
  • Liner Notes
  • Picture of the Original Master Tape Box
  • Stereo - Also Playable Mono
  • Made in Germany by optimal media GmbH

Musicians

Kenny Drew piano
Dexter Gordon tenor sax
Slide Hampton trombone
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen bass
Dizzy Reece trumpet
Art Taylor drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. My Blues
  2. You Don't Know What Love Is
  3. A New Thing

Side B:

  1. What's New
  2. The Shadow Of Your Smile
  3. A Day In Vienna
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Dexter Gordon & Slide Hampton
Title
A Day In Copenhagen
Composer
Additional Artists
Kenny Drew, Dizzy Reece, Art Taylor
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
02-18-2021
Release Date
06-30-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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