Dexter Gordon Sophisticated Giant LP
Dexter Gordon Sophisticated Giant LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: Legacy
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Dexter Gordon Sophisticated Giant LP

Dexter Gordon

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SKU:
LEGLP51841
UPC:
190758518411
Reissued On Vinyl LP!

Dexter Gordon’s celebrated late '70s Columbia session Sophisticated Giant pressed on vinyl LP.

Sophisticated Giant was recorded shortly after Gordon's triumphant return to the States after a dozen years living in Europe. Originally recorded in June of 1977, the album finds Gordon on both tenor and soprano saxophone joined by an all-star "Dextette", 10 crack players including trumpeters Woody Shaw and Benny Bailey, Frank Wess on alto and flute, trombonists Slide Hampton and Wayne Andre, Howard Johnson on tuba, vibes master Bobby Hutcherson, and the rhythm section of George Cables on piano, Rufus Reid on bass and Victor Lewis on drums.

Includes the Gordon original "Fried Bananas", Shaw's "The Moontrane" plus standards such as "Laura" and "You're Blasé" all arranged by Slide Hampton and produced by Michael Cuscuna.

Features:
• Vinyl LP
• Limited time download

Musicians:
Dexter Gordon, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
Woody Shaw, trumpet, fluegelhorn
Benny Bailey, lead trumpet, fluegelhorn
Slide Hampton, trombone
Wayne Andre, lead trombone
Frank Wess, flute, alto saxophone, piccolo
Howard Johnson, tuba, baritone saxophone
Bobby Hutcherson, vibes
George Cables, piano
Rufus Reid, bass
Victor Lewis, drums

Selections:
Side One:

1. Laura
2. The Moontrane
3. Red Top
Side Two:
1. Fried Bananas
2. You're Blase
3. How Insensitive
Description
Reissued On Vinyl LP!

Dexter Gordon’s celebrated late '70s Columbia session Sophisticated Giant pressed on vinyl LP.

Sophisticated Giant was recorded shortly after Gordon's triumphant return to the States after a dozen years living in Europe. Originally recorded in June of 1977, the album finds Gordon on both tenor and soprano saxophone joined by an all-star "Dextette", 10 crack players including trumpeters Woody Shaw and Benny Bailey, Frank Wess on alto and flute, trombonists Slide Hampton and Wayne Andre, Howard Johnson on tuba, vibes master Bobby Hutcherson, and the rhythm section of George Cables on piano, Rufus Reid on bass and Victor Lewis on drums.

Includes the Gordon original "Fried Bananas", Shaw's "The Moontrane" plus standards such as "Laura" and "You're Blasé" all arranged by Slide Hampton and produced by Michael Cuscuna.

Features:
• Vinyl LP
• Limited time download

Musicians:
Dexter Gordon, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
Woody Shaw, trumpet, fluegelhorn
Benny Bailey, lead trumpet, fluegelhorn
Slide Hampton, trombone
Wayne Andre, lead trombone
Frank Wess, flute, alto saxophone, piccolo
Howard Johnson, tuba, baritone saxophone
Bobby Hutcherson, vibes
George Cables, piano
Rufus Reid, bass
Victor Lewis, drums

Selections:
Side One:

1. Laura
2. The Moontrane
3. Red Top
Side Two:
1. Fried Bananas
2. You're Blase
3. How Insensitive
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Dexter Gordon
Title
Sophisticated Giant
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
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
09-27-2018
Release Date
10-24-2018
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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