Dexter Gordon Doin' Alright
The tenor sax legend’s 1961 Blue Note debut. Dexter Gordon recorded it at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, on 6th May 1961. A rebirth for the jazz icon after a decade in which drug addiction and legal troubles limited his output. Featuring a top-flight quintet including trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Horace Parlan, bassist George Tucker and drummer Al Harewood. Showcasing bluesy hard-bop originals like ‘Society Red’ and also a famous take on the ballad ‘You’ve Changed’. The classic cover was designed by Reid Miles and photographed by Francis Wolff.
BLUE NOTE CLASSIC VINYL EDITION: mono, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal, padded inner sleeves.
A1 I Was Doing All Right 9:18
A2 You've Changed 7:27
A3 For Regulars Only 5:45
B1 Society Red 12:21
B2 It's You Or No One 6:13
Tenor Saxophone: Dexter Gordon, Trumpet: Freddie Hubbard, Piano: Horace Parlan, Bass: George Tucker, Drums: Al Harewood