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Al Cohn - Al Cohn's Tones (1953) {Savoy Jazz SV-0187 rel 1992}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Feb. 28, 2018
Al Cohn - Al Cohn's Tones (1953) {Savoy Jazz SV-0187 rel 1992}

Al Cohn - Al Cohn's Tones (1953) {Savoy Jazz SV-0187 rel 1992}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 133 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 77 Mb
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© 1950, 1953, 1992 Savoy Jazz / Nippon Columbia Japan | SV-0187
Jazz / Cool / Bop / West Coast Jazz / Saxophone

Backed by some of the top bop players of the day, Al Cohn stretches out here for a program heavy with up-tempo swingers. Cut in two sessions during 1950 and 1953, Cohn's Tones finds the usually more mellow tenor great feeding off the driving drum work of both Tiny Kahn and Max Roach. Besides the ballad evergreen "How Long Has This Been Going On" and a bluesy "Ah-Moore," the eight-track set is all Cohn originals done in a Lester Young-on-the-West Coast style. Also featuring the talents of pianist Horace Silver, this early Cohn release is at once hot and cool, vigorous and lithe.

Dexter Gordon - 1947-1952 (2003)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Feb. 16, 2018
Dexter Gordon - 1947-1952 (2003)

Dexter Gordon - 1947-1952 (2003)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 193 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 177 MB | Covers (6 MB) included
Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Classics Records (CLASSICS1295)

A Classics collection of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon, 1947-1952 features some of the mellow jazzman's most identifiable recordings from that period. Beginning with an extended version of "The Duel," the disc also includes Gordon's epic tenor battle with Wardell Gray on "The Chase."

Dexter Gordon - The Jumpin' Blues (1970) [Reissue 2006] (Repost)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Jan. 19, 2018
Dexter Gordon - The Jumpin' Blues (1970) [Reissue 2006] (Repost)

Dexter Gordon - The Jumpin' Blues (1970) [Reissue 2006]
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 236 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 94 MB | Covers (6 MB) included
Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Prestige Records (00025218689922)

Although tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon seemed to have been largely forgotten in the U.S. during his long residence in Europe, he was playing in prime form during the period and made occasional trips back to America. On this CD reissue, Gordon teams up with pianist Wynton Kelly (one of his last recordings), bassist Sam Jones and drummer Roy Brooks for an obscure original ("Evergreenish"), "The Jumpin' Blues," the veteran ballad "For Sentimental Reasons" and three songs that were long a part of Gordon's repertoire: "Star Eyes," "Rhythm-A-Ning" and "If You Could See Me Now." Dexter Gordon is in fine form on the excellent straightahead bop set.
Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling (1961/2015) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/192kHz]

Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling (1961/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 37:41 minutes | 1,7 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Recorded over the same four day period in 1961 as Dexter Gordon's Blue Note debut Doin' Allright, this session features a different lineup of musicians with Gordon the only horn player. The band, lavishly praised by critics, features pianist Kenny Drew, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Philly Joe Jones. Like all his early '60s Blue Note recordings, this is Gordon at his absolute best.
Hank Mobley, Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Zoot Sims - Tenor Conclave (1956) [Analogue Productions Remastered 2014] Audio CD Layer

Hank Mobley, Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Zoot Sims - Tenor Conclave (1956)
The Prestige Mono Series, Remastered 2014, Audio CD Layer
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 231 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 110 Mb | Scans included
Cool, Hard Bop, Saxophone Jazz | Label: Analogue Productions | # CPRJ 7074 SA | 00:44:01

These SACD jackets feature printed wraps mounted to chipboard shells, producing an authentic, "old school" look and feel. Some people call these "mini LP" jackets. This unusual meeting of four tenor saxophone players from different "schools" was part of the Prestige Friday afternoon jam session series but far from a typical outing. The giant forebears of Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, and Charlie Parker inform the backgrounds of the performers on this LP — Hank Mobley, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, and John Coltrane — and other influences such as Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon, and the Sonnys (Stitt and Rollins) show up, too, depending on which of the four protagonists you’re talking about.
Spike Robinson & Al Cohn Quintet - Henry B. Meets Alvin G. Once In A Wild (1987)

Spike Robinson & Al Cohn Quintet - Henry B. Meets Alvin G. Once In A Wild (1987)
Jazz, Mainstream Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 67 min | 155 MB
Label: Capri Records | Rel:1987

After working as an engineer for 34 years, Spike Robinson finally became a full-time musician late in 1985. This outing with fellow tenor Al Cohn and a rhythm section comprised of pianist Richard Wyands, bassist Steve La Spina and drummer Akira Tana finds Robinson holding his own with his better-known sidemen. The two tenors had similar but complementary styles (Cohn's tone at this point in time was deeper and darker than Spike's), and their interplay and occasional tradeoffs are delightful. In addition to some standards, they perform Miles Davis' "Sippin' at Bells," Bob Brookmeyer's "Rustic Hop" and Johnny Mandel's "Low Life" on this easily recommended LP.

Dexter Gordon - Ca'Purange (1972) {Prestige-OJC rel 1999}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Dec. 19, 2016
Dexter Gordon - Ca'Purange (1972) {Prestige-OJC rel 1999}

Dexter Gordon - Ca'Purange (1972) {Prestige-OJC rel 1999}
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© 1972, 1999 Prestige / Fantasy / OJC | OJCCD-1005-2
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Saxophone / Trumpet

The harmonically advanced trumpeter Thad Jones is a perfect contrast to the tenor of Dexter Gordon on this enjoyable Prestige LP. Gordon was somewhat forgotten in the United States at the time (his "comeback" was still four years away), but is in excellent form on the four numbers, particularly during a passionate version of "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face."

Al Cohn - Overtones (1982)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Aug. 10, 2016
Al Cohn - Overtones (1982)

Al Cohn - Overtones (1982)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 39:38 min | 101 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Concord Jazz

As can be heard on this quintet set, tenor saxophonist Al Cohn's former "cool school" tone deepend during his later years and had become much more distinctive than it had been earlier. This set is special in that Cohn's backup group includes his son, the cool-toned guitarist Joe Cohn. Also providing fine support are pianist Hank Jones, bassist George Duvivier and drummer Akiri Tana. The quintet performs four of Al Cohn's originals (including "High on You" and the catchy "P-Town") plus Hank Jones' "Vignette," a couple of obscurities and Cole Porter's "I Love You." A typically excellent Al Cohn set. ~ Review by Scott Yanow

Dexter Gordon - Gordon's Gotham (1979)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at June 10, 2016
Dexter Gordon - Gordon's Gotham (1979)

Dexter Gordon - Gordon's Gotham (1979)
Jazz, Hard Bop | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 54 min | 124 MB
Label: Everest | Rel: 1979

This rare recording captures the legendary tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon live in concert at the Both/And Club in San Francisco in 1970. Featuring the great George Duke on piano, Donald Garrett on bass, and Oliver Johnson on drums. All selections newly remastered.
Dexter Gordon - Go! (1962) {1999, Reissue, Remastered, RVG Edition}

Dexter Gordon - Go! (1999)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 322 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 123 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Hard Bop, Saxophone | Blue Note #7243 4 98794 2 3
Remastered By Rudy Van Gelder

Go is the tenth studio album by jazz musician Dexter Gordon, recorded on August 27, 1962 and released in the same year on Blue Note. According to the liner notes by Ira Gitler, this session was "not recorded in a nightclub performance but, in its informal symmetry, it matches the relaxed atmosphere that the best of those made in that manner engender. Everyone was really together, in all the most positive meanings of that word." It was recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at the Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs. Since its release, Go has received very positive reviews from critics, with Allmusic giving it a five star rating. The album was re-released in March 1999 as part of Blue Note's RVG Series, produced by Michael Cuscuna.