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Dexter Gordon

Alyn Shipton selects the best recordings of influential tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon.

Soweto Kinch joins Alyn Shipton to select the best recordings of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon, who became one of the most influential soloists of the 1960s and 70s.

The tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon was one of the first tenor saxophonists in jazz to adopt the bebop style in the 1940s, going on to become one of the most influential and distinctive soloists of the 60s and 70s. Soweto Kinch joins Alyn Shipton to select Gordon's finest recordings, ranging from his early days with Billy Eckstine to his Oscar-nominated performance in Bertrand Tavernier's film "Round Midnight".

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