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Gordon, Dexter 1923-1990

Overview
Works: 1,450 works in 3,773 publications in 7 languages and 25,440 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Jazz  Biographical films  Concert films  Big band music  Musical films  Film noir  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Actor, Composer, Conductor, Narrator, Singer, Other, Musician, Interviewee, Contributor, Honoree, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dexter Gordon
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients
'Round midnight by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the friendship between an aging alcoholic jazz musician and a young French jazz fan. Inspired by the real-life friendship between jazz pianist Bud Powell and Francis Paudras
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Our man in Paris by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

71 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz in revolution : big bands in the 1940's by Harlan Leonard( Recording )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

78 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Round midnight : original motion picture soundtrack by Herbie Hancock( Recording )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter Gordon live in '63 & '64 by Dexter Gordon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features three concerts that highlight the bebop style of one of the most influential saxophonists in jazz history, with side musicians such as Art Taylor and Kenny Drew
A swingin' affair by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

40 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go! by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

5 editions published in 1999 and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takin' off by Herbie Hancock( Recording )

57 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz : the Smithsonian anthology( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Dexter Gordon by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

23 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doin' allright by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

37 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The other side of Round midnight by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

28 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Round Midnight; Berangere's Nightmare #2; Call Sheet Blues; What is this thing called love; Tivoli; Society Red; As Time goes By; It's only a paper moon; Round Midnight
Jazz icons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features unseen unique performances from four of the artistis in the second series of Jazz Icons
One flight up by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

29 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballads by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

17 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The panther! by Dexter Gordon( )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tower of power! by Dexter Gordon( )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Dexter Gordon

Dexter Gordon americký jazzový tenorsaxofonista

Dexter Gordon Amerikaans componist (1923-1990)

Dexter Gordon amerikansk komponist

Dexter Gordon amerikansk kompositör

Dexter Gordon jazzman amerykański, saksofonista tenorowy

Dexter Gordon sassofonista statunitense

Dexter Gordon US-amerikanischer Tenorsaxophonist

Gordon

Gordon, Dexter, 1923-

Gordon Dexter Keith

Gordon, Dexter Keith 1923-1990

Long Tall Dexter 1923-1990

LTD 1923-1990

Гордон, Декстер

Декстер Гордон

דקסטר גורדון

ديكستر غوردون

دکستر گوردون آهنگساز آمریکایی

덱스터 고든 미국의 재즈 테너 색소폰 연주자

デクスター・ゴードン

德克斯特·戈登

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