The Jazz Show Episode November 11, 2013

Broadcast on 11-Nov-2013

9:00pm - 11:59pm

Tenor saxophone giant Dexter Gordon: "Homecoming"
Intro and set-up for first set plus station ID etc.PSA's and set-up for interview and music.Extro and set-up for next set.PSA's and station ID.S PSA's and announcements and set up for The Jazz Feature.
Recorded at the end of 1976 at New York's Village Vanguard. Dexter Gordon, who had been absent for many years from the American Jazz scene returns at the height of his powers and teams up with the great young trumpeter Woody Shaw and his band. The band aside from Shaw and Gordon has Ronnie Matthews on piano, Stafford James on bass and Louis Hayes on drums,.Gordon who had been in Europe for many years is welcomed back by packed houses, honours and praise. The elder statesman returns and makes music with the youngsters,as it were. The performances are all full length and unedited and were issued by Columbia on a double disc set called "Homecoming". The music is energetic and creative and swings like mad! Long Tall Dexter at his best!

Track Listing:

Ups and Downs
Carla Bley · Fleur Carnivore
The Girl Who Cried Champagne
Carla Bley · Fleur Carnivore
Drinking Sing.
Carla Bley · Fleur Carnivore
Serengeti
Holly Burke · Nature Girl
Nature Girl
Holly Burke · Nature Girl
River Of Stars
Holly Burke · Nature Girl
Saeta
Miles Davis · Sketches of Spain
Requiem
Lennie Tristano · Lennie Tristano
Theme For Lester Young
Charles Mingus · Mingus,Mingus Mingus!
Achtung!
Illinois Jacquet · Swing's The Thing!
Las Vegas Blues
Illinois Jacquet · Swing's The Thing!
Fried Bananas
Dexter Gordon · Homecoming
Body and Soul
Dexter Gordon · Homecoming
II B.S.
Charles Mingus · Mingus,Mingus Mingus!