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Mosaic Select to Release Sets From Dexter Gordon and Don Pullen

The 13th and 14th releases in the Mosaic Select series by Mosaic Records will feature more recent works by pianists and composers Don Pullen and Dexter Gordon (pictured).

Pullen’s Mosaic Select begins with the two albums that the Don Pullen-George Adams quartet made for Blue Note: Breakthrough in 1986 and Song Everlasting in 1987. When that quartet disbanded after the death of Dannie Richmond, Pullen made New Beginnings with Gary Peacock and Tony Williams and Random Thoughts with James Genus and Lewis Nash.

Gordon formed his first real working group at age 38 with pianist George Cables, bassist Rufus Reid and drummer Eddie Gladden. The quartet made only one studio album in its two years of existence, but they toured the country constantly and their many appearances at San Francisco’s Keystone Korner, which were informally recorded, have yielded three CDs, originally issued as Nights At The Keystone on Blue Note. Culled from three weeks’ worth of performances, this set represents three hours and 15 minutes of Gordon at his peak.

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