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New Dexter Gordon CD Series; [email protected] Tribute

Nine months after releasing a hefty box of Dexter Gordon, The Complete Trio and Quartet Studio Recordings, Steeplechase Records has announced another, smaller release featuring the long, tall tenorist. The new disc, titled Wee Dot after the J.J. Johnson tune of the same name, is out now and is the first in a Steeplechase series of Dex discs recorded live at Copenhagen’s Montmartre Jazzhus, Gordon’s favorite local club.

Living across the Atlantic at the time, Gordon employed a European band for this June 10, 1965 gig: drummer Finn Frederiksen, bassist Benny Nielsen and pianist

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