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Dexter Gordon Quartet: Tokyo 1975 (Elemental), Woody Shaw: Tokyo ’81 (Elemental)

How ironic that concert performance, once the definition of musical ephemerality, has become the richest vein to mine for vintage jazz gold. Working with producer Michael Cuscuna, Elemental has unearthed a cannily matched pair of albums recorded (mostly) in Japan that offer fresh sounds from two musically related giants. Dexter Gordon’s Tokyo 1975 catches the … Read More “Dexter Gordon Quartet: Tokyo 1975 (Elemental), Woody Shaw: Tokyo ’81 (Elemental)”

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