A Swingin' Affair

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For the Frank Sinatra album see A Swingin' Affair!.
A Swingin' Affair
Studio album by Dexter Gordon
Released 1962
Recorded August 29, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:27
Label Blue Note
BST 84133
Producer Alfred Lion
Dexter Gordon chronology
Go!
(1962)
A Swingin' Affair
(1962)
Our Man in Paris
(1963)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 5/5 stars[1]

A Swingin' Affair is a 1962 jazz album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon, recorded two days after his best-known album Go!, and with the same line-up.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Soy Califa" (Gordon) – 6:27
  2. "Don't Explain" (Herzog Jr., Holiday) – 6:06
  3. "You Stepped Out of a Dream" (Brown, Kahn) – 6:34
  4. "The Backbone" (Butch Warren) – 6:48
  5. "Until the Real Thing Comes Along" (Cahn, Chaplin, L.E. Freeman, Mann Holiner, Alberta Nichols) – 6:49
  6. "McSplivens" (Gordon) – 5:43

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 87. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.