Daddy Plays the Horn

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The Hunt
Studio album by Dexter Gordon
Released 1955
Recorded September 1955
Genre Jazz
Length 41:39
Label Bethlehem Archives, Avenue Jazz
Producer Steve Backer, Ralph Bass
Dexter Gordon chronology
The Duel (1947) Daddy Plays the Horn
(1955)
Dexter Blows Hot and Cool
(1955)

Daddy Plays the Horn is a 1955 jazz album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Billboard review stated that the album was "not too original, but it swings" and mentioned that Gordon played "some top-flight, Lester Young-inspired tenor here, with a more robust sound than that of the master or most of his other disciples".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Number Four"   (9:08)
  2. "Autumn in New York"   (7:50)
  3. "You Can Depend On Me"   (4:21)
  4. "Daddy Plays the Horn"   (4:51)
  5. "Confirmation"   (6:30)
  6. "Darn That Dream"   (8:59)

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