Dexter Gordon with Junior Mance at Montreux

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Dexter Gordon with Junior Mance at Montreux
Live album by Dexter Gordon and Junior Mance
Released 1970
Recorded June 18, 1970
Montreux, Switzerland
Genre Jazz
Length 55:18 CD reissue with bonus track
Label Prestige
PR 7861
Producer Joel Dorn and Michael Cuscuna
Dexter Gordon chronology
Some Other Spring
(1970)
Dexter Gordon with Junior Mance at Montreux
(1970)
The Panther!
(1970)
Junior Mance chronology
With a Lotta Help from My Friends
(1970)
Dexter Gordon with Junior Mance at Montreux
(1970)
The Junior Mance Touch
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Dexter Gordon with Junior Mance at Montreux is a live album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon and pianist Junior Mance recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1970 and released on the Prestige label.[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review stated "This excellent CD serves as a fine all-around introduction to the music of the great tenor-saxophonist".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dexter Gordon except as indicated

  1. "Fried Bananas" - 8:12
  2. "Sophisticated Lady" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 7:54
  3. "Rhythm-a-Ning" (Thelonious Monk) - 8:40
  4. "Body and Soul" (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 10:15
  5. "Blue Monk" (Monk) - 10:50
  6. "The Panther" - 9:27 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 21, 2013
  2. ^ Dexter Gordon discography accessed March 21, 2013