Tangerine (Dexter Gordon album)

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Tangerine
Studio album by Dexter Gordon
Released 1975
Recorded June 22 & 28, 1972
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 42:36
Label Prestige
PR 10091
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Dexter Gordon chronology
Ca'Purange
(1971)
Tangerine
(1972)
Generation
(1972)

Tangerine is an album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon which was recorded in 1972 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Lindsay Planer of Allmusic states, "It certainly ranks up there as one of Gordon's greats".[2] Derek Taylor reviewed the CD reisssue for All About Jazz in 2000 stating "While this disc isn’t a classic on par with say much of his Blue Note work it still offers up immediate proof of why he resides in the upper echelon of the tenor saxophone hierarchy".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dexter Gordon except as indicated

  1. "Tangerine" (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) - 8:54
  2. "August Blues" - 9:47
  3. "What It Was" - 8:07
  4. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Henry Mancini, Mercer) - 8:43
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on June 22 (tracks 1-3) and June 28 (track 4), 1972

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dexter Gordon discography accessed July 18, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 18, 2013
  3. ^ Taylor, D. All About Jazz Review, June 1, 2000