The Panther!

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This article is about the album by Dexter Gordon. For the racehorse, see The Panther.
The Panther!
Studio album by Dexter Gordon
Released 1970
Recorded July 7, 1970
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 43:23
Label Prestige
PR 7829
Producer Don Schlitten
Dexter Gordon chronology
Dexter Gordon with Junior Mance at Montreux
(1970)
The Panther!
(1970)
The Chase!
(1970)

The Panther! is an album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon which was recorded in 1970 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, "Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) entered the 1970s -- as well as his career's quarter-century mark -- on a definite upstroke with the sly, sexy -- and above else -- stylish platter The Panther!".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dexter Gordon except as indicated

  1. "The Panther" - 6:29
  2. "Body and Soul" (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 11:01
  3. "Valse Robin" - 5:56
  4. "Mrs. Miniver" - 7:38
  5. "The Christmas Song" (Mel Tormé, Robert Wells) - 5:23
  6. "The Blues Walk" (Lou Donaldson) - 7:21

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dexter Gordon discography accessed March 20, 2013
  2. ^ a b Planer, L. Allmusic Review accessed March 31, 2014