The Tower of Power!

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This article is about the 1969 Dexter Gordon album. For other topics, see Tower of Power (disambiguation).
The Tower of Power!
Studio album by Dexter Gordon
Released 1969
Recorded April 2 & 4, 1969
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 35:47
Label Prestige
PR 7623
Producer Don Schlitten
Dexter Gordon chronology
A Day in Copenhagen
(1969)
The Tower of Power!
(1969)
More Power!
(1969)

The Tower of Power! is an album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon which was recorded in 1969 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) returned to the United States in the spring of 1969 to create his first studio recordings in nearly a decade... Gordon selflessly provides copious space to his bandmates, a quality that certainly makes selections such as these a pleasure to revisit".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dexter Gordon except as indicated

  1. "Montmartre" (Dexter Gordon, Rex Stewart) - 10:54
  2. "The Rainbow People" - 8:49
  3. "Stanley the Steamer" - 8:02
  4. "Those Were the Days" (Gene Raskin) - 8:02

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dexter Gordon discography accessed March 19, 2013
  2. ^ a b Planer, L. Allmusic Review accessed March 15, 2013