True Blue (Al Cohn and Dexter Gordon album)

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True Blue
Studio album by Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon
Released 1976
Recorded October 22, 1976
Genre Jazz
Label Xanadu
136
Producer Don Schlitten
Dexter Gordon chronology
Lullaby for a Monster
(1976)
True Blue
(1976)
Silver Blue
(1976)
Al Cohn chronology
Play It Now
(1975)
True Blue
(1976)
Silver Blue
(1976)

True Blue is a jazz album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon and saxophonist Al Cohn, recorded in 1976 for Xanadu Records.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 3½ stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "The perfect player to interpret Tadd Dameron's music (of which he had full understanding), Harris performs eight of the influential composer's songs on this 1975 album".[3]


Track listing[edit]

  1. "Lady Bird" (Tadd Dameron) - 10:59
  2. "How Deep Is the Ocean?" (Cole Porter) - 9:30
  3. "True Blue" (Blue Mitchell) - 17:38

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dexter Gordon discography, accessed May 1, 2014
  2. ^ Xanadu Records discography accessed May 1, 2014
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed April 29, 2014