A Day in Copenhagen

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A Day in Copenhagen
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Studio album by Dexter Gordon with Slide Hampton
Released 1969
Recorded March 10, 1969
Metronome Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark
Genre Jazz
Length 41:45
Label MPS
MPS 15230
PR 7763
Dexter Gordon chronology
Live at the Amsterdam Paradiso
A Day in Copenhagen
The Tower of Power!
Slide Hampton chronology
The Fabulous Slide Hampton Quartet
A Day in Copenhagen
Umeå Big Band & Slide Hampton in Montreux
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

A Day in Copenhagen is an album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon with trombonist Slide Hampton recorded in Copenhagen in 1969 which was originally released on the MPS label in Europe and re-released on the Prestige label in the US.[2]


Scott Yanow of Allmusic states, "Unlike many other American expatriates living in Europe, tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon always managed to play and record with the top musicians while overseas... The other soloists are fine but Gordon easily dominates the set, playing his brand of hard-driving bop".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Slide Hampton except as indicated

  1. "My Blues" - 9:11
  2. "You Don't Know What Love Is" (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) - 6:03
  3. "A New Thing" - 5:07
  4. "What's New?" (Bob Haggart) - 8:04
  5. "The Shadow of Your Smile" (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster) - 5:01
  6. "A Day in Vienna" - 7:49



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