Billie's Bounce (album)

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Billie's Bounce
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Live album by Dexter Gordon Quartet
Released 1983
Recorded August 20, 1964
Venue Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark
Genre Jazz
Length 50:48
Label SteepleChase
SCC-6028
Producer Nils Winther
Dexter Gordon chronology
I Want More
(1964)
Billie's Bounce
(1983)
Clubhouse
(1965)

Billie's Bounce (subtitled Dexter In Radioland Vol. 7) is a live album by American saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded at the Jazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1964 by Danmarks Radio and released on the SteepleChase label in 1979.[1][2][3]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[4]

AllMusic critic Scott Yanow stated "The well-recorded performances feature the great bop tenor in peak form and are easily recommended as is this entire Dexter in Radioland series".[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Introduction by Dexter Gordon – 0:28
  2. "Billie's Bounce" (Charlie Parker) – 17:17
  3. "Night in Tunisia" (Dizzy Gillespie) – 4:12
  4. Introduction by Dexter Gordon – 0:12
  5. "Satin Doll" (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer) – 16:21
  6. "Soul Sister" (Dexter Gordon) – 13:18

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dexter Gordon catalog accessed March 7, 2017
  2. ^ SteepleChase Records discography, accessed March 7, 2017
  3. ^ Jazzlists: Steeplechase Records 6000 series discography, accessed March 7, 2017
  4. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Billie's Bounce – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved March 7, 2017.