Cheese Cake (album)

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Cheese Cake
Cheese Cake (album).jpg
Live album by Dexter Gordon Quartet
Released 1979
Recorded June 11, 1964
Venue Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark
Genre Jazz
Length 39:20
Label SteepleChase
SCC-6008
Producer Nils Winther
Dexter Gordon chronology
One Flight Up
(1964)
Cheese Cake
(1979)
King Neptune
(1974)

Cheese Cake (subtitled Dexter In Radioland Vol. 2) 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 "This particular LP features the great tenor with a rhythm section comprised of Europe's best ... Gordon takes long solos that never seem to run out of ideas, making this set a valuable addition to his lengthy discography".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dexter Gordon except where noted.

  1. Introduction by Dexter Gordon – 2:20
  2. "Cheese Cake" – 14:00
  3. "Manhã de Carnaval" (Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria) – 9:30
  4. "Second Balcony Jump" (Billy Eckstine, Gerald Valentine) – 13:30

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. Cheese Cake – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved March 7, 2017.