Clubhouse (album)

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Dexter Gordon - ClubhouseLP.jpg
Studio album by Dexter Gordon
Released 1979
Recorded May 27, 1965
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Bebop
Length 39:14
Label Blue Note
Producer Alfred Lion
Dexter Gordon chronology
Billie's Bounce
Gettin' Around
Alternative cover
1990 CD reissue
1990 CD reissue
Alternative cover
2007 CD reissue
2007 CD reissue

Clubhouse is an album by American jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon. It was recorded in 1965, but not released until 1979 by Blue Note Records.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

Robert Christgau of The Village Voice called Clubhouse "superb" and "mature late bebop".[4] Allmusic's Scott Yanow gave the album three out of five stars and stated, "It is excellent music if not quite essential".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dexter Gordon, except where noted.

  1. "Hanky Panky" – 6:32
  2. "I'm a Fool to Want You" (Joel Herron, Frank Sinatra, Jack Wolf) – 6:43
  3. "Devilette" (Ben Tucker) – 7:05
  4. "Clubhouse" – 7:33
  5. "Lady Iris B." (Rudy Stevenson) – 5:41
  6. "Jodi" – 5:40



  1. ^ Dexter Gordon discography accessed November 22, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Clubhouse – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 88. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert (February 2, 1981). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved August 7, 2013. 

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