Generation (Dexter Gordon album)

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Studio album by Dexter Gordon
Released 1973
Recorded July 22, 1972
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 41:35
Label Prestige
PR 10069
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Dexter Gordon chronology
The Apartment
(1974)The Apartment1974

Generation is an album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon which was recorded in 1972 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


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

Scott Yanow of Allmusic states, "Veteran tenor-saxophonist Dexter Gordon welcomed trumpeter Freddie Hubbard to his recording group several times during his career and each collaboration was quite rewarding.... This CD should please collectors".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Milestones" (Miles Davis) - 8:56
  2. "Scared to Be Alone" (André Previn) - 7:39
  3. "We See" (Thelonious Monk) - 11:18
  4. "The Group" (Dexter Gordon) - 6:33
  5. "Milestones" [alternate take] (Davis) - 7:09 Bonus track on CD reissue



  1. ^ Dexter Gordon discography accessed July 16, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 16, 2013
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 88. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.