King Neptune (album)

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King Neptune
King Neptune (album).jpg
Live album by Dexter Gordon Quartet
Released 1979
Recorded June 25, 1964
Venue Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark
Genre Jazz
Length 51:01
Label SteepleChase
Producer Nils Winther
Dexter Gordon chronology
Cheese Cake
(1964)Cheese Cake1964
King Neptune
I Want More
(1964)I Want More1964

King Neptune (subtitled Dexter In Radioland Vol. 3) 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
AllMusic4/5 stars[4]

AllMusic critic Scott Yanow stated "All of the releases in this valuable Dexter in Radioland series are recommended".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dexter Gordon except where noted.

  1. Introduction by Dexter Gordon – 1:21
  2. "King Neptune" – 12:23
  3. "Satin Doll" (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer) – 12:29
  4. "Body and Soul" (Johnny Green, Frank Eyton, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) – 10:05
  5. "I Want to Blow Now" (Bennie Green) – 14:39



  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. I Want More – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved March 7, 2017.