Setting the Pace

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Setting the Pace
Setting the Pace.jpg
Studio album by Booker Ervin with Dexter Gordon
Released 1965
Recorded October 27, 1965
Munich, West Germany
Genre Jazz
Length 41:36
Label Prestige
PR 7455
Producer Don Schlitten
Booker Ervin chronology
The Trance
Setting the Pace
Dexter Gordon chronology
Setting the Pace
Stella by Starlight
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[2]

Setting the Pace is an album by saxophonists Dexter Gordon and Booker Ervin recorded in Munich in 1965 and released on the Prestige label.[3]


The Allmusic review stated "Although Gordon is in good form, Ervin (who sometimes takes the music outside) wins honors".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Setting the Pace" (Booker Ervin) – 19:09
  2. "Dexter's Deck" (Dexter Gordon) – 22:47



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 21, 2013
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 72. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Dexter Gordon discography accessed March 21, 2013