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
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(1965)The Trance1965
Setting the Pace
(1965)
Heavy!!!
(1966)Heavy!!!1966
Dexter Gordon chronology
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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]

Reception[edit]

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
  3. "The Trance" (Booker Ervin)- 19:37
  4. "Speak Low" (Weil-Nash)- 15:06

Tracks 3 and 4 were added to the 1992 digital remaster of "Setting The Pace"; originally released on "The Trance"

Personnel[edit]

Recorded in Munich, Germany. October 27, 1965. Digital remastering, 1992 by Phil De Lancie

References[edit]

  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