The Panther!

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The Panther!
The Panther!.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedJuly 7, 1970
New York City
PR 7829
ProducerDon Schlitten
Dexter Gordon chronology
Dexter Gordon with Junior Mance at Montreux
The Panther!
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The Panther! is an album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon that was recorded in 1970 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide5/5 stars[3]

Lindsay Planer of Allmusic states, "Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) entered the 1970s -- as well as his career's quarter-century mark -- on a definite upstroke with the sly, sexy -- and above else -- stylish platter The Panther!"[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dexter Gordon except as indicated

  1. "The Panther" - 6:29
  2. "Body and Soul" (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 11:01
  3. "Valse Robin" - 5:56
  4. "Mrs. Miniver" - 7:38
  5. "The Christmas Song" (Mel Tormé, Robert Wells) - 5:23
  6. "The Blues Walk" (Lou Donaldson) - 7:21



  1. ^ Dexter Gordon discography accessed March 20, 2013
  2. ^ a b Planer, L. Allmusic Review accessed March 31, 2014
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 88. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.