This Indie Exclusive edition comes on translucent green vinyl and is limited to just 300 copies.
Dexter Gordon recorded dozens of albums and played hundreds of live shows, but none better than what’s
captured on this 1967 date at Jazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen. The hard-bop saxophonist blows
nothing less than a 28-chorus solo without referencing one standard tune on an epic 12-bar rendition of
“Sonnymoon for Two” and, for good measure, sails through an extended, calypso-themed version of Ben
Tucker’s “Devilette.” Want sentimentality? No problem. Get lost on “Misty,” on which pianist Kenny Drew and
drummer Al Heath add their own signature strokes. What a set!
Both Sides of Midnight marks Gordon’s peak live recorded document and a can’t-miss opportunity for
collectors and enthusiasts to get closer to the man and his music.
|A2||For All We Know||8:38|
|B2||Sonnymoon For Two||15:39|