Artist: Joe Gordon
Title: Social Call
Year Of Release: 2020
Label: nagel heyer records
Genre: Jazz
Quality: FLAC (tracks) [44.1kHz/24bit]
Total Time: 1:29:19
Total Size: 1.03 GB
Tracklist:
01. Heleen (04:05)
02. A Song for Richard (05:04)
03. Non-Viennese Waltz Blues (04:14)
04. Awakening (04:08)
05. Sugar Blues (03:29)
06. Mariana (04:13)
07. Love for Sale (06:40)
08. Runnin' Wild (03:23)
09. Co-Op Blues (06:00)
10. I Wanna Be Loved by You (03:41)
11. You're the Only Girl in the Next World for Me (04:04)
12. Diminishing (05:08)
13. Anticipation (04:04)
14. Sweet Georgia Brown (03:43)
15. Down Among the Sheltering Palms (04:04)
16. Terra Firma Irma (07:46)
17. A New Twist (03:40)
18. By the Beautiful Sea (03:13)
19. Some Like It Hot (04:18)
20. Circus (04:23)
A fine bop-oriented trumpeter, Joe Gordon's tragic death in a fire cut short any chance he had at fame in the jazz world. He became a professional in 1947 and had stints with Georgie Auld, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Parker (on an occasional basis during 1953-1955), Art Blakey (1954), and Don Redman. Gordon was with Dizzy Gillespie's 1956 big band, touring the Mideast, and getting a solo on "Night in Tunisia." He was in the Horace Silver quintet, moved back to Boston for a period, and then relocated to Los Angeles where he worked and recorded with Barney Kessel, Benny Carter, Harold Land, Shelly Manne, Dexter Gordon, and Shelly Manne (1958-1960). Joe Gordon, who led dates for EmArcy (1955) and Contemporary (1961), was on one Thelonious Monk recording and spent his last few years as a freelance musician. ~ Scott Yanow
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