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Homecoming: Dexter Gordon In The Late 1970s

We'll hear music from the live double-album Homecoming, and more.

In the late 1970s tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon returned to the United States after a fourteen-year-long sojourn in Europe; a series of wildly successful gigs and a new contract with Columbia Records persuaded him to stay. We’ll hear music from the live double-album Homecoming, as well as tracks from a recent reissue of the record Manhattan Symphonie, the album Sophisticated Giant, and the 3-CD anthology of Gordon’s performances at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco.

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