Sax on the Web Portal - Dexter Gordon in Finland 1971

  • Dexter Gordon in Finland 1971

    As a young guy I was lucky to meet and photograph Dexter Gordon when he was playing a gig in Finland, Vaasa Youth Festival on 19 June 1971. Dexter is still one of my favorite sax players.

    More jazzy pictures from the festival in my blog:

    This article was originally published in forum thread: Dexter Gordon in Finland 1971 started by OlliL View original post
    Comments 5 Comments
    1. swansong's Avatar
      swansong -
      very cool! looks like Dexter is using some sandpaper on his octave pip?
    1. caipigian's Avatar
      caipigian -
      great! he is my favorite! no doubt.. always a bit behind on sound... great groove...
    1. lipper's Avatar
      lipper -
      Quote Originally Posted by caipigian View Post
      great! he is my favorite! no doubt.. always a bit behind on sound... great groove...
    1. Charlinhos's Avatar
      Charlinhos -
      Dexter, we love you man.

    1. swissjazzfan's Avatar
      swissjazzfan -
      Oh man...I wished I've been there too in 1971.

    Facebook comments

  • Amazon ad

  • Google ad

  • SheetMusicPlus

  • Recent Forum Posts

    Dr G

    Re: New Tenor Saxophone

    Give us a little reference. What is your previous tenor? Are you trying to go darker than it?

    Do you prefer a French style horn, or vintage American?

    What is your budget?

    Does it have to...

    Dr G Today, 12:00 PM Go to last post

    Re: French Gypsy Jazz Recommendations

    Check out some Biréli Lagrène:

    YouTube has some clips of him with saxophonist Frank Wolf.
    Here is one example:...

    mrpeebee Today, 11:56 AM Go to last post

    New Tenor Saxophone

    I recently go into a car accident. Everyone is okay. But my tenor needs about $2,000+ in repair. I'm in the market for a new saxophone. What are some good tenors to check out that play freeblowing,...

    TrevorMatherExp Today, 11:54 AM Go to last post

    Re: Mouthpiece recommendations??

    Bari Hard Rubber

    awesomesaxophonist Today, 11:51 AM Go to last post

    Re: Ishimori Woodstone Reeds, where?

    Yes, I did find this after using Google and have sent them an email but they have not gotten back to me yet. The website doesn't have the ability to order anything from them directly unless you call...

    Platner Today, 11:47 AM Go to last post