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All Music Guide - Stacia Proefrock
From the first moments when Dexter Gordon sails into the opening song full of brightness and confidence, it is obvious that Go is going to be one of those albums where everything just seems to come together magically. A stellar quartet including the stylish pianist Sonny Clark, the agile drummer Billy Higgins, and the solid yet flexible bassist Butch Warren are absolutely crucial in making this album work, but it is still Gordon who shines. Whether he is dropping quotes into "Three O'Clock in the Morning" or running around with spritely bop phrases in "Cheese Cake," the album pops and crackles with energy and exuberance. Beautiful ballads like "I Guess I'll Hang My ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stacia Proefrock
From the first moments when Dexter Gordon sails into the opening song full of brightness and confidence, it is obvious that Go is going to be one of those albums where everything just seems to come together magically. A stellar quartet including the stylish pianist Sonny Clark, the agile drummer Billy Higgins, and the solid yet flexible bassist Butch Warren are absolutely crucial in making this album work, but it is still Gordon who shines. Whether he is dropping quotes into "Three O'Clock in the Morning" or running around with spritely bop phrases in "Cheese Cake," the album pops and crackles with energy and exuberance. Beautiful ballads like "I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry" metamorphosize that energy into emotion and passion, but you can still see it there nonetheless. Gordon had many high points in his five decade-long career, but this is certainly the peak of it all.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/23/1999
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 724349879423
  • Catalog Number: 98794
  • Sales rank: 41,412

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dexter Gordon Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Sonny Clark Piano
Billy Higgins Drums
Butch Warren Bass
Technical Credits
Sammy Cahn Composer
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Ira Gitler Liner Notes
Alfred Lion Producer
Ron McMaster Engineer
Jule Styne Composer
Reid Miles Cover Design
G. Valentine Composer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    FUN

    DEXTER GORDON HAD A UNIQUE SOUND ALL HIS OWN. THE MUSIC HERE SWINGS!!! FUN DEFINED. TAKES YOU TO A GOOD PLACE WHERE YOU DON'T WANT TO LEAVE.

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