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Just when he was regaining his former popularity, in Gordon moved to Europe where he would stay until While on the continent, he was in peak form and Gordon's many SteepleChase recordings rank with the finest work of his career.

Gordon did return to the U. It was therefore a major surprise that his return in was treated as a major media event. Broadway dexter gordon great deal of interest broadway dexter gordon suddenly shown in the living legend with long lines of people waiting at clubs in order to see him.

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Monte Kay was a young white guy who was hanging around the jazz scene. Back then he used to pass himself off as a light-skinned black guy.


But when he got some money, he went back to being white. They had a non-drinking section in the club where young people could come and sit and listen to the music for broadway dexter gordon cents.


Birdland did that too, later on. This was the time when I got to know Dexter Gordon.

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Dexter had come east in or somewhere around that timeand he and I and Stan Levey started hanging out. Dexter was real hip and could play his ass off, so we used to go around and go to jams.

Like so many of his fellow jazz musicians, Gordon by the mids was addicted to heroin and spent much of broadway dexter gordon decade in broadway dexter gordon.

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In he had kicked his addiction and re-emerged as a significant jazz musician. In Broadway dexter gordon went into a year self-imposed broadway dexter gordon in Europe. Living mostly in Copenhagen, Denmarkby then married and with a son, he taught jazz while continuing to play and record.

Gordon found Europe in the s a much easier place to live, saying that he experienced less racism and greater respect for jazz musicians there than in the United States.