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List of the best Dexter Gordon albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. Jazz giant Gordon has played in many configurations; we've attempted to include all his albums as a bandleader here. This Dexter Gordon discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Dexter Gordon albums can be found at the top of the list. If you think the greatest Dexter Gordon album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Dexter Gordon album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Dexter Gordon album of all time?" or "What are the top Dexter Gordon albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The great jazz saxophonist released a long list of albums throughout his lengthy career, spanning decades with over 40 different works. List contains albums like Our Man in Paris and Go.

This list of popular Dexter Gordon CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Cast your votes for the best Dexter Gordon albums below, and vote down any you don't think should be at the top. 

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Our Man in Paris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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One Flight Up is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Go is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
1962

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Daddy Plays the Horn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Dexter Calling... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Doin' Allright is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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A Swingin' Affair is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Gettin' Around is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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The Panther! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Dexter Blows Hot and Cool is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Clubhouse is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
1979

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Bouncin' with Dex is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
Bouncin' with Dex 1991

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Biting the Apple is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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The Tower of Power! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Ca'Purange is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
1972

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The Apartment is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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The Other Side of Round Midnig... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Round Midnight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Sophisticated Giant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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More Power! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Gotham City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
Gotham City 1980

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Landslide is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
Landslide 1980

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The Jumpin' Blues is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Silver Blue is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Generation is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
1972

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American Classic is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Something Different is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Tangerine is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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A Day in Copenhagen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
A Day in Copenhagen 1969

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Stable Mable is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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The Resurgence of Dexter Gordo... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
1997

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Settin' the Pace is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Manhattan Symphonie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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True Blue is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
1976

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The Squirrel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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The Rainbow People is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Revelation is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
1974

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Dexter Rides Again is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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The Chase is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
1970

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Lullaby for a Monster is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Swiss Nights, Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Stella by Starlight is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time
Stella by Starlight 1966

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Some Other Spring, Blues and B... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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More Than You Know is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Pulsation is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Blues a La Suisse is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

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Strings and Things is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time