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The Best Dexter Gordon Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 643 votes 178 voters 5.4k views47 items

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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    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksDarn That Dream, Kong Neptune, Tanya

    Length (mins)00:48:18

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Go

    1962
    59
    11
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    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksBroadway, Willow Weep for Me, Scrapple From the Apple

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    21
    1

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksI'm a Fool to Want You, Devilette, Jodi

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Bebop

  • 5

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksSociety Red, Society Red, It's You or No One

    Length (mins)00:54:02

    Genres (Music)Jazz

  • 6

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksModal Mood, I Want More, Smile

    Length (mins)00:43:13

    Genres (Music)Jazz

  • 7

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksSoy Califa, The Backbone, You Stepped Out of a Dream

    Genres (Music)Jazz

  • 8

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksHeartaches, Everybody's Somebody's Fool, Shiny Stockings

    Genres (Music)Jazz

  • 9

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksThe Rainbow People, Montmartre, Stanley the Steamer

    Genres (Music)Jazz

  • 10

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksThe Apartment, Candlelight Lady, Wee-Dot

  • 11

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksBody and Soul, The Blues Walk, The Panther

    Length (mins)00:43:52

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksConfirmation, Darn That Dream, Autumn in New York

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Bouncin' with Dex

    1991
    11
    1

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksEasy Living, Catalonian Nights, Billie's Bounce

  • 14

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksFried Bananas, Boston Bernie, Lady Bird

    Genres (Music)Jazz

  • 15

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksFried Bananas, How Insensitive, Diggin' In

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksBlue Bossa, A La Modal, Skylark

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    Gotham City

    1980
    5
    0

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksA Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, Hi-Fly, Gotham City

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    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksRuby, My Dear, I Told You So

  • 21

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksField Day, Lovely Lisa, Jodi

    Length (mins)00:39:54

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    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksLong Tall Dexter, Blow Mr. Dexter, Dexter Rides Again

    Genres (Music)Jazz

  • 25

    ArtistDexter Gordon

    TracksMisty, Stablemates, Red Cross