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Those Were the Days
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Montmartre, Copenhagen, 1971
Here's some documentary footage of Dexter Gordon practicing and performing in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1971.
As a teenager Dexter Gordon played saxophone alongside Illinois Jacquet in Lionel Hampton's band. After experiencing life as an African-American musician Gordon found true freedom from the shackles of artist and racial oppression in 1960s Europe.
Dexter Gordon, sax
Kenny Drew, piano
Niels-Henning ěrsted Pedersen, bass
Makaya Ntshoko, drums
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