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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 27, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Do elegant style set Gordon apart by Considine the Baltimore Sun above All Dexter Gordon had who died of kidney failure wednesday in was certainly a great one of the bes known jazzmen of his Leonard feathers encyclopedia of jazz in the 70s called him one of the most influential saxophonists of the Bop and his influence did not end with the bebop Boom of the 40s his 1976 return to the United states after a 14year self imposed exile in Copenhagen was equally applauded by downbeat and while his portrayal of jazzman Dale Turner in the film round Midnight earned him an Oscar just the its Likely that what the lanky Tenor saxophonist will be Best remembered for is his sense of lean and Gordons bandstand Demeanour was hipness making the most of his impeccable supreme and the Martin dry wit of his betwee songs nor was that the Only place his sense of humor for he was equally fond of filling his solos with offhand quotes from familiar As jazz critic Ira Gitler Gordons approach marked a turning Point in Tenor sax incorporating both the harmonic insights of Lester Youngs angular improvisations with the melodic Grace of Coleman Hawkins More conventional and that made him one of the brightest lights in Gordon started out in beginning his almost 50 year career at 17 with the Lionel Hampton but it want until he began hanging out with Charlie dizzy thelonious Monk and other Early bebop musicians that his sense of style began to exert even Miles Davis then one of jazz most promising Young turks was Dexter was real hip Davis recalled in his i thought he was super hip one of the hippest and cleanest Young cats on the whole music scene Back like a lot of other opera Gordon was also a heroin we were the he told time in we did what was new and hip with no forethought of Conse there were of Gordon served two years in prison for narcotics violations in the mid sos ironically his jail stint landed him his first film playing musician in and finally kicked his habit after a two month internment in his narcotics record made him ineligible for a new York cabaret effectively cutting him off from the most important jazz Market in the Gordon portrays Dale Turner in round with Irreg free april 4s top player so impressive on seemingly simple hands both North North 4 k 10 7 6 9 7 4 2 0 a j 5 West 452 9 8 k q 10 is 964 a 5 0 East 494 9 j 10 5 3 987642 10 0 24 South a q j 83 v a k q 6 0 3 4 k 8 7 the bidding North East 1 0 4 4 5 9 6 0 pass pass pass pass pass pass South 2 4 4 it 5 it 7 4 West pass pass pass pass opening Lead King of 0 we Are frequently asked who we think is the worlds greatest Bridge and we always plead the fifth amendment because there Are so Many worthy but when asked about the Best woman we have no such in our the late Helen Sobel Smith ranks head and shoulders above the and would rank High on our list of the Al time what impressed us about Helen was not just the Way she could work magic 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up with seven three a heart and two so the deep finesse had to Tribune Media services Horoscope by Jeane Dixon marriage is on your Virgo for april 1990 Aries March 21april an Excel Lent Day to Purchase items for your the Domestic scene should be pleasant but invite close friends to join the family Circle for a relaxing eat Taurus april 20may those special qualities that make you stand out in a crowd receive new attention ensure your future financial Security by taking a leadership gemini May 21june special ties and alliances pay off royally new work methods will have to be adopted if profits Are to something that has eluded you in the past moves into easy cancer june 21july a sense of humor helps alleviate tension at if a project is to be completed on those with cold feet must be urged hesitation could cause a loss of Leo july a new career Opportunity appears on the be on your Best behaviour at place of Check with a loved one before making a final decision regard ing a financial Virgo push harder to put your plans into opera although financial backing is strings could be be willing to make marriage could be on your know what you Libra use your time avoid people who intrude on your the financial picture shows signs of Romance looks dont spend too much Money this Scorpio you ended the work week on a confident profits Are rising despite in creased go ahead and sign agreements and loved one May share some great news celebrate Sagittarius give loved ones a Chance to make Deci Sions on their keep your mates or romantic partners exer Cise is a healthy Way to relieve ten avoid tackling too much too Capricorn stay in the background until ready to make your you learn a lot from observing the mistakes of someone who thinks he has All the a promotion or pay raise is aquarius employ More tact at work and sudden quarrels can be settled be serious about employment a raise or promotion is invest in new clothes without going Over Pisces 19march work on your own whenever possible a professional associate offers helpful expenses can be Cut if new methods Are if an old Friend make plans to get Ogeth your birthday today travel and events at a distance play a key role in your career and business decisions you Are eager to see things for your differences with a loved one can be resolved if you refuse to let Pride stand in the Way of a True an intuitive under standing of what others Are feeling gives you All kinds of advantages in both Romance and you Are asked to be a special negotiator or accept the assignment with Good Success beckons celebrities born on this Date actor Lionel president James comedian Jay actress Ann univ instal Pottss Orn Dicato

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