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Google 11/12/2018 7:44:04 PM

Maxine Gordon Opens Up About 'Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon' - wbgo.org


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Maxine Gordon Opens Up About 'Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon'
wbgo.org
Twenty-eight years later, she has fulfilled that promise with Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon. The book, just out on the Univ. of Calif. Press, is a fascinating and richly detailed account, combining scrupulous research ...

Google 11/12/2018 4:32:44 PM

From Sweden, with jazz - Daily Record


Daily Record

From Sweden, with jazz
Daily Record
Gunhild Carling knows that most people do not associate her homeland of Sweden with jazz music. But that fact has not stopped her from loving jazz to the point of singing and playing the music herself. “It's a fantastic music to listen to and to play ...

Google 11/9/2018 11:09:22 AM

Member of rapper Famous Dex's entourage shot in knee after Aurora gig, lawsuit says - The Denver Post


Member of rapper Famous Dex's entourage shot in knee after Aurora gig, lawsuit says
The Denver Post
A friend of popular rapper Famous Dex is suing Hyatt Place Denver Airport claiming that poor security allowed someone from an unruly crowd of fans to shoot him in the knee outside the performer's room, a lawsuit says. Rapper Dexter Gordon's 26-year-old ...

Google 11/7/2018 6:59:06 PM

DEXTER GORDON Tribute Performance 'n Celebration of new Biography feat. Justo ALMARIO 'n Teodross AVERY 8PM* - Leimert Park Beat


Leimert Park Beat

DEXTER GORDON Tribute Performance 'n Celebration of new Biography feat. Justo ALMARIO 'n Teodross AVERY 8PM*
Leimert Park Beat
DEXTER GORDON Tribute Performance 'n Celebration of new Biography feat. Justo ALMARIO 'n. Time: November 9, 2018 from 8pm to 10:30pm. Location: The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education-Performance Gallery non profit 501(c)(3) " 'BEST' Jazz Jam ...

Google 11/7/2018 1:09:25 PM

Dick Whittington, forger of jazz generations, returns to Piedmont Piano - The Mercury News


The Mercury News

Dick Whittington, forger of jazz generations, returns to Piedmont Piano
The Mercury News
... eventually leading a band of future legends at The Lighthouse, including saxophonist Charles Lloyd, trumpeter Don Cherry and drummer Billy Higgins. Hired regularly by top L.A. horn players, he was on a 1961 tour with tenor sax titan Dexter Gordon ...

Google 11/6/2018 7:00:30 PM

Legacy of late jazz musician Dexter Gordon brought to life by wife - Daily Bruin


Daily Bruin

Legacy of late jazz musician Dexter Gordon brought to life by wife
Daily Bruin
Maxine Gordon made a single promise to her late husband. Jazz musician and Academy Award-nominated actor Dexter Gordon asked his wife to finish his memoir should an event arise that prevented him from doing so. After his sudden death in 1990, that ...

Google 11/6/2018 6:24:00 AM

'Sophisticated Giant' Review: Long Tall Tenor Man - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

'Sophisticated Giant' Review: Long Tall Tenor Man
Wall Street Journal
The tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon, who died in 1990 at 67, stood apart from other jazz musicians—even other famous ones—and not just because he stood 6 feet 5 inches. While he was roughly the contemporary of those 1940s revolutionaries who gave ...

Google 11/2/2018 12:27:57 AM

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