Dexter Gordon

Born: 
02/27/1923
City: 
Los Angeles
Region: 
California
Country: 
USA
Died: 
04/25/1990
Years Active: 
1940-1986
Instruments: 
Tenor Sax
Recorded With: 

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Dexter Gordon was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and an Academy Award-nominated actor (Round Midnight, Warner Bros, 1986). He is regarded as one of the first and most important musicians to adapt the bebop musical language of people like Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Bud Powell to the tenor saxophone. His studio and live performance career were both extensive and multifaceted, spanning over 50 years in recorded jazz history.

Discography

Released: 1962
Released: 1962
Released: 1965
Released: 1970
Released: 2005

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Dexter Gordon Trio / Charlie Ventura Orchestra 04/03/1948 Masonic Temple Detroit Michigan USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 04/24/1948 Masonic Temple Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon 10/21/1977 Power Center Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 06/02/1978 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 06/03/1978 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 06/04/1978 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon 06/05/1978 The Earle Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival 09/22/1978 Hill Auditorium Ann Arbor Michigan USA
2nd Ann Arbor Jazz Festival 09/28/1979 Hill Auditorium Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon 09/28/1979 Schoolkid's Records Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 11/01/1979 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 11/02/1979 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 11/03/1979 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 11/04/1979 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon 12/04/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon 12/05/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon 12/06/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon 12/07/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 04/19/1983 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 04/20/1983 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 04/21/1983 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 04/22/1983 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 04/23/1983 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Dexter Gordon Quartet 04/24/1983 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA