Dexter Gordon Tag Archive

There’s something about Paris…

I first met the legend that is Maxine Gordon, last year in Paris. I went to interview her about her new book ‘Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon’ in the...

Maxine Gordon Book Launch| “Sophisticated Giant, The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon”

It’s here, Maxine Gordon’s biography of Dexter Gordon titled “Sophisticated Giant, The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon” is now available. Published by...

Dexter Gordon & Herman Schoonderwalt – The Dutch Jazz Archive releases.

It was 1963 when tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon played first played in the Netherlands. Jazz Club Persepolis in Utrecht had booked the American, who at that time lived in...

Maxine Gordon and the Jazz Flame – Part 2

I have been very fortunate to meet some truly incredible people through my work in the music industry, but there are two people that stand out for me. They stand out because they,...

Maxine Gordon and the Jazz Flame

Maxine Gordon. Historian, researcher, author, producer, scholar, consultant. President of the Dexter Gordon Society and President of Dex Music LLC (which controls the copyright to...

Sophisticated Giant | The long awaited biography of Dexter Gordon

It’s been a long time coming however the biography of Dexter Gordon, written by his wife and longtime manager Maxine Gordon, is now available for pre-order ahead of...

50 years of jazz history, MPS celebrates a half-century milestone.

Diversity, courage and quality: those are the trademarks with which MPS – Musik Produktion Schwarzwald – and company founder Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer achieved world-wide...

Philip Catherine, Selected Works 1974-1982 5CD Box Set | CD Review

Celebrating his 75th Birthday, Warner Music France has released a limited edition 5CD box set of music by guitarist Philip Catherine. Titled “Philip Catherine Selected Works...

Concord Music acquires Savoy label Group.

Yesterday Billboard announced that the Concord Music Group has “continued it’s acquisition spree by” acquiring the Savoy Label. Originally known as Concord Jazz,...