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Maxine Gordon and the Jazz Flame – Part 2

Continuing on with our Women in Jazz series, Jazz In Europe together with the Europe Jazz Network will be highlighting some of the most prominent women currently active in...

Maxine Gordon and the Jazz Flame

Today is International Women’s Day. Starting today and for the following two weeks, Jazz In Europe together with the Europe Jazz Network will be highlighting some of the most...

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...

Ahmad Jamal receives a Lifetime Achievement award from Jazz Journalists Association.

The Jazz Journalists Association announced the winners of the 2019 JJA awards yesterday. The Association initiated its awards honouring excellence in jazz music, recordings,...

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...

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...