Maxine 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...

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...

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...