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This edition: Maxine Gordon On The Legacy of Jazz Musician Dexter Gordon

Episode Details

Original tape date: January 17, 2019.

First aired: February 11, 2019.

Dexter Gordon was an extraordinary jazz musician, a tenor saxophonist and composer, and he played the lead role in the 1986 film “Round Midnight."
Dexter wanted his story written, but his planned autobiography was unfinished at the time of his death in 1990. Bob is privileged to have as his guest, Dexter’s widow, Maxine Gordon, who has completed the project of telling Dexter’s story in the new book, “SOPHISTICATED GIANT: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon.”

Guest List

Maxine Gordon Author, Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon