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Dexter Gordon Sound Salon

03/19/19 | 7:00 pm

New York Public Library For the Performing Arts

40 Lincoln Center Plaza Map

212-870-1630


19-03-2019 12:00:00 19-03-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Dexter Gordon Sound Salon | 7:00 pm Celebrate the life and legacy of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon (1923–1990), one of the major innovators of modern jazz. Join an informal guided listening event, with special guest Maxine Gordon, author of the new book Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon. Like a jazz composition, this sound salon will casually blend anecdote, expert commentary, recitation from Dexter's personal letters, with, of course, lots of music from the Library's vast recorded sound collections. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=356760 New York Public Library For the Performing Arts New York Public Library For the Performing Arts

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Celebrate the life and legacy of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon (1923–1990), one of the major innovators of modern jazz. Join an informal guided listening event, with special guest Maxine Gordon, author of the new book Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon. Like a jazz composition, this sound salon will casually blend anecdote, expert commentary, recitation from Dexter's personal letters, with, of course, lots of music from the Library's vast recorded sound collections.

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