Dexter Gordon

Birthday
Feb 27, 1923

Bio: One of the great jazz tenor sax players, Dexter Gordon is best remembered by filmgoers for playing fictional sax player Dale Turner in Bertrand Tavernier's 'Round Midnight (1986). His realistic portrayal of a burned-out American jazz man who finds refuge in the cellar clubs of Paris earned Gordon an Oscar nomination -- making him the first instrumental musician to… More

Dexter Gordon Videos

Awakenings
1 minutes 33 seconds
Round Midnight
1 minutes 27 seconds

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