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Maxine Gordon - Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon

Thursday, October 9, 7pm
St. Louis Public Library - S
chlafly Branch, 225 N. Euclid

Jazz St. Louis presents, Maxine Gordon, who will sign and discuss her biography of Dexter Gordon, Sophisticated Giant.

Sophisticated Giant presents the life and legacy of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon (1923–1990), one of the major innovators of modern jazz. In a context of biography, history, and memoir, Maxine Gordon has completed the book that her late husband began, weaving his “solo” turns with her voice and a chorus of voices from past and present.

This event is free and open to the public!

 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:00pm
St Louis Public Library - Schlafly Branch
225 N. Euclid
Saint Louis, MO 63108
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$23.96
ISBN: 9780520280649
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of California Press - November 6th, 2018