Thursday, October 9, 7pm
St. Louis Public Library - Schlafly 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!