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Dexter Gordon

Born: 
02/27/1923
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Died: 
04/25/1990
Years Active: 
1940-1986
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Dexter Gordon was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and an Academy Award-nominated actor (Round Midnight, Warner Bros, 1986). He is regarded as one of the first and most important musicians to adapt the bebop musical language of people like Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Bud Powell to the tenor saxophone. His studio and live performance career were both extensive and multifaceted, spanning over 50 years in recorded jazz history.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Lionel Hampton 01/06/1941 Masonic Temple - Birmingham Birmingham Alabama USA
Lionel Hampton 01/29/1941 Grand Terrace Café (2) Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 01/30/1941 Grand Terrace Café (2) Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 01/31/1941 Grand Terrace Café (2) Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 02/01/1941 Grand Terrace Café (2) Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 02/02/1941 Grand Terrace Café (2) Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 02/03/1941 Grand Terrace Café (2) Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 02/04/1941 Grand Terrace Café (2) Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 05/29/1941 Hill City Auditorium Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
Lionel Hampton 07/04/1941 Macon City Auditorium Macon Georgia USA
Lionel Hampton 08/29/1941 Hotel Sherman Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 09/26/1941 State-Lake Theater Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 09/27/1941 State-Lake Theater Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 09/28/1941 State-Lake Theater Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 09/29/1941 State-Lake Theater Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 09/30/1941 State-Lake Theater Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 10/01/1941 State-Lake Theater Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton 10/02/1941 State-Lake Theater Chicago Illinois USA
Lionel Hampton & His Band 02/12/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Lionel Hampton & His Band 02/13/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Lionel Hampton & His Band 02/14/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Lionel Hampton & His Band 02/15/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Lionel Hampton & His Band 02/16/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Lionel Hampton & His Band 02/17/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Lionel Hampton & His Band 02/18/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA

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