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Dexter Gordon

Dexter GordonAKA Dexter Keith Gordon

Born: 27-Feb-1923
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 25-Apr-1990
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA [1]
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Jazz Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Influential bop saxophonist


[1] Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.

Father: Frank Alexander Gordon (dentist)
Mother: Gwendolyn

    Lionel Hampton Saxophonist (1940-43)
    Fletcher Henderson Saxophonist (1944)
    Louis Armstrong Saxophonist (1944)
    Billy Eckstine Saxophonist (1944-45)
    Dexter Gordon
    Grammy 1987 for The Other Side of Round Midnight (jazz solo)
    Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1988
    French Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Heroin, Cancer

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Awakenings (20-Dec-1990) · Rolando
    'Round Midnight (12-Sep-1986)


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