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    Dexter Gordon

    Born: February 27, 1923 // Los Angeles, CA, United States Died: April 26, 1990 // Philadelphia, PA, United States One of the most important tenor saxophonists to emerge during the bebop era. Gordon was initially inspired by Lester Young, but his intense playing and rich sound reflect the influence of Herschel Evans and Illinois Jacquet, big-toned tenor players of the 1930s and 1940s. Gordon, in ...more


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