Unformatted text preview: etc. • His sound influenced many young players of his day like Coltrane, and Sonny Rollins • Late 40’s Dexter played on the famed 52 nd street in NYC with Parker Fats Navarro, and Max Roach • Made Various recordings with Blue Note in the 50’s • In 1962 Dexter began playing in Europe at Ronnie Scott’s club in London. A new experience for Dexter • Settled in Copenhagen where he lived until his return to the US in 1976 • Begaan working for motion pictures in the 80’s, where he one an Oscar with Herbie Hancock • His last appearance was with the New Your Philharmonic in Ellingtones , a commissioned piece written by David Baker. QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture....
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- Spring '08
- History, Dexter Gordon, Lionel Hampton band