First broadcast date: 2 January 2019
Gilles Peterson speaks to Maxine Gordon, the life partner of Dexter Gordon.
Maxine Gordon is an art advocate, jazz historian, archivist, scholar, manager and producer. She began her career in Jazz as a road manager for Gil Evans and her story continued. She has just published a Book “Sophisticated Giant” in which she wrote about the life and legacy of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon (1923–1990), one of the major innovators of modern jazz.