Dexter Gordon was a jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, bandleader, and actor. He was among the most influential early Bebop musicians, which included other greats such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Bud Powell.
Gordon’s height was 6 feet 6 inches so he was also known as Long Tall Dexter and Sophisticated Giant. His studio and performance career spanned over 40 years.
Dexter Gordon Jazz Icons Live in “63 & 64”