Update Irv Gordon + Follow

No photos available

Upload them now.

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: May 13, 1933

Originally from Philadelphia, Gordon's career spans back to the bebop era, having come up alongside other jazz greats like the Heath brothers, Stan Getz, and John Coltrane, to name a few.

Gordon began performing at the age of 16. At 18, he played the same chair as Lester Young behind Billie Holiday for the first interracial jazz concert in Philadelphia in the summer of 1952

Credits include performances with Philly Joe Jones, Sarah Vaughn, The Four Freshman, Vido Musso, Frances Fayes, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Abby Lincoln, Tommy Vig, Steve & Edie, Ike & Tina Turner, Elvis, Johnny Mathis, and several others....
read more

Music

Events

There are no Irv Gordon events at Jazz Near You. Add one now.

Push your events to your social pages. Learn how here.

Rank: 11,075
Views: 2,566
Fans: 1
Sponsor: Summit Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

or search site with Google

Help improve the Irv Gordon profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Irv Gordon musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.