In just a few years, Todd Gordon has established himself as “one of Britain’s most popular singers and entertainers” (Scottish Television). An avid Beatles fan until the age of 11, his musical horizons broadened when he heard Frank Sinatra's Songs for Swingin' Lovers! album. From that moment, he collected almost every recording by Ol' Blue Eyes whilst expanding his interest in jazz and swing, encompassing numerous other renowned singers and instrumentalists.
Further inspiration came in 1975 when he met Ella Fitzgerald prior to one of her shows. During her concert, she invited him on stage and sang You Are the Sunshine of My Life specially to him. Since then, Gordon has been fortunate enough to meet many more of his idols - including Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Count Basie, Woody Herman, George Shearing and Tony Bennett.
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Todd Gordon's new album - Love dot com - is an enthralling collection of
classics and brilliant originals all done in a signature way. Gordon has created,
yet again, his own clear aesthetic with witty ideas and that incredibly warm voice
we all love. Not only that, he's one of those rare singers where you can actually
understand every word he sings. This is awe-inspiring creativity! - Brent Fischer
- Grammy®-winning Producer, Arranger (Michael Jackson, Usher, Prince, Al
Jarreau, Joss Stone, Elvis Costello, et al)
“Gordon stands as the guardian of all that is good in the music I love