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Wycliffe Gordon

Wycliffe Gordon enjoys an extraordinary career as a performer, conductor, composer, arranger, and educator, receiving high praise from audiences and critics alike. Gordon tours the world performing hard-swinging, straight-ahead jazz for audiences ranging from heads of state to elementary school students. His trombone playing, hailed as “mixing powerful, intricate runs with sweet notes extended over clean melodies,” has been universally hailed by jazz critics. Gordon received the Jazz Journalists Association 2002 and 2001 Award for Trombonist of the Year, the Jazz Journalists Association 2000 Critics' Choice Award for Best Trombone and has been nominated for the Jazzpar Award.

In addition to a thriving solo career, he tours regularly leading the Wycliffe Gordon Quartet, headlining at legendary jazz venues throughout the world. Gordon is a former veteran member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and The Gully Low Jazz Band, and has been a featured guest artist on Billy Taylor's “Jazz at The Kennedy Center” Series. Gordon's extensive performance experience includes work with many of the most renowned jazz performers of the past and present.

Gordon's musical prowess has been captured on numerous recordings, including nine solo CDs and three co-leader CDs. His latest solo effort, “Cone's Coup,” is scheduled for release in May 2006. Gordon is featured on numerous recordings with The Wynton Marsalis Septet, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and numerous others as evidenced in his extensive discography.

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January 21, 2013

Juilliard Jazz Presents "An Evening with Wycliffe Gordon" on Monday...

April 25, 2012

Trish Richardson "The Soul of Jazz" Book Signing at Wycliffe Gordon...

April 24, 2012

Wycliffe Gordon's Jazz á La Carte May 12, 3:00 & 8:00pm Harlem Jazz...

February 26, 2012

Jazz Arts Group presents world premiere of "Beyond the Blackberry...

April 26, 2011

Harlem Jazz Shrines: Wycliffe Gordon's Jazz a la Carte, May 13-14,...

November 26, 2010

Wycliffe Gordon is "Home for the Holidays" to Help Commencement Park...

October 20, 2010

Jazz Arts Group Welcomes Wycliffe Gordon for in-School Residency and...

August 15, 2010

Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon Interviewed at All About Jazz

June 08, 2010

JazzPA's 2010 Summer Jazz Celebration - July 23-24 in Bellefonte, PA

November 05, 2009

Red Hot Holiday Stomp & Kim Burrell at Jazz at Lincoln Center

August 30, 2009

Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon Interviewed at AAJ

February 07, 2008

Feb. 26 Houston Person, Wycliffe Gordon, Joe Ascione, John Cocuzzi in...

January 15, 2007

Wycliffe Gordon and Jay Leonhart Interviewed at AAJ

December 12, 2006

Wycliffe Gordon's "Intolerance" at Rubin Museum New york City -January...

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Discography

 

Cone And T-Staff

Criss Cross Jazz
2010

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This Rhythm On My Mind

This Rhythm On My Mind

Bluesback Records
2007

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We 2

We 2

WJ3 Records
2007

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This Rhythm On My Mind

Criss Cross Jazz
2006

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Cone's Coup

Cone's Coup

Criss Cross
2006

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In the Cross

In the Cross

Criss Cross
2005

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Greensleeves

Greensleeves

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