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SPECIAL EVENT: Dexter Gordon Centennial Celebration

February 25, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

The Nash
110 E Roosevelt St,
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

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TWO SHOWS: 7:00pm, 9:15pm

The Dexter Gordon Centennial Celebration

Craig Handy – tenor sax, Rickey Woodard – tenor sax, George Cables – piano, Nat Reeves – bass, Lewis Nash – drums

Dexter Gordon was one of the leading bebop tenor saxophonists, with his pure, nearly vibrato-less sound and prodigious ability to improvise. He was a major influence on the tenor saxophonists who came after bebop, especially Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane. Join us at The Nash as another Lewis Nash All-Star band celebrates the centennial of the great Dexter Gordon, with outstanding saxophonists Craig Handy and Rickey Woodard, and the awesome rhythm section featuring Nash-favorite pianist George Cables with bassist Nat Reeves and the incomparable Lewis Nash. This is a “roots of Jazz” show not to be missed.

This event is organized with approval from the estate of Dexter Gordon® and The Dexter Gordon Society, Inc. a 501c3 nonprofit organization established in Gordon’s memory. To learn more about Dexter Gordon® ‘s year-long 100th-birthday celebration, please visit The Dexter Gordon® Centennial Project™ at dex100.org or dextergordon.org. Contact: go@dex100.org.

  • Table Seats - : $55
  • Tier 2 Table Seats - : $52
  • High Top Seats - : $52
  • East Row Seats - : $47
  • West Row Seats - : $47