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Directed by: Don McGlynn | Produced by: Leonard Malone
Dexter Gordon Documentary - "More Than You Know"
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Dexter Gordon Documentary - "More Than You Know"

Directed by: Don McGlynn | Produced by: Leonard Malone | 2020 | United States

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Dexter Gordon (February 27, 1923 – April 25, 1990) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He was one of the first players of the instrument in the bebop idiom of musicians such as Charlie ParkerDizzy Gillespie, and Bud Powell. Gordon's height was 6 feet 6 inches (198 cm), so he was also known as "Long Tall Dexter" and "Sophisticated Giant". His studio and performance career spanned over 40 years.