WYCLIFFE GORDON (guest star)

“I think it should be documented, and it can be send around the world and say ‘hey, this is what we are doing here’. And the age ranges from six or seven to sixteen or seventeen… we don’t really see that in the USA, and I travelled all over the world… so to document that and send it to different places I think would be great, it will be great for the world of jazz but great for the world of music, in general.”

Wycliffe Gordon is a very unique trombonist. His music is really impressive. Born in Waynesboro, Georgia 1967, he was introduced to music by his late father, Lucius Gordon, a classical pianist and teacher. He discovered the trombone at age 12 when his older brother began playing it in junior high school band.

Wycliffe Gordon received the Jazz Journalists Association Award for Trombonist of the Year on 2012, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2002 and 2001.

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