Introducing Joe Gordon is the debut album by American jazz trumpeter Joe Gordon featuring tracks recorded in late 1954 and released on the EmArcy label. All compositions by Joe Gordon except as indicated. Lady Bob" (Quincy Jones) - 6:59. Grasshopper" (Jones) - 6:59. Flash Gordon" - 7:39.
A fine bop-oriented trumpeter, Joe Gordon's tragic death in a fire cut short any chance he had at fame in the jazz world. He became a professional in 1947 and had stints with Georgie Auld, Lionel Hampton. ead Full Biography. Overview . Biography . Discography . Songs .
Joseph Henry Gordon (May 15, 1928, in Boston, Massachusetts – November 4, 1963, in Santa Monica, California) was an American jazz trumpeter. His first professional gigs were in Boston in 1947; he played with Georgie Auld, Charlie Mariano, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Parker (1953–55 intermittently), Art Blakey (1954), and Don Redman. In 1956 he toured the Middle East with Dizzy Gillespie's big band; he was a soloist on "A Night in Tunisia". Following this he played with Horace Silver.
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Charlie Rouse, Joe Gordon, Jimmy Schenck, Junior Mance & Art Blakey. Charlie Rouse, Joe Gordon, Jimmy Schenck, Junior Mance & Art Blakey. 4. The Theme (Issued As "Flash Gordon"). Joe Gordon & Art Blakey.