WR626: Jon Gordon

Episode 626 October 01, 2021 00:55:38
WR626: Jon Gordon
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Show Notes

Here's an interview with acclaimed jazz saxophonist (and U of M prof, by way of Staten Island, New York) Jon Gordon

We talked about his excellent new album, ‘Stranger Than Fiction’, Winnipeg as a jazz hub, punk rock and free improvisation, embracing crowdfunding, and so much more.

Jon will be perfoming Oct. 1 at the Rachel Browne Theatre as part of Jazz Winnipeg's Fall Fest.

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