DEX100: The Dexter Gordon® Centennial Project (2023-2024)

DEX100: The Dexter Gordon® Centennial Project (2023-2024)

Official Press Release

The Dexter Gordon® Centennial Project is the official program established to celebrate the 100th birth-year and anniversary of the life and legacy of late tenor saxophonist, composer, bandleader, and Academy Award nominated actor Dexter Gordon® (Feb 27, 1923- Apr 25, 1990).

The centennial project is a division of The Dexter Gordon® Society, which exists to preserve Dexter Gordon®’s legacy through archival preservation, publication and digitization of historic works, educational projects, workshops, and cultural events.


Have a project idea? Send us your proposal or presentation below. We’d love to hear your ideas on how you’d like to celebrate DEX100 and the iconic legacy of Dexter Gordon. We welcome new projects in the arts, media, and education.

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