Jazz historian, long time jazz advocate, executive, archivist, author of Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon, and Gordon’s widow and biographer — Maxine Gordon prepares for the publication of her next book, entitled "Quartette: Stories from the Lives of Four Women Jazz Musicians - Maxine Sullivan, Velma Middleton, Melba Liston, and Shirley Scott" (Published jointly by Columbia University & Howard University Press).
Maxine is currently completing a one-year Fellowship as Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies at Harvard University.
- Maxine Gordon at Harvard University
- Harvard Crimson: Maxine Gordon on Jazz Geography and the Allures of Archivism:
- Harvard Gazette: Remember Jazz Greats Maxine, Velma, and Shirley