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Dexter Gordon
Age67 (age at death)
Birthday 27 February, 1923
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, United States
Died 25 April, 1990
Place of Death Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Height 6' 5" (196 cm)
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality American
Occupation Jazz Musician
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Dexter Gordon (February 27, 1923 – April 25, 1990) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He was among the most influential early bebop musicians, which included other greats such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud Powell. Gordon's height was 6 feet 6 inches (198 cm), so he was also known as "Long Tall Dexter" and "Sophisticated Giant". His studio and performance career spanned over 40 years.

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