The 'new' World STAGE Presents: Dexter Gordon 100th Birthday "Concert Series" Live Patron Audience/Livestream Fri Feb 24th, 2023 *7*PM PT *updatez* [Next-up: Jon Williams Memorial 3/4 1PM PT]

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"Long Tall" Dexter Gordon (Feb. 27, 1923 – April 25, 1990)  African-American, L.A. CA Jazz artist (primarily) tenor saxophonist, composer, bandleader, & actor. 


100th Birthday Concert: Quintet w/ (2) tenor saxophonist & rhythm section trio - feat. ~

Justo (Pastor) Almario (Gómez) - tenor sax

Dr. Teodross 'Teo' Avery - tenor sax

Theo 'Ted or Teddy' Saunders - piano

Henry "The Skipper" Franklin - bass

 sub.> Drummer Roy McCurdy performs with the Bobby West Trio at the opening ... *Roy McCurdy* - trap drums (pic., not Chuck's)

Marvin "Smitty" Smith - trap drums 

Above Quintet photos by Chuck Koton, The World Stage Photographer


Listen Hear: Youtube - 

Dexter Gordon & Wardell Gray - The Hunt (Live 1947)

Dexter Gordon Sings & Swings - Bret Primack, Jazz Video Guy



"in-person presentations w/ simultaneous livestreams" - /\/\etal_|


pre & post AV presentation prepared by Chet Hanley, (semi-retired Jazz Professor) CSUDH TV


"Concert Series: Audience - Soft Re-opennin' w/ limited seatin' (aprox. 30 seats) 1st come~1st seated - Artist Support Fee: $20 donation based requested (cash/no plastic) - COVID protocols practiced - All Ages


Onlineview stub: pay2view - $10+fee ~



Next-up: Concert Series - Fri. nites wkly ~

Yvette M. Devereaux American violinist, conductor & Director (short snip-it @ STAGE)

Fri., Mar. 3rd, 2023 8PM PT - Yvette (Mashun) Devereaux String Quartet [CANCELLED]

*Sat. Mar. 4th, 2023 1PM PT - Jon Williams Memorial*


The World Stage

The 'new' World STAGE

Art, Education & Performance Gallery

4321 Degnan Blvd. 90008

(entrance - rear, alley access through fenced patio)

L.A.s' Leimert Park Village

(north of Vernon Ave. & east of Crenshaw Blvd.)

non-profit 501(c)(3) 

Sponsored by Freemasons For Dummies: Former LA Scottish Rite Cathedral ... Foundation




Additional Info.: OutSide (O/S) Post/Listin'z - 

UPF: For the USC & Expo. Pk. neighborhoods in L.A. (area adjacent)

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