Friday, November 4, 2016

Big Band Jazz Leader & Composer Gordon Goodwin

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Bandleader & Composer Gordon Goodwin   ..  His big phat band  started in 1999 – the first concert at you alma mater Cal State University Northridge ringing in a collection of styles: swing, Latin, blues, classical, rock – They just released 2016’s An Elusive Man – along with this venture, he’s a successful composer and arranger in Hollywood working wth the likes of Ray Charles, Christina Aguilera, Johnny Mathis, Toni Braxton, John Williams, Natalie Cole, David Foster, Sarah Vaughan, Mel Torme, Brian McKnight and Quincy Jones .. He has conducted world-renowned symphony orchestras in Atlanta, Dallas, Utah, Seattle, Toronto and London – won a  GRAMMY Award .. has three Emmy Awards and great stories ..

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