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Society Red & Little Dex: Tribute to Dexter Gordon & Hadley Caliman w/guest Maxine Gordon

March 10 @ 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Dexter Gordon image courtesy of the Dutch National Archives. Hadley Caliman photo by Steve Korn.

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Sliding scale: $15 / $10 / $5

Maxine Gordon, author of the definitive book on her late husband Dexter Gordon, is interviewed about her book Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon (University of California Press) by one of Seattle’s favorite musicians Ahamefule J. Olou. Following the conversation, two sets of music are presented in honor of Gordon and his protégé Hadley Caliman, who mentored many great musicians himself. Music performed by Nathan Breedlove (trumpet), Gary Hammon (saxophone), Jamael Nance (drums), and Phil Sparks (bass).

Please note: Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. For sold out shows standing room may be the only available space. Please come early to ensure you get a table. Reservations can be made for those who are coming for dinner as well as the show. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm.

To guarantee a good seat, please make your dinner reservation by emailing reservations@theroyalroomseattle.com

Details

Date:
March 10
Time:
7:30 pm9:30 pm
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Venue

The Royal Room
5000 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118 United States
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Phone:
206-906-9920
Website:
www.theroyalroomseattle.com