Wycliffe Gordon

Wycliffe Gordon

Wed, September 6, 2017

8:30 pm

$15.00 - $35.00

Wycliffe Gordon - trombone
Dave Corbus - Guitar
Jeff Jenkins - Piano
Bill McCrossen - Bass
Dru Heller - Drums

Wycliffe Gordon w/ The Dave Corbus Quartet
Wycliffe Gordon w/ The Dave Corbus Quartet
-Downbeat Magazine’s Critics Choice Award Best Trombone 2016, 2014, 2013 and 2012
-Downbeat Magazine’s Critics Choice “Rising Star Award” Tuba 2014
-ASCAP Plus Award 2016 and 2015 for his contributions as a composer
-Jazz Journalists Association Award/Trombonist of the Year – 2016, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2002, 2001
-Jazz Journalists Association Critics’ Choice Award for Best Trombone – 2000
-Former veteran member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet
-Former member of Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra
-Featured guest artist on Billy Taylor’s “Jazz at the Kennedy Center” Series
-Performance experience includes work with Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Tommy Flanagan, Shirley Horn, Joe Henderson, Eric Reed, Randy Sandke and Branford Marsalis, plus many top players from the swing and traditional jazz world
-Compositions performed by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Wycliffe Gordon and Friends, the Brass Band of Battle Creek and numerous other ensembles, and performed in programs throughout the U.S. and abroad

Wycliffe is one of the nation’s foremost music educators having held positions at Juilliard School of Music, Michigan State University, Manhattan School of Music in the Jazz Arts Program he currently is Artist in Residence at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, GA. Gordon is regularly featured as guest faculty, teacher, clinician and conductor for All-State festivals, band clinics, the Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp, the Int’l Trumpet Guild, the Int’l Trombone Festival and countless other high school and university programs and guest appearances. He is also the Artist in Residence for the third year now with the Louis Armstrong Legacy Project in Chicago.
Venue Information:
Dazzle @ Baur's
1512 Curtis St.
Denver, CO, 80202
http://dazzlejazz.com