02/22/12 By Larry Reni Thomas
DEXTER GORDON RADIO SPECIAL WCOM-FM 2/26/12
SCHEDULED GUEST WOODY SHAW III, DEXTER'S STEP-SON
Listen to "Sunday Night Jazz with Larry Reni Thomas" on WCOM-FM (www.wcomfm.org) Chapel Hill-Carrboro, North Carolina, for The Dexter Gordon Birthday Radio Special with guest Woody Shaw III. The great saxophonist/composer was born February 27, 1923, in Los Angeles,California. WCOM-FM's "Sunday Night Jazz" honors him by presenting a birthday radio special, Sunday, February 26, 2012, beginning at 9 pm and lasting until 12 midnight. The show will feature all Dexter Gordon music and a scheduled interview with Woody Shaw III, who will talk about the new Complete Columbia Albums Collection featuring his step- father, Dexter Gordon's music. The collection includes seven (7) Cds: “Homecoming: Live At The Village Vanguard” (2 cds) (1976),“Sophisticated Giant” (1977), “Manhattan Symphonie (1978),” “Live At Carnegie Hall” (1978), “Gotham City” (1980) and “Bonus Tracks.” For more information go to :http://www.dextergordon.com/blog/2011/09/21/complete-columbia-albums-collection, or go to www.wcomfm.org.
Larry Reni Thomas
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