WBAI – Family Legacy: Interview with Maxine Gordon and son Woody Shaw III
Source: Joyce Jones of “Suga’ In My Bowl” on WBAI-FM/Pacifica Radio in New York.
WBAI 90.1 | November 20, 2011
Enjoy this 2hr Dexter Gordon radio tribute and interview with Maxine Gordon, Dexter’s widow and former manager-producer, along with her son (Dexter’s stepson) Woody Louis Armstrong Shaw III. Together, they discuss the world behind the music and their dedicated work to keep the jazz legacy alive (2hrs).
Maxine talks about her fascinating life and career in the jazz world, working on the road with legends of the music, and her experience organizing and managing Dexter’s original Columbia albums as the Executive Producer. Her son, Woody Shaw III talks about the process of reissuing these recordings in today’s digital age and his work on the new PopMarket Reissue – Dexter Gordon: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection.
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