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Wycliffe Gordon

Gordon_Wycliffe_2010.jpgWycliffe Gordon received the Jazz Journalists Association 2008, 2007, 2006, 2002 and 2001 Award for Trombonist of the Year, and the Jazz Journalists Association 2000 Critics’ Choice Award for Best Trombone. In addition to a thriving solo career, he regularly tours leading the Wycliffe Gordon Quartet, headlining at legendary jazz venues throughout the world. He also has been a featured guest artist on Billy Taylor's “Jazz at the Kennedy Center” Series. His latest recordings, Boss Bones and You and I were released in June 2008. Gordon’s television appearances have included the Grammy Awards, the PBS special documentary Swingin’ with the Duke, and two Live from Lincoln Center broadcasts with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra—Uptown Blues, Ellington at 100 and Big Train. Gordon also appeared in Ken Burns’ documentary Jazz. Other television appearances include A Carnegie Hall Christmas Concert and Live from Lincoln Center: The Juilliard School at 100 Years. Gordon also is featured in BET's 13-part series Journey with Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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