Joe Gordon

Joseph Henry Gordon

Also known as Gordon

Discography of Joe Gordon:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Lookin' Good 8 Audio 1961 Contemporary Records
2 West Coast Days - Live At The Lighthouse 5 Audio 2004 Fresh Sound Records
3 Lookin' Good! 8 Audio 2009-07-20
4 Lookin' Good! 8 Audio 1961 Contemporary Records
5 Football Crazy 2 Audio 1960 His Master's Voice
6 Lookin' Good 8 Audio 1961 Contemporary Records
7 Lookin' Good! 8 Audio 2000
8 Lookin' Good 8 Audio Contemporary Records
9 Introducing Joe Gordon 2 Audio Emarcy
10 Introducing Joe Gordon 4 Audio EmArcy
11 Lookin' Good 8 Audio 1961 Contemporary Records
12 Introducing Joe Gordon 6 Audio 1955 EmArcy


American jazz trumpeter.

Born : May 15, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Died : November 04, 1963 in Santa Monica, California.

Joe Gordon, professional trumpet player since 1947 he played during his career with : Georgie Auld, Charlie Mariano, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Parker (1953-'55 intermittently) Art Blakey (1954), Don Redman, Dizzy Gillespie (in tour, 1956), Horace Silver, Barney Kessel, Benny Carter, Harold Land, Shelly Manne (1958-'60), Dexter Gordon) and many others.

He recorded two albums under his own name : "Introducing Joe Gordon" (1955) and "Lookin' Good ! " (1961).

He died tragically in a fire in his house (he had fallen asleep with a lit cigarette).


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