Born in Philadelphia. Moved to Las Vegas in his youth. Son of Irv Gordon, tenor saxophonist and arranger.
Plays a modern saxello soprano saxophone as well as alto saxophone. Also a composer and arranger. Rocky is a very proficient drummer as well.
Had a hit in 2007 off his Alone In The Crowd CD called The Great Escape.
Has own saxophone line which can be found on his website at www.rockygordon.com.
Currently involved in finishing a CD with his contemporary jazz group, The Killer Groove Band.
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Wayne Echt invited me
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hi mister rocky, nice to meet you. i am newspaper man, and radio man show. my love with jazz turn me a radio presenter. i introduce two hours week in brazilian fm station. in brazil there s not a full time jazz fm stations, as well, usa, canada, etc. in brazil only weekly jazz radio show.well, the most of my listeners likes to hear smooth and fusion, but i play latin, bop, cool, etc. jazz is not only smooth or fusion. jazz is like a big house, with many windows...free,bossa nova, latin....etc.so, rocky, i write to you in hope get cd-promote to play at station. my first desire is try feature in my country more groove, beat, improvised music. think about. regards.see me at facebook.
....nice tone, good production...dig your sound...
i'm kinda comin' from the other side of the coin....i'm more of NY burn kat...u dig...i gotta snazz up my page with some sounds & sights...in the mean time checkout www.alphapocket.com
Hi Rocky, Glad to meet you here on the Jazz Network. I stopped by your web page to check out your saxophone line and had trouble finding the right link to it. Good luck with the new CD and wishing you many happy gigs on your road ahead. - Lou
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