Jerry Dodgion, Saxophonist
(Photo by Richard Conde)
Jerry Dodgion is a musician's musician, a multi-woodwind master who in the course of his six-decade career, has been a first-call player for hundreds of classic projects. Among the countless number of musical associations that Dodgion has had throughout the years were with Gerald Wilson, Benny Carter, Red Norvo, Benny Goodman, Oliver Nelson, the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Duke Pearson, Count Basie, and Marian McPartland among many others. We were thrilled to have Jerry join us for our oral history series as he gave us a unique insight into the music world.