Public Speaking


Maxine Gordon is available for public speaking engagements. She has given talks and presentations all over the United States and Europe, including such places as New York City, Paris, Copenhagen, and Istanbul, Turkey.  

Areas of specialization include:

  • The life's work and musical legacy of Dexter Gordon
  • The Making of Round Midnight (Warner Bros. 1986)
  • Jazz history
  • African American cultural history
  • The political economy of jazz
  • Jazz and the Bronx
  • Other related topics 

To book Maxine for a speaking engagement, please send a proposal on the contact page.