Todd Gordon

Born 7 June 1958
Todd Gordon
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1958-06-07
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Todd Gordon

Todd Gordon Biography (Wikipedia)

Todd Gordon is a singer and entertainer from Scotland, United Kingdom. He was a Beatles fan until the age of eleven when he first listened to Frank Sinatra's seminal "Songs for Swingin' Lovers". Gordon's first-ever visit to a major jazz concert was in 1973 to see Duke Ellington performing at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh. His second was on April 11, 1974 to see Ella Fitzgerald at The Apollo in Glasgow. Recently, the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation included Gordon's off- and on- stage encounters with Ella Fitzgerald.

Gordon collected every album by Sinatra before broadening his interest into jazz and many other renowned singers and instrumentalists.

Over a 20-year period Gordon immersed himself in The Great American Songbook and would acquire a repertoire of well over a thousand songs. In 1975 he met Ella Fitzgerald. He was also fortunate to meet Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Count Basie, Woody Herman, George Shearing and Tony Bennett. His primary interest in music was as singing type which was passionate yet private. In 2000 he participated in a week-long vocal jazz workshop that would change his performance approach. One year later he performed at Scotland’s best jazz club. In 2003 he was booked to open for Dionne Warwick during her UK tour and subsequently gave up his "day job" as an exhibition organizer to perform full-time.

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The Squadronaires
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
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I Left My Heart In San Francisco
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I Left My Heart In San Francisco
Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra & Todd Gordon
Winter Wonderland (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)
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Winter Wonderland (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

Winter Wonderland (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

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Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra
Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra & Todd Gordon
One For My Baby (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)
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One For My Baby (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

One For My Baby (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

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Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra
Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra & Todd Gordon
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)
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Bad, Bad Leroy Brown (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

Bad, Bad Leroy Brown (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

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Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra
Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra & Todd Gordon
My Love Is Here To Stay (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)
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My Love Is Here To Stay (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

My Love Is Here To Stay (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

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Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra
Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra & Todd Gordon
Where or When (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)
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Where or When (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

Where or When (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

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Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra
Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra & Todd Gordon
Let It Snow (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)
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Let It Snow (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

Let It Snow (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

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Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra
Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra & Todd Gordon
I've Got You Under My Skin (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)
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I've Got You Under My Skin (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

I've Got You Under My Skin (Recorded Live At Pacific Quay)

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Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra
Todd Gordon
If You Could Read My Mind (feat. Jacqui Dankworth)
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If You Could Read My Mind (feat. Jacqui Dankworth)
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