Jazz Journalists Ken Dryden (Hot House), Mark Holston (Jazziz), Larry Hollis (Cadence), Jae Sinnett, and The Winnipeg Free Press select "Stranger than Fiction" as one of the top 10 jazz releases on 2021.
Evolution picked as one of the TOP 10 Jazz Releases of 2009 by Jazz journalist Gene Seymour.
Evolution picked as one of the top Jazz c.d’s released in 09 by Jazz Journalist Neil Tesser.
The Jazz Journal-"Evolution was one of the Best Jazz Records of 2009"- Brian Morton
Evolution picked as one of the Top Jazz Releases of 09 by the Penguin Guide to Jazz.
All About Jazz Italy- Evolution rated 4+1/2 stars out of 5.
The term "chamber jazz" seems inadequate to describe the brilliant music on the new CD by saxophonist Jon Gordon... clearly a stunning ensemble recording. - Rochester City Paper, Ron Netsky
"Gordon has created a multi faceted statement that invites repeated investigations. He's onto something important."- 4 + 1/2 Stars-Kirk Silsbee- Down Beat
Jon Gordon is a master. His compositions, improvisation, tone, and technical virtuosity set him apart as an elite musician for our time.-Jazz Improv NY-Brandon Bernstein
Jon Gordon is easily one of the top alto saxophonists of his generation.-Ken Dryden-All About Jazz
WAYNE SHORTER-"Gordon has embraced the history of his instrument, carrying with it the ability to extend music as a universal language."
The Jazz Nativity Ingrid Jensen, et al
Ingrid Jensen, et alSt Paul and St Andrews UMC Church
IAWA Christmas Salon Sarah Fearon, Malachy McCourt, Marian Fontana, et al.
Sarah Fearon, Malachy McCourt, Marian Fontana, et al.The Cell Theater
Steve Van Zandt's PBA Fundraiser The Max Weinberg Big Band
The Max Weinberg Big BandThe Mandarin Hotel
The Jon Gordon Group Marcos Valera, et al
Marcos Valera, et alThe Django
Jazz Composers Present- Listening Session Daniel Jamison, et al.
Daniel Jamison, et al.Online
The Jon Gordon Group The Jon Gordon Group
The Jon Gordon GroupBirdland
The Jon Gordon/Wil Swindler Group Wil Swindler, et al.
Wil Swindler, et al.Nocturne
Concert and Masterclass at Col. St. Univ. Wil Swindler, et al.
Fort Collins, Colorado
Wil Swindler, et al.Colorado State University
The Jon Gordon Group Fabio Ragnelli, et al.
Fabio Ragnelli, et al.The Rex
The Jon Gordon/Mike Morreale group John Trentacosta, et al
Albuquerque, New Mexico
John Trentacosta, et alThe Outpost
The Jon Gordon/Mike Morreale Group John Trentacosta, et al
Santa Fe, New Mexico
John Trentacosta, et alParadiso
The Jon Gordon Group TBA