Kim Gordon co-founded the band Sonic Youth with Thurston Moore. When their marriage broke up, so did the band. She's written a memoir called "Girl in a Band."
Born in Joplin Missouri and raised in Detroit, Charles McPherson was a disciple of Charlie Parker but added his own sound to the bebop language. His sax can be heard on the film "Bird" and on recordings with Charles Mingus. Dig the sound and spirit of Charles McPherson Monday night on the 9 O'clock Special on K-Jazz.