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Michael Gordon is a contemporary American composer who was born in Florida in 1956 and grew up in Nicaragua and an Eastern European community in a jungle on the outskirts of Managua.

His music is an outgrowth of his experience with underground rock bands in New York City and his formal training in composition at Yale where he studied with Martin Bresnick. Tuneful, rhythmic and raw, Gordon has embraced elements of dissonance, minimalism, modality and popular culture in what has… read more

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  • Rushes made me want to check out everything bassoon.
  • Rushes is indeed a great album. Like wind blowing through tall grasses on a warm summer afternoon.
  • 'Rushes' is a huge AOTY possibility. It's brilliant.
  • True galactic hero, they don't grow on trees everyday!
  • Decasia wouldn't be worth half without the soundtrack. Tremendous.
  • saw him the other day. he is rocking an epic beard!
  • He's the best Composer Ever!!!!
  • Van Gogh = fuck yeah
  • Light is Calling is AWESOME!

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