Gordon enrolled in undergraduate music studies at The University of Idaho in 1970 continuing at Boise State University and concluding in 1974. He then continued his studies with Michael Lorrimer at U.C. Berkley, and with Christopher Parkening before leaving the states to study Flamenco in Madrid Spain with Louis Maravilla. His teaching experience includes Band and Choir director for the Meadows Valley High School in New Meadows Idaho. He was a member of the faculty staff of the College of Idaho in Caldwell Idaho, and Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario Oregon. He has taught workshops throughout the Northwest including the University of Idaho in Moscow Idaho and Oregon State University in Eugene Oregon. He has also written a method book for beginners and a philosophy of music theory as applied to the guitar. About the CD: A musical portrayal of archetypal dynamics that underlie and inform the cycles of passion, tragedy, forgiveness, and soul restoration in relationships.