Jon Gordon (born 1966 in New York City) is an American jazz saxophonist who leads the Jon Gordon Quartet. In 1996, he won first prize in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition.
He is currently a professor in the jazz program at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He received a Juno Award nomination for Jazz Album of the Year (Solo) at the Juno Awards of 2022 for his album Stranger Than Fiction. He and faculty colleague Will Bonness, who won the award, both played on each other's albums.
- 1988: Beginnings and Endings (Taurus, 1989)
- 1992: The Jon Gordon Quartet (Chiaroscuro, 1992)
- 1994: Ask Me Now (Criss Cross, 1995)
- 1994: Spark (Chiaroscuro, 1995)
- 1995: Witness (Criss Cross, 1996)
- 1997: Along the Way (Criss Cross, 1997)
- 1998: Currents (Double-Time, 1998)
- 1999?: The Things We Need (Double-Time, 1999)
- 2000?: Possibilities (Double-Time, 2000)
- 2001?: Contrasts with Bill Charlap (Double-Time, 2001)
- 2007?: The Things You Are (ArtistShare, 2007)
- 2009?: Evolution (ArtistShare, 2009)
- 2018: Answer (ArtistShare, 2019)
- 2021?: Stranger Than Fiction (ArtistShare, 2021)
- Jazz Improv, 2007, Volume 7, Issues 3–4, p. 198 "For a while an item near the top of my music to do list has been to check out saxophonist Jon Gordon. His resume boasts a first place finish in the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition in 1996, as well as musical associations with acclaimed"
- "Jazz is 'not about competition,' says Juno-nominated Winnipeg musician Jon Gordon". CBC News Manitoba, May 11, 2022.
- Holly Gordon, "Here are all the 2022 Juno Award winners". CBC Music, May 14, 2022.
- "Jon Gordon | Album Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 December 2016.