Wycliffe Gordon (born 1967 in Waynesboro, Georgia) is a jazz trombonist. He also plays the didgeridoo. In 1993 he wrote the theme song for National Public Radio Wycliffe Gordon came from a strongly religious background, his father was a church organist, that influenced the early direction of his music. He became interested in jazz at thirteen due to an Aunt's collection. His interest at that time was mostly the earlier musicians like Louis Armstrong His early works as a professional was with Wynton Marsalis..