We were saddened to learn that Dr. Edwin Gordon passed away on December 4, 2015. Throughout his life, Dr. Gordon was influential as a music teacher, researcher, author, editor, and clinician. Following his retirement as the Carl E. Seashore Professor of Research in Music Education at Temple University, he continued his activities as distinguished professor of music education at the University of South Carolina. In June, 2012 Dr. Gordon was inducted into the Early Childhood Music and Movement Hall of Honor. In October, 2015, Dr. Gordon was designated a Lowell Mason Fellow by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), one of the highest distinctions in the field of music education. His research on music learning and development has influenced music education research and practice across the globe. Voices of twelve former students and colleagues are presented here, in honor of Dr. Gordon’s life and work.