This release presents two complete original albums by the unique Johnny Hodges, both appearing here on CD for the first time ever. The first, in quintet format, marks Hodge’s only recorded encounter ever with Argentinean pianist and composer Lalo Schifrin.
The latter LP showcases the saxophonist soloing on standard tunes with a big band conducted & arranged by Oliver Nelson.
Johnny Hodges (as), Lalo Schifrin (p), Barry Galbraith (g), George Duvivier (b) Dave Bailey (d).
New York, May 26, 1963.
[10-21] Bonus album: The Eleventh Hour:
Johnny Hodges (as) with Orchestra conducted & arranged by Oliver Nelson, including Ray Nance (vln), Bernie Leighton (p, org), Geroge Duvivier (b), Osie Johnson (d).
New York, August 6 & 15, 1962.
01. Mama Knows
02. I’m in Another World
03. Dreary Days
04. I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love With Me
05. B.A. Blues
07. All Too Soon
08. Somebody Loves Me
09. Away from You
10. Something to Live For
11. In a Sentimental Mood
12. I Didn’t Know About You
13. Guitar Amour
14. You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart
15. Theme from “The Eleventh Hour”
16. Love Song From Mutiny On The Bounty
18. Satin Doll
19. Don’t Blame Me
20. Prelude to a Kiss
21. Warm Valley
Alto Saxophone – Johnny Hodges
Bass – George Duvivier
Drums – Dave Bailey (tracks: 1 to 9), Osie Johnson (tracks: 10 to 21)
Guitar – Barry Galbraith (tracks: 1 to 9)
Piano, Arranged By – Lalo Schifrin (tracks: 1 to 9)
Piano, Organ – Bernie Leighton (tracks: 10 to 21)
Strings, Arranged By, Conductor – Oliver Nelson (tracks: 10 to 21)
Violin – Ray Nance (tracks: 13)
Label: Lone Hill Jazz – LHJ10373
Format: CD, Compilation
Released: Jun 23, 2009
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