There is something inherent in the saxophone’s tonal capabilities which enables it to suggest romance or blissful calm, a languorous quality which, in the hands of the right musicians, can create an alluring mood.  [More]
Joe’s Blues is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges and organist Wild Bill Davis featuring performances recorded in 1965 and released on the Verve label. Track listing: 01 “Joe’s Blues” (Wild Bill [More]
Track listing: A1 Mama Knows 4:15 A2 I’m In Another World 2:47 A3 Dreary Days 3:10 A4 I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With Me 4:57 A5 B.A.Blues 4:35 B1 Wanderlust 7:17 B2 All [More]
Tracks listing: A1 Pitter Panther Patter 0:00 A2 Body And Soul 3:02 A3 Sophisticated Lady 6:13 A4 Mr. J. B. Blues 8:59 A5 Day Dream 12:03 A6 Junior Hop 15:00 A7 Squatty Roo 18:10 A8 [More]
“Warm Valley” (Duke Ellington). Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Johnny Hodges – alto saxophone ______________________ Recorded on October 17, 1940
Tell It the Way It Is! is an album recorded in 1963 by Paul Gonsalves. Former Duke Ellington band members Gonsalves, Johnny Hodges and Ray Nance teamed up with Swedish trumpeter Rolf Ericson and pianist [More]
This 1960 ѕеt іѕ ѕаіd tо bе the оnlу rесоrdіng ѕеѕѕіоn оn whісh Ben Wеbѕtеr and Jоhnnу Hodges wеrе the only twо hоrn рlауеrѕ. At lеаѕt, that аррlіеѕ to thе fіrѕt dozen tracks. The lаѕt [More]
Taken from a concert in Stockholm, Sweden, this well-recorded CD mostly features trumpeters Cootie Williams and Cat Anderson, tenor-saxophonist Paul Gonsalves and altoist Johnny Hodges as the main soloists in a set with Duke Ellington’s [More]
Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges, released on Impulse! Records in 1964. AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos: The solo projects of Johnny Hodges were not so much individualistic [More]
3 Shades of Blue is the final album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges featuring performances recorded in 1970 with vocalist Leon Thomas and composer/arranger Oliver Nelson and first released on the Flying Dutchman [More]