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A portrait of American alto Saxophonist, John Cornelius "Johnny" Hodges, holding his saxophone. Best known for his solo work with Duke Ellington's big band,


Un día como hoy (25 de julio), hace 106 años, nació uno de los mejores saxofonistas alto de la historia: Johnny Hodges. Su carrera la desarrolló en su mayor parte junto a Duke Ellington, a cuyo éxito Hodges contribuyó de una manera invaluable. Gerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges - Bunny - YouTube


Funky Blues by Johnny Hodges. Johnny Hodges was the mellow lead on many Duke Ellington hits, but here he goes back to basics - the Blues.


Johnny Hodges was born July 25, 1906 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He took up the soprano saxophone at 14. He worked in Boston and New York during the mid-1920s, playing in bands led by Lloyd Scott, Chick Webb, Bobby Sawyer, Luckey Roberts, and Bechet. He joined Duke Ellington's orchestra in 1928 and was the band's most-featured soloist for the next four decades. In 1951 he formed his own combo.


Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges Side By Side 2LP 45rpm 200g Vinyl Analogue Productions QRP USA - Vinyl Gourmet


Johnny Hodges July 25,1906 Johnny Hodges was born. He was a jazz saxophonist know for his solo work with Duke Ellington’s Big Band. He passed away in 1970 at age 63.


Juice A-Plenty. Billy Strayhorn & Johnny Hodges. Johnny Hodges, Soloist. Billy Strayhorn and Orchestra + Billy Strayhorn!!! Live!!!