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  1. Shakakora

    Johnny Hodges coaxed the most ravishing and immediately identifiable tone out of Adolph Sax's somewhat unwieldy invention. These recordings embrace blues and ballads, plus the sort of riffing that recalls the Duke. That's hardly surprising because having been one of the mainstays of Ellington's Orchestra for 22 years, Hodges left in /5(25).
  2. Mezile

    Rabbit's Blues: The Life and Music of Johnny Hodges Con Chapman Oxford University Press New York: Oxford University Press: pages Nearly fifty years after he passed away, we finally have a full biography of Johnny Hodges. Hodges was arguably the premier alto saxophonist before Charlie Parker.
  3. Vudocage

    Jun 22,  · Vocalion Cootie Williams, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax.; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Billy Strayhorn, piano, arranger; Billy Taylor.
  4. Tojajind

    Artist: Johnny Hodges, Bill Davis Title: Blue Rabbit Year Of Release: May 15 & 16, and April 28 & 30, Label: Verve Genre: Jazz, Swing Jazz Quality: Mp3, Kbps Total Time: Total Size: 75 MB WebSite: Album Preview.
  5. Gardanos

    Hodges is in tonic condition in "Side by Side: Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges" and "Blues A-Plenty: Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra" (Verve). Of the nine titles on the first record (four blues, four standards, and an Ellington original), three were recorded by Hodges, Ellington, Harry Edison, and a rhythm section including Jo Jones.
  6. Vibar

    While Hodges is now universally acknowledged as one of the seminal alto saxophonists in jazz he was, at times, overlooked as an artist in his own right; somehow hidden in the penumbra of The Duke Ellington Orchestra, for which Mr. Hodges was the lead alto player for many decades (doubling on soprano saxophone in the '30's and '40's as w.
  7. Shakahn

    Aug 30,  · Saxophonist Johnny Hodges came to prominence as one of Duke Ellington‘s most notable and beloved raycarsimpsicaperranavitytyre.xyzinfo joined the orchestra in and stayed with him throughout the majority of his career. Con Chapman‘s new biography, Rabbit’s Blues: The Life And Music Of Johnny Hodges, is the first in-depth look into the beloved sax man’s career.
  8. Fenrirr

    During a European tour by the Duke Ellington Orchestra, alto star Johnny Hodges had an opportunity to lead an octet (mostly comprised of Ellington's sidemen) at a few recording sessions. He enjoyed the experience so much that by the following year Hodges left Ellington and for four years was a bandleader himself. The results of the sessions (which also feature trumpeter Harold Baker.
  9. Nahn

    He puts on his ring, becoming invisible, and goes looking for his friends. He finds the dwarves bound as he had been, hanging in spider webs guarded by giant spiders. Bilbo throws stones to scare spiders off and uses his sword to free the dwarves. He reveals the secret of the ring to the dwarves and lures the spiders into a battle, wounding and.

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