JOHNNY HODGES With Billy Strayhorn

Esecutore: Johnny Hodges & Billy Strayhorn

Autore: N/A

Numero dischi: 2

Barcode: 0753088845215

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"...these are all truly classic Verve titles that you simply don't want to miss...most importantly, the sound of these reissues is nothing short of astounding. Particularly the early Billie and Ella mono records are incredible treasures of sonic beauty. I'd definitely ask Santa for the whole set, or, if you want to cherry pick, the most classic titles. Whatever you decide, you owe yourself at least a half dozen!" Winner of a 2012 Positive Feedback Online Writers' Choice Award - Danny Kaey, Positive Feedback Online, November/December 2011

Recorded during the last decade of his long tenure with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, this album finds the great alto saxophonist Johnny Hodges' musical gifts not only intact but stronger than ever. Featuring the Ellington band - with Jimmy Jones on piano and Billy Strayhorn as bandleader and arranger - it is a fascinating program of Ellington remakes, including tome of the orchestra's most familiar numbers, all of which have been given subtle new orchestrations by Strayhorn and melodious new interpretations by Hodges.

Recorded in 1961.


Johnny Hodges, sax contralto
Billy Strayhorn, arrangiamenti e direzione
Cat Anderson, tromba
Baker, tromba

Aaron Bell, contrabbasso
Bill Berry, tromba
Lawrence Brown, trombone
Harry Carney, clarinetto basso, sax baritono e sax basso

Chuck Conors, trombone basso
Paul Gonsalves, sax tenore
Jimmy Hamilton, clarinetto e sax tenore
Quentin Jackson, trombone
Jimmy Jones, pianoforte
Howard McGhee, tromba
Ed Mullens, tromba
Russell Procope, clarinetto e sax contralto
Sam Woodyard, batteria


Dont Get Around Much Any More
Ive Got It Bad And That Aint Good
Gal From Joes
Your Love Has Faded
Im Just A Lucky So And So
Jeeps Blues
Day Dream
Juice A-Plenty
Tailor Made

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