JOHNNY HODGES

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John Keith "Johnny" Hodges (July 25, 1906 – May 11, 1970) was an American alto saxophonist, best known for his solo work with Duke Ellington's big band. He played lead alto in the saxophone section for many years, except the period between 1932–1946 when Otto Hardwick generally played first chair. Hodges was also featured on soprano saxophone, but refused to play soprano after 1946, when he was given the lead chair. He is considered one of the definitive alto saxophones players of the Big Band Era (alongside Benny Carter). Hodges started playing with Lloyd Scott, Sidney Bechet, Lucky Roberts and Chick Webb. When Ellington wanted to expand his band in 1928, Ellington's clarinet player Barney Bigard recommended Hodges, who was featured on both alto and soprano sax. His playing became one of the identifying voices of the Ellington orchestra. Hodges left the Duke to lead his own band (1951–1955), but read more...
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Everybody Knows Johnny HodgesEverybody Knows Johnny Hodges
Impulse 1992
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Verve 2012
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JOHNNY HODGES Discography

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JOHNNY HODGES Mercer Records Proudly Presents album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mercer Records Proudly Presents
Swing 1950
JOHNNY HODGES Volume Two album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Volume Two
Swing 1951
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges, Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges, Vol. 1
Swing 1951
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra
Big Band 1951
JOHNNY HODGES Collates album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Collates
Swing 1951
JOHNNY HODGES Collates No. 2 (aka Collates) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Collates No. 2 (aka Collates)
Swing 1953
JOHNNY HODGES Swing With Johnny Hodges album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swing With Johnny Hodges
Swing 1953
JOHNNY HODGES With Harry Carney album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
With Harry Carney
Swing 1953
JOHNNY HODGES Memories of Ellington (aka In A Mellow Tone) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Memories of Ellington (aka In A Mellow Tone)
Swing 1954
JOHNNY HODGES More of Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
More of Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra
Big Band 1954
JOHNNY HODGES Creamy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Creamy
Swing 1955
JOHNNY HODGES Dance Bash (aka Perdido) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dance Bash (aka Perdido)
Swing 1955
JOHNNY HODGES Hodge Podge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hodge Podge
Swing 1955
JOHNNY HODGES The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Blues
Swing 1955
JOHNNY HODGES Castle Rock album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Castle Rock
Swing 1955
JOHNNY HODGES Used to Be Duke album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Used to Be Duke
Big Band 1956
JOHNNY HODGES Ellingtonia '56 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ellingtonia '56
Swing 1956
JOHNNY HODGES In a Tender Mood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In a Tender Mood
Swing 1956
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges And The Ellington All Stars (aka Duke's In Bed) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges And The Ellington All Stars (aka Duke's In Bed)
Swing 1956
JOHNNY HODGES The Big Sound album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Big Sound
Big Band 1957
JOHNNY HODGES Alto Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alto Blue
Swing 1958
JOHNNY HODGES Blues-A-Plenty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues-A-Plenty
Big Band 1958
JOHNNY HODGES Not So Dukish album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Not So Dukish
Big Band 1958
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges No.2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges No.2
Swing 1958
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges and His Strings Play the Prettiest Gershwin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges and His Strings Play the Prettiest Gershwin
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1959
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges Allstars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges Allstars
Swing 1961
JOHNNY HODGES Blue Hodge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Hodge
Swing 1961
JOHNNY HODGES The Rabbit (aka A Memory Of Johnny Hodges aka Johnny Hodges Vol.2) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Rabbit (aka A Memory Of Johnny Hodges aka Johnny Hodges Vol.2)
Swing 1962
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn And The Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn And The Orchestra
Big Band 1962
JOHNNY HODGES Sandy's Gone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sandy's Gone
Swing 1963
JOHNNY HODGES The Eleventh Hour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Eleventh Hour
Swing 1963
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges - Wild Bill Davis : Mess Of Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges - Wild Bill Davis : Mess Of Blues
Swing 1964
JOHNNY HODGES Everybody knows Johnny Hodges album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Everybody knows Johnny Hodges
Swing 1964
JOHNNY HODGES Blue Rabbit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Rabbit
Swing 1964
JOHNNY HODGES Joe's Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joe's Blues
Swing 1965
JOHNNY HODGES Wings and Things album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wings and Things
Swing 1965
JOHNNY HODGES Blue Notes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Notes
Swing 1966
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges, Earl 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges, Earl "Fatha" Hines : Stride Right (aka Swing's Our Thing)
Swing 1966
JOHNNY HODGES Blue Pyramid album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Pyramid
Swing 1966
JOHNNY HODGES Don't Sleep In The Subway album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Don't Sleep In The Subway
Swing 1967
JOHNNY HODGES Triple Play album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Triple Play
Swing 1967
JOHNNY HODGES Hodges & Hines : Swing's Our Thing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hodges & Hines : Swing's Our Thing
Swing 1968
JOHNNY HODGES Rippin' & Runnin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rippin' & Runnin'
Swing 1969
JOHNNY HODGES Love In Swingtime album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Love In Swingtime
Swing 1970
JOHNNY HODGES Three Shades Of Blue (with Léon Thomas & Oliver Nelson) (aka Black Brown And Beautiful) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Three Shades Of Blue (with Léon Thomas & Oliver Nelson) (aka Black Brown And Beautiful)
Big Band 1970
JOHNNY HODGES Previously Unreleased Recordings (with Lalo Schifrin) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Previously Unreleased Recordings (with Lalo Schifrin)
Swing 1973
JOHNNY HODGES Jumpin' With Johnny Hodges album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jumpin' With Johnny Hodges
Swing 1973
JOHNNY HODGES Ellingtonia! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ellingtonia!
Swing 1974
JOHNNY HODGES Jazz Story album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Story
Swing 1976
JOHNNY HODGES Mellow Tone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mellow Tone
Swing 1977
JOHNNY HODGES The Smooth One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Smooth One
Swing 1979
JOHNNY HODGES Master Of Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Master Of Jazz
Swing 1984
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges / Charlie Shavers ‎: A Man And His Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges / Charlie Shavers ‎: A Man And His Music
Swing 1985

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JOHNNY HODGES live albums

JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges With The Duke Ellington Orchestra : Memorial album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges With The Duke Ellington Orchestra : Memorial
Swing 1971
JOHNNY HODGES At The Sportpalast, Berlin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The Sportpalast, Berlin
Swing 1978
JOHNNY HODGES Live At Storyville album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Storyville
Big Band 2018

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JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges / Rex Stewart ‎: Things Ain't What They Used To Be album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges / Rex Stewart ‎: Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Swing 1966
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges & All The Duke's Men album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges & All The Duke's Men
Big Band 1966
JOHNNY HODGES Hodge Podge (1967) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hodge Podge (1967)
Swing 1967
JOHNNY HODGES Compact Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Compact Jazz
Swing 1989
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis : In A Mellotone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis : In A Mellotone
Swing 1990
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis : Jazz Tribune N°1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis : Jazz Tribune N°1
Swing 1992
JOHNNY HODGES Caravan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Caravan
Swing 1992
JOHNNY HODGES Verve Jazz Masters 35 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Verve Jazz Masters 35
Swing 1994
JOHNNY HODGES With Lawrence Welk Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
With Lawrence Welk Orchestra
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1994
JOHNNY HODGES Passion Flower 1940-46 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Passion Flower 1940-46
Swing 1995
JOHNNY HODGES On the Way Up album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On the Way Up
Swing 1997
JOHNNY HODGES Planet Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Planet Jazz
Swing 1998
JOHNNY HODGES In Atlantic City album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Atlantic City
Swing 1999
JOHNNY HODGES Hodge Podge (The Best of Duke's Men, Volume 1) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hodge Podge (The Best of Duke's Men, Volume 1)
Swing 2000
JOHNNY HODGES The Complete Verve Johnny Hodges Small Group Sessions 1956-61 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Verve Johnny Hodges Small Group Sessions 1956-61
Swing 2000
JOHNNY HODGES The Jeep Is Jumpin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Jeep Is Jumpin'
Swing 2003
JOHNNY HODGES A Gentle Breeze album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Gentle Breeze
Swing 2005
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis : Blue Hodge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis : Blue Hodge
Swing 2007
JOHNNY HODGES Johnny Hodges Quintet & Lalo Schifrin : Buenos Aires Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Hodges Quintet & Lalo Schifrin : Buenos Aires Blues
Big Band 2009
JOHNNY HODGES Four Classic Albums album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Four Classic Albums
Swing 2010

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Castle Rock / Don't Call Me, I'll Call You
Jump Blues 1959

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