1994
Label: Giants Of Jazz - CD 53171 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Italy • Genre: Jazz •
Cambridge Blues - Johnny Hodges - Passion Flower (CD)

Whether it was "Things Ain't What They Used to Be," "Come Sunday," or "Passion Flower," Hodges was an indispensable member of Ellington's orchestra in the s and '40s. It was therefore a shock, in , when he decided to leave Duke Ellington and lead a band of his own.

 · Masters Of Jazz, Vol. 10 by Johnny Hodges, released 18 March 1. Don't Get Around Much Any More 2. Passion Flower 3. Perdido 4. All of Me 5. C Jam Blues 6. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) 7. In a Mellotone 8. Cambridge Blues 9. Brute's Roots Bouncing with Ben One for the Duke Walkin' the Frog Rabbit Pie

Issued on the Italian label, Giants of Jazz, this CD contains 15 tracks featuring alto saxophonist Johnny Hodges performing a nice mix of standards, blues, romantic ballads, and s: 6.

Johnny Hodges - Masters Of Jazz music CD album at CD Universe, This collection captures Hodges in several settings, with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and with g: Passion Flower.

 · Hodges died during the recording sessions for Ellington's New Orleans Suite, and his final disc was the rousing Blues For New Orleans. Further Reading: Stanley Dance: The World Of .


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