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

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

Complete Recordings (Johnny Hodges & Earl Hines)

Complete Recordings (Johnny Hodges & Earl Hines)

Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra [LP] - Vinyl

Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra [LP] - Vinyl

Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges [CD], 09384033

Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges [CD]

Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges [CD], 09384033

Johnny Hodges with Lawrence Welk's Orchestra [CD], 04242543

Johnny Hodges with Lawrence Welk's Orchestra [CD], 04242543

Ben Webster, Johnny Hodges - The Complete 1960 Sextet Jazz Cellar Session - YouTube

Ben Webster, Johnny Hodges - The Complete 1960 Sextet Jazz Cellar Session - YouTube

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.

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.

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