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Johnny Hodges


February 28 ,1951 (Videos below)

Johnny Hodges511-1    Good Queen Bess          Norgran 101
512-3    Jeep’s Blues                  Mercury 8944
62VK241
513-3      Solitude Norgran       MGN 1004
514-1      The Jeep Is Jumping Norgran      MGN 1009
514      The Jeep Is Jumping (alt.take)     Norgran 101
Emmett Berry-trumpet; Lawrence Brown-trombone; Johnny Hodges- alto sax; Al Sears- tenor sax;
Leroy Lovett-piano; Lloyd Trotman-bass; Sonny Greer-drums
*http://www.discogs.com/Johnny-Hodges-And…Castle-Rock/…
** Verve Records Discography www.jazzdisco.org

 

MEMORIES OF ELLINGTON       Norgran  MG N- 1004    1954
IN A MELLOW TONE                       Verve V-8180                 1961
IN A TENDER MOOD                       AVIDJAZZ AMSC1040

March 3,1951
1. 515-3    Castle Rock      Mercury 8944 MGC 111 Clef MGC 639 Norgran MGN 1048 Verve VK 120
62Vk240
2. 516-5     Sophisticated Lady        Norgran MGN 1004
3. 517-3     Globetrotter                    Mercury 8954, 8958
4. 518-2    A Gentle Breeze               Mercury 8954 Norgran MGN 1048
Emmett Berry- trumpet; Lawrence Brown-trombone; Johnny Hodges-alto sax; Al Sears-tenor sax;Leroy Lovett- piano(I,2,4); Billy Strayhorn-piano(3); Lloyd Trotman-bass; Sonny Greer-drums

January 13, 1952
656-3         Sideways                        Mercury 8961 MGC 111 Nogran MGN 1048
657-7         A Pound of Blues            Mercury 8961
658-3         Wham                            Mercury  89058
659-2         Who’s Excited                  Mercury 8977
Emmett Berry-trumpet; Lawrence Brown-trombone; Johnny Hodges-alto sax; Al Sears-tenor sax;
Leroy Lovett-piano; Lloyd Trotman-bass; Joe Marshall-drums

January 17,1952
660-2 Sweeping The Blues Away Mercury 8977
661-2 Day Dream-(Leroy Lovett-celeste) Norgran MGN 1004
662-1 Standing Room Only Norgran MGN 1059
663-4 Below The Azores-(Leroy Lovett-celeste) Mercury 8977
Emmett Berry-trumpet; Lawrence Brown-trombone; Johnny Hodges-alto sax; Al Sears –tenor sax;
Lloyd Trotman-bass; Joe Marshall-drums; Leroy Lovett-piano

April 9,1954
1545-4 In A Mellow Tone Norgran MGN 1004
1546-2 I Let a Song Go Out Of My Heart Norgran 129 MGN 1004
1547-4 Don’t Get Around Much Anymore –
Emmett Berry-trumpet; Lawrence Brown-trombone; Johnny Hodges-alto sax; Ben Webster-tenor sax;
Leroy Lovett-piano; Lloyd Trotman-bass; Osie Johnson-drums

*http://www.discogs.com/Johnny-Hodges-In-A-Mellow-Tone/
**Verve Records Discography:1951, 1952, 1954 www.jazzdisco.org
***linernotes -Three Classic Albums Plus-Johnny Hodges-In a Tender Mood…..AVID JAZZ AMSC1040
****linernotes -Johnny Hodges Four Classic Albums-Castle Rock; In A Mellow Tone……AVID JAZZ
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Sophisticated Lady

A Gentle Breeze

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