Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra’ is a studio album arranged by Billy Strayhorn, featuring many members of Duke Ellington’s orchestra and recorded on December 11–12, 1962 and released in June 1962 by Verve.
Track Listing : 1.Don’T Get Around Much Anymore (Duke Ellington, Bob Russell) – 03:00 . 2.I Got It Bad (And That Ain’T Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) – 03:35 . 3.The Gal From Joe’S (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 02:27 . 4.Your Love Has Faded (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:00 . 5.I’M Just A Lucky So And So (Mack David, Duke Ellington) – 03:20 . 6.Jeep’S Blues (Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges) – 03:18 . 7.Day Dream (Duke Ellington, John La Touche, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:56 . 8.Juice A-Plenty (Johnny Hodges) – 03:18 . 9.Azure (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 02:33 . 10.Tailor Made (Johnny Hodges, Eddie Mullens) – 03:35 . 11.Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) – 04:25
Musicians : Johnny Hodges – Alto Saxophone . Cat Anderson – Trumpet . Shorty Baker – Trumpet . Bill Berry – Trumpet . Howard Mcghee – Trumpet . Eddie Mullens – Trumpet . Aaron Bell – Double Bass . Lawrence Brown – Trombone . Quentin Jackson – Trombone . Harry Carney – Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone, Bass Saxophone . Chuck Connors – Bass Trombone . Paul Gonsalves – Tenor Saxophone . Jimmy Hamilton – Tenor Saxophone . Jimmy Jones – Piano . Russell Procope – Clarinet, Alto Saxophone . Sam Woodyard – Drums
Production : Produced By Creed Taylor . Billy Strayhorn . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer
Arrangements : Billy Strayhorn
Recorded On December 11–12, 1962.
Released In June 1962 By Verve.