Johnny Hodges records with regular members of the Ellington orchestra, ‘Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges’ (1964)

Johnny Hodges’ ‘Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges’ is an album recorded on February 6, 1964 & March 8, 1965 with regular members of the Ellington orchestra and released in 1964 by Impulse!.

Track Listing : 1.Everybody Knows (Johnny Hodges) – 07:25 . 2.A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing (Billy Strayhorn) – 03:04 . 3.Papa Knows (Johnny Hodges) – 06:52 . 4.310 Blues (Billy Strayhorn) – 04:34 . 5.The Jeep Is Jumpin’ (Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Billy Strayhorn) – 02:45 . 6.Main Stem (Duke Ellington) – 03:28 . 7.Medley: I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart/Don’T Get Around Much Anymore (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Henry Nemo, John Redmond, Bob Russell) – 04:44 . 8.Open Mike (Cat Anderson) – 03:09


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Musicians : Johnny Hodges – Alto Sax . Cat Anderson – Trumpet . Harold Ashby – Tenor Sax . Lawrence Brown – Trombone . Harry Carney – Baritone Sax . Buster Cooper – Trombone . Richard Davis – Bass . Rolf Ericson – Trumpet . Paul Gonsalves – Tenor Sax . Jimmy Hamilton – Clarinet, Tenor Sax . Johnny Hodges, Jr. – Drums . Gus Johnson – Drums . Herb Jones – Trumpet . Jimmy Jones – Piano . Ray Nance – Trumpet, Violin, Vocals . Russell Procope – Clarinet, Alto Sax . Ernie Shepard – Bass . Grady Tate – Drums . Britt Woodman – Trombone

Production : Produced By Bob Thiele Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Stanley Dance – Liner Notes . Frank Driggs – Photography . Chuck Stewart asterisques RVM – Photography

Recorded On February 6, 1964 & March 8, 1965.

Released In 1964 By Impulse!.

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allmusic
Everybody knows Johnny Hodges and this stellar collection of all-stars, because they are absolutely the best at what they do. […]

Jazz For A Saturday
Horn solos abound, to the point where it is a surprise when we hear Jones and his piano take over. Through it all Tate and Shepard lay down a hot groove that keeps everyone grounded. […]

jazz.com
The tune keeps building its intensity and momentum, the voices of the band fill out the soundscape ever more richly, and it concludes with a rousing, inspiring ending. This jazz mini-symphony with soul is a real delight. […]

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