Johnny Hodges Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra 180g 45rpm 2LP

Johnny Hodges

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45rpm 180g Double LP!
Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound!
Plated & pressed at QRP!

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Recorded during the last decade of his long tenure with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, this album finds the great alto saxophonist Johnny Hodges' musical gifts not only intact but stronger than ever. Featuring the Ellington band - with Jimmy Jones on piano and Billy Strayhorn as bandleader and arranger - it is a fascinating program of Ellington remakes, including tome of the orchestra's most familiar numbers, all of which have been given subtle new orchestrations by Strayhorn and melodious new interpretations by Hodges.

Recorded December 1961 at Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.


  • 180g Vinyl
  • 45rpm
  • Double LP
  • Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound
  • Pressed at Quality Record Pressings


Johnny Hodges alto saxophone
Billy Strayhorn arranger, conductor, performer
Cat Anderson trumpet
Shorty Baker trumpet
Aaron Bell bass
Bill Berry trumpet
Lawrence Brown trombone
Harry Carney bass clarinet, baritone saxophone, bass saxophone
Chuck Conors bass trombone
Paul Gonsalves tenor saxophone
Jimmy Hamilton clarinet, tenor saxophone
Quentin Jackson trombone
Jimmy Jones piano
Howard McGhee trumpet
Ed Mullens trumpet
Russell Procope clarinet, alto saxophone
Sam Woodyard drums


  1. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
  2. I've Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
  3. Gal from Joe's
  4. Your Love Has Faded
  5. I'm Just a Lucky So and So
  6. Jeep's Blues
  7. Day Dream
  8. Juice A-Plenty
  9. Azure
  10. Tailor Made
  11. Stardust

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