Johnny Hodges

The Big Sound (JAZZ)

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PWR 27227

The Big Sound

Johnny Hodges

Poll Winners Records

8436028691951

PWR 122912

JAZZ

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The Big Sound

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CD 6,60 €

-1,66 €

8,26 €

FOR THE FIRST TIME ON CD

5 STARS DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE

 
This edition presents the complete Johnny Hodges album The Big Sound, appearing here for the first time ever on CD. In addition to Hodges, many important figures from the Ellington band are also featured here, including Clark Terry, Ray Nance, Billy Strayhorn and Paul Gonsalves. A complete rarely heard Hodges octet session from the same period and with very similar personnel has been added as a bonus.

Includes 12-page booklet

PERSONNEL:


JOHNNY HODGES, alto sax on all tracks, with:

(1-4) Willie Cook, Cat Anderson, Harold “Shorty” Baker, Clark Terry (tp),
Paul Gonsalves (ts), Ray Nance (tp, vln), Jimmy Hamilton (ts, cl), Quentin Jackson,
Britt Woodman, John Sanders (tb), Russell Procope (cl, as), Harry Carney (bar),
Billy Strayhorn (p), Jimmy Woode (b), Sam Woodyard (d).
New York, September 3, 1957.

(6, 8, 10 & 12) Same session as above. Omit Cook, Anderson, Woodman & Sanders.

(5, 7, 9 & 11) Clark Terry (tp), Ray Nance (tp, vln), Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, John Sanders (tb),
Russell Procope (cl, as), Jimmy Hamilton (ts, cl), Harry Carney (bar), Billy Strayhorn (p), Jimmy Woode (b),
Sam Woodyard (d).
New York, June 26, 1957.

*BONUS TRACKS (13-16):
Ray Nance (tp), Lawrence Brown (tb), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Harry Carney (bar),
Billy Strayhorn (p), Jimmy Woode (b), Sam Woodyard (d).
New York, January 11, 1956.

Tracks:

01 DON’T CALL ME. I’LL CALL YOU 3:31
02 AN ORDINARY THING 3:22
03 WAITING FOR DUKE 3:54
04 DUST BOWL 4:26
05 LITTLE RABBIT BLUES 9:23
06 VISCOUNT 2:30
07 JOHNNY COME LATELY 2:26
08 BOUQUET OF ROSES 3:24
09 GONE AND CRAZY 3:13
10 DIGITS 4:19
11 SEGDOH 3:27
12 EARLY MORNING ROCK 3:36
13 HI ‘YA 3:11*
14 SNIBOR 7:17*
15 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF
A LETTER 3:30*
16 TEXAS BLUES 11:47*

TOTAL TIME: 73:15

DOWN BEAT:

“This music is dateless. It defies fad and fashion. And the reviewer is supremely confident that this record and others like it will be spinning on turntables long after more pretentious and fancy jazz has gone the way of all impermanent things.” (John A. Tynan)