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Johnny Hodges

as, sax, 1906-1970 US, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. John Cornelius Hodges "The Rabbit" Cue Porter

Johnny Hodges (born July 25, 1906, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - died May 11, 1970, New York City, New York, USA) was an American jazz saxophonist. He played in Duke Ellington's band for many years and had his own band between 1951 and 1955. Also performed on and off in several other jazz bands.

        
Instruments
  • Alto sax
  • Saxophone
  • Flute
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
The Last Time I Saw Paris on Not So Dukish by Johnny Hodges
What's The Rush on Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges by Gerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges
Main Stem on Everybody Knows by Johnny Hodges
Mood Indigo on Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges by Johnny Hodges
Warm Valley on Used To Be Duke by Johnny Hodges
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing on Everybody Knows by Johnny Hodges
On The Sunny Side Of The Street on Used To Be Duke by Johnny Hodges
Bunny on Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges by Gerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges
Shady Side on Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges by Gerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges
Back Beat on Jazz Masters 35 by Johnny Hodges

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Live at StoryvilleJohnny Hodges2018Album
Juice A-PlentyBilly Strayhorn & Johnny Hodges2013Compil.
The Eleventh Hour + Sandy's GoneJohnny Hodges2012Compil.
Seven Classic AlbumsJohnny Hodges2012Compil.
Ellingtonia Moods & Blues+Gettin' TogetherPaul Gonsalves - Johnny Hodges2011Compil.
The Complete 1960 Jazz Cellar SessionBen Webster - Johnny Hodges2011Album
Everybody KnowsJohnny Hodges2010Album
Four Classic AlbumsJohnny Hodges2010Compil.
Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny HodgesGerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges2010Compil.
Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges Side By SideDuke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Jo Jones, Ben Webster2010Compil.
My Main ManJohnny Hodges2009Compil.
Joe's BluesJohnny Hodges / Wild Bill Davis Featuring Grant Green2007Compil.
Con-Soul & Jazz - Wild Bill Is The Boss!Johnny Hodges / Wild Bill Davis2007Compil.
Blue HodgeJohnny Hodges / Wild Bill Davis Featuring Les Spann & Mundell Lowe2007Compil.
Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges2006Compil.
The Stanley Dance SessionsBilly Strayhorn & Johnny Hodges2005Compil.
Johnny's BluesJohnny Hodges2005Compil.
The Jeep Is Jumpin'Johnny Hodges2003Album
The Jeep Is Jumpin'Johnny Hodges2003Compil.
Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny HodgesGerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges2003Album
Rabbit's BluesJohnny Hodges2001Compil.
The Complete Verve Johnny Hodges Small Group Sessions 1956-61Johnny Hodges2000Compil.
Johnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn And The OrchestraJohnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn1999Album
Johnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn And The OrchestraJohnny Hodges1999Album
Jazz Masters (100 Ans De Jazz)Johnny Hodges1998Compil.
On The Way Up - The RCA Sessions 1965-67Johnny Hodges Featuring Wild Bill Davis1997Album
Planet JazzJohnny Hodges1997Compil.
The Duke's MenJohnny Hodges, Rex Stewart, Cootie Williams, Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington1997Compil.
Carnegie Hall '64 - Volume TwoDuke Ellington And His Orchestra Featuring Paul Gonsalves, Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams1995Album
Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1995Compil.
New York - Chicago - Hollywood 1928 - 1943Johnny Hodges1995Compil.
In ParisColeman Hawkins, Johnny Hodges1995Compil.
The Complete 1937-1940 Small Group Sessions - Vol. 2 1939-1940Johnny Hodges1995Compil.
The Complete 1941-1954 Small Group Sessions, Vol. 5 1954Johnny Hodges1995Compil.
The Complete 1941-1954 Small Group Sessions - Vol. 2 1950Johnny Hodges1995Compil.
The Complete 1941-1954 Small Group Sessions Vol. 4 1952-1953Johnny Hodges1995Compil.
Jeep's Blues (His Greatest Recordings 1928-1941)Johnny Hodges1995Compil.
Passion Flower 1940-46Johnny Hodges1995Compil.
The Complete 1937-1940 Small Group Sessions - Vol.1 1937-1938Johnny Hodges1995Compil.
The Complete 1941-1954 Small Group Sessions - Vol. 1 1949-1950Johnny Hodges1995Compil.
Verve Jazz Masters 35Johnny Hodges1994Compil.
Verve Jazz No. 6Gerry Mulligan With Ben Webster, Stan Getz, Paul Desmond & Johnny Hodges1994Compil.
Passion FlowerJohnny Hodges1994Compil.
Great Moments in Jazz Vol.2: Alto MastersJohnny Hodges, Benny Carter, Willie Smith1994Album
Compact Jazz - Johnny Hodges/Wild Bill DavisJohnny Hodges, Wild Bill Davis1993Compil.
Золотой СаксофонJohnny Hodges1992Album
Rarities & Private RecordingsJohnny Hodges1992Compil.
Everybody Knows Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1992Compil.
Jazz GiantsDuke Ellington - Johnny Hodges - Cootie Williams - Cat Anderson - The Charlie Parker Quintet - Dizzy Gillespie Big Band1991Compil.
The 'Rabbit'Johnny Hodges1990Compil.
Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1990Compil.
In A MellotoneJohnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis1990Album
The Complete Johnny Hodges Sessions 1951 - 1955Johnny Hodges1989Compil.
Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1989Compil.
Meets The Sax Giants Volume 2Gerry Mulligan, Ben Webster, Stan Getz, Paul Desmond, Johnny Hodges1988Compil.
A Man And His MusicJohnny Hodges / Charlie Shavers1985Album
Master Of JazzJohnny Hodges1984Album
Jazz Masters Of The SaxColeman Hawkins, Lester Young, Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges1983Compil.
Jumpin'Johnny Hodges1982Compil.
Johnny Hodges Vol.1Johnny Hodges1981Album
Giants Of Jazz: Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1981Compil.
The 40's & 60's - Johnny Hodges Jazz SpecialJohnny Hodges1980Compil.
Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1980Compil.
I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 12Duke Ellington / Johnny Hodges / Cootie Williams / Cat Anderson1980Album
Johnny Hodges And Wild Bill Davis (Volume 1 - 2 / 1965 - 1966)Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis1979Compil.
The Smooth OneJohnny Hodges1979Album
At The Sportpalast, BerlinJohnny Hodges1978Album
Things Ain't What They Used To BeJohnny Hodges1978Album
Famed Fieldcup Concert (Vol. 1): Duke Ellington 'Live' And WellDuke Ellington Octet Featuring Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney, Paul Gonsalves1977Album
Mellow ToneJohnny Hodges1977Album
The Charlie Parker Sides - Norman Granz' Jam SessionCharlie Parker / Benny Carter / Johnny Hodges1976Compil.
Jazz StoryJohnny Hodges And The Ellingtonians1976Album
Giant Of JazzOliver Nelson Featuring Johnny Hodges And Leon Thomas1976Compil.
Ellingtonia!Johnny Hodges1974Album
Inspired AbandonLawrence Brown's All-Stars With Johnny Hodges1973Album
Previously Unreleased RecordingsJohnny Hodges1973Album
Blues SummitDuke Ellington / Johnny Hodges1973Compil.
Jazz Spectrum Vol. 10Johnny Hodges1973Compil.
Jumpin' With Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1973Album
Ellingtonia Moods And BluesPaul Gonsalves, Johnny Hodges1971Album
MemorialJohnny Hodges With The Duke Ellington Orchestra1971Album
3 Shades Of BlueJohnny Hodges With Leon Thomas And Oliver Nelson1970Album
MemorialJohnny Hodges1970Compil.
Love In SwingtimeJohnny Hodges1970Compil.
A Tribute To Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1970Compil.
Rippin' & Runnin'Johnny Hodges1969Album
The Duke's MenDuke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Rex Stewart, Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams1968Compil.
Swing's Our ThingJohnny Hodges & Earl Hines1968Album
Things Ain't What They Used To BeJohnny Hodges / Rex Stewart1967Compil.
In Atlantic CityWild Bill Davis & Johnny Hodges1967Album
Don't Sleep In The SubwayJohnny Hodges1967Album
Don't Sleep In The Subway / Everytime She WalksJohnny Hodges1967Single
C-Jam Blues / John Brown BluesJohnny Hodges And Earl Hines / Encyclopedia Of Jazz All-Stars1967Single
Triple PlayJohnny Hodges1967Album
Gerry Mulligan Meets Paul Desmond And Johnny HodgesGerry Mulligan Meets Paul Desmond And Johnny Hodges1966Compil.
Johnny Hodges & All The Duke's MenJohnny Hodges1966Compil.
Alto BlueJohnny Hodges1966Compil.
Lawrence Welk & Johnny HodgesLawrence Welk & Johnny Hodges1966Single
Blue NotesJohnny Hodges1966Album
Blue PyramidJohnny Hodges, Wild Bill Davis1966Album
Stride RightJohnny Hodges, Earl Hines1966Album
Joe's BluesJohnny Hodges / Wild Bill Davis1965Album
Wings And ThingsJohnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis1965Album
Con-Soul And SaxWild Bill Davis & Johnny Hodges1965Album
Inspired AbandonLawrence Brown's All-Stars With Johnny Hodges1965Album
Lawrence Welk & Johnny HodgesLawrence Welk & Johnny Hodges1965Album
Indiana / I Didn't Know About You / 'S Wonderful / Just One Of Those ThingsJohnny Hodges / Lee Konitz / The Paul Smith Trio / Charlie Parker1965Single
Inspired AbandonLawrence Brown, Johnny Hodges, Lawrence Brown's All-Stars1965Album
Blue RabbitJohnny Hodges - Wild Bill Davis1964Album
Mess Of BluesJohnny Hodges - Wild Bill Davis1964Album
Johnny Hodges / Wild Bill DavisJohnny Hodges, Wild Bill Davis1964Single
Everybody KnowsJohnny Hodges1964Album
The RabbitJohnny Hodges1964Single
Monkey Shack / Sandy's Gone / Blue Velvet / Deep Purple (Cielo Purpura)Johnny Hodges1964Single
The Eleventh HourJohnny Hodges1963Album
Sandy's GoneJohnny Hodges1963Album
Sandy's Gone / Monkey ShackJohnny Hodges1963Single
Theme From "The Eleventh Hour" / Don't Blame MeJohnny Hodges1962Single
George Gershwin's Porgy And BessGeorge Gershwin, Mel Tormé, Frances Faye With Betty Roché, George Kirby, Johnny Hartman, Sallie Blair, Frank Rosolino, Loulie Jean Norman, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Russell Garcia Conducting The Studio Orchestra, The Australian Jazz Quintet, The Pat Moran Quartet, The Stan Levey Group And Maynard Ferguson, Cat Anderson, Howard McGhee, Herbie Mann, Paul Gonsalves, Ralph Sharon, Johnny Hodges1962Album
Johnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn And The OrchestraJohnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn1962Album
Theme From "The Eleventh Hour"Johnny Hodges1962Single
Hawkins! Eldridge! Hodges! Alive! At The Village Gate!Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Johnny Hodges1962Album
Why Are You BlueJohnny Hodges1962Single
Stompy Jones / Squeeze MeDuke Ellington and Johnny Hodges1961Single
Blue HodgeJohnny Hodges1961Single
Black And Tan Fantasy / Take The "A" TrainJohnny Hodges Et Les The Ellingtonians1961Single
Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny HodgesGerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges1961Album
Johnny Hodges AllstarsJohnny Hodges1961Album
Blue HodgeJohnny Hodges1961Single
Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny HodgesGerry Mulligan / Johnny Hodges1961Single
Blue HodgeJohnny Hodges1961Album
Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington, Johnny Hodges1960Single
Dust BowlJohnny Hodges1960Single
Side By SideDuke Ellington And Johnny Hodges1960Album
Play The BluesDuke Ellington And Johnny Hodges1960Single
Duke's In BedJohnny Hodges And The Ellington All-Stars Without Duke1959Single
Johnny Hodges And His Strings Play The Prettiest GershwinJohnny Hodges1959Album
Back To Back (Duke Ellington And Johnny Hodges Play The Blues)Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges1959Album
Side By SideDuke Ellington and Johnny Hodges1959Single
Back To Back Vol. 2 (Duke Ellington And Johnny Hodges Play The Blues)Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges1959Single
The Big SoundJohnny Hodges And The Duke's Men1959Single
Johnny Hodges And His Strings Play The Prettiest GershwinJohnny Hodges1959Album
Back To Back & Side By SideDuke Ellington And Johnny Hodges1959Compil.
Johnny Hodges No.2Johnny Hodges1958Album
Blues-A-PlentyJohnny Hodges1958Single
Blues-A-PlentyJohnny Hodges1958Album
The Big SoundJohnny Hodges And The Duke's Men1957Album
Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan With Ben Webster, Stan Getz, Paul Desmond & Johnny Hodges1957Compil.
Duke's In BedJohnny Hodges1957Album
In Disco Order Volume 1Johnny Hodges1956Compil.
In Disco Order Volume 2Johnny Hodges1956Compil.
In Disco Order Volume ThreeJohnny Hodges1956Album
Dance Bash #3Johnny Hodges1955Single
Dance Bash #2Johnny Hodges1955Single
Dance BashJohnny Hodges1955Album
Dance BashJohnny Hodges1955Single
CreamyJohnny Hodges1955Album
Swing With Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1955Single
Dance Bash (No 2)Johnny Hodges1955Single
Memories Of EllingtonJohnny Hodges1954Album
Memories Of EllingtonJohnny Hodges1954Single
Back To Back Vol. 1 (Duke Ellington And Johnny Hodges Play The Blues)Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges1954Single
Swing With Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1954Single
Memories Of EllingtonJohnny Hodges1954Single
With Harry CarneyJohnny Hodges1953Album
Swing With Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1953Album
Collates No. 2Johnny Hodges1953Album
CollatesJohnny Hodges1952Album
Johnny Hodges And The EllingtoniansJohnny Hodges1952Album
Dance With Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges1952Single
Johnny Hodges And His Alto SaxJohnny Hodges1952Compil.
Castle RockJohnny Hodges1951Single
Only Wish I Knew / We Fooled YouJohnny Hodges & Don Byas1950Album
CaravanBarney Bigard, Johnny Hodges1937Album
Sax In SatinDon Byas, Ben Webster, Johnny HodgesCompil.
Plays The Prettiest GershwinJohnny HodgesSingle
MistyLawrence Welk & Johnny HodgesSingle
Ellington SidemenJohnny Hodges, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart, Barney BigardCompil.
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A LetterJohnny HodgesSingle
More Sax In SatinJohnny Hodges, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster and Don ByasCompil.
And His Friends At Buckminster SquareJohnny HodgesAlbum
Saxophone GiantsColeman Hawkins - Don Byas - Johnny Hodges - Barney Bigard - Lester Young - Flip Phillips - Ben Webster - Dickie Wells - Eddie HeywoodCompil.
Inspired AbandonLawrence Brown's All-Stars With Johnny HodgesAlbum
A Study In EllingtoniaJohnny HodgesCompil.
Swing With Johnny HodgesJohnny HodgesSingle
Volume 4Johnny HodgesCompil.
Willow TreeMildred Bailey, Johnny Hodges, Bunny Berigan, Teddy Wilson, Grachan MoncurSingle
Sumpin' Jumpin' Round Here / After Hours On Dream StreetJohnny Hodges & Sandy Williams Big EightAlbum
Johnny Hodges No. 1Johnny HodgesSingle
Johnny Hodges 1938-1939Johnny HodgesCompil.
Don't Get Around Much Any MoreJohnny Hodges With The Duke Ellington OrchestraSingle
June's Jumpin' / Violet BlueJohnny Hodges And The EllingtoniansAlbum
I Cried For You / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeJohnny HodgesSingle
Johnny Hodges No.2Johnny HodgesSingle
Searsy's Blues / Let's The Zoomers DroolJohnny Hodges And The EllingtoniansAlbum
Swing Sessions 9 - 1946-1950Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Ernie Royal, Harold BakerCompil.
On The Sunny Side Of The StreetJohnny Hodges, Eddie Heywood, Shelly ManneSingle
Jazz De Poche N°31Johnny HodgesSingle
Jazz de Poche No. 27Johnny HodgesSingle
At A Dance, In A Studio, On RadioJohnny HodgesAlbum
Perdido / AgainGene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Johnny HodgesSingle
Les Classiques Du Jazz Par Les Géants Du JazzLionel Hampton, Django Reinhardt, Roy Eldridge, Earl Hines, Coleman Hawkins, Barney Bigard, Buck Clayton, Sir Charles Thompson, Don Byas, Johnny Hodges, Dizzy Gillespie, Claude Luter, Zoot Sims, Sidney Bechet, Bob Brookmeyer, Gerry MulliganCompil.
Johnny Hodges And The EllingtoniansJohnny HodgesAlbum
Doggin' Around/You Turned The Tables On Me/Tea For Two/Hodge-PodgeJohn Dankworth, Louis Armstrong, The Paul Smith Trio, Johnny HodgesSingle
Jonny Hodges/ Oliver NelsonJohnny Hodges, Oliver NelsonSingle
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