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Released  1961
Producer  Creed Taylor
Genre  Jazz
Release date  1961
Label  BNF Collection
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Recorded  August 23 & 24, 1961 Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Blue Hodge (1961)  Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra (1961)
Artists  Johnny Hodges, Wild Bill Davis, Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis
Similar  Wild Bill Davis albums, Jazz albums

Blue Hodge is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges featuring performances recorded in 1961 and released on the Verve label.



The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars stating "Blue Hodge is the earliest of several matchups between altoist Johnny Hodges and organist Wild Bill Davis".

Track listing

  1. "And Then Some" (Johnny Hodges) - 4:00
  2. "I Wonder Why" (Mercer Ellington) - 4:26
  3. "Azure Te" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 2:55
  4. "Blue Hodge" (Gary McFarland) - 6:21
  5. "Hodge Podge" (Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges) - 4:00
  6. "It Shouldn't Happen to a Dream" (Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges) - 2:08
  7. "Why Are You Blue?" (McFarland) - 2:23
  8. "Knuckles" (McFarland) - 5:09
  9. "Stand By Blues" (Johnny Hodges) - 4:27
  10. "There Is No Greater Love" (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) - 3:24


  • Johnny Hodges - alto saxophone
  • Wild Bill Davis - organ
  • Les Spann - guitar, flute
  • Sam Jones - bass
  • Louis Hayes - drums
  • Songs

    1And Then Some4:03
    2I Wonder Why4:26
    3Azure Te2:56


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