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Johnny Hodges: Second Set

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Johnny Hodges
Second Set
Avid Records
2011

Alto saxophonist Johnny Hodges left Duke Ellington's band in 1951 feeling underappreciated and underpaid and convinced that he would have better luck on his own. Unfortunately he was never able to turn his considerable artistry into a lucrative career, and was back with ...