Johnny Hodges American alto saxophonist

Johnny Hodges
United States
July 25, 1906
Death Date:
May 11, 1970 (age 63)
Birth Sign :


Johnny Hodges is a 63 years old American alto saxophonist from Cambridge. Johnny Hodges was born on July 25, 1906 (died on May 11, 1970, he was 63 years old) in Cambridge. His nickname was Jeep, Rabbit.


John Cornelius Johnny Hodges was an American alto saxophonist best known for solo work with Duke Ellington's big band. He played lead alto in the saxophone section for many years except the period between 1932 and 1946 when Otto Hardwick generally played first chair. Hodges was also featured on soprano saxophone but refused to play soprano after 1946 when he was given the lead chair.
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Is Johnny Hodges still alive?

No, he died on 05/11/1970, 51 years ago. He was 63 years old when he died. He died in New York City and buried in Flushing Cemetery .


Johnny Hodges Albums

There are 129 albums of Johnny Hodges:

Jazzy Vibes
Jazzy Vibes
Dale al play!: Jazz
Dale al play!: Jazz
Spotlight on Duke Ellington
Spotlight on Duke Ellington

His last album Jazzy Vibes released 2 weeks 10 hours ago. When Jazzy Vibes released, he was 115 years old. This album contains 54 tracks

His first album Passion Flower 1940-46 released 81 years ago, he was 33 years old when this album released. There were 22 songs in this album.

Johnny Hodges Movies (2)

There are 2 movies of Johnny Hodges:

His first feature film was The Intimate Duke Ellington (2003, as Himself). He was 96 when he starred in this movie. Since 2003, he has appeared in 2 feature films. The last one is Jazz Icons: Duke Ellington Live in '58 (2007). In this movie, we watched him in the Alto Sax character .

What was Johnny's zodiac sign?

Johnny Hodges zodiac sign was leo.

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