Johnny Hodges
Name: Johnny Hodges
Occupation: Saxophonist
Gender: Male
Birth Day: July 25, 1907
Death Date: May 11, 1970 (age 62)
Age: Aged 62
Birth Place: Cambridge, United States
Zodiac Sign: Leo

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Johnny Hodges

Johnny Hodges was born on July 25, 1907 in Cambridge, United States (62 years old). Johnny Hodges is a Saxophonist, zodiac sign: Leo. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.

Brief Info

One of the Big Band Era's greatest jazz saxophonists. He nurtured a longtime collaboration with Duke Ellington.

Trivia

He worked with several other important jazz artists, including Willie Cook, Roy Eldridge, and Harold Baker.

Net Worth 2020

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Does Johnny Hodges Dead or Alive?

As per our current Database, Johnny Hodges died on May 11, 1970 (age 62).

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Before Fame

He was a self-taught piano performer before taking an interest in the saxophone. His nickname was "Rabbit" for his unusual speed and ability to escape truant officers.

Biography

Biography Timeline

1924

When Hodges was 14 he went with his eldest sister to see Sidney Bechet play in Jimmy Cooper's Black and White Revue in a Boston burlesque hall. Hodges' eldest sister introduced him to Bechet, who asked him to play something on the soprano saxophone he had brought with him. Hodges played "My Honey's Lovin' Arms" for Bechet, who was impressed with his skill and encouraged him to keep on playing. Hodges built a name for himself in the Boston area before moving to New York in 1924.

1928

Hodges joined Duke Ellington's orchestra in November 1928. He was one of the prominent Ellington Band members who featured in Benny Goodman's 1938 Carnegie Hall concert. Goodman described Hodges as "by far the greatest man on alto sax that I ever heard." Charlie Parker called him "the Lily Pons of his instrument."

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Currently, Johnny Hodges is 114 years, 2 months and 27 days old. Johnny Hodges will celebrate 115th birthday on a Monday 25th of July 2022.

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