Here is the Wikipedia notes of him; John Cornelius Hodges (July 25, 1907 – May 11, 1970) 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
At 2014 Babylon Beyoglu concert hall was open and running. Okay Temiz has published his new album from Sony within the mood of his very old project; “Oriental Wind”. This concert film from the time of album launch. Enjoy it.
Istanbul time when we were at the shooting of Kerem Gorsev & Ernie Watts live performance. A Nice gig was in an excellent mood. It was a pleasure to direct this filming, enjoy it. Sax: Ernie Watts Piano: Kerem Gorsev Drum: Ferit Odman Contrabass: Kagan Yildiz 2015 – CRR Concert Hall – Istanbul
It’s hasn’t been long since I moved to London, one thing that surprised me was the fact that concert tickets were always sold out. I was looking into the programs of the upcoming months and I saw my man Mingus’s name. A real live Mingus Big Band concert in August at Ronnie Scott’s, as produced