Don't Sleep in the Subway (album)

Don't Sleep in the Subway is an album by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges featuring performances with a big band recorded in 1967 and released on the Verve label.[1][2]

Don't Sleep in the Subway
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Studio album by
Released1967
RecordedAugust 17, 18 & 21, 1967
New York City
GenreJazz
LabelVerve V/V6 8732
ProducerEsmond Edwards
Johnny Hodges chronology
Triple Play
(1967)
Don't Sleep in the Subway
(1967)
Swing's Our Thing
(1967)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars stating "The orchestrations are uneven, but Johnny Hodges is uniformly sharp".[3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Johnny Hodges except as indicated

  1. "Don't Sleep in the Subway" (Tony Hatch, Jackie Trent) - 3:20
  2. "The Wonder of You" (Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Don George) - 2:44
  3. "Serenade in Blue" (Frank Signorelli, Mitchell Parish) - 3:08
  4. "Everytime She Walks" (Jimmy Jones) - 3:47
  5. "Wisteria" (Jones, Ellington) - 2:47
  6. "Heel Kickin'" - 3:38
  7. "You've Changed" (Bill Carey, Carl T. Fischer) - 2:51
  8. "Some Fun" - 3:40
  9. "Eydie-Dee Dee" - 4:27

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Verve Records Catalog: 8700 series accessed February 19, 2016
  2. ^ Discography of the Verve, Clef and Norgran labels accessed February 19, 2016
  3. ^ a b Wynn, Ron. Don't Sleep in the Subway – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved February 19, 2016.