The Feeling of Jazz – Dual Spotlight on Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis

Jul 14, 2019

The Feeling of Jazz, Program No. 356 airing July 14, 2019 featured a two-hour dual spotlight on American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges & oranist Wild Bill Davis.
Credit RCA Victor Dynagroove Recording
The Feeling of Jazz, program # 356 airing July 14, 2019 featured a dual spotlight on American jazz saxophonist Cornelius "Johnny" Hodges (July 25, 1907 – May 11, 1970) & oranist William Strethen "Wild Bill" Davis (November 24, 1918 – August 17, 1995) in music presented by Kent Lindquist, while new co-host Alan Corns featured music from Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Slim Gaillard and more. Engineered by Dave Woodworth. 

8 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album (Record Label), Composer, Time Length 

1. Wings and Things, Johnny Hodges-Wild Bill Davis, Wings and Things (Lone Hill Jazz, compilation), Johnny Hodges-Wild Bill Davis, 7:16 min.2. The Thing, Al Cohn-Zoot Sims, Either Way (Evidence), Al Cooper, 4:55 min.3. Sunny Side of the Street, Johnny Hodges-Wild Bill Davis, Con-Soul & Sax (Lone Hill Jazz, compilation), Dorothy Fields-Jimmy McHugh, 3:51 min.4. Early Morning Boogie, Slim Gaillard, Slim Gaillard 1946 (Classics Records) Slim Gaillard, 2:55 min.5. Just Squeeze Me, Johnny Hodges-Wild Bill Davis, In Atlantic City (Lone Hill Jazz, compilation), Duke Elington, 4:46 min.6. Song of Songs, Soprano Summit, Live at the Illiana Jazz Club (Storyvile), Lukas Foss, 5:00 min.7. Blues For Madeleine, Johnny Hodges-Wild Bill Davis, Blue Pyramid (Lone Hill Jazz, compilation), Johnny Hodges, 4:52 min.8. Georgia On My Mind, Oscar Peterson Trio, Night Train (Verve), Hoagy Carmichael-Stuart Garrett, 3:42 min.9. Knuckles, Johnny Hodges-Wild Bill Davis, Blue Hodge (Lone Hill Jazz, compilation), Johnny Hodges, 5:11 min.

9 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album (Record Label), Composer, Time Length 

1. Bag's New Groove, Paul Desmond, Paul Desmond and The Modern Jazz Quartet (Red Barron, Sony), Milt Jackson, 5:10 min.2. Jones, Johnny Hodges-Wild Bill Davis, Men of Blues Feat. Kenny Burrell, Johnny Hodges, 4:43 min.3. Roseland Shuffle, Count Basie Orchestra, One O'Clock Jump (Decca, MCA), Count Basie, 2:32 min.4. Drop Me Off in Harlem, Johnny Hodges-Wild Bill Davis, Con-Soul & Sax (Lone Hill Jazz, compilation), Duke Ellington, 4:25 min.5. The Claw, Flip Phillips-Scott Hamilton, A Sound Investment (Concord Jazz), Flip Phillips, 6:00 min.6. It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got That Swing), Johnny Hodges-Wild Bill Davis, In Atlantic City (Lone Hill Jazz, compilation), Duke Elington, 5:40 min.7. Jitterbug Waltz, Chuck Hedges Quartet, No Greater Love (Arbors Records), Waller, 6:09 min.8. Hash Brown, Johnny Hodges-Wild Bill Davis, Blue Pyramid (Lone Hill Jazz, compilation), Johnny Hodges, 4:00 min.9. Twisting the Jug, Gene Ammons, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 - The Sixties (Prestige), Gene Ammons, 4:38 min.