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James Moody

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James Moody

James Moody has been played on NTS shows including Suncut, with Matrix first played on 17 March 2015.

James Moody (March 26, 1925 - December 9, 2010) was a jazz saxophone and flute player. He was born in Savannah, Georgia. As he grew up in New Jersey, he was attracted to the saxophone after hearing Buddy Tate, Don Byas, and Count Basie. He recorded his first album for Blue Note Records in 1948. He is best known for his hit "Moody's Mood for Love," an improvisation based on I'm in the Mood for Love. He often played with Dizzy Gillespie and worked with Mike Longo….

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John Birks 'Dizzy' Gillespie, James Moody
Perception Records1970
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John Birks 'Dizzy' Gillespie, James MoodyPerception Records1970
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James Moody
Paula Records1973
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James MoodyPaula Records1973
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