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Art Hodes

Arthur W. Hodes (November 14, 1904 in Russia; died March 4, 1993 in Harvey, Illinois) is an American jazz pianist born in Ukraine. His family settled in Chicago, Illinois when he was a few months old. His career began in Chicago clubs, but he did not gain wider attention until moving to New York City in 1938. In that city he played with Sidney Bechet, Joe Marsala, and Mezz Mezzrow. Later Hodes founded his own band in the 1940s and it would be associated with his home town of Chicago. He and his band played mostly in that area for the next forty years. He also wrote for jazz magazines like Jazz Record. He remained an educator and writer in jazz.

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Discography

Up In Volly's Room

Up In Volly's Room

Delmark Records
2011

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Friar's Inn Revisited

Friar's Inn Revisited

Delmark Records
2007

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Tribute to the Greats

Delmark Records
2002

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Vintage Art Hodes

GHB/Solo Art Records
2001

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