Don't Sleep in the Subway (album)

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Don't Sleep in the Subway
Don't Sleep in the Subway (album).jpg
Studio album by Johnny Hodges
Released 1967
Recorded August 17, 18 & 21, 1967
New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Verve V/V6 8732
Producer Esmond Edwards
Johnny Hodges chronology
Triple Play
(1967)
Don't Sleep in the Subway
(1967)
Swing's Our Thing
(1967)

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]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]

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

Track listing[edit]

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

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  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.