Label: Prestige - PR 7431 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation, Mono • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Bop
James Moody March 26, — December 9, was an American jazz saxophone and flute player and very occasional vocalist, playing predominantly in the bebop and hard bop styles. Moody had an unexpected hit with " Moody's Mood for Love ," a song written by Eddie Jefferson that used as its melody an improvised solo that New You - My Bloody Valentine - mbv (File, Album) had played on a recording of " I'm in the Mood for Love.
Moody later played with Gillespie inwhere his colleagues in the Gillespie group, pianist Kenny Barron and guitarist Les Spannwould be musical collaborators in the coming decades. In he recorded his first session for Blue Note Recordsthe first in a long recording career playing both saxophone and flute.
That same year he relocated to Europe, where he stayed for three years, saying he had been "scarred by racism" in the U. Then James Moody - James Moodys Greatest Hits! he returned to the U. In the s, he rejoined Dizzy Gillespie. He later worked also James Moody - James Moodys Greatest Hits!
Mike Longo. In a interview with Bob Bernotas, Moody stated that he believed jazz has definite spiritual resonance. The Philip Morris Superband concept started a year previous in Moody was married three times; the first two ended in divorce. His third marriage was to the former Linda Petersen McGowan, whom he married in On November 2,Moody's wife announced on his behalf that he had pancreatic cancerand had chosen not to have it treated aggressively.
After palliative careMoody died in San Diego, on December 9,from complications resulting from pancreatic cancer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. James I. Rain Of Stars - Wintersun - Time I. James Moody with Todd Coolman at a jazz festival. Retrieved March 26, Accessed September 15, Archived from the original on Retrieved Never Again!
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