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James Moody} has been an institution in jazz} since the late '40s, whether on tenor, flute, occasional alto, or yodelling his way through his "Moody's Mood for Love."} After serving in the Air Force (1943-1946), he joined Dizzy Gillespie}'s bebop} orchestra and began a lifelong friendship with the trumpeter. Moody} toured Europe with Gillespie} and then stayed overseas for several years, working with Miles Davis}, Max Roach}, and top European players. His 1949 recording of "I'm in the Mood for Love"} in 1952 became a hit under the title of "Moody's Mood for Love"} with classic vocalese} lyrics written by Eddie Jefferson} and a best-selling recording by King Pleasure}. After returning to the U.S., Moody} formed a septet that lasted for five years, recorded extensively for Prestige} and Argo}, took up the flute, and then from 1963-1968, was a member of Dizzy Gillespie}'s quintet. He worked in Las Vegas show bands during much of the 1970s before returning to jazz}, playing occasionally with Gillespie}, mostly working as a leader and recording with Lionel Hampton's Golden Men of Jazz}. Moody}, who has alternated between tenor (which he prefers) and alto throughout his career, has an original sound on both horns. He is also one of the best flutists in jazz}. James Moody} has recorded as a leader for Blue Note}, Xanadu}, Vogue}, Prestige}, EmArcy}, Mercury}, Argo}, DJM}, Milestone}, Perception}, MPS}, Muse}, Vanguard}, and Novus}. ~ Scott Yanow, All Music Guide

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