Big Sound [Import]
Digitally re-mastered and expanded edition of this 1959 album (appearing here for the first time on CD) including bonus tracks. In addition to Hodges, many important figures from the Ellington band are also featured here, including Clark Terry, Ray Nance, Billy Strayhorn and Paul Gonsalves. A complete rarely heard Hodges octet session from the same period and with very similar personnel has been added as a bonus. 16 tracks. Poll Winners. 2010.