BiographyKeeper of the traditional jazz flame and part of the Chicago jazz scene of the '20s and '30s, this percussive pianist kept his style constant during the Swing and Bop eras. Oddly enough, his best recordings were made during the radical '40s. Later, during the age of Charlie Parker, Hodes proved that Traditional Jazz was still fresh and exciting.
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