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11:09 am
Thu December 9, 2010

Remembering Jazz Icon James Moody

The virtuoso jazz saxophonist and flutist James Moody died Thursday, December 9th, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 85. Read More...

Moody is best known for "I'm in the Mood for Love," but will be forever remembered for his inventive, earthy tone, humorous take on
life, and his solos that critic Gary Giddins called "mini-epics in which impassioned oracles, comic relief, suspense and song vie for
chorus time."

More Information:

From NPR: Remembering James Moody's Humble Gift for Music

NPR Jazz Profile: James Moody - In The Mood

NPR's A Blog Supreme: James Moody, Genial Jazz Reedman, Dies