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Johnny Hodges (1907–1970)

Composer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light"), saxophonist and songwriter who was educated in area public schools and then joined dance orchestras as a saxophonist. By 1927, he had joined the Duke Ellington band. He has made many recordings. Joining ASCAP in 1945, his other popular-song and instrumental compositions include "Shady Side", "What's It ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Matrix
The Matrix Soundtrack
(1999)
Swingers
Swingers Soundtrack
(1996)
Wonder Boys
Wonder Boys Soundtrack
(2000)
American Hustle
American Hustle Soundtrack
(2013)

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 2016 Manchester by the Sea (writer: "I'm Beginning To See The Light")
 2013 American Hustle (writer: "Jeep's Blues")
 2013 L'écume des jours (writer: "The Mood to be Wooed")
 2005 Rumor Has It... (writer: "I'm Beginning To See The Light")
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Factory Girls (2004) ... (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light")
 2003 Mona Lisa Smile (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light")
 2003 The Matrix Revolutions (writer: "I'm Beginning To See the Light")
 2003 The Human Stain (performer: "Day Dream" (1939))
 2002 Red Dragon (performer: "Passion Flower")
 2000 The Yards (music: "I'm Beginning to See the Light" (1944))
 2000 Wonder Boys (performer: "Things Ain't What They Used to Be")
 2000 My Dog Skip (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light" - as J. Hodges)
 1999 Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (TV Movie) (writer: "Rent Party Blues")
 1999 The Matrix (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light")
 1997 Addicted to Love (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light")
 1996 Swingers (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light")
 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light")
 1994 Bert (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hjärnsläpp (1994) ... ("GOOD QUEEN BESS")
 1993 Lipstick on Your Collar (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... (writer: "I'm Beginning To See The Light")
 1991 Wild Blade (performer: "Everybody Knows", "All of Me") / (writer: "Everybody Knows")
 1991 En dag i oktober (writer: "THE JEEP IS JUMPIN'")
 1984 The Cotton Club (lyrics: "Cotton Club Stomp #2" - as John Hodges)
 1970 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.104 (1970) ... (writer: "I'm Beginning To See The Light")
 1967 Center Stage (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Barbara McNair and Duke Ellington Special (1967) ... (music: "I'm Beginning to See the Light")
 1961 Glenn Miller Time (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1961) ... (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light" - uncredited)
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Long, Long Ride (1960) ... (writer: "I'm Beginning To See the Light")
 1957 The Lux Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light" - uncredited)
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Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1990. See more »

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