James Moody

The jazz saxophonist and flutist's improvised solo on "I'm in the Mood for Love" became a jazz classic. A version with lyrics added became a cross-genre hit and has been recorded by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003268" title="Van Morrison" href="/topic/entertainment/music/van-morrison-PECLB003268.topic">Van Morrison</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001793" title="Aretha Franklin" href="/topic/entertainment/music/aretha-franklin-PECLB001793.topic">Aretha Franklin</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000358" title="Amy Winehouse" href="/topic/entertainment/music/amy-winehouse-PECLB000358.topic">Amy Winehouse</a> and others. Moody was 85. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-james-moody-20101210,0,5483254.story">
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( Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune / May 3, 2014 )

The jazz saxophonist and flutist's improvised solo on "I'm in the Mood for Love" became a jazz classic. A version with lyrics added became a cross-genre hit and has been recorded by Van Morrison, Aretha Franklin, Amy Winehouse and others. Moody was 85. Full obituary

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