RIP: James Moody, jazz saxophonist and flutist

RIP: James Moody, jazz saxophonist and flutist

From the Los Angeles Times:

James Moody, a jazz saxophonist and flutist whose improvised solo on a recording of the song “I’m in the Mood for Love” became a jazz classic, died Thursday in San Diego, where he had lived in recent years. He was 85 and had pancreatic cancer.

His death was confirmed by a spokeswoman for the San Diego Hospice.

Read a message from Linda Moody here.

• James Moody: http://www.jamesmoody.com

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