Thursday, October 20, 2016

Hank Mobley






































Artist:  Hank Mobley
Birth Name:  Henry Mobley
Born:  July 7, 1930.  Eastman, Georgia, USA
Died:  May 30, 1986 (Aged 55).  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Genre:  Jazz, Hard Bop, Soul Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Mainstream Jazz, Saxophone Jazz, Post Bop
Occupation:  Musician, Composer, Saxophonist
Instruments:  Tenor Saxophone

Hank Mobley was an American Hard Bop and Soul Jazz Tenor Saxophonist and Composer.  He wasn't as aggressive as John Coltrane or Sonny Rollins, but neither was it as soft and cool as Stan Getz or Lester Young.  He is one of the most underrated musicians of the Bop Era.















Title:  No Room For Squares (RVG Edition)  (2000)
Genre:  Jazz, Hard Bop, Soul Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Mainstream Jazz, Saxophone Jazz, Post Bop
Label:  Blue Note Records
Rating:   *****

Tracks:

 1.  Three Way Split  (7:49)
 2.  Carolyn  (5:30)
 3.  Up A Step  (8:31)
 4.  No Room For Squares  (6:57)
 5.  Me 'N You  (7:17)
 6.  Old World, New Imports  (6:08)

Bonus Tracks:  On CD Reissue:

 7.  Carolyn (Alternate Take)  (5:35)
 8.  No Room For Squares (Alternate Take)  (6:45)

Personnel:

Hank Mobley:  Tenor Saxophone
Lee Morgan:  Trumpet on Tracks:  1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
Donald Byrd:  Trumpet on Tracks:  3, 6
Andrew Hill:  Piano on Tracks:  1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
Herbie Hancock:  Piano on Tracks:  3, 6
John Ore:  Bass on Tracks:   1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
Butch Warren:  Bass on Tracks:  3, 6
Philly Joe Jones:  Drums

No Room For Squares is an album in 1964 by Hank Mobley, originally released on June 1964 by Blue Note Records, remastered and reissued on September 12, 2000 by Blue Note Records, featuring Lee Morgan, Andrew Hill, Donald Byrd, Herbie Hancock, John Ore, Butch Warren and Philly Joe Jones.
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