Curtain Call (Hank Mobley album)

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Curtain Call
Studio album by Hank Mobley
Released 1984
Recorded August 18, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
Genre Jazz
Length 41:37
Label Blue Note
BNJ 61006
Producer Alfred Lion
Hank Mobley chronology
Hank Mobley
(1957)
Curtain Call
(1984)
Poppin'
(1957)

Curtain Call (also titled Hank Mobley Quintet Featuring Sonny Clark) is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley, released posthumously on the Japanese Blue Note label in 1984. It was recorded on August 18, 1957 and features Mobley, Kenny Dorham, Jimmy Rowser, Sonny Clark and Art Taylor.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Lee Bloom awarded the album 3 stars stating "Despite an occasional tendency for Mobley's relaxed articulation to sound a bit languorous, his playing is generally enjoyable, and his writing exhibits character, maturity, and a uniquely rhythmic approach to crafting memorable melodies.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Don't Get Too Hip" - 10:59
  2. "Curtain Call" - 5:27
  3. "Deep in a Dream" (DeLange, VanHeusen) - 6:01
  4. "The Mobe" (Best) - 6:22
  5. "My Reverie" (Clinton, Debussy) - 5:34
  6. "On the Bright Side" - 7:14

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bloom, L. Allmusic Review accessed November 18, 2011