Far Away Lands

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Far Away Lands
Studio album by Hank Mobley
Released 1984
Recorded May 26, 1967
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 35:55
Label Blue Note
BST 84425
Producer Alfred Lion
Hank Mobley chronology
Third Season
(1967)
Far Away Lands
(1967)
Reach Out
(1968)

Far Away Lands is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley recorded on May 26, 1967 and released on the Blue Note label. It features performances by Mobley with Donald Byrd, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, and Billy Higgins.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "For this lesser-known outing, Mobley teams up with trumpeter Donald Byrd, pianist Cedar Walton, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Billy Higgins for four of his songs (given such colorful titles as "A Dab of This and That," "No Argument," "The Hippity Hop," and "Bossa for Baby"), along with a song apiece from Byrd and Jimmy Heath. An excellent outing, fairly late in the productive career of Hank Mobley. Tracks".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Hank Mobley except as indicated
  1. "A Dab of This and That" - 5:10
  2. "Far Away Lands" (Heath) - 5:36
  3. "No Argument" - 6:33
  4. "The Hippity Hop" - 5:41
  5. "Bossa for Baby" - 6:08
  6. "Soul Time" (Byrd) - 6:47

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 18, 2011