Hank Mobley Quartet

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Hank Mobley Quartet
Studio album by Hank Mobley
Released 1955
Recorded March 27, 1955
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 25:11
Label Blue Note
BLP 5066
Producer Alfred Lion
Hank Mobley chronology
Hank Mobley Quartet
(1955)
The Jazz Message of Hank Mobley
(1956)

Hank Mobley Quartet is the debut album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1955 as BLP 5066, a 10" LP. It was recorded on March 27, 1955 and features Mobley, Horace Silver, Doug Watkins and Art Blakey. The album was released on CD only in Japan, as a limited edition.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 4 stars stating "This debut of Mobley on Blue Note includes Horace Silver on piano and Doug Watkins on bass, plus someone named Art Blakey on drums.".[1]

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

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hank's Prank" - 4:31
  2. "My Sin" - 3:50
  3. "Avila and Tequila" - 4:31
  4. "Walkin' the Fence" - 3:38
  5. "Love for Sale" (Porter) - 4:31
  6. "Just Coolin'" - 4:10

All compositions by Hank Mobley except as indicated

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed November 18, 2011