Straight No Filter

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Straight No Filter
Studio album by Hank Mobley
Released 1985
Recorded March 7, 1963 (#8–9)
October 2, 1963 (#6–7)
February 4, 1965 (#4–5)
June 17, 1966 (#1–3)
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 41:36 original LP
59:12 CD reissue
Label Blue Note
BST 84435
Producer Alfred Lion
Hank Mobley chronology
A Slice of the Top
(1979)
Straight No Filter
(1963–66)
Hi Voltage
(1967)

Straight No Filter is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley, recorded mostly in 1963 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1985. The albums compiles performances recorded at four different sessions from 1963 to 1966.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr. awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Straight No Filter will be welcomed by Mobley's fans and lovers of hard bop. It shouldn't be missed.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Hank Mobley except as indicated

1985 LP

  1. "Straight No Filter" – 5:58
  2. "Chain Reaction" – 11:02
  3. "Soft Impressions" – 4:48
  4. "Third Time Around" – 6:25
  5. "Hank's Waltz" – 7:43
  6. "The Feelin's Good" – 5:40

2001 CD reissue

  1. "Straight No Filter" – 5:58
  2. "Chain Reaction" – 11:02
  3. "Soft Impressions" – 4:48
  4. "Third Time Around" – 6:25
  5. "Hank's Waltz" – 7:43
  6. "Syrup and Biscuits" – 5:36
  7. "Comin' Back" – 6:26
  8. "The Feelin's Good" – 5:40
  9. "Yes Indeed" (Oliver) – 5:34

Personnel[edit]

Tracks 1–3

Tracks 4–5

Tracks 6–7

Tracks 8–9

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lankford, R. Allmusic Review accessed September 21, 2011