The Turnaround!

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The Turnaround!
Studio album by Hank Mobley
Released 1965
Recorded March 7, 1963 (#2-3)
February 5, 1965 (#1, 4-6)
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 40:30
Label Blue Note
BST 84186
Producer Alfred Lion
Hank Mobley chronology
No Room for Squares
The Turnaround!

The Turnaround! is an album by jazz tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley recorded on March 7, 1963 and on February 5, 1965, and released on the Blue Note label. It features performances by Mobley with Donald Byrd, Herbie Hancock, Butch Warren and Philly Joe Jones from the earlier session and Freddie Hubbard, Barry Harris, Paul Chambers and Billy Higgins from the latter.


The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars stating "In all this is a solid date, despite its time lapse, and one that gives us a solid picture of the two Mobleys.".[1]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Hank Mobley except as indicated.
  1. "The Turnaround" - 8:15
  2. "East of the Village" - 6:44
  3. "The Good Life" (Sacha Distel, Jack Reardon) - 5:09
  4. "Straight Ahead" - 7:02
  5. "My Sin" - 6:53
  6. "Pat 'n' Chat" - 6:27


Tracks 2-3

Tracks 1, 4-6


  1. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed November 18, 2011