Workout (album)

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Workout
Studio album by Hank Mobley
Released 1961
Recorded March 26, 1961
Genre Jazz
Length 45:53
Label Blue Note
Producer Alfred Lion
Hank Mobley chronology
Roll Call
(1960)
Workout
(1961)
Another Workout
(1961)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Workout is an album by jazz tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1961. It features performances by Mobley, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, Grant Green and Philly Joe Jones. The album was identified by Scott Yanow in his Allmusic essay "Hard Bop" as one of the 17 Essential Hard Bop Recordings.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Workout" - 10:00
  2. "Uh Huh" - 10:45
  3. "Smokin'" - 7:28
  4. "The Best Things in Life Are Free" (Brown, DeSylva, Henderson) - 5:16
  5. "Greasin' Easy" - 6:59
  6. "Three Coins in the Fountain" (Cahn, Styne) - 5:25 Bonus track on CD
All compositions by Hank Mobley except as indicated

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Yanow, S. Hard Bop accessed December 7, 2009