Hank Mobley Quartet

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Hank Mobley Quartet
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Studio album by Hank Mobley
Released October 1955
Recorded March 27, 1955
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 25:11
Label Blue Note
BLP 5066
Producer Alfred Lion
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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.


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



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