Introducing Lee Morgan

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Introducing Lee Morgan
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Studio album by
Lee Morgan With Hank Mobley's Quintet
Released1956
RecordedNovember 5 & 7, 1956
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
GenreJazz, Hard bop
Length36:15
LabelSavoy
MG 12091
ProducerOzzie Cadena
Lee Morgan chronology
Lee Morgan Indeed!
(1956)
Introducing Lee Morgan
(1956)
Lee Morgan Sextet
(1956)

Introducing Lee Morgan is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan with Hank Mobley's quintet released on the Savoy label. It was recorded on November 5 and 7, 1956, and features performances by Morgan with Hank Mobley, Hank Jones, Doug Watkins and Art Taylor.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3½ stars, stating: "At the time Morgan (who was just 17) was very much under the musical influence of Clifford Brown although a bit of his own personality was starting to shine through".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hank's Shout" (Mobley) - 7:03
  2. "Nostalgia" (Navarro) - 8:53
  3. "Bet" (Watkins) - 7:56
  4. "Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise" (Hammerstein, Romberg) - 2:29
  5. "P.S. I Love You" (Jenkins, Mercer) - 4:22
  6. "Easy Living" (Rainger, Robin) - 2:49
  7. "That's All" (Alan Brandt, Haymes) - 2:43

Recorded on November 5 (1, 3-7) and 7 (#2), 1956.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 16, 2011.