Introducing Lee Morgan

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Introducing Lee Morgan
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Studio album by Lee Morgan With Hank Mobley's Quintet
Released 1956
Recorded November 5 & 7, 1956
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
Genre Jazz, Hard Bop
Length 36:15
Label Savoy
MG 12091
Producer Ozzie Cadena
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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.


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
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 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.



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