Mobley's Message

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Mobley's Message
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Studio album by Hank Mobley
Released Early January 1957[1]
Recorded July 20, 1956
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 41:51
Label Prestige
PRLP 7061
Producer Bob Weinstock
Hank Mobley chronology
The Jazz Message of Hank Mobley
Mobley's Message
Mobley's 2nd Message
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Mobley's Message is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley, released on the Prestige label in 1957. It was recorded on July 20, 1956 and features performances by Mobley, Donald Byrd, Barry Harris, Doug Watkins and Art Taylor, with Jackie McLean guesting on one track, on which his solo is marred by faulty sound quality.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Hank Mobley except as indicated

  1. "Bouncing with Bud" (Powell) - 7:00
  2. "52nd Street Theme" (Monk) - 5:43
  3. "Minor Disturbance" - 6:16
  4. "Au Privave" (Parker) - 7:34
  5. "Little Girl Blue" (Hart, Rodgers) - 8:44
  6. "Alternating Current" - 6:34



  1. ^ Billboard Jan 19, 1957
  2. ^ Allmusic Review
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 143. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.