Roll Call (Hank Mobley album)

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Roll Call
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Studio album by Hank Mobley
Released Late June/early July 1961[1]
Recorded November 13, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 52:30
Label Blue Note
BST 84058
Producer Alfred Lion
Hank Mobley chronology
Soul Station
(1960)
Roll Call
(1961)
Workout
(1961)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Roll Call is an album by jazz tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley. Considered one of his best alongside Soul Station (also recorded in 1960), Roll Call features some of the most prominent musicians of the hard bop era, specifically Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, Art Blakey, and Freddie Hubbard.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Hank Mobley except as indicated.

  1. "Roll Call" - 10:33
  2. "My Groove Your Move" - 6:07
  3. "Take Your Pick" - 5:27
  4. "A Baptist Beat" - 8:54
  5. "The More I See You" (Warren, Gordon) - 6:47
  6. "The Breakdown" - 4:57
  7. "A Baptist Beat" [alternate take] - 9:42 Bonus track on CD

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard July 10, 1961
  2. ^ Proefrock, Stacia. Roll Call (Hank Mobley album) at AllMusic
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 143. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.