Workout (album)

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Workout
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Studio album by Hank Mobley
Released March 1962[1]
Recorded March 26, 1961
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 51:48 (2014 SHM-CD)
Label Blue Note
BST 84080
Producer Alfred Lion
Hank Mobley chronology
Roll Call
(1960)
Workout
(1961)
Another Workout
(1961)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Workout is an album by jazz tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1962. It features performances by Mobley, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, Grant Green and Philly Joe Jones. The album was identified by Scott Yanow in his Allmusic essay "Hard Bop" as one of 17 Essential Hard Bop Recordings.[3] In October 2014, it was released in Japan on SHM-CD, featuring a previously unissued take of "Three Coins in the Fountain".

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Hank Mobley except as indicated
  1. "Workout" - 10:00
  2. "Uh Huh" - 10:43
  3. "Smokin'" - 7:30
  4. "The Best Things in Life Are Free" (Brown, DeSylva, Henderson) - 5:18
  5. "Greasin' Easy" - 6:58
  6. "Three Coins in the Fountain" (Cahn, Styne) - 5:31 Bonus track on CD
  7. "Three Coins in the Fountain" (Cahn, Styne) - 4:48 Bonus track on 2014 SHM-CD

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard, March 24, 1962.
  2. ^ Scott Yanow, Allmusic Review.
  3. ^ Scott Yanow, "Hard Bop" (essay). Accessed June 12, 2016.