A-1 – Hank Mobley
A fanfare-ish intro begins this busy uptempo swinger, which comes from one of Mobley's early Savoy sessions.
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- Recording: Lee Morgan/Hank Mobley - A-1 The Savoy Sessions
- Recorded on: November 7, 1956
- Label: Savoy (SJL1104)
- Concert Key: B-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (uptempo)
- Trumpet - Lee Morgan
- Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley
- Piano - Hank Jones
- Bass - Doug Watkins
- Drums - Art Taylor
Although this title was recorded on the November session, it wasn't released until the 1970s.
July 7, 1930 – May 30, 1986
Hank Mobley is one of the most acclaimed tenor saxophonists in modern jazz history. He is recognized by musicians and critics alike as one of the most important and eloquent jazz instrumentalists of all time. He recorded well over 100 of his own original compositions and left an indelible mark on the post-bop jazz scene. Read more...