Deciphering The Message – Hank Mobley
This solo is a fantastic way to get inside Hank's improvisational vocabulary! Available in B-flat and C editions.
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- Recording: The Jazz Messengers - The Jazz Messengers
- Recorded on: May 4, 1956
- Label: Columbia (CK 65265)
- Concert Key: B-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (uptempo)
- Trumpet - Donald Byrd
- Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley
- Piano - Horace Silver
- Bass - Doug Watkins
- Drums - Art Blakey
Recorded Quintet Arrangement: This is a real band piece, with lots of rhythm section involvement and a shout chorus. Because of that, we feel a full score and parts are necessary, so this printed quintet arrangement is available at ejazzlines.com. A lead sheet as part of a midi play-along is also available on Smart Music Wynton Marsalis Volume III - Standards.
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...