High And Flighty – Hank Mobley
A fun and energetic melody over a progression of varying II-Vs with a surprising, exciting ending.
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- Recording: Hank Mobley - Peckin' Time
- Recorded on: February 9, 1958
- Label: Blue Note (BLP 1574)
- Concert Key: B-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (uptempo)
- Trumpet - Lee Morgan
- Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley
- Piano - Wynton Kelly
- Bass - Paul Chambers
- Drums - Charli Persip
- The La Sierra University Big Band, 2011, performing Mark Taylor's arrangement of High And Flighty, available from MusicDispatch.com
Also check out the Peckin' Time lead sheet from the same session, and Charli talking about Dizzy on our YouTube channel.
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...