High Modes – Hank Mobley

The announcer at Birdland the night this composition was recorded introduced it as a "really cool one"—an apt description for this mysterious laid-back head.

Hank Mobley

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...

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