Opener – Hank Mobley
Hank Mobley's take on Confirmation with both horn parts notated on all lead sheets.
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- Recording: Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers - Meet You At The Jazz Corner Of The World, Vol. 1
- Recorded on: September 14, 1960
- Label: Blue Note (BLP 4054)
- Concert Key: C
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium up)
- Trumpet - Lee Morgan
- Tenor Sax - Wayne Shorter
- Piano - Bobby Timmons
- Bass - Jymie Merritt
- Drums - Art Blakey
The melody switches to a 2-feel and moves smoothly and convincingly over the changes. Don Sickler recalls, "I remember the first time I played this arrangement, I didn't realize that Hank had borrowed the chord progression from Confirmation until I got into the solo section. He also changed the key to C concert."
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...