Turnaround – Hank Mobley
A funky piece with a danceable groove and a blues-inflected melody.
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- Recording: Hank Mobley - The Turnaround
- Recorded on: February 5, 1965
- Label: Blue Note (BLP 4186)
- Concert Key: D-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Even 8ths (funky)
- Trumpet - Freddie Hubbard
- Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley
- Piano - Barry Harris
- Bass - Paul Chambers
- Drums - Billy Higgins
"The Turnaround" was Hank's first leader date of 1965. We also have other titles from this session including East Of The Village and Pat 'N Chat.
Lyricist Chris Caswell wrote a lyric to The Turnaround for vocalist Karrin Allyson. She recorded it on her "Footprints" album and it's called I Found The Turnaround, also available (in C).
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...