Workout =180g vinyl =
1 x LP
blue note 75th
( 1961 ) 2019 EU reissue on 180g LP= In a word association game, the name Hank Mobley will often generate Blue Note and vice versa. While Mobley had a musical life beyond the Blue Note label including associations with Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey's J...
Release date:18-06-2019 (Orginally released in 1961)
2019 EU reissue on 180g LP limited to 1000 - Joined by Grant Green, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones, Mobley creates brilliant statements on four of his best originals (including the soulful "Uh Huh" and "Greasin' Easy"), "The Best Things In Life Are Free" and "Three Coins In A Fountain."
A2 Uh Huh
B2 The Best Things In Life Are Free
B3 Greasin' Easy
Mobley's mastery of the style, his attractive tone, and his skill at writing songs that inspire memorable solos made him a perfect representative of the Blue Note sound. Even with his large number of great recordings, Workout is something special and a real standout.
The passion in Mobley's playing is exciting and will surprise many. He takes wild chances that challenge the other all-stars, and he plays with a constant stream of creative ideas. Even collectors who own a dozen other Hank Mobley albums will have to get this version of Workout!
- Bass – Paul Chambers
- Design [Cover] – Reid Miles
- Drums – Philly Joe Jones*
- Guitar – Grant Green
- Liner Notes – Leonard Feather
- Photography By [Cover Photo] – Francis Wolff
- Piano – Wynton Kelly
- Producer – Alfred Lion
- Recorded By [Recording By] – Rudy Van Gelder
- Tenor Saxophone – Hank Mobley
Extra info: blue note 75th
Label: Culture factory
Originally released: 1961
This release: 2019