Hank Mobley’s ‘Roll Call’ is an album recorded on November 13, 1960 with Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, Art Blakey and Freddie Hubbard and released in 1961 by Blue Note.
Track Listing : 1.Roll Call (Hank Mobley) – 10:33 . 2.My Groove Your Move (Hank Mobley) – 06:07 . 3.Take Your Pick (Hank Mobley) – 05:27 . 4.A Baptist Beat (Hank Mobley) – 08:54 . 5.The More I See You (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) – 06:47 . 6.The Breakdown (Hank Mobley) – 04:57
Musicians : Hank Mobley – Tenor Saxophone . Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet . Wynton Kelly – Piano . Paul Chambers – Bass . Art Blakey – Drums
Production : Produced By Alfred Lion . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer
Package : Robert Levin – Liner Notes . Reid Miles – Cover Design . Francis Wolff – Photography
Recorded On November 13, 1960 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.
Released In 1961 By Blue Note.
Aside from the minor discrepancies, you can’t go wrong with this album in either format. Whichever you choose, this record excels in terms of sonic detail, the feeling of ‘being there,’ and is highly recommended to all jazz fans and audiophiles alike. […]
It is a nice complement to this collection of originals, which has often been overshadowed by Mobley’s other late-’50s and early-’60s work but is definitely deserving of some attention of its own. […]
Art Blakey delivers a heavy-handed opening statement that leads the tune into its stop-time head. From here, Mobley steps into the spotlight, setting the bar high and playing one of his most impressive solos. His tone has a unique fullness that rarely sounds pushed or edgyand his use of dynamics is tasteful […]