Thinking of Home is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley recorded on July 31, 1970 and released on the Blue Note label in 1980. It features performances by Mobley with Woody Shaw, Cedar Walton, Eddie Diehl, Mickey Bass, and Leroy Williams. This is Mobley's final solo Blue Note album, his 26th with the label.
Composed By – Hank Mobley. Composed By – Hank Mobley. B1. You Gotta Hit It.
Tenor Saxophone – Hank Mobley. Trumpet – Woody Shaw. ート. Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on July 31, 1970. Includes Japanese liner notes. Thinking Of Home (LP, Album). Thinking Of Home (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM).
For what would be his final of over 20 Blue Note albums, tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley uses a sextet that also includes trumpeter Woody Shaw, the obscure guitarist Eddie Diehl, pianist Cedar Walton, bassist Mickey Bass, and drummer Leroy Williams for a typically challenging set of advanced hard bop music
Digital Download - Blue Note. This music was not released for the first time until 1980. It is only fitting that Hank Mobley would record one of the last worthwhile Blue Note albums before its artistic collapse (it would not be revived until the 1980s) for his consistent output helped define the label's sound in the 1960s. Mobley's excellent playing and the adventurous solos of Woody Shaw make this hard-to-find LP (his last as a leader) one to hunt for. Track Listing.
The album features Mobley's composition 'This I Dig of You'. The album is included in the uDiscover guide to the 50 greatest Blue Note Records albums. The 50 Greatest Blue Note Albums. Blue Note is an iconic jazz label, so it only makes sense to put together a list of the greatest Blue Note albums. One of the Blue Note label's definitive hard bop artists, tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley remains somewhat underappreciated for his straightforward, swinging style. Hank Mobley - Blue Note Records.
Hank Mobley's Thinking of Home is less directly bluesy and structurally bolder - it starts with a three-part suite opened spectacularly with the saxophonist's dry, brooding tone and the thunder of mallets, before turning into a Milestones-like bounce. Four out of the five pieces are Mobley's, often sound like a cross between Art Blakey's Messengers, Watermelon Man Latin-bop and the late 1950s Miles Davis Quintet.
Album: Thinking Of Home. Thinking Of Home: Best 2 songs. Hank Mobley - You Gotta Hit It 05:34. Hank Mobley - High And Flighty High and Flighty, 2014 06:43. Hank Mobley - Minor Disturbance Chameleon, 2019 06:14.
Thinking of Home is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley recorded on July 31, 1970 and released on the Blue Note label in 1980 Contents. All compositions by Hank Mobley except where noted. Suite: Thinking of Home/The Flight/Home at Last" - 10:06. You Gotta Hit It" - 5:34.
|1a||Thinking Of Home|
|1c||Home At Last|
|3||You Gotta Hit It||5:32|
|5||Talk About Gittin' It||8:38|
- Recorded At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
- Manufactured By – EMI Music Japan Inc
- Bass – Mickey Bass
- Composed By – Hank Mobley (tracks: 1 to 3, 5), Mickey Bass (tracks: 4)
- Design [Cover] – Patrick Roques
- Drums – Leroy Williams
- Guitar – Eddie Diehl
- Mastered By – Ron McMaster
- Photography By [Cover, Liner] – Francis Wolff
- Piano – Cedar Walton
- Producer – Duke Pearson, Francis Wolff
- Reissue Producer – Michael Cuscuna
- Tenor Saxophone – Hank Mobley
- Trumpet – Woody Shaw
NotesRecorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on July 31, 1970
Originally issued as Blue Note LT-1045
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 4 988006 895775
- Rights Society: JASRAC
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