Hank Mobley Discography

1950 (age 20)

Paul Gayten And His Orchestra

Al Armstrong (trumpet) Eddie Barefield (clarinet, alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Frank Campbell (baritone sax) Paul Gayten (piano, vocals) Larry Gains (bass) unknown (drums) The Coleman Brothers (vocal group -1,2)
NYC, 1950-1951
1. 1329Goodnight IreneRegal 3281
2. 1330Oh, La La-
3. 1333Gold Ain't EverythingRegal 3282
4. 1334Suzette-
5. 1392If You Got The MoneyRegal 3302
6. 1393I'm So Crazy For Love-
7. 1426Yeah, Yeah, YeahRegal 3312
8. 1427Each Time-
9.Baby I'm AloneRegal 3329
10.Little Girl Little Girl-
* Regal 3281   Paul Gayten - Goodnight Irene / Oh, La La
* Regal 3282   Paul Gayten - Gold Ain't Everything / Suzette
* Regal 3302   Paul Gayten - If You Got The Money / I'm So Crazy For Love
* Regal 3312   Paul Gayten - Yeah, Yeah, Yeah / Each Time
* Regal 3329   Paul Gayten - Baby I'm Alone / Little Girl Little Girl

Larry Darnell With Gayten's Band

Al Armstrong (trumpet) Eddie Barefield (clarinet, alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Frank Campbell (baritone sax) Paul Gayten (piano) unknown (guitar) Larry Gains (bass) unknown (drums) Larry Darnell (vocals)
NYC, 1950 or August, 1952
CO48182Christmas BluesOKeh 6926
* OKeh 6926   Larry Darnell - I Am The Sparrow / Christmas Blues

1953

Max Roach Septet

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Leon Comegys (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto sax, flute) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 10, 1953
A105OrientationDebut M 105, DEP 451; Original Jazz Classics OJC-202
Orientation (alternate take)Debut DEB 198, (J) DEB 198
B105MobleyzationDebut M 105, DEP 451; Original Jazz Classics OJC-202
A106Glow WormDebut M 106, DEP 451; Original Jazz Classics OJC-202
B106Sfax-
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-202, OJCCD-202-2   Max Roach Quartet
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC-115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut DEP 451, (D) DEP 45   Max Roach Septet
* Debut M 105; Swing (F) SW 423; Vogue (E) V 2270   Max Roach - Orientation / Mobleyzation
* Debut M 106; Swing (F) SW 424   Max Roach - Glow Worm / Sfax

Max Roach Quartet

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 21, 1953
RM502Just One Of Those ThingsDebut M 107, DLP 13, (D) DL 103; Original Jazz Classics OJC-202
RM503Cou-Manchi-CouDebut M 109, DLP 13, (D) DL 103; Original Jazz Classics OJC-202
RM504KismetDebut M 108, DLP 13, (D) DL 103; Original Jazz Classics OJC-202
RM505Chi-Chi-
RM506I'm A Fool To Want YouDebut M 109, DLP 13, (D) DL 103; Original Jazz Classics OJC-202
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-202, OJCCD-202-2   Max Roach Quartet
* Debut DLP 13   The Max Roach Quartet Featuring Hank Mobley
* Debut (D) DL 103   Max Roach Quartet
* Debut M 107; Swing (F) SW 437; Vogue (E) V 2329   Max Roach - Just One Of Those Things / Drum Conversation
* Debut M 109   Max Roach - I'm A Fool To Want You / Cou-Manchi-Cou
* Debut M 108; Swing (F) SW 436   Max Roach - Kismet / Chi-Chi

Hank Mobley Quintet

Bennie Green (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Jimmy Schenck (bass) Charli Persip (drums)
"The Picadilly", Newark, NJ, September 28, 1953
OwUptown UPCD 27.66/67
There's A Small Hotel-
Ballad Medley-
All The Things You Are-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
same session
Announcement-
Lullaby Of Birdland-
Embraceable You-
Keen And Peachy-
Pennies From Heaven-
Blues Is Green-
'S Wonderful-
* Uptown UPCD 27.66/67   Hank Mobley - Newark 1953

1954

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto sax) Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney, Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Candido, Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger)
NYC, May 24, 1954
1711-4Manteca ThemeNorgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8208, VE2 2522, VSP 7
1712-4ContrasteNorgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8208, VE2 2522
1713-4Jungle-
1714-4Rhumba Finale-
1715-26/8Norgran MGN 1003
* Norgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8191   Dizzy Gillespie - Afro
* Verve MGV 8208   Dizzy Gillespie - Manteca
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito, Chico O'Farrill, Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve VSP 7   Dizzy Gillespie - Night In Tunisia

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, May 25, 1954
1716-3Sugar HipsNorgran MGN 1083
1717-2Hey PeteNorgran 116, MGN 1083
1718-1One AloneNorgran 116, MGN 18, MGN 1050
1719-1Money HoneyNorgran MGN 1083
1720KillClef unissued
* Norgran MGN 1083   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
= Verve MGV 8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital
* Norgran MGN 1050; Verve MGV 8141   Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz - Diz And Getz
* Norgran MGN 18   More Of The Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz Sextet #2
* Norgran 116   Dizzy Gillespie - Hey Pete / One Alone

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone -1/4) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 8, 1954
1. 1756-2Blue MoodNorgran 135
2. 1756-5-Norgran MGN 1083
3. 1757-2RailsNorgran 135, MGN 1083
4. 1758-6Devil And The Flesh (as Devil And The Fish)Norgran 140, MGN 1083
5. 1759-2Rhumbola-
* Norgran MGN 1083   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
= Verve MGV 8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital
* Norgran 135   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue Mood / Rails
* Norgran 140   Dizzy Gillespie - Devil And The Fish / Rhumbola

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto sax) Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Buster Harding (arranger)
NYC, September 15, 1954
1980-3Cool EyesNorgran MGN 1023
1981-1Confusion-
1982-4Pile Driver-
1983-2Hob Nail Special-
* Norgran MGN 1023   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy And Strings
= Norgran MGN 1090; Verve MGV 8178   Dizzy Gillespie - Diz Big Band

Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 13, 1954
tk.3Room 608Blue Note 45-1631, BLP 5058, BLP 1518
tk.6Creepin' In-
tk.8Doodlin'Blue Note 45-1630, BLP 5058, BLP 1518, BST 84325
tk.10Stop TimeBlue Note BLP 5058, BLP 1518
* Blue Note BLP 1518, BST 81518 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46140 2   Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers
* Blue Note BST 84325   The Best Of Horace Silver
* Blue Note BLP 5058   Horace Silver Quintet, Vol. 1
* Blue Note 45-1631   Horace Silver - Room 608 / Creepin' In
* Blue Note 45-1630, (J) NP-2018   Horace Silver - The Preacher / Doodlin'

1955

Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 30, 1955
tk.2Venetia's DanceBlue Note BLP 1535
tk.6K.D.'s Motion-
tk.9K.D.'s Cab Ride (Echo Of Spring)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10, CDP 7 46815 2, (J) TOCJ-1601
tk.12The VillaBlue Note BLP 1535
* Blue Note BLP 1535, CDP 7 46815 2   Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601   Various Artists - Blue Trails - The Rare Tracks

Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 6, 1955
tk.3HippyBlue Note BLP 5062, BLP 1518
tk.5To Whom It May Concern-
tk.9Hankerin'-
tk.13The PreacherBlue Note 45-1630, BLP 5062, BLP 1518, BST 84325
* Blue Note BLP 1518, BST 81518 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46140 2   Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers
* Blue Note BST 84325   The Best Of Horace Silver
* Blue Note BLP 5062   Horace Silver Quintet, Vol. 2
* Blue Note 45-1630, (J) NP-2018   Horace Silver - The Preacher / Doodlin'

Julius Watkins Sextet

Julius Watkins (French horn) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Perry Lopez (guitar -2,4) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 20, 1955
1. tk.4B And BBlue Note BLP 5064
2. tk.6Garden Delights-
3. tk.11Jordu (as Jor-Du)-
4. tk.15Sparkling Burgundy-
* Blue Note BLP 5064   Julius Watkins Sextet, Vol. 2
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9273   Julius Watkins Sextet
= Blue Note 7243 4 95749 2   Julius Watkins Sextet, Vol. 1 & 2

Hank Mobley Quartet

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 27, 1955
tk.2Walkin' The Fence (alternate take)Blue Note (J) CJ28-5128; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.3Walkin' The FenceBlue Note BLP 5066; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.5Avila And Tequila-
tk.6Hank's Pranks (alternate take)Blue Note (J) CJ28-5128; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.8Hank's PranksBlue Note BLP 5066; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.10Just Coolin'-
tk.12My Sin-
tk.14Love For Sale-
* Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions
* Blue Note BLP 5066, (J) CJ28-5128   Hank Mobley Quartet
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9276   George Wallington And His Band/Hank Mobley Quartet

Kenny Dorham Nonet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jay Jay Johnson (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Horace Silver (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Richie Goldberg (cowbell -1,2,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 29, 1955
1. tk.2Minor's Holiday (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 46815 2
2. tk.3Minor's HolidayBlue Note BLP 5065, BLP 1535
3. tk.5Basheer's Dream-
4. tk.7AfrodisiaBlue Note BLP 5065, BLP 1535, (J) BNJ-71106
5. tk.8Lotus FlowerBlue Note BLP 5065, BLP 1535
* Blue Note BLP 1535, CDP 7 46815 2   Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-71106   Various Artists - Soho Blue
* Blue Note BLP 5065   Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban

Jay Jay Johnson Quintet

Jay Jay Johnson (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 6, 1955
tk.2Pennies From Heaven (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 81506 2
tk.3Pennies From HeavenBlue Note 45-1632, BLP 5070, BLP 1506
tk.6ViscosityBlue Note BLP 5070, BLP 1506
tk.7Viscosity (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 81506 2
tk.9You're Mine, YouBlue Note BLP 5070, BLP 1506
tk.11Daylie Double-
tk.15Groovin'Blue Note 45-1632, BLP 5070, BLP 1506
tk.16Portrait Of JennieBlue Note BLP 5070, BLP 1506
tk.18Daylie Double (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 81506 2
* Blue Note BLP 1506, BST 81506 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 81506 2   The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 5070   The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Vol. 3
* Blue Note 45-1632   Jay Jay Johnson - Pennies From Heaven / Groovin'

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 1st set, November 23, 1955
tk.1Bluesrejected
tk.2Like Someone In LoveBlue Note BLP 1508
tk.3Deciphering The Messagerejected
tk.4I Waited For YouBlue Note BLP 1508
tk.5Minor's HolidayBlue Note BLP 1507
* Blue Note BLP 1508, BST 81508 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46522 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 1507, BST 81507 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46521 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1,2,4) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, November 23, 1955
1. tk.6Soft WindsBlue Note 45-1693, BLP 1507
2. tk.7Avila And TequilaBlue Note 45-1695, BLP 1508
3. tk.10Alone TogetherBlue Note BLP 1507
4. tk.11Deciphering The Message / The ThemeBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46521 2
* Blue Note BLP 1507, BST 81507 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46521 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 1508, BST 81508 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46522 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) DY-5805-01, (J) BNJ-61007   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3
= Blue Note (J) GXF-3074   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3 (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1693   The Jazz Messengers - Soft Winds, Part 1 & 2
* Blue Note 45-1695   The Jazz Messengers - Avila And Tequila, Part 1 & 2

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 3rd set, November 23, 1955
tk.12Prince AlbertBlue Note BLP 1507
tk.13Just One Of Those ThingsBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46522 2
tk.14Gone With The Wind-
* Blue Note BLP 1507, BST 81507 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46521 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1
* Blue Note (J) DY-5805-01, (J) BNJ-61007   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3
= Blue Note (J) GXF-3074   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3 (not released)
* Blue Note CDP 7 46522 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, November 23, 1955
tk.15Sportin' CrowdBlue Note BLP 1508
tk.16Prince Albertrejected
tk.17Hank's SymphonyBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46522 2
tk.18Lady BirdBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46521 2
tk.19The ThemeBlue Note BLP 1507
The Theme (incomplete)Blue Note BLP 1508
* Blue Note BLP 1508, BST 81508 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46522 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) DY-5805-01, (J) BNJ-61007   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3
= Blue Note (J) GXF-3074   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3 (not released)
* Blue Note BLP 1507, BST 81507 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46521 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1

Donald Byrd Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Joe Gordon (trumpet -1,3) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA, December 2, 1955
1.Doug's BluesTransition TRLP J-4
2.Everything Happens To Me-
3.Hank's Tune-
4.Hank's Other Tune (Late Show)-
* Transition TRLP J-4; Esquire (E) 32-013; Transition (J) LNJ-70104, (J) GXF-3123   Donald Byrd - Byrd's Eye View

1956

Kenny Clarke - Hank Mobley Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1,2,4) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Ronnie Ball (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 8, 1956
1. 69143There Will Never Be Another YouSavoy MG 12064, SJL 1125
2. 69144Cattin'-
3. 69145Madeline-
4. 69146When I Fall In Love-
* Savoy MG 12064   The Jazz Message Of Hank Mobley
* Savoy SJL 1125   Hank Mobley - Hard Bop

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, April 5, 1956
CO55744It's You Or No OneColumbia CL 897
CO55745The End Of A Love Affair-
CO55746Nica's Dream-
CO55747Infra-Rae-
CO55748Carol's Interlude-
Late ShowColumbia FC 38036
Ill Wind-
* Columbia CL 897   The Jazz Messengers
* Columbia FC 38036   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Originally

Rita Reys With Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Rita Reys (vocals)
NYC, May 3, 1956
CO56022Taking A Chance On LovePhilips (Du) P 17633 H, (F) 422.349 BE, (Du) B 08006 L
CO56023That Old Black MagicPhilips (Du) 422 259 PE, (F) 422.349 BE, (Du) B 08006 L, (E) BBR 8120
CO56024You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToPhilips (Du) P 17633 H, (F) 422.349 BE, (Du) B 08006 L, (E) BBR 8120, (Du) 6678 018
CO56025I Cried For YouPhilips (Du) 422 259 PE, (F) 422.349 BE, (Du) B 08006 L, (E) BBR 8120
* Philips (Du) B 08006 L   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys With The Jazz Messengers And The Wessel Ilcken Combo
= Columbia CL 903   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys
* Philips (Du) 6678 018   The Rita Reys Collection
* Philips (E) BBR 8120   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys
* Philips (F) 422.349 BE   Rita Reys Avec Les Jazz Messengers
* Philips (Du) 422 259 PE   Rita Reys With The Jazz Messengers
* Philips (Du) P 17633 H   Rita Reys - Taking A Chance On Love / You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, May 4, 1956
CO56026EcarohColumbia CL 897
CO56027Hank's Symphony-
Weird-OColumbia FC 38036
Carol's Interlude (alternate take)-
* Columbia CL 897   The Jazz Messengers
* Columbia FC 38036   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Originally

Elmo Hope All Star Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) John Coltrane, Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 7, 1956
884WeejahPrestige PRLP 7043
885Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
886On It-
887Avalon-
* Prestige PRLP 7043   Elmo Hope - Informal Jazz
= Prestige PRLP 7043 (alt.)   Hank Mobley, John Coltrane - Two Tenors
= Prestige PR 7670   John Coltrane - 2 Tenors With Hank Mobley
= Milestone M-47037   Elmo Hope - The All-Star Sessions

Horace Silver Quintet

Joe Gordon (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, July 2, 1956
CO56459To Beat Or No To BeatEpic LN 3326
CO56460Shoutin' Out-
CO56461How Long Has This Been Going On-
* Epic LN 3326   Horace Silver - Silver's Blue

Horace Silver Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, July 17, 1956
CO56824I'll KnowEpic LN 3326
CO56825Silver's Blue-
* Epic LN 3326   Horace Silver - Silver's Blue

Horace Silver Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
NYC, July 18, 1956
CO56826The Night Has A Thousand EyesEpic LN 3326
CO56827Hank's Tune-
* Epic LN 3326   Horace Silver - Silver's Blue

Jackie McLean Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 20, 1956
933ConfirmationPrestige PRLP 7048
* Prestige PRLP 7048; Original Jazz Classics OJC-056, OJCCD-056-2   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 And 6
= New Jazz NJLP 8279   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 & 6
= Prestige P-24076   Jackie McLean - Contour

Hank Mobley Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/4,6) Jackie McLean (alto sax -3) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Barry Harris (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 20, 1956
1. 934Bouncing With BudPrestige PRLP 7061
2. 93552nd Street Theme-
3. 936Au Privave-
4. 937Minor Disturbance-
5. 938Little Girl Blue-
6. 939Alternating Current-
* Prestige PRLP 7061   Hank Mobley - Mobley's Message
= Status ST 8311   Hank Mobley - 52nd Street Theme
= Prestige PR 7661   Hank Mobley's Message
= Prestige P-24063   Hank Mobley - Messages

Hank Mobley Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Barry Harris (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 23, 1956
69253B For BBSavoy MG 12092, SJL 1125
69254Space Flight-
69255Blues Number Two-
* Savoy MG 12092   The Jazz Message Of Hank Mobley #2
* Savoy SJL 1125   Hank Mobley - Hard Bop

Hank Mobley Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -2/6) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 27, 1956
1. 944These Are The Things I LovePrestige PRLP 7082
2. 945Message From The Border-
3. 946The Latest-
4. 947Xlento-
5. 948I Should Care-
6. 949Crazyology-
* Prestige PRLP 7082   Hank Mobley - Mobley's 2nd Message
= Prestige PR 7667   Hank Mobley's Second Message
= Prestige P-24063   Hank Mobley - Messages

The Prestige All Stars

Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 7, 1956
975Just You, Just MePrestige PRLP 7074, P-24084
976Tenor Conclave-
977How Deep Is The Ocean-
978Bob's BoysPrestige PRLP 7074
* Prestige PRLP 7074; Original Jazz Classics OJC-127, OJCCD-127-2   The Prestige All Stars - Tenor Conclave
= Prestige PRLP 7249   John Coltrane - Tenor Conclave
* Prestige P-24084   John Coltrane - On A Misty Night

Hank Mobley Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 5, 1956
SHM6901Hank's ShoutSavoy MG 12091, SJL 1104
SHM6902Bet!-
SHM6903Ballad Medley: Easy Living / P.S. I Love You / Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise / That's All-
* Savoy MG 12091   Introducing Lee Morgan
* Savoy SJL 1104   Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley - A-1

Hank Mobley Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 7, 1956
SHM6904NostarsiaSavoy MG 12091, SJL 1104
SHM6905Thad's BluesSavoy MG 12092, SJL 1125
SHM6906A-1Savoy SJL 1104
SHM6907Doug's Minor B'OKSavoy MG 12092, SJL 1125
* Savoy MG 12091   Introducing Lee Morgan
* Savoy SJL 1104   Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley - A-1
* Savoy MG 12092   The Jazz Message Of Hank Mobley #2
* Savoy SJL 1125   Hank Mobley - Hard Bop

Horace Silver Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 10, 1956
tk.3EnchantmentBlue Note 45-1654, BLP 1539
tk.7VirgoBlue Note BLP 1539
tk.11Senor Blues (alternate take) (45 rpm version)Blue Note 45-1655, BN-LA945-H, (J) BNJ-61005, (J) NP-2006, (J) TOCJ-1601
tk.12Senor BluesBlue Note BLP 1539, BST 89903, BST 84325, BST2 84433
tk.14CamouflageBlue Note 45-1654, BLP 1539
tk.15Cool EyesBlue Note 45-1655, BLP 1539
* Blue Note BLP 1539, BST 81539 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 81539 2   Horace Silver - 6 Pieces Of Silver
* Blue Note BN-LA945-H   Horace Silver - Sterling Silver
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61005   Horace Silver Rare Tracks - Senor Blues
* Blue Note BST 89903   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1949-1959
= Blue Note BN-LA159-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BST 84325   The Best Of Horace Silver
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601   Various Artists - Blue Trails - The Rare Tracks
* Blue Note 45-1654   Horace Silver - Enchantment / Camouflage
* Blue Note 45-1655   Horace Silver - Senor Blues / Cool Eyes
* Blue Note (J) NP-2006   Horace Silver - Blowin' The Blues Away / Senor Blues

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 23, 1956
1019ReminiscingNew Jazz NJLP 8203
1020By Myself-
1021Wailin' With Hank-
1022Ad-Dis-Un-
1023Farmer's MarketNew Jazz NJLP 8203; Prestige PR 24032
1024With Prestige-
* New Jazz NJLP 8203; Original Jazz Classics OJC-398, OJCCD-398-2   Art Farmer - Farmer's Market
* Prestige PR 24032   Art Farmer - Farmer's Market

Hank Mobley Sextet

Donald Byrd, Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 25, 1956
tk.2Double WhammyBlue Note BLP 1540
tk.3Barrel Of Funk-
tk.4Barrel Of Funk (alternate take)Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.6Mobleymania (aka B For B.B.)Blue Note BLP 1540
tk.7Touch And Go-
* Blue Note BLP 1540   Hank Mobley With Donald Byrd And Lee Morgan
= Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Kenny Rodgers (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 2, 1956
tk.2Latin HangoverBlue Note BLP 1541
tk.5Whisper Not-
tk.8His Sister-
tk.9D's Fink-
tk.11Slightly Hep-
tk.13Where Am I-
* Blue Note BLP 1541, BST 81541 (pseudo stereo)   Lee Morgan, Vol. 2
= Mosaic MR6-162, MD4-162   The Complete Blue Note Lee Morgan Fifties Sessions

Doug Watkins Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Arthur Taylor (drums)
probably NYC, December 8, 1956
Phil T. McNasty's BluesTransition TRLP 20
More Of The Same-
Return To Paradise-
Phinupi-
* Transition TRLP 20, (J) LNJ-70088, (J) GXF-3122   Doug Watkins - Watkins At Large

The Prestige All Stars

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Jerome Richardson (tenor sax, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 28, 1956
1044FlickersPrestige PRLP 7073
1045Boo-Lu-
1046Lil' Hankie-
1047Medley: Body And Soul / Tune UpStatus ST 8317; Prestige PR 7448; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-427-2
1048All Night LongPrestige PRLP 7073, PR 7313
* Prestige PRLP 7073; Original Jazz Classics OJC-427, OJCCD-427-2   The Prestige All Stars - All Night Long
= Prestige PRLP 7289   Kenny Burrell - All Night Long
= Prestige PR 24025   Kenny Burrell - All Day Long And All Night Long
* Status ST 8317   Various Artists - Body And Soul
* Prestige PR 7448   The Best Of Kenny Burrell
* Prestige PR 7313   The Prestige All Stars - Prestige/Groovy Goodies, Vol. 2

1957

Hank Mobley Quintet

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 13, 1957
tk.2ReunionBlue Note 45-1671, BLP 1544, BN-LA590-H2
tk.3Lower Stratosphere-
tk.4Don't WalkBlue Note BLP 1544, BN-LA590-H2
tk.6Ultramarine-
tk.7Mobley's Musings-
* Blue Note BLP 1544, BST 81544 (pseudo stereo)   Hank Mobley And His All Stars
= Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions
* Blue Note BN-LA590-H2   Milt Jackson - All Star Bags
* Blue Note 45-1671   Hank Mobley - Lower Stratosphere / Reunion

Kenny Burrell Quintet

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 10, 1957
Felicityrejected
tk.3Nica's DreamBlue Note (J) GXF-3052
tk.6D.B. BluesBlue Note 45-1674, (J) GXF-3052
tk.7K.B. Blues (alternate take)Blue Note (J) GXF-3052
tk.8K.B. BluesBlue Note 45-1674, (J) GXF-3052
tk.9Out For BloodBlue Note (J) GXF-3052
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3052, (J) GXK-8154   Kenny Burrell - K.B. Blues
* Blue Note 45-1674   Kenny Burrell - D.B. Blues / K.B. Blues

Jimmy Smith Sextet/Trio

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Eddie McFadden (guitar) Art Blakey (drums)
Manhattan Towers, NYC, February 11, 1957
tk.3Falling In Love With LoveBlue Note BLP 1547
tk.5Funk's OatsBlue Note 45-1677, BLP 1547
tk.8Groovy DateBlue Note BLP 1548
tk.9I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart-
* Blue Note BLP 1547, BST 81547 (pseudo stereo)   A Date With Jimmy Smith, Vol. 1
= Mosaic MQ5-154, MD3-154   The Complete February 1957 Jimmy Smith Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note BLP 1548, BST 81548 (pseudo stereo)   A Date With Jimmy Smith, Vol. 2
= Mosaic MQ5-154, MD3-154   The Complete February 1957 Jimmy Smith Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note 45-1677   Jimmy Smith - Funk's Oats, Part 1 & 2

Hank Mobley Quintet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 8, 1957
tk.1Wham And They're OffBlue Note BLP 1550
tk.4Wham And They're Off (alternate take)Blue Note (Du) 1A158-83385/8, (J) BNJ-61005, CDP 7 46816 2; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.5Funk In Deep Freeze (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 46816 2; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.6Funk In Deep FreezeBlue Note 45-1675, BLP 1550
tk.7Startin' From ScratchBlue Note BLP 1550
tk.8StellawiseBlue Note 45-1684, BLP 1550
tk.9Bass On Balls-
tk.10Fin De L'affaire (as End Of The Affair)Blue Note 45-1675, BLP 1550
* Blue Note BLP 1550, CDP 7 46816 2   Hank Mobley Quintet
= Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions
* Blue Note (Du) 1A158-83385/8   Various Artists - 40 Years Of Jazz - History Of Blue Note, Box 2
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61005   Horace Silver Rare Tracks - Senor Blues
* Blue Note 45-1675   Hank Mobley - Funk In Deep Freeze / End Of The Affair
* Blue Note 45-1684   Hank Mobley - Bass On Balls / Stellawise

Kenny Drew Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) G.T. Hogan (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 28, 1957
You're My ThrillRiverside RLP 12-236, RLP 12-244
It's You Or No OneRiverside RLP 12-236
Carol-
This Is New-
* Riverside RLP 12-236; Original Jazz Classics OJC-483, OJCCD-483-2   Kenny Drew - This Is New
= Jazzland JLP 6   Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley - Hard Bop!
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers

Johnny Griffin Septet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) John Coltrane, Johnny Griffin, Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 6, 1957
tk.1Smokestack (alternate take)Blue Note 7243 4 99009 2
tk.2SmokestackBlue Note BLP 1559
tk.3The Way You Look Tonight-
tk.4Ball Bearing-
tk.5All The Things You Are-
* Blue Note BLP 1559, CDP 7 81559 2, 7243 4 99009 2   Johnny Griffin, Vol. 2 - A Blowing Session
= Blue Note BN-LA521-H2   Johnny Griffin, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley - Blowin' Sessions

Hank Mobley Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) John Jenkins (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 21, 1957
tk.2Easy To LoveBlue Note 45-1688, BLP 1560
tk.3Fit For A HankerBlue Note BLP 1560
tk.4Hi Groove, Low Feedback-
tk.7Time After TimeBlue Note 45-1688, BLP 1560
tk.9Dance Of The InfidelsBlue Note BLP 1560
* Blue Note BLP 1560   Hank Mobley - Hank
= Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions
* Blue Note 45-1688   Hank Mobley - Easy To Love / Time After Time (not released)

Horace Silver Quintet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 8, 1957
tk.2MetamorphosisBlue Note BLP 1562
tk.4No Smokin'Blue Note 45-1673, BLP 1562
tk.7The Back BeatBlue Note 45-1672, BLP 1562
tk.10SoulvilleBlue Note 45-1673, BLP 1562
tk.14My One And Only LoveBlue Note BLP 1562
tk.17Home Cookin'Blue Note 45-1672, BLP 1562, BN-LA402-H2
* Blue Note BLP 1562, BST 81562   Horace Silver - The Stylings Of Silver
* Blue Note BN-LA402-H2   Horace Silver
* Blue Note 45-1673   Horace Silver - Soulville / No Smokin'
* Blue Note 45-1672   Horace Silver - Home Cookin' / The Back Beat

Curtis Fuller Quintet

Curtis Fuller (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 16, 1957
tk.3Lizzy's BounceBlue Note BLP 1567
tk.6Soon-
tk.12OscalypsoBlue Note 45-1690, BLP 1567
tk.14Hugore-
* Blue Note BLP 1567   Curtis Fuller - The Opener
* Blue Note 45-1690   Curtis Fuller - Oscalypso / Hugore

Hank Mobley Sextet

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Curtis Porter (tenor, alto sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 23, 1957
tk.2Mighty Moe And Joe (alternate take)Blue Note (Du) 1A158-83391/4; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.2/3Mighty Moe And JoeBlue Note BLP 1568
tk.5News-
tk.6Bags' Groove-
tk.8Double Exposure-
tk.10Falling In Love With Love-
* Blue Note (Du) 1A158-83391/4   Various Artists - 40 Years Of Jazz - History Of Blue Note, Box 3
* Blue Note BLP 1568   Hank Mobley
= Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions

Sonny Clark Sextet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 21, 1957
tk.2Sonny's MoodBlue Note BLP 1570
tk.5Bootin' It-
tk.8Dial "S" For Sonny-
tk.11It Could Happen To You-
tk.13Shouting On A Riff-
* Blue Note BLP 1570   Sonny Clark - Dial "S" For Sonny

Hank Mobley Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1/5) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 18, 1957
1. tk.3My ReverieBlue Note (J) BNJ-61006
2. tk.6Curtain Call-
3. tk.9On The Bright Side-
4. tk.10The Mobe-
5. tk.11Don't Get Too Hip-
6. tk.12Deep In A Dream-
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61006   Hank Mobley Quintet Featuring Sonny Clark
= Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions

Hank Mobley Sextet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 20, 1957
tk.3Gettin' Into SomethingBlue Note (J) GXF-3066
tk.6Poppin'-
tk.8East Of Brooklyn (aka Night Watch)-
tk.9Tune Up-
tk.12Darn That Dream-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3066, (J) GXK-8163   Hank Mobley - Poppin'
= Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions

Max Roach Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, December 20, 1957
16635 | JB158-7RaoulEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
16636 | JB159-2This Time The Dream's On Me-
16637 | JB160-1Tune Up-
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Fine Recording, NYC, December 23, 1957
16644 | JB161-4ConfirmationEmArcy MG 36127; Mosaic MD7-201
16645 | JB162-11Au Privave (as Apres Vous)-
16646 | JB163-6AnthropologyEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
16647 | JB164-2Yardbird SuiteEmArcy MG 36127; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36127, SR 80019; Mercury MG 20532, SR 60209; Universal (J) UCCM-9103   The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

1958

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Ramsey Lewis (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Chicago, IL, January 4, 1958
Crackle HutArgo LP 623
Speculate-
That Old Devil Called Love-
Audio Blues-
C.M.-
Four-X-
* Argo LP 623   Max Roach - Max!
= Chess 2ACMJ 406   Max Roach/Art Blakey
= Chess CH2 92511   Max Roach, Art Blakey - Percussion Discussion

Hank Mobley - Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 9, 1958
tk.2High And Flighty (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 81574 2; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.3High And FlightyBlue Note BLP 1574; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.4Stretchin' Out (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 81574 2; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.5Stretchin' OutBlue Note BLP 1574; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.6Peckin' Time-
tk.10Git-Go Blues-
tk.11Speak Low-
tk.12Speak Low (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 81574 2; Mosaic MQ10-181
* Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions
* Blue Note BLP 1574, CDP 7 81574 2   Hank Mobley, Lee Morgan - Peckin' Time

Hank Mobley Septet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone -1/4,6/8) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Billy Root (tenor, baritone sax) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, April 21, 1958
1.Walkin'Roulette R-52015
2.All The Things You Are-
3.Bags' Groove-
4.There Will Never Be Another You-
5.It's You Or No OneRoulette R-52022
6.Jamph-
7.Nutville-
8.Wee-
* Roulette R-52015, SR-52015   Various Artists - Monday Night At Birdland
* Roulette R-52022, SR-52022   Various Artists - Another Monday Night At Birdland

Joe Brazil And His Friends

Donald Towns (trumpet) Joe Brazil, Sonny Red (alto sax) Joe Henderson, Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Hugh Lawson (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
Joe Brazil's Basement, Detroit, MI, September 25, 1958
Now's The Timeprivate tape
Paul's Pal-
Woody'n You-
Sweet Georgia Brown-

1959

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 8, 1959
tk.5JimerickBlue Note rejected
tk.10Quick Trick-
tk.14Hipsippy Blues-
tk.15M And M-
tk.19Close Your Eyes-
tk.21Just Foolin'-

Curtis Fuller Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, March 12, 1959
Bit Of HeavenUnited Artists UAL 4041
Down Home-
I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone-
Bongo Bop-
When Lights Are Low-
C.T.A.-
Down Home (alternate take)Mosaic MR5-166
* United Artists UAL 4041, UAS 5041   The Curtis Fuller Sextet - Sliding Easy
* Mosaic MR5-166, MD3-166   The Complete Blue Note/United Artists Curtis Fuller Sessions

Sonny Clark Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 29, 1959
tk.4Blues BlueBlue Note (J) GXF-3056
tk.7Royal Flush-
tk.9Junka-
tk.11Minor Meeting-
tk.12My Conception-
tk.16Some Clark Bars-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3056, (J) GXK-8158   Sonny Clark - My Conception

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Pee Wee Marquette (announcer)
"Birdland", NYC, April 15, 1959
Pee Wee Marquette's introBlue Note BLP 4015
Just Coolin'-
The Theme (short version)-
Close Your EyesBlue Note 45-1787, BLP 4015
M And MBlue Note BLP 4016
Hipsippy BluesBlue Note 45-1786, BLP 4015
Chick An' DumplinsBlue Note 45-1788, BLP 4016
Hi-Fly-
Art's RevelationBlue Note BLP 4016
Justice (aka Evidence)Blue Note BLP 4015
The Theme (long version)Blue Note BLP 4016
* Blue Note BLP 4015, BST 84015   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - At The Jazz Corner Of The World, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 4016, BST 84016   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - At The Jazz Corner Of The World, Vol. 2
* Blue Note 45-1787   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Close Your Eyes, Part 1 & 2
* Blue Note 45-1786   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Hipsippy Blues, Part 1 & 2
* Blue Note 45-1788   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Chick An' Dumplins / Hi-Fly

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 4, 1959
M And Mprivate tape
Close Your Eyes-
Moanin'-
A Night In Tunisia-

Dizzy Reece Quintet

Dizzy Reece (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 14, 1959
The ReboundBlue Note rejected
A Variation On Monk-
I'll Close My Eyes-
The Rake-

Dizzy Reece Quintet

Dizzy Reece (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 19, 1959
tk.3The ReboundBlue Note 45-1759, BLP 4023
tk.7A Variation On MonkBlue Note BLP 4023
tk.11I Wished On The Moon-
tk.15The RakeBlue Note 45-1759, BLP 4023
tk.19I'll Close My EyesBlue Note BLP 4023
tk.22Groovesville-
* Blue Note BLP 4023, BST 84023   Dizzy Reece - Star Bright
* Blue Note 45-1759   Dizzy Reece - The Rake / The Rebound

1960 (age 30)

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 1960
That's Allrejected
tk.6Soulful KiddyBlue Note 7243 8 52435 2
tk.8Gate CityBlue Note 45-1798, BLP 4048
Carolrejected
* Blue Note BLP 4048, BST 84048, 7243 8 52435 2   Donald Byrd - Byrd In Flight
* Blue Note 45-1798   Donald Byrd - Little Boy Blue / Gate City

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Lex Humphries (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 25, 1960
tk.14Child PlayBlue Note 7243 8 52435 2
tk.17GhanaBlue Note 45-1799, BLP 4048
tk.18LexBlue Note BLP 4048
tk.21CarolBlue Note 7243 8 52435 2
* Blue Note BLP 4048, BST 84048, 7243 8 52435 2   Donald Byrd - Byrd In Flight
* Blue Note 45-1799   Donald Byrd - Bo / Ghana

Hank Mobley Quartet

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 7, 1960
tk.3RememberBlue Note 45-1797, BLP 4031
tk.4Split Feelin'sBlue Note BLP 4031
tk.12Dig DisBlue Note 45-1797, BLP 4031
tk.18This I Dig Of YouBlue Note BLP 4031
tk.20Soul Station-
tk.25If I Should Lose You-
* Blue Note BLP 4031, BST 84031, CDP 7 46528 2, B1-ST 46528   Hank Mobley - Soul Station
* Blue Note 45-1797   Hank Mobley - Remember / Dig Dis

Freddie Hubbard Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 6, 1960
tk.2Blues For BrendaBlue Note BLP 4056, BN-LA356-H2
tk.9KariokaBlue Note BLP 4056
tk.17Asiatic Race (aka Lotus Blossom)-
tk.19A Peck A Sec (aka The Latest)-
tk.21The Changing SceneBlue Note 45-1809, BLP 4056
tk.24I Wished I KnewBlue Note 45-1809, BLP 4056, BN-LA356-H2
* Blue Note BLP 4056, BST 84056   Freddie Hubbard - Goin' Up
* Blue Note BN-LA356-H2   Freddie Hubbard
* Blue Note 45-1809   Freddie Hubbard - The Changing Scene / I Wished I Knew

Hank Mobley Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1960
tk.7Take Your PickBlue Note BLP 4058
tk.18The Breakdown-
tk.20My Groove, Your Move-
tk.29A Baptist Beat-
tk.31A Baptist Beat (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 46823 2
tk.34Roll CallBlue Note BLP 4058
tk.35The More I See You-
* Blue Note BLP 4058, BST 84058, CDP 7 46823 2   Hank Mobley - Roll Call

Kenny Drew Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 11, 1960
tk.3The Pot's OnBlue Note BLP 4059
tk.7Lion's Den-
tk.11Groovin' The Blues-
tk.16Ballad-
tk.19Undercurrent-
tk.22Funk-Cosity-
* Blue Note BLP 4059, BST 84059, CDP 7 84059 2   Kenny Drew - Undercurrent

1961

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 15, 1961
tk.2"Philly" TwistBlue Note BLP 4063
tk.11Whistle Stop-
tk.19Windmill-
tk.20Sunset-
tk.25Sunrise In Mexico-
tk.31Dorham's Epitaph-
tk.34Buffalo-
* Blue Note BLP 4063, BST 84063, B1-28978   Kenny Dorham - Whistle Stop

Philly Joe Jones - Elvin Jones Septet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Atlantic Studios, NYC, February 2, 1961
5327Le RoiAtlantic LP 1428
5328Brown Sugar-
5329Beau-Ty-
* Atlantic LP 1428, SD 1428   Philly Joe Jones And Elvin Jones - Together!

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 7, 1961
CO66235-6Drang-DogColumbia CL 1656
CO66236-4No Blues-
* Columbia CL 1656, CS 8456, PC 8456   Miles Davis - Someday My Prince Will Come

Miles Davis Quintet With John Coltrane

Miles Davis (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax -2) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 20, 1961
1. CO66500-14Someday My Prince Will ComeColumbia C5X 45000
2. CO66500-15-Columbia CL 1656; Mosaic MQ9-191
3. CO66501Old FolksColumbia CL 1656
* Columbia C5X 45000, C4K 45000   Miles Davis - The Columbia Years 1955-1985
* Columbia CL 1656, CS 8456, PC 8456   Miles Davis - Someday My Prince Will Come
* Mosaic MQ9-191; Columbia/Legacy C6K 65833   The Complete Columbia Recordings Of Miles Davis With John Coltrane

Miles Davis Quintet With John Coltrane

Miles Davis (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums -1) Philly Joe Jones (drums -2)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 21, 1961
1. CO66506I Thought About YouColumbia CL 1656
2. CO66507Blues, No. 2Columbia KC2 36278; CBS/Sony (J) 36AP-1409/10
* Columbia CL 1656, CS 8456, PC 8456   Miles Davis - Someday My Prince Will Come
* Columbia KC2 36278   Miles Davis - Circle In The Round
* CBS/Sony (J) 36AP-1409/10   Miles Davis - Circle In The Round

Hank Mobley Quintet

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Grant Green (guitar -1/5) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 26, 1961
1. tk.3Smokin'Blue Note BLP 4080
2. tk.4Uh Huh-
3. tk.8The Best Things In Life Are Free-
4. tk.11Workout-
5. tk.15Greasin' Easy-
6. tk.21Three Coins In A FountainBlue Note BST 84431, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
* Blue Note BLP 4080, BST 84080, CDP 7 84080 2   Hank Mobley - Workout
* Blue Note BST 84431, CDP 7 84431 2   Hank Mobley - Another Workout
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, 1st set, April 21, 1961
Autumn Leaves (incomplete)rejected
CO67467OleoColumbia CL 1670
CO67461No BluesColumbia CL 1669
CO67462Bye Bye (theme)-
* Columbia CL 1670, CS 8470; Columbia/Legacy CJ 44425, CK 44425   Miles Davis In Person, Vol. 2 - Saturday Night At The Blackhawk
= Mosaic MQ6-220   Miles Davis - The Complete Blackhawk Sessions
* Columbia CL 1669, CS 8469; Columbia/Legacy CJ 44257, CK 44257   Miles Davis In Person, Vol. 1 - Friday Night At The Blackhawk
= Mosaic MQ6-220   Miles Davis - The Complete Blackhawk Sessions

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums): same personnel
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, 2nd set, April 21, 1961
CO67460All Of YouColumbia CL 1669
Teo (as Neo)Mosaic MQ6-220
I Thought About You-
CO67459Bye Bye BlackbirdColumbia CL 1669
CO67458Walkin'-
CO67463Love, I've Found You-
* Columbia CL 1669, CS 8469; Columbia/Legacy CJ 44257, CK 44257   Miles Davis In Person, Vol. 1 - Friday Night At The Blackhawk
= Mosaic MQ6-220   Miles Davis - The Complete Blackhawk Sessions

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums): same personnel
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, 3rd set, April 21, 1961
If I Were A BellMosaic MQ6-220
CO67465Fran-DanceColumbia CL 1670
CO69451On Green Dolphin StreetColumbia CL 1765; Mosaic MQ6-220
Bye Bye (theme)Mosaic MQ6-220
Love, I've Found YouColumbia rejected
* Columbia CL 1670, CS 8470; Columbia/Legacy CJ 44425, CK 44425   Miles Davis In Person, Vol. 2 - Saturday Night At The Blackhawk
= Mosaic MQ6-220   Miles Davis - The Complete Blackhawk Sessions
* Columbia CL 1765, CS 8565   Various Artists - Who's Who In The Swinging Sixties

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums): same personnel
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, 1st set, April 22, 1961
CO67468If I Were A BellColumbia CL 1670
CO67466So What-
No Blues-
* Columbia CL 1670, CS 8470; Columbia/Legacy CJ 44425, CK 44425   Miles Davis In Person, Vol. 2 - Saturday Night At The Blackhawk
= Mosaic MQ6-220   Miles Davis - The Complete Blackhawk Sessions

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums): same personnel
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, 2nd set, April 22, 1961
On Green Dolphin StreetMosaic MQ6-220
Walkin'-
CO68866'Round MidnightCBS/Sony (J) 36AP-1409/10; Columbia KC2 36472; Mosaic MQ6-220
CO67464Well, You Needn'tColumbia CL 1670
Bye Bye (theme)CBS/Sony (J) 36AP-1409/10; Columbia KC2 36472; Mosaic MQ6-220
* CBS/Sony (J) 36AP-1409/10   Miles Davis - Circle In The Round
* Columbia KC2 36472   Miles Davis - Directions
* Columbia CL 1670, CS 8470; Columbia/Legacy CJ 44425, CK 44425   Miles Davis In Person, Vol. 2 - Saturday Night At The Blackhawk
= Mosaic MQ6-220   Miles Davis - The Complete Blackhawk Sessions

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums): same personnel
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, 3rd set, April 22, 1961
Autumn LeavesMosaic MQ6-220
CO67469Teo (as Neo)Columbia CL 1670
Two Bass HitMosaic MQ6-220
Bye Bye (theme)-
Love, I've Found You-
* Columbia CL 1670, CS 8470; Columbia/Legacy CJ 44425, CK 44425   Miles Davis In Person, Vol. 2 - Saturday Night At The Blackhawk
= Mosaic MQ6-220   Miles Davis - The Complete Blackhawk Sessions

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums): same personnel
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, 4th set, April 22, 1961
I Thought About YouMosaic MQ6-220
Someday My Prince Will Come-
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
Bye Bye (theme) (incomplete)Columbia rejected
* Mosaic MQ6-220   Miles Davis - The Complete Blackhawk Sessions

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums): same personnel
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, April 22 or 21, 1961
Autumn LeavesMagnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 125
Autumn Leaves (incomplete)unissued
Two Bass Hit / Bye Bye (theme)Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 125
I Thought About You-
Someday My Prince Will Come-
Bye Bye (theme)-
* Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 125   Miles Davis - Transition

Miles Davis With Gil Evans Orchestra

Miles Davis (trumpet) Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (trumpet -1) Dick Hixson, Jimmy Knepper, Frank Rehak (trombone -1) Paul Ingraham, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (French horn -1) Bill Barber (tuba -1) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Danny Bank, Eddie Caine, Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson, Bob Tricarico (woodwinds -1) Janet Putman (harp -1) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion -1) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor -1)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 19, 1961
1. CO69842So WhatColumbia CL 1812
2. CO69844No Blues-
3. CO69845Oleo-
4.TeoColumbia/Legacy CJ 40609
5.Walkin'-
6.I Thought About You-
* Columbia CL 1812, CS 8612, PC 8612   Miles Davis At Carnegie Hall
* Columbia/Legacy CJ 40609, CK 40609   Miles Davis - Live Miles - More Music From The Legendary Carnegie Hall Concert

Hank Mobley Quartet

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 5, 1961
tk.2Gettin' And Jettin'Blue Note BST 84431
tk.8Out Of Joe's Bag-
tk.9Hank's Other Soul-
tk.15I Should Care-
tk.16Hello, Young Lovers-
* Blue Note BST 84431, CDP 7 84431 2   Hank Mobley - Another Workout

1963

Donald Byrd Septet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Donald Best (vibes) Herbie Hancock (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) unidentified chorus, Coleridge Perkinson (director) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 12, 1963
tk.5 | 14283-ECristo RedentorBlue Note 45-1907, BLP 4124, BST 89904, BST2 84429; United Artists UA-XW510-X
tk.8ChantBlue Note BLP 4124
tk.11ElijahBlue Note 45-1907, BLP 4124
tk.17The Black DisciplesBlue Note BLP 4124
tk.19Beast Of Burden-
* Blue Note BLP 4124, BST 84124, CDP 7 84124 2   Donald Byrd - A New Perspective
* Blue Note BST 89904   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1959-1969
= Blue Note BN-LA160-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 3
* Blue Note BST2 84429   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 1
* Blue Note 45-1907   Donald Byrd - Elijah / Cristo Redentor
* United Artists UA-XW510-X   Donald Byrd - Black Byrd / Cristo Redentor

Hank Mobley Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 7, 1963
tk.4Old World, New ImportsBlue Note BLP 4149, CDP 7 84435 2
tk.7Up A Step-
tk.17The Feelin's GoodBlue Note BST 84435, CDP 7 84435 2
tk.21East Of The VillageBlue Note BLP 4186, CDP 7 84435 2
tk.26Yes IndeedBlue Note CDP 7 84435 2, 7243 5 27549 2 2
tk.29The Good LifeBlue Note BLP 4186, CDP 7 84435 2
* Blue Note BLP 4149, BST 84149, CDP 7 84149 2   Hank Mobley - No Room For Squares
* Blue Note BST 84435, 7243 5 27549 2 2   Hank Mobley - Straight No Filter
* Blue Note BLP 4186, BST 84186   Hank Mobley - The Turnaround!
* Blue Note CDP 7 84435 2   Hank Mobley - Straight No Filter

Herbie Hancock Septet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone -2,5,6) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Grant Green (guitar -3,4,6) Chuck Israels (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 19, 1963
1. tk.2A Tribute To SomeoneBlue Note BLP 4126
2. tk.8King CobraBlue Note BLP 4126, BST 89907
3. tk.10Blind Man, Blind ManBlue Note 45-1887, BLP 4126, BST 89907, BN-LA399-H2
4. tk.11Blind Man, Blind Man (alternate take)Blue Note 7243 4 95569 2
5. tk.17The Pleasure Is MineBlue Note BLP 4126
6. tk.20And What If I Don't KnowBlue Note BLP 4126, BN-LA399-H2
* Blue Note BLP 4126, BST 84126, CDP 7 84126 2   Herbie Hancock - My Point Of View
* Blue Note BST 89907   The Best Of Herbie Hancock
* Blue Note BN-LA399-H2   Herbie Hancock
* Blue Note 7243 4 95569 2   Herbie Hancock - The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions
* Blue Note 45-1887   Herbie Hancock - Blind Man, Blind Man, Part 1 & 2

Hank Mobley Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Andrew Hill (piano) John Ore (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 2, 1963
tk.2No Room For SquaresBlue Note BLP 4149
tk.3No Room For Squares (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 84149 2
tk.8Three Way SplitBlue Note BLP 4149
tk.13Untitled Mobley Tune (as Comin' Back)Blue Note CDP 7 84149 2, 7243 5 27549 2 2
tk.17Me 'N YouBlue Note BLP 4149
tk.19Carolyn (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 84149 2
tk.22CarolynBlue Note BLP 4149
tk.29Syrup And BiscuitsBlue Note CDP 7 84149 2, 7243 5 27549 2 2
* Blue Note BLP 4149, BST 84149, CDP 7 84149 2   Hank Mobley - No Room For Squares
* Blue Note 7243 5 27549 2 2   Hank Mobley - Straight No Filter

Freddie Roach Quintet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Freddie Roach (organ) Eddie Wright (guitar) Clarence Johnston (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 9, 1963
tk.53When Malindy SingsBlue Note BLP 4158
tk.55Wine, Wine, Wine-
tk.62On Our Way Up-
tk.65Lots Of Lovely Love-
* Blue Note BLP 4158, BST 84158   Freddie Roach - Good Move

1965

Hank Mobley Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Barry Harris (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 5, 1965
1512 tk.7Pat 'N ChatBlue Note BLP 4186
1513 tk.9Third Time AroundBlue Note BST 84435
1514 tk.15Hank's Waltz-
1515 tk.19The TurnaroundBlue Note 45-1915, BLP 4186
1516 tk.23Straight Ahead (aka Kismet)Blue Note BLP 4186
1517 tk.25My Sin-
* Blue Note BLP 4186, BST 84186   Hank Mobley - The Turnaround!
* Blue Note BST 84435, 7243 5 27549 2 2   Hank Mobley - Straight No Filter
* Blue Note 45-1915   Hank Mobley - The Turnaround, Part 1 & 2

Freddie Hubbard Septet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Kiane Zawadi (euphonium) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Pete La Roca (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 26, 1965
1527 tk.3JodoBlue Note BLP 4196, BN-LA356-H2
1528 tk.11Blue SpiritsBlue Note BLP 4196
1529 tk.15Outer Forces-
* Blue Note BLP 4196, BST 84196, CDP 7 46545 2   Freddie Hubbard - Blue Spirits
* Blue Note BN-LA356-H2   Freddie Hubbard

Grant Green Quartet

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Larry Young (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 31, 1965
1550 tk.2Corcovado (aka Quiet Nights)Blue Note 45-1919, BLP 4202
1551 tk.4At Long Last LoveBlue Note BLP 4202
1552 tk.10Speak Low-
1554 tk.16I Want To Hold Your HandBlue Note 45-1919, BLP 4202
1555 tk.21Stella By StarlightBlue Note BLP 4202
* Blue Note BLP 4202, BST 84202   Grant Green - I Want To Hold Your Hand
* Blue Note 45-1919   Grant Green - I Want To Hold Your Hand / Corcovado

Hank Mobley Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Harold Mabern (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 18, 1965
1615 tk.10Recado Bossa NovaBlue Note BLP 4209
1616 tk.22Ballin'-
1617 tk.27The Vamp-
1618 tk.31The Dip-
1619 tk.36I See Your Face Before Me-
1614 tk.37The Break Through-
* Blue Note BLP 4209, BST 84209, CDP 7 46511 2   Hank Mobley - Dippin'

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax -1,3) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 17, 1965
1. 1650Most Like LeeBlue Note rejected
2.Ceora-
3.Our Man Higgins-

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax -2/4) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1965
1. 1651 tk.1CeoraBlue Note BLP 4222, BN-LA224-G
2. 1652 tk.2Our Man HigginsBlue Note BLP 4222
3. 1653 tk.6Most Like Lee-
4. 1654 tk.12CornbreadBlue Note 45-1930, BLP 4222
5. 1655 tk.15Ill WindBlue Note BLP 4222
* Blue Note BLP 4222, BST 84222, CDP 7 84222 2   Lee Morgan - Cornbread
* Blue Note BN-LA224-G   Lee Morgan Memorial Album
* Blue Note 45-1930   Lee Morgan - Cornbread, Part 1 & 2

Hank Mobley Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone -1,3/6) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 18, 1965
1. 1669 tk.7Third Time AroundBlue Note BLP 4230
2. 1670 tk.12Venus De Mildew-
3. tk.19Untitled Fuller Originalrejected
4. 1671 tk.20Ace, Deuce, TreyBlue Note BLP 4230
5. 1672 tk.23The Morning After-
6. 1673 tk.27A Caddy For Daddy-
* Blue Note BLP 4230, BST 84230, CDP 7 84230 2   Hank Mobley - A Caddy For Daddy

1966

Hank Mobley Octet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Kiane Zawadi (euphonium) Howard Johnson (tuba) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute) Hank Mobley (tenor sax, arranger) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 18, 1966
1714 tk.1A Tough Of BlueBlue Note BLP 4241, LT-995
1715 tk.9A Slice Of The TopBlue Note LT-995
1716 tk.15Hank's Other BagBlue Note BLP 4241, LT-995
1717 tk.21There's A Lull In My Life-
1718 tk.25Cute 'N' PrettyBlue Note LT-995
* Blue Note BLP 4241   Hank Mobley - A Slice Of The Top (not released)
* Blue Note LT-995, B1-33582   Hank Mobley - A Slice Of The Top

Elvin Jones Sextet

Thad Jones (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Dollar Brand (piano) Steve James (electric piano -1,5) Don Moore (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, March 23, 1966
1. 10052Lycra TooAtlantic LP 1485
2. 10053H.M. On F.M.-
3. 10054Tintiyana-
4. 10055The Juggler-
5. 12832Lycra Too (edited version)Atlantic 2437
* Atlantic LP 1485, SD 1485   Elvin Jones - Midnight Walk
* Atlantic 2437   Elvin Jones - Lycra Too / Midnight Walk

Elvin Jones Sextet

Thad Jones (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Dollar Brand (piano) Don Moore (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) George Abend (percussion)
NYC, March 24, 1966
10058All Of UsAtlantic LP 1485
10059Cross Purpose-
10060Midnight Walk-
10061Untitledunissued
12831Midnight Walk (edited version)Atlantic 2437
* Atlantic LP 1485, SD 1485   Elvin Jones - Midnight Walk
* Atlantic 2437   Elvin Jones - Lycra Too / Midnight Walk

Hank Mobley Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 17, 1966
1743 tk.3Straight No FilterBlue Note BLP 4241, BST 84435, CDP 7 84435 2
1744 tk.14Chain Reaction-
1745 tk.15Soft Impressions-
* Blue Note BLP 4241   Hank Mobley - A Slice Of The Top (not released)
* Blue Note BST 84435, 7243 5 27549 2 2   Hank Mobley - Straight No Filter
* Blue Note CDP 7 84435 2   Hank Mobley - Straight No Filter

Donald Byrd Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Sonny Red (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 24, 1966
1746 tk.4On The TrailBlue Note BLP 4238
1747 tk.9I'm So Excited By You-
1748 tk.15Mustang-
Dixie Leerejected
1750 tk.24I Got It Bad And That Ain't GoodBlue Note BLP 4238
1751 tk.29Fly, Little Bird, Fly-
1749 tk.31Dixie Lee-
* Blue Note BLP 4238, BST 84238, 7243 8 59963 2   Donald Byrd - Mustang!

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 29, 1966
1795 tk.4The Double UpBlue Note BST 84312
1796 tk.6Somethin' Cute-
1797 tk.15Sweet Honey BeeBlue Note 45-1947, BST 84312
1798 tk.17The Murphy ManBlue Note BST 84312
1799 tk.20Hey ChicoBlue Note 45-1947, BST 84312
1800 tk.22Rainy NightBlue Note BST 84312
* Blue Note BST 84312   Lee Morgan - Charisma
* Blue Note 45-1947   Lee Morgan - Sweet Honey Bee / Hey Chico

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 29, 1966
1797 tk.3DavisambaBlue Note BST 84426
1798 tk.15Once In My Lifetime-
1799 tk.21The Rajah-
1800 tk.36Is That So-
1801 tk.42A Pilgrim's Funny Farm-
1802 tk.44What Now, My Love-
* Blue Note BST 84426, CDP 7 84426 2   Lee Morgan - The Rajah

1967

Donald Byrd Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Sonny Red (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 9, 1967
1810 tk.5LokiBlue Note BLP 4259
1811 tk.9Eldorado-
1812 tk.10West Of The Pecos-
Blackjackrejected
1814 tk.28Beale StreetBlue Note BLP 4259
1813 tk.29Blackjack-
1815 tk.33Pentatonic-
* Blue Note BLP 4259, BST 84259, 7243 8 21286 2   Donald Byrd - Blackjack

Hank Mobley Septet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute -2/6) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Sonny Greenwich (guitar -2/6) Walter Booker (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 24, 1967
1. 1846 tk.15Don't Cry, Just SighBlue Note LT-1081
2. 1847 tk.16Third Season-
3. 1848 tk.29Give Me That Feelin'-
4. 1849 tk.30Boss Bossa-
5. 1850 tk.33Steppin' Stone-
6. 1851 tk.36An Aperitif-
* Blue Note LT-1081   Hank Mobley - Third Season

Hank Mobley Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 26, 1967
1898 tk.3No ArgumentBlue Note BST 84425
1899 tk.6The Hippity Hop-
1900 tk.9Bossa For Baby-
1901 tk.12Soul Time (aka Dusty Foot)Blue Note BST 84425, (J) BNJ-71106
1902 tk.27Far Away LandsBlue Note BST 84425
1903 tk.32A Dab Of This And That-
* Blue Note BST 84425, CDP 7 84425 2   Hank Mobley - Far Away Lands
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-71106   Various Artists - Soho Blue

Hank Mobley Sextet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet -1/5) Jackie McLean (alto sax -1/5) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) John Hicks (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 9, 1967
1. 1965 tk.4Two And OneBlue Note BST 84273
2. 1966 tk.6Bossa Deluxe-
3. 1967 tk.12Hi Voltage-
4. 1968 tk.15Flirty Girty-
5. 1969 tk.16Advance Notice-
6. 1970 tk.18No More Goodbyes-
* Blue Note BST 84273, CDP 7 84273 2   Hank Mobley - Hi Voltage

Wynton Kelly Quartet

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Left Bank Jazz Society", "Famous Ballroom", Baltimore, MD, November 12, 1967
On A Clear Day / InterludeVee-Jay (J) 25YD-1092/93
Hackensack-
On Green Dolphin Street-
Milestones-
If You Could See Me Now-
Speak Low / Theme-
* Vee-Jay (J) 25YD-1092/93   Interpretation's By The Wynton Kelly Quartet

1968

Hank Mobley Sextet

Woody Shaw (trumpet, flugelhorn) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Lamont Johnson (piano) George Benson (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 19, 1968
2027 tk.6Up, Over And OutBlue Note BST 84288
2028 tk.8Lookin' East-
2029 tk.9Goin' Out Of My HeadBlue Note 45-1938, BST 84288
2030 tk.12BeverlyBlue Note BST 84288
2031 tk.15Good Pickin's-
2032 tk.19Reach Out, I'll Be ThereBlue Note 45-1938, BST 84288
* Blue Note BST 84288   Hank Mobley - Reach Out!
* Blue Note 45-1938   Hank Mobley - Reach Out, I'll Be There / Goin' Out Of My Head

Hank Mobley With The Kenny Drew Trio

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1968
Blue BossaSSJ (J) XQAM-1630
Alone Together-
Summertime-
Workout-
* SSJ (J) XQAM-1630   Hank Mobley With The Kenny Drew Trio - Blue Bossa

Hank Mobley In Holland

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) with Pim Jacobs (piano) Wim Overgaauw (guitar) Ruud Jacobs (bass) Han Bennink (drums)
"Theater Bellevue", Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 20, 1968
SummertimeNederlands Jazz Archief (Du) NJA 1604
Sonny's Tune-
Airegin-
* Nederlands Jazz Archief (Du) NJA 1604; 55 Records (J) FNCJ-5621   Hank Mobley In Holland - To One So Sweet Stay That Way

Hank Mobley In Holland

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) with Hobby Orkest
VARA Studio, Hilversum, Netherlands, March 28, 1968
I Didn't Know What Time It WasNederlands Jazz Archief (Du) NJA 1604
Twenty-Four And More-
* Nederlands Jazz Archief (Du) NJA 1604; 55 Records (J) FNCJ-5621   Hank Mobley In Holland - To One So Sweet Stay That Way

Hank Mobley In Holland

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) with Rob Agerbeek (piano) Hans Van Rossem (bass) Cees See (drums)
"Jazzclub B14", Rotterdam, Netherlands, March 29, 1968
Blues By FiveNederlands Jazz Archief (Du) NJA 1604
Like Someone In Love-
Vierd Blues-
Three Way Split-
Autumn Leaves-
* Nederlands Jazz Archief (Du) NJA 1604; 55 Records (J) FNCJ-5621   Hank Mobley In Holland - To One So Sweet Stay That Way

1969

Hank Mobley Sextet

Dizzy Reece (trumpet) Slide Hampton (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Vince Benedetti (piano) Alby Cullaz (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Barclay Studios, Paris, France, July 12, 1969
4804 tk.5Early Morning StrollBlue Note BST 84329
4805 tk.1218th Hole-
4806 tk.18Feelin' Folksy-
4807 tk.24Snappin' Out-
4808 tk.26The Flip-
* Blue Note BST 84329   Hank Mobley - The Flip

Archie Shepp Quintet

Hank Mobley, Archie Shepp (tenor sax) Dave Burrell (piano) Malachi Favors (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Paris, France, August 12, 1969
Sonny's BackBYG (F) 529.304
* BYG (F) 529.304; Affinity (E) AFF 21   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman
= BYG (F) 529.203   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman/Live At The Panafrican Festival
= Affinity (E) CDAFF 771   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman/Poem For Malcolm

Archie Shepp Sextet

Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Archie Shepp (tenor sax, piano) Vince Benedetti (piano) Malachi Favors (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Paris, France, August 14, 1969
OleoBYG (F) 529.311
* BYG (F) 529.311; Affinity (E) AFF 78   Archie Shepp - Poem For Malcolm
= BYG (F) 529.208   Archie Shepp - Poem For Malcolm/Blase
= Affinity (E) CDAFF 771   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman/Poem For Malcolm

1970 (age 40)

Hank Mobley Sextet

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Eddie Diehl (guitar) Mickey Bass (bass) Leroy Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 31, 1970
6734 tk.6You Gotta Hit ItBlue Note BST 84367
6735 tk.8Justine-
6738 tk.10Gayle's Groove-
6736 tk.18Talk About Gittin' It-
6737 tk.23Suite: Thinking Of Home / The Flight / Home At Last-
* Blue Note BST 84367, BST 84417   Hank Mobley - Thinking Of Home (not released)
= Blue Note LT-1045   Hank Mobley - Thinking Of Home

1972

Cedar Walton - Hank Mobley Quintet

Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Charles Davis (baritone, soprano sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, February 22, 1972
BreakthroughCobblestone CST 9011
Sabia-
House On Maple Street-
Theme From Love Story-
Summertime-
Early Morning Stroll-
* Cobblestone CST 9011; Muse MR 5132   The Cedar Walton/Hank Mobley Quintet - Breakthrough!

1980 (age 50)

Tete Montoliu Trio With Hank Mobley

Tete Montoliu (piano) George Mraz (bass) Al Foster (drums) guest: Hank Mobley (tenor sax)
March 22, 1980
Autumn LeavesSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31137
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31137   Tete Montoliu Trio - I Wanna Talk About You