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  • CAT # PRCD-24063-25

    1. Bouncing With Bud 6:50
    2. 52nd Street Theme 2:17
    3. Minor Disturbance 6:08
    4. Au Privave 6:21
    5. Little Girl Blue 4:24
    6. These Are The Things I Love 6:37
    7. Message From The Border 5:53
    8. Xlento 5:36
    9. The Latest 5:48
    10. I Should Care 3:55
    11. Crazeology 6:40

The largely spontaneous blowing-session albums of the Fifties were a very special form of jazz, putting a particular premium on a musician’s ability to leap to a high level of improvisation without much time for preparation, and demanding an almost instinctive unity between the players. Hank Mobley was certainly one of the preeminent masters of this idiom, as he demonstrates on this reissue of his two classic Prestige albums, Mobley’s Message and Mobley’s Second Message.

with Donald Byrd, Kenny Dorham, Jackie McLean, Barry Harris, Walter Bishop, Doug Watkins, Arthur Taylor

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