Hank Mobley – Workout

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Workout is an album by jazz tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1962. It features performances by Mobley, pianist Wynton Kelly, bassist Paul Chambers, guitarist Grant Green, and drummer Philly Joe Jones. The album was identified by Scott Yanow in his Allmusic essay “Hard Bop” as one of 17 Essential Hard Bop Recordings.

Track listing:
All compositions by Hank Mobley except as indicated
“Workout” – 10:00
“Uh Huh” – 10:43
“Smokin'” – 7:30
“The Best Things in Life Are Free” (Brown, DeSylva, Henderson) – 5:18
“Greasin’ Easy” – 6:58
“Three Coins in the Fountain” (Cahn, Styne) – 5:31 Bonus track on CD

Hank Mobley — tenor saxophone
Grant Green — guitar
Wynton Kelly — piano
Paul Chambers — bass
Philly Joe Jones — drums


Released: March 1962
Recorded: March 26, 1961
Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Length: 51:48 (2014 SHM-CD)
Label: Blue Note
BST 84080
Producer: Alfred Lion