Hank Mobley nearly drowned in the darkness,
whilst Philly Joe Jones converses with someone out of shot.
September, 1961 Chicago Miles Davis Sextet
Hank Mobley – Tenor Sax – Miles Davis Sextet – Birdhouse – Sept 1961
Photo Laird Scott
Pianist Bobby Timmons and drummer Philly Joe Jones during the recording session for Lee Morgan’s The Cooker album 1957
PHOTO Francis Wolff
The trumpeter, then just 19, teams up with baritonist Pepper Adams, pianist Bobby Timmons, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Philly Joe Jones for a particularly strong set that is highlighted by a lengthy and fiery “Night in Tunisia,” “Lover Man” and a rapid rendition of “Just One of Those Things.” Morgan plays remarkably well for his age (already ranking just below Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis), making this an essential acquisition