No Room For Squares

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Album Name Length Format Sample Rate Price
No Room For Squares 42:12 $17.98
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# Track Title Length Format Sample Rate Price
1 Three Way Split 7:49 96/24 Album only
2 Carolyn 5:30 96/24 Album only
3 Up A Step 8:31 96/24 Album only
4 No Room For Squares 6:57 96/24 Album only
5 Me 'N You 7:17 96/24 Album only
6 Old World, New Imports 6:08 96/24 Album only

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Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone)
Lee Morgan (trumpet, tracks 1, 2, 4 and 5)
Donald Byrd (trumpet, tracks 3 and 6)
Andrew Hill (piano, tracks 1, 2, 4 and 5)
Herbie Hancock (piano, tracks 3 and 6)
John Ore (bass, tracks 1, 2, 4 and 5)
Butch Warren (bass, tracks 3 and 6)
Philly Joe Jones (drums)

Recorded March 7 (tracks 3 and 6) and October 2, 1963 (tracks 1, 2, 4 and 5) in Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Produced by Alfred Lion

Originally released as Blue Note BLP 4149 (mono) and BST 84149 (stereo)

"In preparing these hi def remasters, we were very conscientious about maintaining the feel of the original releases while adding a previously unattainable transparency and depth. It now sounds like you've set up your chaise lounge right in the middle of Rudy Van Gelder's studio!" - Blue Note President, Don Was.

No Room For Squares is comprised of two unforgettable 1963 sessions by Hank Mobley. The star-studded performances feature Lee Morgan, Donald Byrd, Andrew Hill, Herbie Hancock, John Ore, Butch Warren and Philly Joe Jones. Standouts include "Me 'N You," "Carolyn" and the title-track. This is gritty hard-bop at its finest. Essential.

Four stars out of five - ...Crucial listening¦ Three Way Split remains a career highlight. - Q