Biography of Hank Mobley, jazz tenor saxophonist (@Encyclopaedia Britannica)

Hank Mobley, byname of Henry Mobley, (born July 7, 1930, Eastman, Ga., U.S.—died May 30, 1986, Philadelphia, Pa.), African-American lyric jazz tenor saxophonist. Noted for his melodic fluency and rhythmic sophistication, the prolific Mobley was important in defining the hard-bop idiom. Mobley began playing tenor saxophone as a New Jersey teenager and gained experience in the bands of Max Roach

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