Diana’s Corner: Freya’s Lick of the Day: Hank Mobley, Smokin’ 2:13 to 2:18

I have perhaps an unnatural affection for Hank Mobley: he seems like the embodiment of cool, of “I really couldn’t care less if you dig me.” Workout is, in my opinion, the best of his work, and Smokin’ is the best of his songs, particularly the dragged-behind-time five seconds of Smokin’, from 2:13 to 2:18  (2:12 to 2:17 if you’re hearing the CD). It’s a tiny lick, but to me it is infinitely cool. Dig:


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