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Peckin' Time is an album credited to saxophonist Hank Mobley and trumpeter Lee Morgan recorded by the Blue Note label on February 9, 1958 and first released as BLP 1574 (mono). It features a quintet comprising Mobley, Morgan, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Charlie Persip.

Peckin' Time
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Studio album by
ReleasedMid December 1959[1]
RecordedFebruary 9, 1958
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Length41:42 original LP
62:16 CD reissue
LabelBlue Note
BLP 1574
ProducerAlfred Lion
Hank Mobley chronology
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Lee Morgan chronology
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The Allmusic review by Steve Leggett awarded the album 4½ stars, stating: "It all adds up to a fine program, and if Mobley didn't push the envelope a whole lot, his lyrical and economical playing was always appropriate and graceful, and that's certainly the case here."[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic     [2]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Hank Mobley except as indicated
  1. "High and Flighty" - 6:09
  2. "Speak Low" (Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash) - 7:12
  3. "Peckin' Time" - 6:52
  4. "Stretchin' Out" - 9:04
  5. "Git-Go Blues" - 12:25

Bonus tracks on CD:

  1. "High and Flighty" [Alternate Take] - 6:35
  2. "Speak Low" [Alternate Take] - 7:13
  3. "Stretchin' Out" [Alternate Take] - 6:46



  1. ^ Billboard Dec 21, 1959
  2. ^ a b Leggett, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 18, 2011.