INFLUENCES: MORRIS MOBLEY

There's cool and then there is Morris Mobley cool.

INFLUENCES: MORRIS MOBLEY

There's cool and then there is Morris Mobley cool.

There's cool and then there is Morris Mobley cool. "What? Who's that?" We hear you say. Well, let us explain... 

As a man of many guises he is notoriously difficult to pin down, he dots between shapes, forms and characters as quickly as you might blink. The result is a whirlwind of music which circles and encompasses a variety of linear passages, genres and narratives. His sound draws upon a wide array of influences from soul to disco, funk to hip hop, R&B to house. The limits are endless and each reinvention of himself allows for the opportunity to explore something new... 

We've featured him before, we will again. See he selections below...


Follow him on facebook HERE. Visit the Arcane site HERE. Listen to the album HERE.  

GRANT GREEN, SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT (MYROW, GORDON)

I wouldn’t play guitar if it wasn’t for Grant Green. I started out as a bass player, but when I heard Grant, that was it. Each and every day I felt like trying to imitate him until one day I finally caved in and bought a semi-hollow guitar. He is #1 to me as he fuses extra deep, real blues feelings with the coolest, most laid back bebop attitude. He’s the most recorded cat on Blue Note, that’s saying something. This tune is a hard bop rendition of a classic TV Crime show called “Naked City”, even colder than Peter Gun, adding to the vibe of an already very ‘film noir’ record. Edgar, the boss of Arcane, is also totally on that film noir vibe, and it’s so nice to be exactly on the same page.

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