Duke Pearson Discography

1959 (age 27)

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (pocket trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 4, 1959
tk.3LamentBlue Note BLP 4026
tk.8AmenBlue Note 45-1764, BLP 4026
tk.14FuegoBlue Note 45-1764, BLP 4026, (J) NP-9020C
tk.15Low LifeBlue Note BLP 4026
tk.17Bup A Loup-
tk.18Funky Mama-
* Blue Note BLP 4026, BST 84026, CDP 7 46534 2   Donald Byrd - Fuego
* Blue Note (J) NP-9020C   Various Artists - Blue Note Jazz
* Blue Note 45-1764, (J) NP-2015   Donald Byrd - Fuego / Amen

Duke Pearson Trio

Duke Pearson (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 25, 1959
tk.9WitchcraftBlue Note BLP 4022
tk.14Two Mile Run-
tk.18Gate City BluesBlue Note 45-1754, BLP 4022
tk.19TabooBlue Note 45-1755, BLP 4022
tk.27Black CoffeeBlue Note 45-1754, BLP 4022
tk.28I'm Glad There Is YouBlue Note BLP 4022
tk.30Like Someone In LoveBlue Note 45-1755, BLP 4022
* Blue Note BLP 4022, BST 84022   Duke Pearson - Profile
* Blue Note 45-1754   Duke Pearson - Gate City Blues / Black Coffee
* Blue Note 45-1755   Duke Pearson - Taboo / Like Someone In Love

Duke Pearson Trio

Duke Pearson (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Lex Humphries (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16, 1959
The Golden Strikerrejected
Bluebird Of Happiness-
Something's Gotta Give-
tk.10On Green Dolphin StreetBlue Note BLP 4035
tk.16When Sunny Gets Blue-
I'm A Fool To Want Yourejected
One For My Baby-
I Love You-
* Blue Note BLP 4035, BST 84035   Duke Pearson - Tender Feelin's

Duke Pearson Trio

Duke Pearson (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Lex Humphries (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 19, 1959
One For My Babyrejected
tk.36The Golden StrikerBlue Note BLP 4035
tk.38I Love You-
tk.46I'm A Fool To Want You-
tk.47Bluebird Of Happiness-
tk.563 A.M.-
* Blue Note BLP 4035, BST 84035   Duke Pearson - Tender Feelin's

1960

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 1960
That's Allrejected
tk.6Soulful KiddyBlue Note 7243 8 52435 2
tk.8Gate CityBlue Note 45-1798, BLP 4048
Carolrejected
* Blue Note BLP 4048, BST 84048, 7243 8 52435 2   Donald Byrd - Byrd In Flight
* Blue Note 45-1798   Donald Byrd - Little Boy Blue / Gate City

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Lex Humphries (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 25, 1960
tk.14Child PlayBlue Note 7243 8 52435 2
tk.17GhanaBlue Note 45-1799, BLP 4048
tk.18LexBlue Note BLP 4048
tk.21CarolBlue Note 7243 8 52435 2
* Blue Note BLP 4048, BST 84048, 7243 8 52435 2   Donald Byrd - Byrd In Flight
* Blue Note 45-1799   Donald Byrd - Bo / Ghana

Duke Pearson Quartet

Ike Quebec (tenor sax -1,4) Duke Pearson (piano) Israel Crosby (bass) Vernel Fournier (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 26, 1960
1. tk.2For All We KnowBlue Note 7243 5 21484 2
2. tk.6I'll Remember Aprilunissued
3. tk.9I See Your Face Before MeBlue Note 7243 5 21484 2
4. tk.12Sweet Slumber-
5. tk.13Midnight Sununissued
* Blue Note 7243 5 21484 2   Various Artists - The Lost Sessions

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax -1,2,4/6) Duke Pearson (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 10, 1960
1.Kimyasrejected
2.Cecile-
3. tk.6Little Boy BlueBlue Note 45-1798, BLP 4048
4. tk.14BoBlue Note 45-1799, BLP 4048
5. tk.16My Girl ShirlBlue Note BLP 4048
6.Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Searejected
* Blue Note BLP 4048, BST 84048, 7243 8 52435 2   Donald Byrd - Byrd In Flight
* Blue Note 45-1798   Donald Byrd - Little Boy Blue / Gate City
* Blue Note 45-1799   Donald Byrd - Bo / Ghana

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax -1,2,4/6) Duke Pearson (piano) Laymon Jackson (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, 1st set, November 11, 1960
1. tk.1Theme From Mr. LuckyBlue Note CDP 7 46540 2
2. tk.2Kimyasrejected
3. tk.3A Portrait Of Jennie-
4. tk.4One More For The Road-
5. tk.5JeannieBlue Note BLP 4061
6. tk.6Pure D. Funk (theme)-
* Blue Note BLP 4061, BST 84061, CDP 7 46540 2   Donald Byrd - At The Half Note Cafe, Vol. 2

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax -1,2,4,5) Duke Pearson (piano) Laymon Jackson (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, 2nd set, November 11, 1960
1. tk.7My Girl ShirlBlue Note BLP 4060
2. tk.8Soulful Kiddy-
3. tk.9A Portrait Of Jennie-
4. tk.10ChantBlue Note CDP 7 46539 2
5. tk.11Pure D. Funk (theme)rejected
* Blue Note BLP 4060, BST 84060, CDP 7 46539 2   Donald Byrd - At The Half Note Cafe, Vol. 1

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Laymon Jackson (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, 3rd set, November 11, 1960
tk.12Theme From Mr. Luckyrejected
tk.13That's All-
tk.14KimyasBlue Note BLP 4061
tk.15CecileBlue Note BLP 4060
tk.16Pure D. Funk (theme)-
* Blue Note BLP 4061, BST 84061, CDP 7 46540 2   Donald Byrd - At The Half Note Cafe, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 4060, BST 84060, CDP 7 46539 2   Donald Byrd - At The Half Note Cafe, Vol. 1

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Laymon Jackson (bass) Lex Humphries (drums): same personnel
"Half Note", NYC, 4th set, November 11, 1960
tk.17When Sunny Gets BlueBlue Note BLP 4061
tk.18Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaBlue Note CDP 7 46540 2
tk.19Child's PlayBlue Note CDP 7 46539 2
* Blue Note BLP 4061, BST 84061, CDP 7 46540 2   Donald Byrd - At The Half Note Cafe, Vol. 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 46539 2   Donald Byrd - At The Half Note Cafe, Vol. 1

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Laymon Jackson (bass) Lex Humphries (drums): same personnel
"Half Note", NYC, 5th set, November 11, 1960
tk.20Theme From Mr. LuckyBlue Note rejected
tk.21Pure D. Funk (theme)-

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Laymon Jackson (bass) Lex Humphries (drums): same personnel
"Half Note", NYC, 6th set, November 11, 1960
tk.22A Portrait Of JennieBlue Note rejected
tk.23Pure D. Funk (theme)-

1961

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Laymon Jackson (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2, 1961
tk.2Say You're MineBlue Note BLP 4075
tk.5Hello Bright Sunflower-
tk.8Each Time I Think Of You-
tk.10Duke's Mixture-
tk.14The Cat Walk-
tk.15Cute-
* Blue Note BLP 4075, BST 84075   Donald Byrd - The Cat Walk

Duke Pearson Trio

Duke Pearson (piano) Thomas Howard (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, August 1, 1961
Bags' GrooveJazzline JAZ 33-04
Le Carrousel-
I'm An Old Cowhand-
Jeannine-
Say You're Mine-
Exodus-
I'm An Old Cowhand (take 3)Black Lion (G) BLCD 760149
Say You're Mine (take 3)-
Le Carrousel (take 2)-
* Jazzline JAZ 33-04   The Duke Pearson Trio (not released)
= Polydor (E) 583 723   Duke Pearson - Angel Eyes
= Black Lion (G) BLCD 760149   Duke Pearson - Bags Groove
= Jazzline (J) PA-3082   Duke Pearson Trio - Bag's Groove

Willie Wilson Sextet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet -1,2,4,5,7/12) Willie Wilson (trombone) Pepper Adams (baritone sax -1,2,4,5,7/12) Duke Pearson (piano) Thomas Howard (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, August 2, 1961
1.Minor MishapJazzline JAZ 33-03
2.Blues For Alvena-
3.The Nearness Of You-
4.Miss Bertha D. Blues (as Number Five)-
5.Lex-
6.Time After Time-
7.Apothegm-
8.Minor Mishap (take 3)Black Lion (G) BLP 60122, (G) BLCD 760122
9.Blues For Alvena (take 3)-
10.Number Five (take 3)-
11.Lex (take 2)-
12.Apothegm (take 6)-
* Jazzline JAZ 33-03   The Willie Wilson Sextet (not released)
= Prestige PR 7729; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1939-2   Duke Pearson - Dedication!
= Fontana (E) 683 290 JCL, (E) 883 290 JCY   Freddie Hubbard - Groovy!
= Black Lion (G) BLP 60122, (G) BLCD 760122   Freddie Hubbard - Minor Mishap
= Jazzline (J) PA-3081   Freddie Hubbard - No. 5

1962 (age 30)

Duke Pearson Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1,2,4,5,8/11) Johnny Coles (trumpet -1,2,4/6,8/11) Duke Pearson (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Walter Perkins (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, January 12, 1962
1.Hush!Jazzline JAZ 33-02
2.Child's Play-
3.Angel EyesJazzline JAZ 33-02; Polydor (E) 583 723
4.SmoothieJazzline JAZ 33-02
5.Sudel-
6.Friday's Child-
7.Out Of This World-
8.Groovin' For NatBlack Lion (G) BLP 60134, (G) BLCD 760134; Jazzline (J) NLP 2006
9.Hush! (take 1)Black Lion (G) BLP 60134, (G) BLCD 760134
10.Child's Play (take 2)-
11.Sudel (take 4)-
* Jazzline JAZ 33-02; Polydor (Eu) 423 224; Jazzline (J) PA-3080, (J) NLP 2006   The Duke Pearson Quintet - Hush!
= Black Lion (G) BLP 60134, (G) BLCD 760134   Donald Byrd - Groovin' For Nat
= Trip Jazz TLX-5000   Two Sides Of Donald Byrd
* Polydor (E) 583 723   Duke Pearson - Angel Eyes

1963

Donald Byrd Septet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Donald Best (vibes) Herbie Hancock (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) unidentified chorus, Coleridge Perkinson (director) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 12, 1963
tk.5 | 14283-ECristo RedentorBlue Note 45-1907, BLP 4124, BST 89904, BST2 84429; United Artists UA-XW510-X
tk.8ChantBlue Note BLP 4124
tk.11ElijahBlue Note 45-1907, BLP 4124
tk.17The Black DisciplesBlue Note BLP 4124
tk.19Beast Of Burden-
* Blue Note BLP 4124, BST 84124, CDP 7 84124 2   Donald Byrd - A New Perspective
* Blue Note BST 89904   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1959-1969
= Blue Note BN-LA160-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 3
* Blue Note BST2 84429   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 1
* Blue Note 45-1907   Donald Byrd - Elijah / Cristo Redentor
* United Artists UA-XW510-X   Donald Byrd - Black Byrd / Cristo Redentor

Leo Wright Quintet

Richard Williams (trumpet) Leo Wright (alto sax, flute) Duke Pearson (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Stu Martin (drums)
NYC, May 2, 1963
6952Say You're MineAtlantic unissued
6953Ode To A Blossom-
6954Los Malos Hombres-
6955When You Find Your Lover-
6956Richard's Tune-

Johnny Coles Sextet

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Leo Wright (alto sax, flute) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Walter Perkins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 18, 1963
tk.8Little Johnny CBlue Note BLP 4144
tk.12Hobe Joe-
tk.21Jano-
So Sweet My Little Girlrejected
* Blue Note BLP 4144, BST 84144   Johnny Coles - Little Johnny C

Antonio (Chocolate) Diaz Mena And His Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Richard Williams (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Leo Wright (alto sax, flute) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano, arranger, conductor) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Walter Perkins (drums) Antonio Diaz Mena (congas) Ramon Sardinas, Carlos "Patato" Valdes (percussion)
NYC, circa July, 1963
Take FiveAudio Fidelity AFLP 2117
Con Alma-
Caravan-
Green Dolphin Street-
Poinciana-
* Audio Fidelity AFLP 2117, AFSD 6117   Antonio Diaz "Chocolate" Mena - Eso Es Latin Jazz...Man!

Johnny Coles Sextet

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Leo Wright (alto sax, flute) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Pete La Roca (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 9, 1963
tk.4Heavy LegsBlue Note BLP 4144
tk.18My Secret Passion-
tk.22So Sweet My Little Girl-
* Blue Note BLP 4144, BST 84144   Johnny Coles - Little Johnny C

Grant Green Sextet

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Duke Pearson (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 4, 1963
tk.11Jean De Fleur (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 84154 2
tk.14Idle MomentsBlue Note BLP 4154
tk.28Nomad-
tk.32Django (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 84154 2
* Blue Note BLP 4154, BST 84154, CDP 7 84154 2, B1-ST 84154   Grant Green - Idle Moments

Grant Green Sextet

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Duke Pearson (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Al Harewood (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 15, 1963
tk.36DjangoBlue Note BLP 4154
tk.39Jean De Fleur-
* Blue Note BLP 4154, BST 84154, CDP 7 84154 2, B1-ST 84154   Grant Green - Idle Moments

Bobby Hutcherson Sextet

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Duke Pearson (piano) Grant Green (guitar -1,2,4) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 29, 1963
1. tk.8The KickerBlue Note 7243 5 21437 2
2. tk.11Beduin-
3. tk.23For Duke P.-
4. tk.24Step Lightly-
5. tk.35Mirrors-
6. tk.36If Ever I Would Leave You-
* Blue Note 7243 5 21437 2   Bobby Hutcherson - The Kicker

1964

Grant Green Sextet

John Gilmore (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Duke Pearson (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 12, 1964
1299Untitled Grant Green Tune, No. 3Blue Note rejected
1300Minor League-
1301Grant's Tune-
1302Un Poco Loco-
1303Ezz-Thetic-

Grant Green Septet

Duke Pearson (trumpet) James Spaulding (alto sax) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1964
Spanish Dancer (as Untitled Pearson Tune)Blue Note rejected

Duke Pearson Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) James Spaulding (alto sax) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Otis Finch (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 6, 1964
1463AmandaBlue Note rejected
E.S.P. (Extrasensory Perception)-
Fly, Little Bird, Fly-

Duke Pearson Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/5) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute -1/5) Joe Henderson (tenor sax -1/5) Duke Pearson (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 21, 1964
1. 1475 tk.3AmandaBlue Note BLP 4191
2. 1476 tk.6E.S.P. (Extrasensory Perception)-
3. 1477 tk.12Bedouin-
4. 1478 tk.15Wahoo-
5. 1479 tk.22Fly, Little Bird, Fly-
6. 1480 tk.28Farewell Machelle-
* Blue Note BLP 4191, BST 84191, CDP 7 84191 2   Duke Pearson - Wahoo!

Donald Byrd Septet With Orchestra

Jimmy Owens, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, Henry Cocker, J.J. Johnson, Benny Powell (trombone) Jim Buffington, Bob Northern (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Freddie Roach (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) unidentified vocal chorus, Coleridge Perkinson (director, conductor) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 17, 1964
1493 tk.3I'm Tryin' To Get HomeBlue Note BLP 4188
1494 tk.5March Children-
1495 tk.11Brother IsaacBlue Note 45-1916, BLP 4188
* Blue Note BLP 4188, BST 84188, CDP 7 84188 2   Donald Byrd - I'm Tryin' To Get Home
* Blue Note 45-1916   Donald Byrd - Brother Isaac / I've Longed And Searched For My Mother

Donald Byrd Septet With Orchestra

Joe Ferrante, Jimmy Owens, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, Henry Cocker, J.J. Johnson, Benny Powell (trombone) Jim Buffington, Bob Northern (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Herbie Hancock (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) unknown (chimes, percussion, tambourine, tubular bells) unidentified vocal chorus, Coleridge Perkinson (director, conductor) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 18, 1964
1496 tk.17I've Longed And Searched For My MotherBlue Note 45-1916, BLP 4188
1497 tk.20NoahBlue Note BLP 4188
1498 tk.26Pearly Gates-
* Blue Note BLP 4188, BST 84188, CDP 7 84188 2   Donald Byrd - I'm Tryin' To Get Home
* Blue Note 45-1916   Donald Byrd - Brother Isaac / I've Longed And Searched For My Mother

1965

Duke Pearson Nonet

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Les Spann (flute) James Spaulding (alto sax) George Coleman (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax, clarinet) Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
NYC, May 25 & 26, 1965
HoneybunsAtlantic LP 3002
New Girl-
You Know I Care-
Is That So-
Our Love-
Heavy Legs-
* Atlantic LP 3002, SD 3002   Duke Pearson - Honeybuns

1966

Hank Mobley Octet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Kiane Zawadi (euphonium) Howard Johnson (tuba) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute) Hank Mobley (tenor sax, arranger) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 18, 1966
1714 tk.1A Tough Of BlueBlue Note BLP 4241, LT-995
1715 tk.9A Slice Of The TopBlue Note LT-995
1716 tk.15Hank's Other BagBlue Note BLP 4241, LT-995
1717 tk.21There's A Lull In My Life-
1718 tk.25Cute 'N' PrettyBlue Note LT-995
* Blue Note BLP 4241   Hank Mobley - A Slice Of The Top (not released)
* Blue Note LT-995, B1-33582   Hank Mobley - A Slice Of The Top

Thad Jones - Pepper Adams Quintet

Thad Jones (flugelhorn) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 26 & May 4 & 9, 1966
Mean What You SayMilestone MLP 1001
H And T Blues-
Wives And Lovers-
Bossa Nova Ova-
No Refill-
Little Waltz-
Chant-
Yes Sir, That's My Baby-
* Milestone MLP 1001, MSP 9001; Original Jazz Classics OJC-464, OJCCD-464-2   Thad Jones, Pepper Adams - Mean What You Say

Stanley Turrentine Octet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) James Spaulding (alto sax) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass, electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 1, 1966
1752 tk.2What Could I Do Without YouBlue Note 45-1933, BLP 4240
1754 tk.11The ShakeBlue Note BLP 4240
1755 tk.12Walk On ByBlue Note 45-1929, L 4240, BLP 4240
1756 tk.15And Satisfy-
1757 tk.22BaptismalBlue Note BLP 4240
1753 tk.23Feeling GoodBlue Note 45-1933, BLP 4240
* Blue Note BLP 4240, BST 84240   Stanley Turrentine - Rough 'N Tumble
* Blue Note 45-1933   Stanley Turrentine - What Could I Do Without You / Feeling Good
* Blue Note 45-1929   Stanley Turrentine - And Satisfy / Walk On By
* Blue Note L 4240   Stanley Turrentine - And Satisfy / Walk On By

Stanley Turrentine Nonet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass, electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Joseph Rivera (shakers, tambourine -1/3) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 22, 1966
1. 1788 tk.6La FiestaBlue Note BLP 4256
2. 1789 tk.8Sunny-
3. 1790 tk.11The Magilla-
4. 1791 tk.16Theme From "The Oscar"-
5. 1792 tk.20When The Sun Comes Out-
6. 1793 tk.29Lonesome LoverBlue Note CDP 7 93201 2
7. 1794 tk.32You're Gonna Hear From MeBlue Note BLP 4256
* Blue Note BLP 4256, BST 84256, 7243 8 53359 2   Stanley Turrentine - The Spoiler
* Blue Note CDP 7 93201 2   Stanley Turrentine - The Blue Note Years

Blue Mitchell Octet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, flute) Junior Cook (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Cedar Walton (piano -1/4) Chick Corea (piano -5,6) Gene Taylor (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 17, 1966
1. 1788 tk.7O Mama EnitBlue Note BLP 4257
2. 1789 tk.15Rigor Mortez-
3. 1790 tk.17I Should Care-
4. 1791 tk.22Millie-
5. 1792 tk.31Straight Up And Down-
6. 1793 tk.42Tones For Joan's Bones-
* Blue Note BLP 4257, BST 84257   Blue Mitchell - Boss Horn
= Mosaic MQ6-178, MD4-178   The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67)

Duke Pearson Sextet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet -1/3,5/7) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute) Joe Henderson (tenor sax -1/3,5/7) Duke Pearson (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 7, 1966
1. 1803 tk.1GaslightBlue Note BLP 4252
2. 1804 tk.10Ready RudyBlue Note 45-1931, BLP 4252
3. 1805 tk.12Big BerthaBlue Note BLP 4252
4. 1806 tk.17After The Rain-
5. 1807 tk.27Sweet Honey BeeBlue Note 45-1931, BLP 4252
6. 1808 tk.28EmpathyBlue Note BLP 4252
7. 1809 tk.32Sudel-
* Blue Note BLP 4252, BST 84252, CDP 7 89792 2   Duke Pearson - Sweet Honey Bee
* Blue Note 45-1931   Duke Pearson - Sweet Honey Bee / Ready Rudy

Duke Pearson Octet

Johnny Coles (trumpet) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute) George Coleman (tenor sax) Harold Vick (tenor, soprano sax) Duke Pearson (piano, celeste, arranger) Gene Bertoncini (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
NYC, 1966
Prairie DogAtlantic LP 3005
10409Prairie Dog (edited version)unissued
The FakirAtlantic LP 3005
10410The Fakir (edited version)unissued
Little WaltzAtlantic LP 3005
Soulin'-
Hush-A-Bye-
Angel Eyes-
* Atlantic LP 3005, SD 3005   Duke Pearson - Prairie Dog

1967

Lee Morgan Septet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute) Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 13, 1967
tk.2Blue Gardenia (alternate take)Blue Note 7243 8 23213 2
1816 tk.6Blue Gardenia-
1817 tk.20God Bless The Child-
1818 tk.24Somewhere-
1819 tk.39If I Were A Carpenter-
1820 tk.41A Lot Of Livin' To Do-
1821 tk.46This Is The Life-
* Blue Note 7243 8 23213 2   Lee Morgan - Standards

Lou Donaldson Nonet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, flute) Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Harewood (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 20, 1967
1822 tk.4Sweet And LovelyBlue Note (J) GXF-3068
1823 tk.6You've Changed-
1824 tk.7Sweet Slumber-
1825 tk.9It Might As Well Be Spring-
1826 tk.11What Will I Tell My Heart-
1827 tk.14The Good Life-
1828 tk.15Stardust-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3068, (J) GXK-8164, CDP 7 84254 2   Lou Donaldson - Sweet Slumber
= Blue Note BST 84254   Lou Donaldson - Lush Life (also released)

Stanley Turrentine

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, flute) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Joe Farrell (tenor sax, flute) Pepper Adams (baritone sax, clarinet) Kenny Barron (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1967
1839 tk.4She's A CariocaBlue Note BN-LA394-H2, 0946 3 85193 2 4
1840 tk.9Samba Do Aviao-
1841 tk.14Manha De CarnavalBlue Note LT-993, 0946 3 85193 2 4
1842 tk.15What Now My Love-
1843 tk.24Night SongBlue Note BN-LA394-H2, 0946 3 85193 2 4
1844 tk.32Here's That Rainy DayBlue Note LT-993, 0946 3 85193 2 4
1845 tk.41Blues For Del-
* Blue Note BN-LA394-H2   Stanley Turrentine
* Blue Note LT-993   Stanley Turrentine - New Time Shuffle
* Blue Note 0946 3 85193 2 4   Stanley Turrentine - A Bluish Bag

Duke Pearson and others

Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) and others
NYC, March 21, 1967
11977Minor LeagueAtlantic unissued
11978Cha Cha Piro-
11979When Did You Leave Heaven-
11980A.J.-
11981Haschen-
11982Say You're Mine (mistitled as So You're Mine)-
11983Invitation-

Duke Pearson and others

Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) and others: same personnel
NYC, March 22, 1967
11984A.J.Atlantic unissued
11985Minor League-
11986Say You're Mine (mistitled as So You're Mine)-
11987Senorita Juanita (mistitled as Signorita Juanita)-
11988Moon Love-
11989Cha Cha Piro-
11990When Did You Leave Heaven-
11991Haschen (mistitled as Hatian)-

Stanley Turrentine

Blue Mitchell, Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (flute, alto sax) Pepper Adams (clarinet, baritone sax) Al Gibbons (bass clarinet, tenor sax) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 9, 1967
1904 tk.16With This RingBlue Note 0946 3 85193 2 4
1905 tk.15Silver Tears-
1906 tk.20A Bluish Bag-
1907 tk.26Come Back To Me-
1908 tk.30Days Of Wine And Roses-
1909 tk.45Message To Michaelrejected
* Blue Note 0946 3 85193 2 4   Stanley Turrentine - A Bluish Bag

Stanley Turrentine

Joe Shepley, Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown, Julian Priester (trombone) Al Gibbons (alto sax, flute, bass clarinet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Joe Farrell (tenor sax, flute) Mario Rivera (baritone sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Ray Lucas (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 23, 1967
1910 tk.4Better Luck Next TimeBlue Note BN-LA394-H2
1911 tk.11Bonita-
1912 tk.14Return Of The Prodigal SonBlue Note LT-993
1913 tk.16Flying JumboBlue Note BN-LA394-H2
1914 tk.27Ain't No Mountain High EnoughBlue Note LT-993
1915 tk.32New Time Shuffle-
* Blue Note BN-LA394-H2   Stanley Turrentine
* Blue Note LT-993   Stanley Turrentine - New Time Shuffle

Stanley Turrentine Nonet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Duke Pearson (organ, arranger) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Ray Lucas (drums) Richard Landrum (congas, bongos, tambourine)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 28, 1967
1928 tk.3The Look Of Loveunissued
1929 tk.14You Want Me To Stop Loving YouBlue Note B1-31883
1930 tk.18Dr. Feelgoodunissued
1930 tk.21--
1931 tk.34Up, Up And Away-
1932 tk.36Georgy Girl-
1933 tk.39A Foggy DayBlue Note 7243 8 29908 2
* Blue Note B1-31883   Various Artists - The Lost Grooves
* Blue Note 7243 8 29908 2   Stanley Turrentine - Easy Walker

Duke Pearson Octet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) James Spaulding (alto sax) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, flute) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) Gene Taylor (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 13, 1967
1939My Love Waits (O Meu Amor Espera)rejected
1940Chili Pepper-
1941 tk.23Make It GoodBlue Note BST 84267
1942 tk.25Los Malos Hombres-
1942 tk.30Los Malos Hombres (alternate take)Blue Note 7243 8 28269 2
1943 tk.33Scrap IronBlue Note BST 84267
1944 tk.35Rotary-
1939 tk.37My Love Waits (O Meu Amor Espera)-
1940 tk.38Chili Pepper-
* Blue Note BST 84267, B1-28269, 7243 8 28269 2   Duke Pearson - The Right Touch

Blue Mitchell Nonet

Burt Collins, Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, flute) Junior Cook (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Al Foster (drums) Jimmy Heath, Melba Liston, Duke Pearson, Don Pickett (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 17, 1967
1988 tk.8Len SirrahBlue Note BST 84272
1989 tk.14Togetherness-
1989 tk.16Togetherness (alternate take)Mosaic MQ6-178
1990 tk.18Heads Up! Feet Down!Blue Note BST 84272
1991 tk.23Good Humor Man (alternate take)Mosaic MQ6-178
1991 tk.24Good Humor ManBlue Note BST 84272
1992 tk.32The Folks Who Live On The Hill-
1993 tk.34The People In Nassau-
* Blue Note BST 84272   Blue Mitchell - Heads Up!
= Mosaic MQ6-178, MD4-178   The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67)

Duke Pearson's Big Band

Randy Brecker, Burt Collins, Joe Shepley, Marvin Stamm (trumpet) Garnett Brown, Benny Powell, Julian Priester (trombone) Kenny Rupp (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, flute, piccolo) Al Gibbons (alto sax, flute, bass clarinet) Frank Foster, Lew Tabackin (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax, clarinet) Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 15, 1967
2000 tk.6Ready When You Are C.B.Blue Note BST 84276
2001 tk.11Ground Hog-
2002 tk.19Mississippi Dip-
2005 tk.30Bedouin-
2003 tk.24A Taste Of Honey-
2004 tk.37New Time Shuffle-
2006 tk.40Straight Up And Down-
2007 tk.47New Girl-
2008 tk.54Time After Time-
* Blue Note BST 84276, 7243 4 94508 2   Introducing Duke Pearson's Big Band

1968

Stanley Turrentine With Orchestra

Jimmy Nottingham, Snooky Young (flugelhorn) Benny Powell (bass trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Grady Tate (drums) overdubbed 14 piece strings
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 15 & May 27, 1968
2093 tk.22The Look Of LoveBlue Note 45-1940, BST 84286
* Blue Note BST 84286   Stanley Turrentine - The Look Of Love
* Blue Note 45-1940   Stanley Turrentine - The Look Of Love / This Guy's In Love With You

Stanley Turrentine Nonet With Strings

Jimmy Nottingham, Snooky Young (flugelhorn) Benny Powell (bass trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar -2/5) George Duvivier (bass) Grady Tate (drums) overdubbed 14 piece strings, Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2 & 27, 1968
1. 3011 tk.29A Beautiful FriendshipBlue Note BST 84286
2. 3012 tk.37This Guy's In Love With YouBlue Note 45-1940, BST 84286
3. 3013 tk.42I'm Always Drunk In San FranciscoBlue Note BST 84286
4. 3014 tk.49Emily-
5. 3015Cabin In The Skyrejected
* Blue Note BST 84286   Stanley Turrentine - The Look Of Love
* Blue Note 45-1940   Stanley Turrentine - The Look Of Love / This Guy's In Love With You

Stanley Turrentine Nonet With Strings

Jimmy Nottingham, Snooky Young (flugelhorn) Benny Powell (bass trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Roland Hanna (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) overdubbed 14 piece strings, Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 13 & 27, 1968
3023 tk.67Cabin In The SkyBlue Note BST 84286
3024 tk.76Here, There And Everywhere-
3025 tk.92MacArthur Park-
* Blue Note BST 84286   Stanley Turrentine - The Look Of Love

Duke Pearson Octet

Jerry Dodgion (flute, alto flute -1/4,6) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes -1/4,6) Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) Sam Brown (acoustic guitar -1/4,6) Al Gafa (electric guitar -1/4) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Victor Partajo (congas -1/4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 24, 1968
1. 3048Los Ojos Alegres (The Happy Eyes)rejected
2. 3049 tk.22Bunda Amerela (Little Yellow Streetcar)Blue Note BST 84293
3. 3050The Phantomrejected
4. 3051The Moana Surf-
5. 3052Say You're Mine-
6. 3053 tk.30Theme From "Rosemary's Baby"Blue Note B1-35220
* Blue Note BST 84293   Duke Pearson - The Phantom
* Blue Note B1-35220, 7243 8 35220 2   Duke Pearson - I Don't Care Who Knows It

Duke Pearson Octet

Jerry Dodgion (flute, alto flute -1/5) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes -1,3/5) Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) Sam Brown (acoustic guitar -1,3/5) Al Gafa (electric guitar -1/5) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas, guiro -1/5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 11, 1968
1. 4013 tk.7Los Ojos Alegres (The Happy Eyes)Blue Note BST 84293
2. 4014 tk.8Blues For Alvena-
3. 4015 tk.11The Phantom-
4. 4016Bunda Amerela (Little Yellow Streetcar)rejected
5. 4017 tk.22The Moana SurfBlue Note BST 84293
6. 4018 tk.24Say You're Mine-
* Blue Note BST 84293   Duke Pearson - The Phantom

Duke Pearson's Big Band

Jim Bossy, Randy Brecker, Burt Collins, Joe Shepley, Marvin Stamm (trumpet) Garnett Brown, Jimmy Cleveland, Benny Powell (trombone) Kenny Rupp (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Al Gibbons (alto sax) Lew Tabackin (tenor sax) Frank Foster (tenor sax, arranger) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 2, 1968
3056The Days Of Wine And RosesBlue Note rejected
3057Here's That Rainy Day-
3058Minor League-
3059I'm Tired Of Cryin' Over You-

Duke Pearson's Big Band

Jim Bossy, Randy Brecker, Burt Collins, Joe Shepley, Marvin Stamm (trumpet) Garnett Brown, Jimmy Cleveland, Benny Powell (trombone) Kenny Rupp (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Al Gibbons (alto sax) Lew Tabackin (tenor sax) Frank Foster (tenor sax, arranger) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Andy Bey (vocals -9)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 3, 1968
1. 3061 tk.25Make It GoodBlue Note BST 84308, 7243 4 94508 2
2. 3062 tk.35AmandaBlue Note BST 84308
3. 3063 tk.43Dad Digs Mom-
4. 3060 tk.47DisapproachmentBlue Note BST 84308, 7243 4 94508 2
5. 3056 tk.53The Days Of Wine And Roses-
6. 3057 tk.54Here's That Rainy Day-
7. 3058 tk.55Minor League-
8. 3064 tk.60Tones For Joan's Bones-
9. 3059 tk.62I'm Tired Of Cryin' Over YouBlue Note BST 84308
* Blue Note BST 84308   Duke Pearson - Now Hear This
* Blue Note 7243 4 94508 2   Introducing Duke Pearson's Big Band

1969

Duke Pearson Trio

Duke Pearson (piano, celeste) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25, 1969
3705 tk.4Sleigh RideBlue Note BST 84323
tk.9Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmasrejected
tk.16Go Tell It On The Mountain-
tk.17Little Drummer Boy-
3709 tk.22Old Fashioned Christmasunissued
tk.32Santa Claus Is Coming To Townrejected
tk.34Silent Night-
tk.35Jingle Bells-
tk.37Wassail Song-
* Blue Note BST 84323   Duke Pearson - Merry Ole Soul

Duke Pearson Quintet With New York Group Singer's Big Band

Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano, flugelhorn, arranger) Al Gafa (electric guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion) Andy Bey (vocals -2) New York Group Singer's Big Band (voice) Jack Manno (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 11, 1969
1. 4019 tk.3Cristo RedentorBlue Note BST 84344
2. 4018 tk.9Give Me Your Love-
3. 4017 tk.17Stella By Starlight-
4. 4020 tk.21Little Song-
* Blue Note BST 84344, B1-84344   Duke Pearson - How Insensitive

Duke Pearson Quintet With New York Group Singer's Big Band

Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano, flugelhorn, arranger -1/3, piano -4) Al Gafa (electric guitar -1/3) Bob Cranshaw (bass -1/3) Mickey Roker (drums -1/3) Airto Moreira (percussion -1/3) Andy Bey (vocals -1) New York Group Singer's Big Band (voice -1/3) Jack Manno (arranger, conductor -1/3)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 14, 1969
1. 4021 tk.29ClaraBlue Note BST 84344
2. 4022 tk.39My Love Waits-
3. 4023 tk.43Old Fashioned Christmasunissued
4. 4024 tk.44How InsensitiveBlue Note BST 84344
* Blue Note BST 84344, B1-84344   Duke Pearson - How Insensitive

Duke Pearson Quintet

Duke Pearson (piano) Dorio Ferreira (guitar, percussion) Bebeto Jose Souza (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion) Flora Pulim (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 5, 1969
6181 tk.16Sandalia DelaBlue Note BST 84344
6182 tk.24Tears-
6202 tk.29Upa NeguinhoBlue Note B1-35220
6201 tk.34LamentoBlue Note BST 84344
* Blue Note BST 84344, B1-84344   Duke Pearson - How Insensitive
* Blue Note B1-35220, 7243 8 35220 2   Duke Pearson - I Don't Care Who Knows It

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Lew Tabackin (flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Jimmy Ponder (guitar) Roland Wilson (bass) Joe Chambers (drums) Nat Bettis, John Richardson (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1969
4279 tk.2WeaselBlue Note BST 84319
4278 tk.8I Love The Girl-
* Blue Note BST 84319, CDP 7 89796 2   Donald Byrd - Fancy Free

Lee Morgan Tentet

Burt Collins, Joe Shepley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Lee Morgan (trumpet, flugelhorn -1) Toots Thielemans (harmonica, guitar) Duke Pearson (piano, arranger) Wally Richardson (guitar) Al Gafa (electric guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 22, 1969
1. 4377 tk.6Midnight CowboyBlue Note 45-1951, 7243 8 57748 2
2. 4378 tk.13Popi-
* Blue Note 7243 8 57748 2   Various Artists - Blue Movies - Scoring For The Studios
* Blue Note 45-1951   Lee Morgan - Midnight Cowboy / Popi

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Jimmy Ponder (guitar) Roland Wilson (bass) Leo Morris (drums) Nat Bettis, John Richardson (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 6, 1969
4276 tk.10Fancy FreeBlue Note BST 84319
4277 tk.23The Uptowner-
* Blue Note BST 84319, CDP 7 89796 2   Donald Byrd - Fancy Free

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Kenny Rupp (French horn) Al Gibbons (flute) Gary Campbell (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Freddie Waits (drums) Roland Wilson (congas) 3 vocals
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 7, 1969
4612-9Now WheddyBlue Note rejected
4613-5Yano-
4614-3Congo (instrumental version)-

Duke Pearson Quartet

Duke Pearson (piano, celeste -1/8, piano -9) Bob Cranshaw (bass -1/8) Mickey Roker (drums -1/8) Airto Moreira (percussion -1/8)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 19, 1969
1. 3705 (tk.8)Sleigh Riderejected
2. 3712 (tk.4)Jingle BellsBlue Note BST 84323
3. 3706 (tk.9)Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas-
4. 3707 (tk.7)Go Tell It On A Mountain-
5. 3708 (tk.2)Little Drummer Boy-
6. 3711 (tk.1)Silent Night-
7. 3710 (tk.2)Santa Claus Is Coming To Town-
8. 3725 (tk.3)Wassail Song-
9. (tk.2)O Little Town Of Bethlehem-
* Blue Note BST 84323   Duke Pearson - Merry Ole Soul

Duke Pearson Tentet

Burt Collins (trumpet) Al Gibbons (flute) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano) Al Gafa (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion, vocals) Stella Mars (vocals)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, October 3, 1969
5220-5Once I Loved (O Amor Em Paz)Blue Note 7243 8 35220 2
5221-5XibabaBlue Note B1-35220
5222-2Is That Sorejected
* Blue Note B1-35220, 7243 8 35220 2   Duke Pearson - I Don't Care Who Knows It

Duke Pearson's Big Band

Burt Collins (trumpet) Al Gibbons (flute) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax) Lew Tabackin (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Ralph Towner (guitar) Wally Richardson (electric guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 21, 1969
5565-7Come On Over, My Loverejected
5566-9Dialogue-
5567-1Captain BacardisBlue Note 7243 8 35220 2
5568-5I Don't KnowBlue Note B1-35220
* Blue Note B1-35220, 7243 8 35220 2   Duke Pearson - I Don't Care Who Knows It

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (flugelhorn) William Campbell (trombone -1) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Lew Tabackin (tenor sax, flute) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Ron Carter (bass) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass -2) Airto Moreira (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, December 16, 1969
1. 4615-4KofiBlue Note B1-31875
2. 4616-4Fufu-
* Blue Note B1-31875, 7243 8 31875 2   Donald Byrd - Kofi

1970

Duke Pearson Octet

Burt Collins (trumpet) Kenny Rupp (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, alto flute) Lew Tabackin (tenor sax, flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax, alto clarinet -1/3,5,6) Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Andy Bey (vocals -1)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 13, 1970
1. 5921 tk.2I Don't Care Who Knows ItBlue Note B1-35220
2. 5922 tk.6Chant Ossanha-
3. 5923 tk.15A Beautiful Friendship-
4. 5924 tk.29EmilyBlue Note BN-LA317-G
5. 5925 tk.33BloosBlue Note B1-35220
6. 5926 tk.36Horn InBlue Note 7243 8 35220 2
* Blue Note B1-35220, 7243 8 35220 2   Duke Pearson - I Don't Care Who Knows It
* Blue Note BN-LA317-G   Duke Pearson - It Could Only Happen With You

Duke Pearson Tentet

Burt Collins, Joe Shepley (trumpet) Kenny Rupp (trombone) Hermeto Pascoal (flute, guitar, bass) Al Gibbons (alto sax, alto flute) possibly Frank Foster (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano) Theo (guitar, bass -1/3,5,6) Bob Cranshaw (bass, electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Flora Pulim (vocals -1,2,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1970
1. 6128 tk.5It Could Only Happen With YouBlue Note BN-LA317-G
2. 6129 tk.10Gira, Girou (Round And Round)-
3. 6130 tk.19Book's Bossa-
4. 6131 tk.20Lost In The Stars-
5. 6132 tk.22Stormy-
6. 6133 tk.27Hermeto-
* Blue Note BN-LA317-G   Duke Pearson - It Could Only Happen With You

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Bill Champbell (trombone) Hermeto Pascoal (flute -4) Jerry Dodgion (alto, soprano sax, flute) Lew Tabackin (tenor sax, flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax, alto clarinet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax, clarinet) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 15, 1970
1. 6344 tk.2EstaviancoBlue Note BST 84349
2. 6343 tk.4Essence-
3. 6341 tk.5The Dude-
4. 6342 tk.8Xibaba-
* Blue Note BST 84349   Donald Byrd - Electric Byrd

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Duke Pearson (electric piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Airto Moreira, Dom Um Romao (percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, December 4, 1970
6879 tk.2Perpetual LoveBlue Note B1-31875
6880 tk.7Elmina-
6881 tk.15The Loud MinorityBlue Note 7243 8 31875 2
6882 tk.18My Love Waitsrejected
* Blue Note B1-31875, 7243 8 31875 2   Donald Byrd - Kofi

1971

Carmen McRae

Cat Anderson, John Audino, Buddy Childers, Gene Coe, Harry Edison, Ray Triscari (trumpet) George Bohanon, Nick DiMaio, Joe Howard, Grover Mitchell (trombone) William Hinshaw, Alan Robinson, Gale Robinson, Henry Sigismonti, Bob Watt (French horn) Buddy Collette, Bob Cooper, Bill Green, Bill Hood, Marshall Royal, Bud Shank (woodwinds) John E. Arnold, Larry Bunker (vibes, percussion) Bob Corwin, Jimmy Jones, Duke Pearson, Jimmy Rowles (piano) John Collins, Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown, Dick McQuary (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) Benny Carter, Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Hollywood, CA, November, 1971-March, 1972
I'll Never Pass This Way AgainTemponic TB 29562
Mr. Love-
All That I Can Do Is Think Of You-
All The Time-
When It's Time To Tell-
The Happy Ones-
Bobby-
Tender Loving Words-
When Twilight Comes-
A Tribute To Benny Carter-
* Temponic TB 29562   Carmen McRae - Carmen