Duke Pearson Catalog

1959 (age 27)

Donald Byrd - Fuego   Blue Note BLP 4026   1960

Donald Byrd, pocket trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 4, 1959

tk.3Lament
tk.8Amen
tk.14Fuego
tk.15Low Life
tk.17Bup A Loup
tk.18Funky Mama

** also released on Blue Note BST 84026 in 1961, CDP 7 46534 2 in 1987.

Duke Pearson - Profile   Blue Note BLP 4022   1960

Duke Pearson, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 25, 1959

tk.9Witchcraft
tk.14Two Mile Run
tk.18Gate City Blues
tk.19Taboo
tk.27Black Coffee
tk.28I'm Glad There Is You
tk.30Like Someone In Love

** also released on Blue Note BST 84022.

Duke Pearson - Tender Feelin's   Blue Note BLP 4035   1961

Duke Pearson, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16, 1959

tk.10On Green Dolphin Street
tk.16When Sunny Gets Blue

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 19, 1959

tk.36The Golden Striker
tk.38I Love You
tk.46I'm A Fool To Want You
tk.47Bluebird Of Happiness
tk.563 A.M.

** also released on Blue Note BST 84035.

1960

Donald Byrd - Byrd In Flight   Blue Note BLP 4048   1961

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 1960

tk.8Gate City

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 25, 1960

tk.17Ghana
tk.18Lex

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax #2,3; Duke Pearson, piano; Reginald Workman, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 10, 1960

1. tk.6Little Boy Blue
2. tk.14"Bo"
3. tk.16My Girl Shirl

** also released on Blue Note BST 84048, CDP 7243 8 52435 2 3 in 1996.

Donald Byrd - Byrd In Flight   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 52435 2 3   1996

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 1960

tk.6Soulful Kiddy

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 25, 1960

tk.14Child Play
tk.21Carol

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4048 in 1961 + 3 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - The Lost Sessions   Blue Note 7243 5 21484 2 4   1999

Ike Quebec, tenor sax #1,3; Duke Pearson, piano; Israel Crosby, bass; Vernel Fournier, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 26, 1960

1. tk.2For All We Know
2. tk.9I See Your Face Before Me
3. tk.12Sweet Slumber

Donald Byrd - At The Half Note Cafe Vol. 2   Blue Note BLP 4061   1963

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Laymon Jackson, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Half Note, NYC, 1st set, November 11, 1960

tk.5Jeannine
tk.6Pure D. Funk (theme)

same personnel.

Half Note, NYC, 3rd set, November 11, 1960

tk.14Kimyas

same personnel.

Half Note, NYC, 4th set, November 11, 1960

tk.17When Sunny Gets Blue

** also released on Blue Note BST 84061 in 1963, CDP 7 46540 2 in 1987.

Donald Byrd - At The Half Note Cafe Vol. 2   Blue Note CDP 7 46540 2   1987

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Laymon Jackson, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.: same personnel.

Half Note, NYC, 1st set, November 11, 1960

tk.1Theme From Mr. Lucky

same personnel.

Half Note, NYC, 4th set, November 11, 1960

tk.18Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4061 in 1963 + 2 bonus tracks.

Donald Byrd - At The Half Note Cafe Vol. 1   Blue Note BLP 4060   1961

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax #1,2; Duke Pearson, piano; Laymon Jackson, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Half Note, NYC, 2nd set, November 11, 1960

1. tk.7My Girl Shirl
2. tk.8Soulful Kiddy
3. tk.9A Portrait Of Jennie

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.15Cecile
tk.16Pure D. Funk (theme)

** also released on Blue Note BST 84060 in 1961, CDP 7 46539 2 in 1987.

Donald Byrd - At The Half Note Cafe Vol. 1   Blue Note CDP 7 46539 2   1987

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Laymon Jackson, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.: same personnel.

Half Note, NYC, 2nd set, November 11, 1960

tk.10Chant

same personnel.

Half Note, NYC, 4th set, November 11, 1960

tk.19Child's Play

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4060 in 1961 + 2 bonus tracks.

1961

Donald Byrd - The Cat Walk   Blue Note BLP 4075   1962

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Laymon Jackson, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2, 1961

tk.2Say You're Mine
tk.5Hello Bright Sunflower
tk.8Each Time I Think Of You
tk.10Duke's Mixture
tk.14The Cat Walk
tk.15Cute

** also released on Blue Note BST 84075 in 1962.

Duke Pearson - Angel Eyes   Polydor (E) 583 723   1968

Duke Pearson, piano; Thomas Howard, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, August 1, 1961

Bags' Groove
Le Carrousel
I'm An Old Cowhand
Jeannine
Say You're Mine
Exodus

** initially scheduled on The Duke Pearson Trio, Jazzline JAZ 33-04.
** also released on Duke Pearson Trio - Bag's Groove, Jazzline (J) PA-3082. and on Bags Groove, Black Lion (G) BLCD 760149 in 1990.

Duke Pearson - Bags Groove   Black Lion (G) BLCD 760149   1990

Duke Pearson, piano; Thomas Howard, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.: same session.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, August 1, 1961

I'm An Old Cowhand (take 3)
Say You're Mine (take 3)
Le Carrousel (take 2)

** originally released on Angel Eyes, Polydor (E) 583 723 in 1968 + 3 bonus tracks.

Freddy Hubbard - Groovy!   Fontana (E) 683 290 JCL   1966

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet #1,2,4,5,7; Willie Wilson, trombone; Pepper Adams, baritone sax #1,2,4,5,7; Duke Pearson, piano; Thomas Howard, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, August 2, 1961

1.Minor Mishap
2.Blues For Alvena (as Blues For Alvina)
3.The Nearness Of You
4.Number Five (as Miss Bertha D. Blues)
5.Lex
6.Time After Time
7.Apothegm

** initially scheduled on The Willie Wilson Sextet, Jazzline JAZ 33-03.
** also released on Fontana (Du) 883 290 JCY in 1966. and on Duke Pearson - Dedication!, Prestige PRST 7729 in 1970; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1939-2 in 2000. and on Freddie Hubbard - No. 5, Jazzline (J) PA-3081 in 1975. and on Freddie Hubbard - Minor Mishap, Black Lion (G) BLCD 760122 in 1989.

Freddie Hubbard - Minor Mishap   Black Lion (G) BLP 60122   1989

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Willie Wilson, trombone; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Thomas Howard, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, August 2, 1961

Minor Mishap (take 3)
Blues For Alvina (take 3)
Number Five (take 3)
Lex (take 2)
Apothegm (take 6)

1962 (age 30)

The Duke Pearson Quintet - Hush!   Jazzline JAZ 33-02

Donald Byrd, trumpet #1,2,4,5; Johnny Coles, trumpet #1,2,4-6; Duke Pearson, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Walter Perkins, drums.

RCA Studios, NYC, January 12, 1962

1.Hush!
2.Child's Play
3.Angel Eyes
4.Smoothie
5.Sudel
6.Friday's Child
7.Out Of This World

** also released on Polydor (Eu) 423 224; Jazzline (J) PA-3080, (J) NLP 2006 in 1992. and on Donald Byrd - Groovin' For Nat, Black Lion (G) BLP 60134, (G) BLCD 760134 in 1990.
** part of Two Sides Of Donald Byrd, Trip Jazz TLX-5000.

Donald Byrd - Groovin' For Nat   Black Lion (G) BLP 60134

Donald Byrd, Johnny Coles, trumpet; Duke Pearson, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Walter Perkins, drums.

RCA Studios, NYC, January 12, 1962

Groovin' For Nat
Hush! (take 1)
Child's Play (take 2)
Sudel (take 4)

** originally released on The Duke Pearson Quintet - Hush!, Jazzline JAZ 33-02 + 4 bonus tracks.

1963

Donald Byrd - A New Perspective   Blue Note BLP 4124   1964

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 12, 1963

tk.5 | 14283-ECristo Redentor
tk.8Chant
tk.11Elijah
tk.17The Black Disciples
tk.19Beast Of Burden

** also released on Blue Note BST 84124 in 1964, CDP 7 84124 2 in 1988.

Johnny Coles - Little Johnny C   Blue Note BLP 4144   1964

Johnny Coles, trumpet; Leo Wright, alto sax, flute; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Walter Perkins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 18, 1963

tk.8Little Johnny C
tk.12Hobo Joe
tk.21Jano

Johnny Coles, trumpet; Leo Wright, alto sax, flute; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 9, 1963

tk.4Heavy Legs
tk.18My Secret Passion
tk.22So Sweet My Little Girl

** also released on Blue Note BST 84144 in 1964, CDP 7243 8 32129 2 7 in 1996.

Antonio Diaz "Chocolate" Mena - Eso Es Latin Jazz...Man!   Audio Fidelity AFLP 2117

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 Five
Con Alma
Caravan
Green Dolphin Street
Poinciana

** also released on Audio Fidelity AFSD 6117.

Grant Green - Idle Moments   Blue Note BLP 4154   1965

Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Duke Pearson, piano; Grant Green, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Al Harewood, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 4, 1963

tk.14Idle Moments
tk.28Nomad

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 15, 1963

tk.36Django
tk.39Jean De Fleur

** also released on Blue Note BST 84154 in 1965, CDP 7 84154 2 in 1988, BST 84154 in 1998.

Grant Green - Idle Moments   Blue Note CDP 7 84154 2   1988

Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Duke Pearson, piano; Grant Green, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Al Harewood, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 4, 1963

tk.11Jean De Fleur (alternate take)
tk.32Django (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4154 in 1965 + 2 bonus tracks.

Bobby Hutcherson - The Kicker   Blue Note 7243 5 21437 2 6   1999

Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Duke Pearson, piano; Grant Green, guitar #1,2,4; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Al Harewood, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 29, 1963

1. tk.8The Kicker
2. tk.11Beduin
3. tk.23For Duke P.
4. tk.24Step Lightly
5. tk.35Mirrors
6. tk.36If Ever I Would Leave You

1964

Duke Pearson - Wahoo!   Blue Note BLP 4191   1966+

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 21, 1964

1. 1475 tk.3Amanda
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

** also released on Blue Note BST 84191 in 1966+, CDP 7 84191 2 in 1988.

Donald Byrd - I'm Tryin' To Get Home   Blue Note BLP 4188   1965

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 17, 1964

1493 tk.3I'm Tryin' To Get Home
1494 tk.5March Children
1495 tk.11Brother Isaac

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 18, 1964

1496 tk.17I've Longed And Searched For My Mother
1497 tk.20Noah
1498 tk.26Pearly Gates

** also released on Blue Note BST 84188 in 1965, CDP 7 84188 2 in 1989.

1965

The Duke Pearson Nonet - Honeybuns   Atlantic LP 3002   1966

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 and 26, 1965

Honeybuns
New Girl
You Know I Care
Is That So
Our Love
Heavy Legs

** also released on Atlantic SD 3002 in 1966.

1966

Hank Mobley - A Slice Of The Top   Blue Note LT-995   1979

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 18, 1966

1714 tk.1A Touch Of Blue
1715 tk.9A Slice Of The Top
1716 tk.15Hank's Other Bag
1717 tk.21There's A Lull In My Life
1718 tk.25Cute 'N Pretty

** also released on Blue Note B1-33582 in 1995, CDP 7243 8 33582 2 9 in 1995.
** part of The Complete Hank Mobley Blue Note Sessions 1963-70, Mosaic MD8-268 in 2019.

Thad Jones, Pepper Adams - Mean What You Say   Milestone MLP 1001   1966

Thad Jones, flugelhorn; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 26, and May 4, 9, 1966

Mean What You Say
H And T Blues
Wives And Lovers
Bossa Nova Ova
No Refill
Little Waltz
Chant
Yes Sir, That's My Baby

** also released on Milestone MSP 9001 in 1966; Original Jazz Classics OJC-464, OJCCD-464-2.

Stanley Turrentine - Rough 'N Tumble   Blue Note BLP 4240   1966

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 1, 1966

1752 tk.2What Could I Do Without You
1754 tk.11The Shake
1755 tk.12Walk On By
1756 tk.15And Satisfy
1757 tk.22Baptismal
1753 tk.23Feeling Good

** also released on Blue Note BST 84240 in 1966.

Stanley Turrentine - The Spoiler   Blue Note BLP 4256   1967

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, shaker, tambourine #1-3; Duke Pearson, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 22, 1966

1. 1788 tk.6La Fiesta
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. 1794 tk.32You're Gonna Hear From Me

** also released on Blue Note BST 84256 in 1967, CDP 7243 8 53359 2 1 in 1996.

The Best Of Stanley Turrentine - The Blue Note Years   Blue Note CDP 7 93201 2   1989

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; Duke Pearson, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 22, 1966

1793 tk.29Lonesome Lover

** originally released on Blue Note B1-93201 in 1989 + 1 bonus track.

Blue Mitchell - Boss Horn   Blue Note BLP 4257   1967

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 17, 1966

1. 1788 tk.7O Mama Enit
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

** also released on Blue Note BST 84257 in 1967.
** part of The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67), Mosaic MQ6-178 in 1998, MD4-178 in 1998.

Duke Pearson - Sweet Honey Bee   Blue Note BLP 4252   1967

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 7, 1966

1. 1803 tk.1Gaslight
2. 1804 tk.10Ready Rudy?
3. 1805 tk.12Big Bertha
4. 1806 tk.17After The Rain
5. 1807 tk.27Sweet Honey Bee
6. 1808 tk.28Empathy
7. 1809 tk.32Sudel

** also released on Blue Note BST 84252 in 1967, B1-89792 in 1993, CDP 0777 7 89792 2 7 in 1993.

Duke Pearson - Prairie Dog   Atlantic LP 3005   1966

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 Dog
The Fakir
Little Waltz
Soulin'
Hush-a-Bye
Angel Eyes

** also released on Atlantic SD 3005 in 1966.

1967

Lee Morgan - Standards   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 23213 2 3   1998

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 13, 1967

tk.2Blue Gardenia (alternate take)
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

Lou Donaldson - Sweet Slumber   Blue Note (J) GXF-3068   1980

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 20, 1967

1822 tk.4Sweet And Lovely
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

** also released on Blue Note (J) GXK-8164 in 1981. and on Lush Life, Blue Note BST-84254 in 1986, CDP 7 84254 2 in 1988.

Stanley Turrentine   Blue Note BN-LA394-H2   1975

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1967

1839 tk.4She's A Carioca
1840 tk.9Samba Do Aviao
1843 tk.24Night Song

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 23, 1967

1910 tk.4Better Luck Next Time
1911 tk.11Bonita
1913 tk.16Flying Jumbo

Stanley Turrentine - New Time Shuffle   Blue Note LT-993   1979

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1967

1841 tk.14Manha De Carnaval
1842 tk.15What Now My Love
1844 tk.32Here's That Rainy Day
1845 tk.41Blues For Del

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 23, 1967

1912 tk.14Return Of The Prodigal Son
1914 tk.27Ain't No Mountain High Enough
1915 tk.32New Time Shuffle

** also released on Blue Note (J) TOCJ-50277 in 2012.

Stanley Turrentine - A Bluish Bag   Blue Note 0946 3 85193 2 4   2007

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 9, 1967

1904 tk.16With This Ring
1905 tk.15Silver Tears
1906 tk.20A Bluish Bag
1907 tk.26Come Back To Me
1908 tk.30Days Of Wine And Roses

Stanley Turrentine - Return Of The Prodigal Son   Blue Note 50999 5 17462 2 3   2008

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 28, 1967

1928 tk.3The Look Of Love
1930 tk.18Dr. Feelgood (alternate take)
1930 tk.21Dr. Feelgood

Various Artists - The Lost Grooves   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 31883 2 1   1995

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.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 28, 1967

1929 tk.14You Want Me To Stop Loving You

** originally released on Blue Note B1-31883 in 1995.

Stanley Turrentine - Easy Walker   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 29908 2 6   1997

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.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 28, 1967

1933 tk.39A Foggy Day

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4268 in 1967 + 5 bonus tracks.

Duke Pearson - The Right Touch   Blue Note BST 84267   1967

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 13, 1967

1941 tk.23Make It Good
1942 tk.25Los Malos Hombres
1943 tk.33Scrap Iron
1944 tk.35Rotary
1939 tk.37My Love Waits (O Meu Amor Espera)
1940 tk.38Chili Pepper

** also released on Blue Note B1-28269 in 1994, CDP 7243 8 28269 2 7 in 1994.

Duke Pearson - The Right Touch   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28269 2 7   1994

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.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 13, 1967

1942 tk.30Los Malos Hombres (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BST 84267 in 1967 + 1 bonus track.

Blue Mitchell - Heads Up!   Blue Note BST 84272   1968

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 17, 1967

1988 tk.8Len Sirrah
1989 tk.14Togetherness
1990 tk.18Heads Up! Feet Down!
1991 tk.24Good Humor Man
1992 tk.32The Folks Who Live On The Hill
1993 tk.34The People In Nassau

** part of The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67), Mosaic MQ6-178 in 1998, MD4-178 in 1998.

The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67)   Mosaic MQ6-178   1998

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.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 17, 1967

1989 tk.16Togetherness (alternate take)
1991 tk.23Good Humor Man (alternate take)

** also released on Mosaic MD4-178 in 1998.
** same as The Thing To Do, Blue Note BLP 4178 in 1965 + The Blue Mitchell Quintet - Down With It!, BLP 4214 in 1966+ + Bring It Home To Me, BLP 4228 in 1967 + Boss Horn, BLP 4257 in 1967 + Heads Up!, BST 84272 in 1968 + Step Lightly, LT-1082 in 1980 + 2 bonus tracks.

Introducing Duke Pearson's Big Band   Blue Note BST 84276   1968

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 15, 1967

2000 tk.6Ready When You Are C.B.
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

** also released on Blue Note 7243 4 94508 2 0 in 1998.

1968

Stanley Turrentine - The Look Of Love   Blue Note BST 84286   1968

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 15, and May 27, 1968

2093 tk.22The Look Of Love

Jimmy Nottingham, Snooky Young, flugelhorn; Benny Powell, bass trombone; Jim Buffington, French horn; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar #2-4; George Duvivier, bass; Grady Tate, drums; overdubbed 14 piece strings, Duke Pearson, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2 and 27, 1968

1. 3011 tk.29A Beautiful Friendship
2. 3012 tk.37This Guy's In Love With You
3. 3013 tk.42I'm Always Drunk In San Francisco
4. 3014 tk.49Emily

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 13 and 27, 1968

3023 tk.67Cabin In The Sky
3024 tk.76Here, There And Everywhere
3025 tk.92MacArthur Park

Duke Pearson - The Phantom   Blue Note BST 84293   1968

Jerry Dodgion, flute, alto flute; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Duke Pearson, piano, arranger; Sam Brown, acoustic guitar; Al Gafa, electric guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Victor Partajo, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 24, 1968

3049 tk.22Bunda Amerela (Little Yellow Streetcar)

Jerry Dodgion, flute, alto flute #1-4; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes #1,3,4; Duke Pearson, piano, arranger; Sam Brown, acoustic guitar #1,3,4; Al Gafa, electric guitar #1-4; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Carlos "Patato" Valdes, congas, guiro #1-4.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 11, 1968

1. 4013 tk.7Los Ojos Alegres (The Happy Eyes)
2. 4014 tk.8Blues For Alvena
3. 4015 tk.11The Phantom
4. 4017 tk.22The Moana Surf
5. 4018 tk.24Say You're Mine

Duke Pearson - I Don't Care Who Knows It   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 35220 2 6   1996

Jerry Dodgion, flute, alto flute; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Duke Pearson, piano, arranger; Sam Brown, acoustic guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 24, 1968

3053 tk.30Theme From "Rosemary's Baby"

Duke Pearson, piano; Dorio Ferreira, guitar, percussion; Bebeto Jose Souza, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Flora Pulim, vocal.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 5, 1969

6202 tk.29Upa Neguinho

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, vocal; Stella Mars, vocal.

A&R Studios, NYC, October 3, 1969

5220-5Once I Loved (O Amor Em Paz)
5221-5Xibaba

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 Studios, NYC, November 21, 1969

5567-1Captain Bacardis
5568-5I Don't Know

Burt Collins, trumpet; Kenny Rupp, trombone; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, alto flute; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Frank Foster, tenor sax, contra-alto clarinet; Duke Pearson, piano, electric piano; Ron Carter, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Andy Bey, vocal #1.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 13, 1970

1. 5921 tk.2I Don't Care Who Knows It
2. 5922 tk.6Canto Ossanha
3. 5923 tk.15A Beautiful Friendship
4. 5925 tk.33Bloos
5. 5926 tk.36Horn In

** originally released on Blue Note B1-35220 in 1996 + 3 bonus tracks.

Duke Pearson - Now Hear This   Blue Note BST 84308   1969

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, vocal #9.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 3, 1968

1. 3061 tk.25Make It Good
2. 3062 tk.35Amanda
3. 3063 tk.43Dad Digs Mom
4. 3060 tk.47Disapproachment
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 You

1969

Duke Pearson - Merry Ole Soul   Blue Note BST 84323   1969

Duke Pearson, piano, celeste; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25, 1969

3705 tk.4Sleigh Ride

Duke Pearson, piano, celeste #1-7, piano #8; Bob Cranshaw, bass #1-7; Mickey Roker, drums #1-7; Airto Moreira, percussion #1-7.

A&R Studios, NYC, August 19, 1969

1. 3712 (tk.4)Jingle Bells
2. 3706 (tk.9)Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
3. 3707 (tk.7)Go Tell It On A Mountain
4. 3708 (tk.2)Little Drummer Boy
5. 3711 (tk.1)Silent Night
6. 3710 (tk.2)Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
7. 3725 (tk.3)Wassail Song
8. (tk.2)O Little Town Of Bethlehem

Duke Pearson - How Insensitive   Blue Note BST 84344   1969

Duke Pearson, piano, electric piano, flugelhorn, arranger; Al Gafa, electric guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Andy Bey, vocal #2; New York Group Singer's Big Band, voice; Jack Manno, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 11, 1969

1. 4019 tk.3Cristo Redentor
2. 4018 tk.9Give Me Your Love
3. 4017 tk.17Stella By Starlight
4. 4020 tk.21Little Song

Duke Pearson, piano, electric piano, flugelhorn, arranger #1,2, piano #3; Al Gafa, electric guitar #1,2; Bob Cranshaw, bass #1,2; Mickey Roker, drums #1,2; Airto Moreira, percussion #1,2; Andy Bey, vocal #1; New York Group Singer's Big Band, voice #1,2; Jack Manno, arranger, conductor #1,2.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 14, 1969

1. 4021 tk.29Clara
2. 4022 tk.39My Love Waits
3. 4024 tk.44How Insensitive

Duke Pearson, piano; Dorio Ferreira, guitar, percussion; Bebeto Jose Souza, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Flora Pulim, vocal.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 5, 1969

6181 tk.16Sandalia Dela
6182 tk.24Tears
6201 tk.34Lamento

** also released on Blue Note (E) B1-84344 in 1990s.

Donald Byrd - Fancy Free   Blue Note BST 84319   1969

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1969

4279 tk.2Weasel
4278 tk.8I Love The Girl

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 6, 1969

4276 tk.10Fancy Free
4277 tk.23The Uptowner

** also released on Blue Note B1-89796 in 1993, CDP 0777 7 89796 2 3 in 1993.

Various Artists - Blue Movies: Scoring For The Studios   Blue Note 7243 8 57748 2 9   1999

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 Studios, NYC, May 22, 1969

1. 4377 tk.6Midnight Cowboy
2. 4378 tk.13Popi

Donald Byrd - Kofi   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 31875 2 2   1995

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 Studios, NYC, December 16, 1969

1. 4615-4Kofi
2. 4616-4Fufu

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 Studios, NYC, December 4, 1970

6879 tk.2Perpetual Love
6880 tk.7Elmina
6881 tk.15The Loud Minority

** originally released on Blue Note B1-31875 in 1995 + 1 bonus track.

1970

Duke Pearson - It Could Only Happen With You   Blue Note BN-LA317-G   1974

Burt Collins, trumpet; Kenny Rupp, trombone; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, alto flute; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Duke Pearson, piano, electric piano; Ron Carter, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 13, 1970

5924 tk.29Emily

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, vocal #1,2,5.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1970

1. 6128 tk.5It Could Only Happen With You
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

Donald Byrd - Electric Byrd   Blue Note BST 84349   1970

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, contra-alto clarinet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax, clarinet; Duke Pearson, electric piano; Wally Richardson, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 15, 1970

1. 6344 tk.2Estavianco
2. 6343 tk.4Essence
3. 6341 tk.5The Dude
4. 6342 tk.8Xibaba

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7243 8 36195 2 8 in 1996.

1971

Carmen McRae - Carmen   Temponic TB 29562   1972

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, vocal; Benny Carter, Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, November, 1971-March, 1972

I'll Never Pass This Way Again
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