Duke Pearson



  • Release Date: 26 Dec 2000
  • OJCCD-1939-2

This session is one of several recorded by producer Fred Norsworthy in 1961 and ultimately released on various labels. It was intended to feature trombonist Willie Wilson, who made what turned out to be his only recorded appearance here and revealed a warm and intelligent persona on his original "Blues for Alvina" and ballad features "The Nearness of You" and "Time After Time." The sextet date also provided one of the earliest opportunities for pianist Duke Pears… MORE