The Right Touch

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Duke Pearson rises to the challenge of writing for an all-star octet with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, trombonist Garnett Brown, altoist James Spaulding, Jerry Dodgion on alto and flute, Stanley Turrentine on tenor, bassist Gene Taylor, drummer Grady Tate, and the leader/pianist, contributing colorful frameworks and consistently challenging compositions. The set is full of diverse melodies the CD reissue has a previously unissued take of "Los Malos Hombres" played by a variety of distinctive soloists; many of these songs deserve to be revived. This is one of the finest recordings of Duke Pearson's career.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Duke Pearson rises to the challenge of writing for an all-star octet with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, trombonist Garnett Brown, altoist James Spaulding, Jerry Dodgion on alto and flute, Stanley Turrentine on tenor, bassist Gene Taylor, drummer Grady Tate, and the leader/pianist, contributing colorful frameworks and consistently challenging compositions. The set is full of diverse melodies the CD reissue has a previously unissued take of "Los Malos Hombres" played by a variety of distinctive soloists; many of these songs deserve to be revived. This is one of the finest recordings of Duke Pearson's career.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/6/2007
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 094637422021
  • Catalog Number: 74220

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Chili Peppers (6:56)
  2. 2 Make It Good (6:38)
  3. 3 My Love Waits (5:55)
  4. 4 Los Malos Hombres (6:35)
  5. 5 Scrap Iron (5:24)
  6. 6 Rotary (6:17)
  7. 7 Los Malso Hombres (5:04)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Duke Pearson Primary Artist, Piano
James Spaulding Alto Saxophone
Stanley Turrentine Tenor Saxophone
Grady Tate Drums
Garnett Brown Trombone
Freddie Hubbard Trumpet
Jerry Dodgion Flute, Alto Saxophone
Gene Taylor Bass
Technical Credits
Duke Pearson Composer
Michael Cuscuna Reissue Producer
Rudy Van Gelder Remastering
Francis Wolff Producer, Cover Photo
Bob Blumenthal Liner Notes
Reid Miles Cover Design
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