Duke Pearson

    Duke Pearson

    • Duke Pearson
    Duke Pearson

    Duke Pearson

    • Duke Pearson

    Duke Pearson

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    Sweet Honey Bee

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        Duke Pearson was an accomplished, lyrical, and logical -- if rather cautious -- pianist who played a big part in shaping the Blue Note label's hard bop direction in the 1960s as a producer. He will probably be best remembered for writing several attractive, catchy pieces, the most memorable being the moody "Cristo Redentor" for Donald Byrd, "Sweet Honey Bee" for himself and Lee Morgan, and "Jeannine," which has become a much-covered jazz standard. Pearson was introduced to brass... Read more

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