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Angel Eyes (Duke Pearson album)

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Released  1968
Artist  Duke Pearson
Label  Polydor Records
Angel Eyes (1961)  Dedication! (1961)
Release date  1968
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  Aug 1, 1961, and Jan 12, 1962
Duke Pearson albums  Prairie Dog, Hush!, Tender Feelin's, The Right Touch, Sweet Honey Bee

Duke pearson angel eyes 1962


Angel Eyes is the third album by American pianist and arranger Duke Pearson featuring performances by Pearson with Thomas Howard, and Lex Humphries originally recorded in 1961/62 for the Jazzline label but not released until 1968 on the Polydor label. The majority of the tracks (without the title track) were released on CD in 1991 on the Black Lion label as Bags Groove with three additional takes.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow of the Bags' Groove release awarded the album 4 stars and stated "Recommended for straightahead jazz collectors".

Track listing

All compositions by Duke Pearson except as indicated
  1. "Bags' Groove" (Milt Jackson) - 5:02
  2. "Le Carrousel" - 4:50
  3. "Angel Eyes" (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) - 2:42
  4. "I'm an Old Cowhand from the Rio Grande (Johnny Mercer) - 4:45
  5. "Jeannine" - 5:30
  6. "Say You're Mine" - 5:30
  7. "Exodus" (Ernest Gold) - 5:50
  • Recorded at Bell Sound Studios, NYC on August 1, 1961 (tracks 1, 2 & 4-7) and January 12, 1962 (track 3)
  • Bags Groove bonus tracks
    1. "I'm an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande)" [Take 3] (Mercer) - 4:31
    2. "Say You're Mine" [Take 3] - 5:30
    3. "Le Carrousel" [Take 2] - 4:14

    Personnel

  • Duke Pearson - piano
  • Bob Cranshaw (track 3), Thomas Howard (tracks 1, 2 & 4-7) - bass
  • Lex Humphries (tracks 1, 2 & 4-7), Walter Perkins (track 3) - drums
  • Songs

    1Bags' Groove5:03
    2Le Carrousel4:51
    3Angel Eyes2:43

    References

    Angel Eyes (Duke Pearson album) Wikipedia


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