Duke Pearson ‎– Mosaic Select

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1-1 The Phantom
Written-By – Duke Pearson
10:19
1-2 Blues For Alvina
Written-By – Alvina Wilson, Willie Wilson (2)
3:08
1-3 Bunda Amerela (Little Yellow Streetcar)
Written-By – Duke Pearson
5:46
1-4 Los Ojos Alegres
Written-By – Duke Pearson
6:17
1-5 Say You're Mine
Written-By – Duke Pearson
5:38
1-6 The Moana Surf
Written-By – Jerry Dodgion
7:25
1-7 Theme From Rosemary's Baby
Written-By – Christopher Komeda*
3:17
1-8 I Don't Know
Written-By – Airto Moreira
6:59
1-9 Captain Bicardi
Written-By – Antonio Carlos Jobim
5:45
1-10 Dialogo
Written-By – Antonio Carlos Jobim
3:37
1-11 Xibaba
Written-By – Airto Moreira
6:32
1-12 Once I Loved (O Amor En Paz)
Written-By – Jobim*, Gimbel*, DeMoraes*
5:22
2-1 Gira, Girou (Round And Round)
Written-By – Milton Nascimento
7:19
2-2 Hermeto
Written-By – Hermeto Pascoal
5:42
2-3 Lost In The Stars
Written-By – K. Weill*, M. Anderson*
3:28
2-4 It Could Only Happen With You
Written-By – Oliveira*, Jobim*, Gilbert*
3:37
2-5 Stormy
Written-By – B. Buie*, J.R. Cobb*
3:37
2-6 Book's Bossa
Written-By – C. Walton*, W. Booker*
6:37
2-7 Emily
Written-By – J. Mandel*, J. Mercer*
4:01
2-8 Bloos
Written-By – Duke Pearson
7:39
2-9 I Don't Care Who Knows It
Written-By – Buddy Johnson
3:10
2-10 A Beautiful Friendship
Written-By – D. Kahn*, S. Styne*
6:39
2-11 Horn In
Written-By – Frank Foster
5:53
2-12 Canto Ossanha
Written-By – B. Powell*, V. DeMoraes*
6:38
2-13 Sandalia Dela 3:31
2-14 Tears
Written By – R. De VivaWritten-By – E. D. Dato*
3:30
2-15 Lamento
Written-By – A.C. Jobim*, V. DeMoraes*
2:53
2-16 Upa Neguinho
Written-By – E. Lobo*, G. Guarneri*
1:58
3-1 Stella By Starlight
Written-By – Ned Washington, V. Young*
4:40
3-2 Clara
Written-By – D. Heyward*, G. Gershwin*
2:45
3-3 Give Me Some Love
Written-By – Duke Pearson
3:25
3-4 Christo Redentor
Written-By – Duke Pearson
3:54
3-5 Little Song
Written-By – Jack Manno
2:54
3-6 My Love Waits (O Meu Amor Espera)
Written-By – D. Pearson*, J. Manno*
4:36
3-7 How Insensitive (Insensalez)
Written-By – Jobim*, Gimbel*, DeMoraes*
2:15
3-8 Sleigh Ride
Written-By – Leroy Anderson
6:26
3-9 Little Drummer Boy
Written-By – Onorati*, Davis*, Simeone*
5:42
3-10 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Written-By – H. Martin*, R. Blane*
2:01
3-11 Jingle Bells
Arranged By – Duke PearsonWritten-By – Trad.*
5:12
3-12 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Written-By – H. Gillespie*, J.F. Coots*
4:09
3-13 Go Tell It To The Mountain
Arranged By – Duke PearsonWritten-By – Trad.*
3:47
3-14 Wassail Song
Arranged By – Duke PearsonWritten-By – Trad.*
3:03
3-15 Silent Night
Arranged By – Duke PearsonWritten-By – Trad.*
4:15
3-16 O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Arranged By – Duke PearsonWritten-By – Trad.*
1:16
3-17 Old Fashioned Christmas 2:26

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#1-1 to 1-6 originally issued on The Phantom (BST84293)
#1-7 to 1-9, 1-11, 1-12, 2-8 to 2-12 & 2-16 originally issued on I Don't Care Who Knows It (B2-35220)
#1-10 is previously unissued
#2-1 to 2-7 originally issued on It Could Only Happen With You (BNLA 317)
#2-13 to 2-15 & 3-1 to 3-7 originally issued on How Insensitive (BST 84344)
#3-8 to 3-16 originally issued on Merry Ole Soul (BST 84323)
#3-17 is previously unissued

#1-3 & 1-7 recorded on June 24, 1968 at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
#1-1, 1-2, 1-4 to 1-6 recorded on September 11, 1968 at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
#1-8 to 1-10 recorded on November 21, 1969 at A & R Studios, New York City
#1-11 & 1-12 recorded on October 3, 1969 at A & R Studios, New York City
#2-1 to 2-6 recorded on April 10, 1970 at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
#2-7 to 2-16 recorded on February 13, 1970 at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
#3-1 to 3-7 recorded on April 11 & 14, 1969 at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
#3-8 & 3-17 recorded on February 25, 1969 at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
#3-9 to 3-16 recorded on August 19, 1969 at A & R Studios, New York City

This compilation ℗ 2003 EMI Music Special Markets. Made in the U.S.A. 72435-92822-2-0
© Mosaic Records, L.L.C.
Printed in the U.S.A.
LIMITED EDITION: 5,000 SETS

Made in the U.S.A.

Track 2-14 is wrongly credited to R. De Viva, but it his the alternate name of the song (Razao De Viva) and not a composer credit.
Track 3-7 is misspelled "Insensalez" instead of "Insensatez"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 724359282220
  • Other: B2-92822
  • Matrix / Runout (DISC I): MASTERED BY EMI MFG. 1-1-1 72 4359282220D1
  • Matrix / Runout (DISC II): MASTERED BY EMI MFG. 1-0-1 72 4359282220D2
  • Matrix / Runout (DISC III): MASTERED BY EMI MFG. 1-0-1 72 4359282220D3
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L043
  • Mould SID Code (DISC I): ifpi I645
  • Mould SID Code (DISC II): ifpi I644
  • Mould SID Code (DISC III): ifpi I63A

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Rob7

Rob7

January 7, 2014
Description from Mosaic website:
"From the moment Duke Pearson arrived in New York in 1959, his compositions had immediate currency and impact. Duke was able make a composition harmonically interesting, melodically memorable and rhythmically in the groove. Compositions like “Jeannine” and “Chant” were turning heads. Those same qualities informed his lyrical piano style and stunning arranging abilities. His watermark runs through Blue Note’s output in the ‘60s. As a recording artist, he led lyrical trios, soulful sextets and a roaring big band. But his final Blue Note sessions (1968-70) showed his palate expanding to embrace Brazilian rhythms and melodies and impressionistic harmonies.

The first album to mark a change in Pearson’s direction was The Phantom which add two rhythm guitars and two percussionists to the rhythm section and featured Bobby Hutcherson’s vibes and Jerry Dodgion’s flute. Duke said at the time, “I was interested in trying to be somewhat more exotic than previously and in illuminating diverse moods within the exoticism….an evocative scope of colors.” It also swings like hell. Subsequent sessions which were eventually issued in the ‘90s as I Don’t Care Who Knows It add to that set-uo Airto Morreira’s percussion and more horns which Pearson arranges magnificently. Andy Bey sings the title tune, a Buddy Johnson obscurity.

It Only Happen With You moves further into the Brazilian realm with the presence of Hermeto Pascoal and, on three selections, Flora Purim. How Insensitive combines two interesting sessions. With Flora Purim and an all Brazilian rhythm section, Duke recorded lilting, swinging versions of four Brazilian compositions. With the New York Group Singers’ Big Band, a 16-voice chorus led by Jack Manno, he recorded seven pieces, including a reprise of his “Christo Redentor” which launched the wordless choral craze six years earlier on Donald Byrd’s A New Perspective.

The set closes with the rarest of all Duke Pearson albums, Merry Ole Soul. Pearson, Bob Cranshaw, Mickey Roker and Airto swing ten Christmas classics with taste and class. All in all, a successful, varied program of music from a consummate artist who rarely sat still. The set includes two previously unissued tracks."