“The set is full of diverse melodies played by a variety of distinctive soloists; many of these songs deserve to be revived.” – All Music
Performing the Blue Note combo recordings of Duke Pearson from 1964 – 1968.
Playing music from his albums: Wahoo!(1964), Sweet Honey Bee (1966) and The Right Touch (1968). Featured on the original recordings are the likes of Donald Byrd, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Garnett Brown and Ron Carter.
This music is of it’s time, but there is no doubt that it’s smart compositions and hard swinging continue to be relevant.
“A truly wonderful advanced hard bop date, Wahoo! captures pianist Duke Pearson at his most adventurous and creative.” – All Music
Trumpet – Michael Lamb
Saxes/ Flute – Jamie Toms
Trombone – Kieran Parnaby
Piano – Paul Edis
Bass – Ian Patterson
Kit – Tom Hawthorn