Hush!

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For the 2001 film, see Hush! (film).
Hush!
Hush!.jpg
Studio album by Duke Pearson
Released 1962
Recorded January 12, 1962
Genre Jazz
Label Jazzline
Producer Fred Norsworthy
Duke Pearson chronology
Dedication!
(1961)
Hush!
(1962)
Wahoo!
(1964)

Hush! is the fifth album by American pianist and arranger Duke Pearson recorded in 1962 and released on the short-lived Jazzline label.[1] Hush! features performances by an unusual quintet featuring two trumpeters, Donald Byrd, and Johnny Coles. The album was later reissued on the Polydor label and in 1989 released on CD under Byrd's & Coles' name on the Black Lion label as Groovin' for Nat with additional takes and unissued tracks.[2] It has been subsequently released on other labels.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review awarded the album 4 stars.[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Duke Pearson except as indicated
  1. "Hush" (Donald Byrd) - 6:07
  2. "Child's Play" - 6:40
  3. "Angel Eyes" (Matt Dennis, Earl Brent) - 5:58
  4. "Smoothie" (Rudy Stevenson) - 5:50
  5. "Sudel" - 6:02
  6. "Friday's Child" (Paul Mitchell) - 6:26
  7. "Out of This World" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 6:40
  • Recorded in New York City on January 12, 1962
Groovin' for Nat bonus tracks
  1. "Groovin' for Nat" (Ernie Wilkins) - 3:45
  2. "Hush" [Take 1] (Byrd) - 7:35
  3. "Child's Play" [Take 2] - 6:46
  4. "Sudel" [Take 4] - 6:09

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Duke Pearson discography accessed September 6, 2010
  2. ^ Jazztime/Jazzline Records Listing accessed September 7, 2010
  3. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed September 7, 2010