The Right Touch

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The Right Touch
The Right Touch.jpg
Studio album by Duke Pearson
RecordedSeptember 13, 1967
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Length37:44 original LP
LabelBlue Note
BST 84267
ProducerFrancis Wolff
Duke Pearson chronology
Sweet Honey Bee
The Right Touch
Introducing Duke Pearson's Big Band

The Right Touch is the tenth album by American pianist and arranger Duke Pearson featuring performances recorded in 1967 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 5 stars calling it "one of the finest recordings of Duke Pearson's career".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Duke Pearson.
  1. "Chili Peppers" - 6:52
  2. "Make It Good" - 6:41
  3. "My Love Waits (O Meu Amor Espera)" - 5:56
  4. "Los Malos Hombres" - 6:34
  5. "Scrap Iron" - 5:23
  6. "Rotary" - 6:18
  7. "Los Malos Hombres" [Alternate Take] - 5:02 Bonus track on CD reissue



  1. ^ Duke Pearson discography accessed September 8, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 8, 2010