The Right Touch

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The Right Touch
The Right Touch.jpg
Studio album by Duke Pearson
Released 1968
Recorded September 13, 1967
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 37:44 original LP
Label Blue Note
BST 84267
Producer Francis Wolff
Duke Pearson chronology
Sweet Honey Bee
(1966)Sweet Honey Bee1966
The Right Touch
Introducing Duke Pearson's Big Band
(1967)Introducing Duke Pearson's Big Band1967

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
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 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