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For other uses, see Wahoo (disambiguation).
Studio album by Duke Pearson
Released 1964
Recorded November 21, 1964
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 43:04
Label Blue Note
BST 84191
Producer Alfred Lion
Duke Pearson chronology
Alternative cover

Wahoo! is an album by American pianist and arranger Duke Pearson, featuring performances recorded in 1964 and released on the Blue Note label in 1964.[1]


The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album 5 stars calling it "A truly wonderful advanced hard bop date, Wahoo captures pianist Duke Pearson at his most adventurous and creative... one of the finest sophisticated hard bop dates Blue Note released in the mid-'60s".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Duke Pearson, except as indicated

  1. "Amanda" - 9:26
  2. "Bedouin" - 9:30
  3. "Farewell Machelle" - 2:48
  4. "Wahoo" - 7:19
  5. "ESP (Extrasensory Perception)" - 7:50
  6. "Fly Little Bird Fly" (Donald Byrd) - 6:11



  1. ^ Duke Pearson discography accessed March 17, 2017
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, S. T. Allmusic Review accessed September 7, 2010