Studio album by Duke Pearson
Released 1970
Recorded August 2, 1961
Bell Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 38:55
Label Prestige
PRLP 7729
Producer Fred Norsworthy
Duke Pearson chronology
Angel Eyes

Dedication! is the fourth album by American pianist and arranger Duke Pearson featuring performances originally recorded in 1961 for the Jazzline label but not released until 1970 on the Prestige label.[1]



The Allmusic review by Ronnie D. Lankford Jr. awarded the album 4 stars and stated "Pearson would make a number of other fine recordings for Blue Note during the '60s, but none finer than this one. Dedication! serves as a fine introduction to a talented pianist".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing

All compositions by Duke Pearson, except as indicated
  1. "Minor Mishap" (Flanagan) - 4:27
  2. "Number Five" - 3:49
  3. "The Nearness of You" (Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington) - 5:04
  4. "Apothegm" (Adams) - 5:39
  5. "Lex" (Byrd) - 5:51
  6. "Blues for Alvina" (Willie Wilson) - 7:14
  7. "Time After Time" (Cahn, Styne) - 6:51



  1. ^ Duke Pearson discography accessed September 7, 2010
  2. ^ a b Lankford, R. D. Allmusic Review accessed September 7, 2010

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