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Profile (1959)


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Profile is the debut album by American pianist and arranger Duke Pearson, featuring performances by Pearson with Gene Taylor and Lex Humphries. It was recorded in 1959 and released the same year on the Blue Note label.[1] Like the following Tender Feelin'sProfile has been released singularly on CD only in Japan by Blue Note/EMI. However, at present, it could be found on the twofer Profile & Tender Feelin's - Duke Pearson Trio issued by Fresh Sound Records in May 2011. Duke dedicated this album to his mother, Emily Pearson, "the one responsible for my coming this far."