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Duke Pearson

Born: 
08/17/1932
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Died: 
08/04/1980
Years Active: 
1950's-1980
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Columbus Calvin "Duke" Pearson, Jr. was an American jazz pianist and composer. Allmusic notes him as being a "big part in shaping the Blue Note label's hard bop direction in the 1960s as a producer."