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is the debut album by American pianist Walter Davis Jr. featuring performances recorded in 1959 and released on the Blue Note
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The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine states "Walter Davis, Jr.'s debut record as a leader for Blue Note is a terrific hard bop session, a driving collection of six original tunes that emphasize the strengths not only of the pianist himself, but also his supporting band... It all adds up to a wonderful straight-ahead hard bop date, one that's so good it's a wonder that Davis didn't receive another chance to lead a session until 1979.
- All compositions by Walter Davis Jr.
- "'S Make It" - 5:08
- "Loodle-Lot" - 6:00
- "Sweetness" - 8:15
- "Rhumba Nhumba" - 7:01
- "Minor Mind" - 6:28
- "Millie's Delight" - 5:06
- Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on August 2, 1959
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