This exuberant, hard-swinging CD showcases an exciting talent. Pike established himself in the late ’50s as an original voice on vibes, recording with Bill Evans, Chick Corea, Paul Bley, Tommy Flanagan and Herbie Hancock. He joined Herbie Mann in the early ’60s and is featured on Family of Mann and other Atlantic releases. From 1968 onward he led the Europe-based Dave Pike Set.
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