Between Swing and Bop
Pianist, arranger and composer Duke Pearson (1932-1980) started as a trumpet player but changed to piano because of dental problems. In 1961 his first album came out under his own name. After that, more albums came out for the label Blue Note.
Duke Pearson: Dedication (Prestige)
Duke Pearson: Sweet Honey Bee (Blue Note)
Duke Pearson: The Right Touch (Blue Note)