Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Opalessence
10:00
2 Touchstone
7:00
3 Bits and Pieces
7:02
4 Joy Road
7:02
5 A Handful of Dust
7:03
6 The Blues Walk
8:52
7 Detour Ahead
8:53
8 Joy Road (take 1)
7:51

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Kenny Washington (drums) (1985-01-02) (tracks 1–6)
bass:
Ray Drummond (1985-01-02) (tracks 1–6)
brass:
Tom Harrell (1985-01-02) (tracks 1–6)
piano:
Hod O’Brien (1985-01-02) (tracks 1–6)
baritone saxophone:
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (1985-01-02) (tracks 1–6)
composer:
Clifford Brown (track 6)
Lou Carter (1947) (track 7)
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1947) (track 7)
Johnny Frigo (1947) (track 7)
Chris Woods (US jazz alto saxophonist) (1952) (track 6)
producer:
Gerry Teekens (tracks 1–6)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1985-01-02) (tracks 1–6)
vocals:
Stephanie Nakasian (1985-01-02) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Criss Cross Jazz (tracks 1–6)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1985-01-02) (tracks 1–6)
instrumental recording of:
Detour Ahead (1985-01-02) (track 7)
recording of:
The Blues Walk (1985-01-02) (track 6)