Louis Hayes (1960) Vee-Jay

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Selection 1: Rip de Boom Selection 2: Sassy Ann Artists: Louis Hayes (drums) Nat Adderley (cornet) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Sam Jones (bass)  recorded April 26, 1960 New York City, engineer Bob Fisher, credited with engineering  most … Continue reading

Yusef Lateef: A Flat, G flat and C (1966) Impulse

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Selection 1: Nile Valley Blues   Selection 2: Blind Willie   Artists Yusef Lateef (tenor, alto saxophone, flute, oboe, chuen, theremin) Hugh Lawson (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Roy Brooks (drums) recorded NYC, March 8 & 9, 1966 Music Lateef led six … Continue reading

Clark Terry: Color Changes (1960) Candid

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Selection: Nahstye Blues (Terry) Artists Clark Terry (tpt, fgh) Jimmy Knepper (tbn) Julius Watkins (fh) Seldon Powell (ts, fl) Yusef Lateef (ts, fl, ob, eh) Tommy Flanagan (p) Joe Benjamin (b) Ed Shaughnessy (d)  recorded Nola’s Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, … Continue reading

Yusef Lateef: 1984 (1965) Impulse

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Selection 1: Listen to the Wind (contains plink plonk) Selection2: Soul Sister (more …umm …soulful) Yusef Lateef (ts, ob, argol, shenai) Mike Nock (p) Reggie Workman (b) James Black (d) recorded “Pep’s Lounge”, Philadelphia, PA, February 24, 1965 Year: 1965 … Continue reading

Yusef Lateef Psychicemotus (1965) Impulse

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Selection 1 (abstract): Medula Sonata Selection 2  (standard) : Why do I love you? Artists Yusef Lateef (ts, fl, ob) Georges Arvanitas (p) Reggie Workman (b) James Black (d) recorded NYC, July 21-2, 1965 Year: 1965 Lyndon B. Johnson’s War … Continue reading

Grant Green Grantstand (1961) Blue Note

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Selected Track: My Funny Valentine (Rodgers & Hart) Furthest away from the groove on this record,  a delicate and sensitive exploration of a  standard brought into the jazz repertoire by Chet Baker and Miles Davis among others. Artists: Yusef Lateef (ts, fl) Jack … Continue reading

Yusef Lateef Eastern Sounds (1961) Moodsville

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Track 1: SNAFU (original Moodsville) Track 1 reprise: SNAFU ( UK release Transatlantic 1967) Its only MP3 so you wouldn’t necessarily expect to hear a world of difference. To my ears the UK transfer compares quite favourably with the Moodsville RVG … Continue reading

Yusef Lateef The Golden Flute (1966) HMV

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Track Selection: Head Hunters Artists Yusef Lateef – born William Huddleston – (ts, fl, ob) Hugh Lawson (p) Herman Wright (b) Roy Brooks Jr. (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 15-6, 1966 Music: For 1966 Impulse –  the other … Continue reading

Yusef Lateef Eastern Sounds (1961) Prestige UK

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Track Selection 1: Snafu Selection 2: Don’t Blame Me (Dedicated to WordPress) Artists Yusef Lateef (ts, fl, bamboo fl, ob) Barry Harris (p) Ernie Farrow (b, rabat) Lex Humphries (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 5, … Continue reading

Cannonball Adderley in New York (1962) Riverside

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Track Selection: Intro “on being hip” and Gemini (Jimmy Heath) 13 minutes – long, but live! Artists Nat Adderley (cor) Cannonball Adderley (as) Yusef Lateef (ts, fl, ob) Joe Zawinul (p) Sam Jones (b) Louis Hayes (d) recorded “Village Vanguard”, NYC, January 12 … Continue reading