Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Record Mania Mix 2 – Artist focus on Yusef Lateef


On our latest mix we have selected eighteen of Yusef's 1950's and 60's recordings. Through hard bop, modal and spiritual jazz with Yusef playing the flute, oboe, tenor saxophone and even taking a breather (on “Head Hunters”). Hope you'll get great pleasure listening to one of our all time favourite jazz musicians!

Track listing:
Magnolia Triangle (“Live at Pep’s” Impulse, 1964)
Brother John (Cannonball Adderley Sextet, Riverside 7 inch, ?)
Chang, Chang, Chang (“Before Dawn” Verve, 1958)
Planet Earth (Cannonball Adderley Sextet “In New York”, Riverside 1962)
Jungle Fantasy (Riverside 7 inch, 1961)
Head hunters (“The Golden Flute” Impulse, 1966)
Yusef’s Mood (“Jazz Mood” Savoy, 1957)
Retrograss (Paul Chambers “1st Bassman” Vee Jay, 1960)
Before Dawn (“Before Dawn” Verve, 1958)
Love Theme from Spartacus (“Eastern Sounds” Moodsville, 1961)
Revelation (“The Centaur and the Phoenix” Riverside, 1960)
Blue Rocky (“Lost in Sound” Charlie Parker, 1962)
Chinq Mau (“Eastern Sounds” Moodsville, 1961)
The Smart Set (“The Golden Flute” Impulse, 1966)
Morning (“Live at Cranbrook” Argo, 1958)
The Plum Blossom (“Eastern Sounds” Moodsville, 1961)
Apathy (“The Centaur and the Phoenix” Riverside, 1960)
The Golden Flute (“The Golden Flute” Impulse, 1966)

Also check out this great live footage from Oscar Brown Jr's Jazz Scene show showing Yusef together with the Adderley brothers.


  1. Vilken är låten som börjar runt 43 minuter?

  2. nice! har velat få ner lite låtar med yusef från vinyl ett tag nu men inte tagit mig tid men iom denna mix så lär det dröja ännu längre, haha. stort tack!