The Yusef Lateef Quintet


The Sounds Of Yusef

  • Release Date: 08 Nov 1996
  • OJCCD-917-2

This 1957 album was the first of five that Yusef Lateef cut for Prestige, during a busy five-year period when the multi-instrumental innovator was also recording for Riverside and Savoy. According to an addendum to Ira Gitler's liner notes, "Bob Weinstock says that recording the Yusef Lateef group was one of his most enjoyable experiences because of the obvious pleasure that the group gets in playing their well-prepared material." That pleasure comes through clearly, as the Detroit-… MORE