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This week In Jazz Legends 33

Miles Davis, Kenny Garrett, Grover Washington Jr, Milton Nascimento, Wagner Tiso, Tony Bennett, Ahmad Jamal, Yusef Lateef, Arturo O’Farrill, Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau, Cyrus Chestnut, Buster Williams, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, David Liebman, Joe Lovano, Wadada Leo Smith, Ornette Coleman. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 197 Posts […]

We remember Yusef Lateef. ‘You Say Flute’

This day (December 23, 2013), in Amherst, Massachusetts, died Yusef Lateef, an American multi-instrumentalist and composer. Tracklist : w/ Ahmad Jamalf – Live in France (2011) . w/ Adam Rudolph – Formative Impulses (2003) . w/ Belmondo – Live in Russia (2008) . Untitled (1972) . Yesterdays . w/ Cannonball Adderley – Jive Samba (1963) […]

Yusef Lateef records ‘Eastern Sounds’ for Moodsville (1961)

Yusef Lateef’s ‘Eastern Sounds’ is an album exploring Middle Eastern music and recorded on September 5, 1961 and released the same year by Moodsville. Track Listing : 1.The Plum Blossom (Yusef Lateef) – 05:03 . 2.Blues For The Orient (Yusef Lateef) – 05:40 . 3.Chinq Miau (Yusef Lateef) – 03:20 . 4.Don’T Blame Me (Jimmy […]

Cannonball Adderley records ‘Nippon Soul’ in Tokyo with Nat…

Cannonball Adderley’s ‘Nippon Soul’ is a live album recorded on July 9, 14 and 15, 1963 in Tokyo, Japan with Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef and Joe Zawinul and released in 1964 by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Work Song (Nat Adderley) – 09:06 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert) – 07:27 . 3.Dizzy’S Business (Ernie […]

Verve release The John Scofield Band’s second album : ‘Up All…

The John Scofield Band’s ‘Up All Night’ is their second (and sixth for Scofield) album released on May 20, 2003 by Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Philiopiety (John Scofield, Avi Bortnick, Adam Deitch, Yusef Lateef) – 06:23 . 2.Watch Out For Po-Po (John Scofield, Avi Bortnick, Adam Deitch, Jesse Murphy) – 06:04 . 3.Creeper (John […]

Streets With A Name

From ‘Fifty-First Street Blues’ to ‘West 42nd Street’ , we have mixed 13 ‘Pure Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Street Names‘. It has Bill Evans, Sonny Rollins, Jay McShan, Kenny Dorham and many more.

Couples Only

From ‘Russell And Eliot’ to ‘Nicholas And Alexandra’ , we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz and Other Musics‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Famous Couples‘. It has Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot, John Hurt, Dieter Reith, Miles Davis and many more.

Star-Studied

From ‘Lone Star Moon’ to ‘Star Dust’ , we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz & Latin‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Stars‘. “Star-Studied” has Bill Evans, Maria Bethania , Yusef Lateef, Perry Como and many more.

Playing Mr Ed

From ‘Azure’ to ‘Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me’, we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Duke Ellington‘. It has Stan Getz, James Newton, Yusef Lateef , Cecil Taylor and many more.

The Three Tenors (and More)

From ‘Blue Turning Grey Over You’ to ‘Body And Soul’, we have mixed 19 ‘Pure Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Tenor Sax‘. It has Houston Person & Ron Carter, Stanley Turrentine, Bud Freeman & Bucky Pizzarelli , Booker Ervin and many more.

Jazz Menagerie

From ‘Jungle bird’ to ‘Blue Jay Way Blackbird’, we have mixed 21 ‘Jazzz & Latin Music‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Animals‘. It has Bent Fabric & His Piano, Yusef Lateef, Hank Jones Trio, Noro Morales and his orchestra and many more.

Jazz Dreamers

From ‘Dream Gypsy’ to ‘Street Of Dreams’, we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz With a Bit Of Pop‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Dream‘. It has Les Baxter, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Dorham, Bill Evans & Jim Hall and many more.