Yusef Lateef

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Hard-blowing tenor who greatly expanded his stylistic menu by exploring Asian and Middle Eastern rhythms, instruments, and concepts.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Jazz for the Thinker 1957 Jazz for the Thinker Savoy
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Jazz Moods
1957 Jazz Moods Savoy Jazz
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Before Dawn
1957 Before Dawn Verve / Polygram
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Gong 1957 Gong Savoy
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Prayer to the East
1957 Prayer to the East Savoy Jazz
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The Sounds of Yusef
1957 The Sounds of Yusef Original Jazz Classics / OJC
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Other Sounds
1957 Other Sounds Original Jazz Classics
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Yusef at Cranbrook 1958 Yusef at Cranbrook Argo
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Stable Mates 1958 Stable Mates Savoy
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Jazz and the Sounds of Nature 1958 Jazz and the Sounds of Nature Savoy
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Angel Eyes 1959 Angel Eyes Savoy
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The Fabric of Jazz 1959 The Fabric of Jazz
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The Dreamer 1959 The Dreamer
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Cry!/Tender
1959 Cry!/Tender Original Jazz Classics / New Jazz/OJC
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Imagination 1959 Imagination Prestige
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Contemplation
1960 Contemplation Collectables
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The Three Faces of Yusef Lateef
1960 The Three Faces of Yusef Lateef OJC / Riverside
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Lost in Sound
1960 Lost in Sound Collectables
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Eastern Sounds
1961 Eastern Sounds Original Jazz Classics / OJC
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Into Something
1961 Into Something OJC
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Yusef Lateef Plays for Lovers
1961 Yusef Lateef Plays for Lovers
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Blues for the Orient 1961 Blues for the Orient Prestige
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Gettin' It Together
1961 Gettin' It Together Collectables
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The Centaur and the Phoenix
1961 The Centaur and the Phoenix Original Jazz Classics / OJC / Riverside
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Yusef's Bag 1962 Yusef's Bag Prestige
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Quintet 1964 Quintet Impulse!
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The Live Session 1964 The Live Session ABC/Impulse
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Live at Pep's
1964 Live at Pep's Impulse!
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Club Date 1964 Club Date Impulse!
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Live at Pep's, Vol. 2
1964 Live at Pep's, Vol. 2 Impulse! / Universal Distribution
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Jazz 'Round the World 1964 Jazz 'Round the World Impulse!
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1984
1965 1984 Impulse!
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Psychicemotus
1965 Psychicemotus Impulse!
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First Flight: Yusef Lateef with Donald Byrd 1966 First Flight: Yusef Lateef with Donald Byrd Delmark
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The Golden Flute
1966 The Golden Flute Impulse!
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A Flat, G Flat and C 1966 A Flat, G Flat and C Impulse!
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The Complete Yusef Lateef
1967 The Complete Yusef Lateef Collectables
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Yusef Lateef [Cadet] 1968 Yusef Lateef [Cadet] Cadet
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Yusef Lateef's Detroit: Latitude 42º 30' Longitude 83º
1969 Yusef Lateef's Detroit: Latitude 42º 30' Longitude 83º Collectables
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Expressions 1969 Expressions Prestige
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The Blue Yusef Lateef
1969 The Blue Yusef Lateef Label M
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Suite 16
1970 Suite 16 Collectables
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The Diverse Yusef Lateef
1970 The Diverse Yusef Lateef Rhino
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The Gentle Giant
1972 The Gentle Giant WEA Japan
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Hush 'N' Thunder
1973 Hush 'N' Thunder Collectables
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Part of the Search
1974 Part of the Search Collectables
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Ten Years Hence 1975 Ten Years Hence Atlantic
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10 Years Hence
1975 10 Years Hence Wounded Bird
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The Doctor Is In & Out
1976 The Doctor Is In & Out Collectables
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Autophysiopsychic
1977 Autophysiopsychic MSI Music Distribution / Sony Music Distribution
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In a Temple Garden 1979 In a Temple Garden CTI
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In Nigeria
1983 In Nigeria Landmark
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Yusef Lateef 's Little Symphony
1987 Yusef Lateef 's Little Symphony Collectables
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A Concerto for Yusef Lateef
1988 A Concerto for Yusef Lateef Collectables
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Nocturnes
1989 Nocturnes Collectables
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Meditations
1990 Meditations Collectables
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Yusef Lateef's Encounters
1991 Yusef Lateef's Encounters Collectables
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Heart Vision
1992 Heart Vision Yal
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Plays Ballads
1992 Plays Ballads Yal
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Tenors of Yusef Lateef & Von Freeman
1992 Tenors of Yusef Lateef & Von Freeman Yal
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Tenors Featuring Rene McLean
1993 Tenors Featuring Rene McLean Yal
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Woodwinds
1993 Woodwinds Yal
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Metamorphosis
1993 Metamorphosis Yal
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Cantata
1994 Cantata Yal
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Suite Life
1994 Suite Life Yal
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Claiming Open Spaces: Music from the Soundtrack
1994 Claiming Open Spaces: Music from the Soundtrack Yal
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Tenors of Yusef Lateef & Ricky Ford
1994 Tenors of Yusef Lateef & Ricky Ford Yal
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African-American Epic Suite
1996 African-American Epic Suite Act
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Yusef Lateef's Fantasia for Flute
1996 Yusef Lateef's Fantasia for Flute Yal
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Full Circle
1996 Full Circle Yal
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CHNOPS: Gold & Soul
1997 CHNOPS: Gold & Soul Yal
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The World at Peace
1997 The World at Peace META Records
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Sonata Fantasia
1997 Sonata Fantasia Yal
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Earth and Sky
1997 Earth and Sky Yal
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Like the Dust
1998 Like the Dust Yal
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9 Bagatelles
1998 9 Bagatelles Yal
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Live at the Twentieth Montreux/Detroit Festival 1999 Live at the Twentieth Montreux/Detroit Festival Yal
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A Gift: Goodness Inwardness Forgiving Tolerance
1999 A Gift: Goodness Inwardness Forgiving Tolerance Yal
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Live in Seattle
1999 Live in Seattle Yal
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Beyond the Sky
2000 Beyond the Sky Meta-Mutual Records / META Records
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Live at Luckman Theater 2001 Live at Luckman Theater Yal
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Earriptus 2001 Earriptus Yal
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A Tribute Concert for Yusef Lateef: YAL's 10th Anniversary 2002 A Tribute Concert for Yusef Lateef: YAL's 10th Anniversary Yal
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So Peace 2002 So Peace Yal
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In the Garden
2003 In the Garden META Records
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Live in London
2005 Live in London Harkit Records
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The  Universal Quartet
2010 The Universal Quartet Blackout
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Towards the Unknown
2010 Towards the Unknown META Records
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Roots Run Deep
2012 Roots Run Deep Rogue Art
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Voice Prints
2013 Voice Prints Meta
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Other Sounds Other Sounds
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Homage Homage Yal
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Psalms of Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Psalms of Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Yal
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