Playlist – 19 February 2014: Yusef Lateef Special

This week the programme was dedicated to the multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, music student, teacher and educator Yusef Lateef (1921 – 2013). In particular, though not exclusively, it focuses on work in which he plays instruments and music that was influenced by his interest in Eastern music.

All the tunes this week were by Yusef Lateef so the list below is of the tune titles and the name of the recording that they came from.

  1. Oscarlypso  from Club Date
  2. Brother John  from Club Date
  3. Blue Rock  from Greatest Hits
  4. Ringo O’Wake  from Jazz Round the World
  5. Bamboo Flute Blues  from Psychicemotus
  6. Blues from the Orient from Eastern Sounds
  7. Love Theme from Spartacus from Eastern Sounds
  8. First Movement Chaconne from Concerto for Yusef Lateef
  9. Eboness from The Diverse Yusef Lateef
  10. Before Dawn from Before Dawn
  11. Chandra from the Diverse Yusef Lateef

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