Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from The Diverse Yusef Lateef - EP by Yusef Lateef, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

The Diverse Yusef Lateef - EP

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

The great musician Yusef Lateef's Atlantic albums tend to be a little erratic; in addition to creative improvised music, his performances were open to the influences of the R&B, soul, and pop music of the period. Lateef plays flutes on three of the four pieces (switching to tenor on "Live Humble"), utilizes the vocal group the Sweet Inspirations on two of the pieces (including the exotic "A Long Time Ago"), and interacts with a string quartet on "Chandra," while "Eboness" is played with a basic quartet. The well-intentioned music has its moments of interest but is not all that memorable as a whole.


Born: 09 October 1920 in Chatanooga, TN

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Yusef Lateef long had an inquisitive spirit and he was never just a bop or hard bop soloist. Lateef, who did not care much for the term "jazz," consistently created music that stretched (and even broke through) boundaries. A superior tenor saxophonist with a soulful sound and impressive technique, by the 1950s Lateef was one of the top flutists around. He also developed into the best jazz soloist to date on oboe, was an occasional bassoonist, and introduced such instruments as the argol (a double...
Full bio
The Diverse Yusef Lateef - EP, Yusef Lateef
View in iTunes
  • 2,99 €
  • Genres: Jazz, Music, Hard Bop
  • Released: 1970

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.


Influenced by this Artist