Yusef Lateef Catalog

1957 (age 37)

Yusef Lateef/A.K. Salim - Stablemates  (Savoy MG 12115)

Curtis Fuller (trombone, tambourine) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, argol, scraper) Hugh Lawson (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Louis Hayes (drums) Doug Watkins (finger cymbals, percussion)
NYC, April 5, 1957
SYL70005Beauregard
SYL70010Ameena
same personnel
NYC, April 9, 1957
SYL70015G' Bouk

Yusef Lateef - Jazz For Thinkers  (Savoy MG 12109)

Curtis Fuller (trombone, tambourine) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, argol, scraper) Hugh Lawson (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Louis Hayes (drums) Doug Watkins (finger cymbals, percussion): same personnel
NYC, April 5, 1957
SYL70006O' Blues
SYL70007Happyology
SYL70008Midday
SYL70009Polarity
SYL70011Space

Yusef Lateef - Jazz Moods  (Savoy MG 12103)

Curtis Fuller (trombone, tambourine) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, argol, scraper) Hugh Lawson (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Louis Hayes (drums) Doug Watkins (finger cymbals, percussion): same personnel
NYC, April 9, 1957
SYL70012Metaphore
SYL70013Morning
SYL70014The Beginning
SYL70016Blues In Space
SYL70017Yusef's Mood

The Music Of Yusef Lateef - Before  (Verve MGV 8217)

Curtis Fuller (trombone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) unknown (vibraphone) Hugh Lawson (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
NYC, April 16, 1957
20858-3Passion
20859-6Love Is Eternal
20860-8Pike's Peak
20861-11Open Strings
20862-14Before Dawn
20863-15Twenty Five Minute Blues
20864-16Chang Chang Chang
20865-19Constellation

Yusef Lateef - Jazz And The Sounds Of Nature  (Savoy MG 12120)

Wilbur Harden (flugelhorn, balloon) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, tambourine) Hugh Lawson (piano, turkishfinger, cymbals) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Oliver Jackson (drums, Chinese gong)
NYC, October 9, 1957
70138Seulb
70140Song Of Delilah
70141Sounds Of Nature
70142I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
701438540 Twelfth Street
70144Check Blues
same personnel
NYC, October 10, 1957
70150Gypsy Arab

Yusef Lateef - Prayer To The East  (Savoy MG 12117)

Wilbur Harden (flugelhorn, balloon) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, tambourine) Hugh Lawson (piano, turkishfinger, cymbals) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Oliver Jackson (drums, Chinese gong): same session
NYC, October 10, 1957
70145Prayer To The East
70146A Night In Tunisia
70147Lover Man
70148Endura
70149Love Dance

Various Artists - Jazz Is Busting Out All Over!  (Savoy MG 12123)

Wilbur Harden (flugelhorn, balloon) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, tambourine) Hugh Lawson (piano, turkishfinger, cymbals) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Oliver Jackson (drums, Chinese gong): same session
NYC, October 10, 1957
70151Sram

Yusef Lateef - The Sounds Of Yusef  (Prestige PRLP 7122)

Wilbur Harden (flugelhorn, balloon) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, tambourine, argol) Hugh Lawson (piano, Turkish finger cymbals, Seven Up bottle, balloon, bells) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Oliver Jackson (drums, Chinese gong, earthboard)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 11, 1957
1357Playful Flute
1362Love And Humor
1363Buckingham
1365Meditation
1368Take The "A" Train
** also issued on New Jazz NJLP 8261; Prestige PR 7398; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 917-2.
** part of Prestige PR 24035.

Yusef Lateef - Other Sounds  (New Jazz NJLP 8218)

Wilbur Harden (flugelhorn, balloon) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, tambourine, argol) Hugh Lawson (piano, Turkish finger cymbals, Seven Up bottle, balloon, bells) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Oliver Jackson (drums, Chinese gong, earthboard): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 11, 1957
1358Taboo
1360All Alone
1361Anastasia
1364Lambert's Joint
1366Mahaba
1367Minor Mood
** also issued on Prestige PR 7653 entitled "Expression!". Original Jazz Classics OJC 399, OJCCD 399-2.

Yusef Lateef - Cry!-Tender  (New Jazz NJLP 8234)

Wilbur Harden (flugelhorn, balloon) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, tambourine, argol) Hugh Lawson (piano, Turkish finger cymbals, Seven Up bottle, balloon, bells) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Oliver Jackson (drums, Chinese gong, earthboard): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 11, 1957
1359Ecaps
Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe) Hugh Lawson (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 16, 1959
1884Cry!-Tender
1885The Snow Is Green
1886If You Could See Me Now
1887Dopolous
1888Yesterdays
1889Sea Breeze
1890Butter's Blues
** also issued on Prestige PR 7748 entitled "Cry-Tender!". Original Jazz Classics OJC 482, OJCCD 482-2.

1958

Yusef Lateef At Cranbrook  (Argo LP 634)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe, argol, percussion) Frank Morelli (baritone saxophone) Terry Pollard (piano) William Austin (bass, rabat) Frank Gant (drums, gong, finger cymbals)
"Cranbrook Academy Of Art", Detroit, MI, April 8, 1958
8829Brazil
8832Let Every Soul Say Amen
8835Morning
Woody'n You
Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Barry Harris (piano) Bill Austin (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
Chicago, IL, 1958
8683Marching Pipe Blues
8684Cookin'
** also issued on Cadet LPS 816.

1959

Yusef Lateef's Fabric Of Jazz  (Savoy MG 12140)

Bernard McKinney (euphonium) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe) Terry Pollard (piano) William Austin (bass, rabat) Frank Gant (drums, percussion)
Chicago, IL, June 11, 1959
Moon Tree
Half Breed
Stella By Starlight
Poor Butterfly
Valse Bouk
** also issued on Savoy SST 13008.

Yusef Lateef - The Dreamer  (Savoy MG 12139)

Bernard McKinney (euphonium) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe) Terry Pollard (piano) William Austin (bass, rabat) Frank Gant (drums, percussion): same session
Chicago, IL, June 11, 1959
Arjuna
The Dreamer
Oboe Blues
Angel Eyes
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
** also issued on Savoy SST 13007.

1960 (age 40)

The Three Faces Of Yusef Lateef  (Riverside RLP 12-325)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe) Hugh Lawson (piano, celeste) Ron Carter (cello -1,2,4/7) Herman Wright (bass) Lex Humphries (drums, timpani)
NYC, May 9, 1960
1.Goin' Home
2.I'm Just A Lucky So And So
3.Quarantine
4.From Within
5.Salt Water Blues
6.Lateef Minor 7th
7.Adoration
8.Ma-He's Makin' Eyes At Me
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1176; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 759-2. Riverside RS 3011 entitled "This Is Yusef Lateef".
** part of Milestone M 47009.

Yusef Lateef - The Centaur And The Phoenix  (Riverside RLP 337)

Richard Williams (trumpet) Clark Terry (flugelhorn, trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Josea Taylor (bassoon) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, argol, oboe) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) Joe Zawinul (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
NYC, October 4 & 6, 1960
Revelation
Apathy
Ev'ryday (I Fall In Love)
Iqbal
Summer Song
The Philanthropist
The Centaur And The Phoenix
** also issued on Riverside RS 9337; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 721-2.
** part of Milestone M 47009.

1961

The Many Faces Of Yusef Lateef  (Milestone M 47009)

Yusef Lateef (flute) Barry Harris (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) Montego Joe as Roger Sanders, Garvin Masseaux (percussion) unidentified voices
NYC, June 23, 1961
Jungle Fantasy
Titora
** same contents as Riverside RLP 12-325 + RLP 337 + 2 bonus tracks.

Yusef Lateef - Lost In Sound  (Charlie Parker PLP 814)

Vincent Pitts (trumpet) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) John Harmon (piano) Ray McKinney (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums -1,2,4/6,8) George Scott (drums -3,7)
Peter Ind Studio, NYC, August 14, 1961
1.Outside Blues
2.Soul Blues
3.Blue Rocky
4.Dexterity
5.Trudy's Delight
6.Interlude
7.Train Stop
8.Big Foot

Yusef Lateef - Eastern Sounds  (Moodsville MVLP 22)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, bamboo flute, oboe) Barry Harris (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Lex Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 5, 1961
3196Love Theme From "The Robe"
3197Three Faces Of Balal
3198The Plum Blossom
3199Love Theme From "Spartacus"
3200Snafu
3201Purple Flower
3202Ching Miau
3203Don't Blame Me
3204Blues For The Orient
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7319; Original Jazz Classics OJC 612, OJCCD 612-2.
** part of Prestige PR 24035.

Yusef Lateef - Into Something  (New Jazz NJLP 8272)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe) Barry Harris (piano -4/7) Herman Wright (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 29, 1961
1. 3324When You're Smiling
2. 3325Koko's Tune
3. 3326Water Pistol
4. 3327I'll Remember April
5. 3328Rasheed
6. 3329P. Bouk
7. 3330You've Changed
** also issued on Prestige PR 7637; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 700-2.

1963

Yusef Lateef - Jazz 'Round The World  (Impulse! A 56)

Richard Williams (trumpet) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, bassoon) Hugh Lawson (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
NYC, December 19 & 20, 1963
Yusef's French Brother
Abana
India
You So Tender And Wistful
The Volga Rhythm Song
Trouble In Mind
The Good Old Roast Beef Of England
Raisins And Almonds
Utopia
Ringo Oiwake

1964

Yusef Lateef - Club Date  (Impulse! ASD 9310)

Richard Williams (trumpet) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe, argol, shenai) Mike Nock (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass) James Black (drums)
"Pep's Lounge", Philadelphia, PA, June 26, 1964
Brother John
P-Bouk
Nu-Bouk
same personnel
"Pep's Lounge", Philadelphia, PA, June 29, 1964
Oscarlypso
Gee! Sam Gee
Rogi

Yusef Lateef - The Dedication Series, Vol. XIII: The Live Session  (Impulse! IA 9353-2)

Richard Williams (trumpet) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe, argol, shenai) Mike Nock (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass) James Black (drums): same personnel
"Pep's Lounge", Philadelphia, PA, June 26, 1964
Yusef's Mood
I Remember Clifford
Listen To The Wind
I Loved
Song Of Delilah (theme)
The Magnolia Triangle (alt. take)

Yusef Lateef - Live At Pep's  (Impulse! A 69)

Richard Williams (trumpet) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe, argol, shenai) Mike Nock (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass) James Black (drums): same personnel
"Pep's Lounge", Philadelphia, PA, June 29, 1964
Sister Mamie
Number 7
Twelve Tone Blues
See See Rider
The Magnolia Triangle
The Weaver
Slippin' And Slidin'
** also issued on Impulse! GRD 134.

1965

Yusef Lateef - 1984  (Impulse! A 84)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, oboe, argol, shenai) Mike Nock (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) James Black (drums)
"Pep's Lounge", Philadelphia, PA, February 24, 1965
1984
Try Love
Soul Sister
Love Waltz
One Little Indian
Listen To The Wind
Warm Fire
Gee! Sam Gee
The Greatest Story Ever Told

Yusef Lateef - Psychicemotus  (Impulse! A 92)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe) Georges Arvanitas (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) James Black (drums)
NYC, July 21, 1965
90330Gymnopedie #1
90331Ain't Misbehavin'
90332Psychicemotus
90333Why Do I Love You
90334Medula Sonata
same personnel
NYC, July 22, 1965
90341I'll Always Be In Love With You
90342Bamboo Flute Blues
90343Semiocto

1966

Yusef Lateef - A Flat, G Flat And C  (Impulse! A 9117)

Yusef Lateef (tenor,alto saxophone, flute, oboe, chuen, Theremin) Hugh Lawson (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
NYC, March 8 & 9, 1966
90480Nile Valley Blues
90481Psyche Rose
90482Warm Hearted Blues
90483Kyoto Blues
90484Chuen Blues
90485Feelin' Alright
90486Robbie
90487Sound Wave
90488Feather Comfort
90489Blind Willie

Yusef Lateef - The Golden Flute  (Impulse! A 9125)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe) Hugh Lawson (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Roy Brooks Jr. (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 15, 1966
Road Runner
Oasis
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost Of A Chance With You
Rosetta
Head Hunters
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1966
Straighten Up And Fly Right
Exactly Like You
The Golden Flute
The Smart Set

1967

The Complete Yusef Lateef  (Atlantic LP 1499)

Yusef Lateef (alto,tenor saxophone, flute, oboe, vocals) Hugh Lawson (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Brooks (drums) Sylvia Shemwell (tambourine -3,4)
NYC, June 1, 1967
1. 12498Stay With Me
2. 12499You're Somewhere Thinking Of Me
3. 12500Rosalie
4. 12501See Line Woman
5. 12502Konsberg
6. 12505Brother
7. 12506In The Evening
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1499.

Yusef Lateef's Detroit - Latitude 42 Degrees 30' Longitude 83 Degrees  (Atlantic SD 1525)

Yusef Lateef (alto,tenor saxophone, flute, oboe, vocals) Hugh Lawson (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
NYC, June 1, 1967
12503That Lucky Old Sun
Thad Jones, Jimmy Owens, Snooky Young (trumpet) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Hugh Lawson (piano) Eric Gale (guitar) Cecil McBee (bass) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Albert Heath (percussion) unidentified string quartet (-2,4)
Century Sound Studios, NYC, February 4, 1969
1. 16246Woodward Avenue
2. 16247Bishop School
3. 16248Russell And Elliot
4. 16249Belle Isle
Danny Moore, Jimmy Owens, Snooky Young (trumpet) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Eric Gale (guitar) Cecil McBee (bass) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Norman Pride (congas) Albert Heath (percussion) unidentified string quartet (-2,3)
Century Sound Studios, NYC, February 5, 1969
1. 16250Livingstone Playground
2. 16251Eastern Market
3. 16252Raymond Winchester

Yusef Lateef - Stay With Me / Othelia  (Atlantic 2562)

Yusef Lateef (alto,tenor saxophone, flute, oboe, vocals) Hugh Lawson (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
NYC, June 1, 1967
15271Stay With Me (edited version)
Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Sonny Red (alto saxophone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, pneumatic flute, shannie, koto, tambura, scratches, vocals) Buddy Lucas (harmonica) Hugh Lawson (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Cecil McBee (bass) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, April 23, 1968
15272Othelia (edited version)

1968

The Diverse Yusef Lateef  (Atlantic SD 1548)

Yusef Lateef (flute, tambura) Selwart Clarke, James Tryon (violin) Alfred Brown (viola) Kermit Moore (cello) Hugh Lawson (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, April 23, 1968
14378Chandra
Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Hugh Lawson (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, May 20, 1969
17114Eboness
Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Richard Tee (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group)
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, May 21, 1969
17115Live Humble
Yusef Lateef (flute, various Oriental instruments) Cecil McBee (bass) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Ray Barretto (congas) Bernard Purdie (timbales) Hugh Lawson (Indian bells) Roy Brooks (gong, conga drums) The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group)
17116A Long Time Ago

Yusef Lateef - The Blue Lateef  (Atlantic SD 1508)

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Sonny Red (alto saxophone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, pneumatic flute, shannie, koto, tambura, scratches, vocals) Buddy Lucas (harmonica) Selwart Clarke, James Tryon (violin -3) Alfred Brown (viola -3) Kermit Moore (cello -3) Hugh Lawson (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Cecil McBee (bass) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Roy Brooks (drums) The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group -2)
RCA Studios, NYC, April 23, 1968
1. 14379Othelia
2. 14380Juba Juba
3. 14381Like It Is
Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Sonny Red (alto saxophone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, pneumatic flute, shannie, koto, tambura, scratches, vocals) Buddy Lucas (harmonica) Hugh Lawson (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Cecil McBee (bass) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Roy Brooks (drums) The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group -3)
RCA Studios, NYC, April 24, 1968
1. 14382Six Miles Next Door
2. 14383Sun Dog
3. 14384Back Home
4. 14385Get Over, Get Off, Get On
5. 14386Moon Cup

1970 (age 50)

Yusef Lateef - Suite 16  (Atlantic SD 1563)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Neal Boyer (vibraphone) Joe Zawinul (piano) Earl Klugh (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Ray Lucas (drums)
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, April 6, 1970
18924Nocturne
Yusef Lateef (oboe, flute, tenor saxophone) Selwart Clarke (viola) Kermit Moore (cello) Eric Gale (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums)
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, April 7, 1970
18929When A Man Loves A Woman
Yusef Lateef (flute, oboe, tenor saxophone) Selwart Clarke (viola) Kermit Moore (cello) Neal Boyer (vibraphone) Joe Zawinul (piano) Eric Gale, Earl Klugh (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Ray Lucas (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, April 8, 1970
18934Buddy And Lou
Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Selwart Clarke (viola) Kermit Moore (cello) Neal Boyer (vibraphone) Eric Gale (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, April 9 & 28, 1970
18936Down In Atlanta
Yusef Lateef (C flute, pneumatic, bamboo flute, tenor saxophone, bells, tambourine) Barry Harris (piano) Bob Cunningham (bass, electric bass) Albert Heath (drums) The Cologne Radio Orchestra, William S. Fischer (conductor)
Corner Studios, Cologne, West Germany, June 24, 1970
20097Symphonic Blues Suite 1st Movement: Folia
20098Symphonic Blues Suite 2nd Movement: Minuet
20099Symphonic Blues Suite 3rd Movement: Blues
20100Symphonic Blues Suite 4th Movement: Passacaglia
20101Symphonic Blues Suite 5th Movement: Chorale / Symphonic Blues Suite 6th Movement: Blues
20102Symphonic Blues Suite 7th Movement: Blues, Coda

Yusef Lateef - The Gentle Giant  (Atlantic SD 1602)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Neal Boyer (vibraphone, chimes) Eric Gale (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group)
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, April 7, 1970
18928Hey Jude
omit Boyer, The Sweet Inspirations
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, April 9, 1970
18938Queen Of The Night
Yusef Lateef (flute, bamboo flute, pneumatic flute, oboe, tenor saxophone -1, tenor saxophone? -2,3) Kermit Moore (cello -2) Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant (piano, electric piano -1) Bob Cunningham, Sam Jones (bass -1) Bill Salter (electric bass -1) Albert Heath (drums -1, flute -2,3) Ladji Camara (African percussion -1)
NYC, September 1, 1971
1. 22863African Song
2. 22869Lowland Lullaby
3. 22870The Poor Fisherman
Yusef Lateef (flute, bamboo flute, pneumatic flute, oboe, tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant (piano, electric piano) Bob Cunningham, Sam Jones (bass) Bill Salter (electric bass) Albert Heath (drums) Ladji Camara (African percussion)
NYC, September 2, 1971
22889Jungle Plum
22890Below Yellow Bell
22892Nubian Lady

1971

Yusef Lateef - Part Of The Search  (Atlantic SD 1650)

Yusef Lateef (flute, bamboo flute, pneumatic flute, oboe, tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant (piano, electric piano) Bob Cunningham, Sam Jones (bass) Bill Salter (electric bass) Albert Heath (drums) Ladji Camara (African percussion)
NYC, September 1, 1971
22868Gettin' Sentimental Over You
Joe Newman, Jimmy Owens (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown, Warren Covington (trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Yusef Lateef, Frank Wess (alto saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Al Gafa (guitar) Bob Cunningham (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, April 4, 1973
26373K.C.'s Shuffle
26374Soul's Bakery
26375Lunceford Prance
Yusef Lateef (alto saxophone) Charles McBurney, Rocky Morales (saxophones) Willie Bridges (saxophones, flute) Arnold Eidus, Emanuel Green (violin) Selwart Clarke (cello) Kenny Barron (piano) Bob Cunningham (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, April 5, 1973
26376Big Brass Drum
26378Strange Lullaby
26379Oatsy Doatsy
Joe Newman, Charles Sullivan (trumpet) Frank Wess (alto saxophone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano, arranger) Bob Cunningham (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, May 16, 1973
26540In The Still Of The Night
26542Rockhouse
Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Bob Cunningham (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, September 13, 1973
27732Superfine
same personnel
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, December 26, 1973
28105Oatsy Doatsy

Yusef Lateef - Nubian Lady / Below Yellow Bell  (Atlantic 5114)

Yusef Lateef (flute, bamboo flute, pneumatic flute, oboe, tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant (piano, electric piano) Bob Cunningham, Sam Jones (bass) Bill Salter (electric bass) Albert Heath (drums) Ladji Camara (African percussion)
NYC, September 2, 1971
23883Nubian Lady (edited version)
23884Below Yellow Bell (edited version)

1972

Yusef Lateef - Hush 'N' Thunder  (Atlantic SD 1635)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Al White (organ) The J.C. White Singers (vocal group)
NYC, May 8, 1972
24387His Eye Is On The Sparrow
same personnel
NYC, May 10, 1972
24417This Old Building
Yusef Lateef (flute) Kenny Barron (piano)
NYC, May 11, 1972
24422Come Sunday
Yusef Lateef (flute) Kenny Barron (electric piano) Cornell Dupree, Keith Loving, David Spinozza (guitar) Gordon Edwards (electric bass)
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, May 18, 1972
24609Destination Paradise
Yusef Lateef (flute, shannai) Kenny Barron (piano) Bill Salter (bass) Monroe "Bones" Constantino (vocals)
NYC, September 25, 1972
25374Prayer
Jimmy Owens (flugelhorn -1) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Kermit Moore (cello -3) Kenny Barron (piano) Ray Bryant (piano -3) Bob Cunningham (bass) Bill Salter (electric bass -3) Albert Heath (drums) Monroe "Bones" Constantino (vocals -3)
NYC, September 26, 1972
1. 25376The Hump
2. 25377Sunset
3. 25378Opus, Part 1
4. 25729Opus, Part 2

1974

Yusef Lateef - 10 Years Hence  (Atlantic SD 2-1001)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, C flute, sealhorns, shanie, oboe, African thumb piano, percussion) Kenny Barron (piano, cowbell) Bob Cunningham (bass, African bells) Albert Heath (drums, percussion, Indian flute)
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, July 5, 1974
29235Samba De Amor: Samba De Amor, Part 1 / Time Montage / Samba De Amor, Part 2
Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, C flute, sealhorns, shanie, oboe, African thumb piano, percussion) Kenny Barron (piano, cowbell) Bob Cunningham (bass, African bells) Albert Heath (drums, percussion, Indian flute) + overdubs: Sanford Allen, Gene Orloff (violin) Alfred Brown (viola) Kermit Moore (cello) Kenny Barron (arranger, conductor)
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, July 6, 1974;
overdubbed on Regent Sound Studios, NYC, 1974
29242A Flower
Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, C flute, sealhorns, shanie, oboe, African thumb piano, percussion) Kenny Barron (piano, cowbell) Bob Cunningham (bass, African bells) Albert Heath (drums, percussion, Indian flute) + overdubs: Ernie Royal, Joe Wilder (trumpet -3) Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown, Tony Studd (trombone -3) Eddie Daniels (alto saxophone -3) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone -3) Bill Salter (electric bass -3) Eunice Peterson, Rennelle Stafford, Deidre Tuck (backing vocals -3) Cissy Houston (backing vocals, backing vocal arranger -3) Kenny Barron (arranger, conductor -3)
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, July 6 or 5, 1974;
overdubbed on Regent Sound Studios, NYC, 1974
1.Yusef's Mood
2.But Beautiful
3.I Be Cold

1976

Yusef Lateef - The Doctor Is In...And Out  (Atlantic SD 1685)

Leonard Goines, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jack Jeffers (trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Jonathan Dorn (tuba) Yusef Lateef (alto,tenor saxophone, oboe, flute, bamboo flute, composer, arranger) David Nadien (violin) Kenny Barron (keyboards, composer, arranger) Dana McCurdy (synthesizer) Billy Butler (guitar) Bob Cunningham or Ron Carter or Anthony Jackson (bass) Al Foster (drums) Dom Um Romao (percussion) Judy Clay, Cissy Houston (backing vocals) Bob Cunningham (narrator)
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, March, 1976?
31938The Improvisers
31939Hellbound
31940Mystique
31941Mississippi Mud
31942Mushmouth
31943Technological Homosapien
31944Street Musicians
31945In A Little Spanish Town ('Twas On A Night Like This)

1977

Yusef Lateef With Art Farmer - Autophysiopsychic  (CTI 7082)

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Yusef Lateef (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute, shanai, lead vocals) Noel Pointer (violin -5) Clifford Carter (piano) Eric Gale (guitar) Gary King (electric bass -1/4) Alex Blake (electric bass -5) Jim Madison (drums -1/4) Steve Gadd (drums -5) Sue Evans (percussion) Babi Floyd, Frank Floyd, Milt Grayson, Norberto Jones (backing vocals) David Matthews (arranger)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, October, 1977
1.Robot Man
2.Look On Your Right Side
3.YL (Pronounced Eel)
4.Communication
5.Sister Mamie

1992 (age 72)

Tenors Of Yusef Lateef And Archie Shepp  (YAL Records YAL 977)

Yusef Lateef, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Tom McClung (piano) Avery Sharpe (bass) Stephen McCraven (drums) Mulazimuddin S. Rasool (congas -8) Tony Vacca (tambourine -8) Adam Rudolph (percussion -1)
Monstar Media, Leverett, MA, January, 1992
1.You Know What I Mean
2.Monk Remembered
3.Thong
4.Selim
5.Dr. Emilio
6.In The Valley
7.Odd A Little
8.Ammons Remembered

Others

Yusef Lateef - In A Temple Garden  (CTI 7088)

Randy Brecker (trumpet) Jim Pugh (trombone, bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone) Michael Brecker (tenor saxophone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Tom Schuman (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jeremy Wall (keyboards, percussion, arranger) Suzanne Ciani (synthesizer programs) Eric Gale (guitar) Steve Gadd, Jimmy Madison (drums) Thomas Beyer (syndrum) Ray Barretto, Sammy Figueroa (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May, 1979
In A Temple Garden
Bismillah
Confirmation
Nayaz
Jeremiah
Honky Tonk
How I Loved You
Morocco