Limited Clear Vinyl edition, 500 copies! Lateef at Cranbrook (also reissued as Yusef Lateef) is a. live album by multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef recorded in 1958 at the Cranbrook Academy of Art and originally released on the Argo label. Saxophonist, flautist, oboist and all-round reeds maestro Yusef Lateef was a renowned cross-pollinator of Eastern modes with the more traditional harmonic repertoire of American jazz. During the course of his covetable career he worked side-by-side with Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus and Miles Davis among others.
April 9th, 1958 at the Cranbrook Academy of Art
Yusef Lateef – Tenor sax
Terry Pollard – Piano
Frank Gant – Drums, gong, finger cymbals
William Austin – Bass, rebab
Frank Morelli – Baritone sax