Yusef Lateef's Detroit

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Yusef Lateef's Detroit
Studio album by Yusef Lateef
Released 1969
Recorded February 4 & 5, 1969
Century Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 31:02
Label Atlantic
SD 1525
Producer Joel Dorn
Yusef Lateef chronology
The Blue Yusef Lateef
(1968)
Yusef Lateef's Detroit
(1969)
The Diverse Yusef Lateef
(1969)

Yusef Lateef's Detroit (subtitled Latitude 42° 30' Longitude 83°) is an album by multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef recorded in 1969 (with one track from The Complete Yusef Lateef recording sessions in 1967) and released on the Atlantic label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with the review by Thom Jurek calling it "one of Lateef's most misunderstood recordings".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Yusef Lateef except as indicated

  1. "Bishop School" - 3:00
  2. "Livingston Playground" - 3:37
  3. "Eastern Market" - 4:15
  4. "Belle Isle" - 3:12
  5. "Russell and Elliot" - 4:47
  6. "Raymond Winchester" - 2:35
  7. "Woodward Avenue"- 2:11
  8. "That Lucky Old Sun" (Haven Gillespie, Beasley Smith) - 7:25
  • Recorded at Century Sound Studios in New York City on February 4, 1969 (tracks 1, 4, 5 & 7) and February 5, 1969 (tracks 2, 3, & 6) and on June 1, 1957 in New York City (track 8)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yusef Lateef discography accessed July 20, 2012
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review, accessed July 19, 2012