Yusef Lateef The Blue Yusef Lateef

    Atlantic (1968)
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      • 1. Juba Juba
      • 2. Like It Is
      • 3. Othelia
      • 4. Moon Cup
      • 5. Back Home
      • 6. Get Over, Get Off And Get On
      • 7. Six Miles Next Door
      • 8. Sun Dog

      Wicked deep jazz from Yusef Lateef on a bluesey tip

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