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Jazz and the Sounds of Nature

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Released  1958
Release date  1958
Label  Savoy Records
Artist  Yusef Lateef
Producer  Ozzie Cadena
Genre  Jazz
Jazz and the Sounds of Nature httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaenbbeJaz

Recorded  October 9 & 10, 1957 Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Jazz and the Sound of Nature (1957)  Prayer to the East (1957)
Similar  Prayer to the East, Before Dawn: The Music of, The Sounds of Yusef, Other Sounds, The Fabric of Jazz

Jazz and the Sound of Nature is an album by multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef recorded in 1957 and released on the Savoy label.



The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars.

Track listing

All compositions by Yusef Lateef except as indicated

  1. "Seulb" (Wilbur Harden) - 6:13
  2. "Song of Delilah" (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston, Victor Young) - 8:21
  3. "Sounds of Nature" - 3:47
  4. "I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)" (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) - 6:19
  5. "8540 Twelfth Street" - 4:25
  6. "Check Blues" - 6:40
  7. "Gypsy Arab" (Harden) - 3:26


  • Yusef Lateef - tenor saxophone, flute, tambourine, Indian reed whistle
  • Wilbur Harden - flugelhorn, tambourine
  • Hugh Lawson - piano, ocarina
  • Ernie Farrow - bass, rebab
  • Oliver Jackson - drums, gong
  • Songs

    1Sounds Of Nature
    2Check Blues
    3I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good


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