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Jazz for the Thinker

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Released  1957
Artist  Yusef Lateef
Producer  Ozzie Cadena
Genre  Jazz
Jazz for the Thinker (1957)  Stable Mates (1961)
Release date  1957
Label  Savoy Jazz
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Recorded  April 5, 1957 New York City
Similar  Yusef Lateef albums, Jazz albums

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Jazz for the Thinker is the debut album by multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef recorded in 1957 and released on the Savoy label. The album was produced from Lateef's earliest recording session and was the second album released under his leadership.



The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars.

Track listing

All compositions by Yusef Lateef

  1. "Happyology" - 10:50
  2. "O' Blues" - 9:00
  3. "Midday" - 7:46
  4. "Polarity" - 6:58
  5. "Space" - 5:48


  • Yusef Lateef - tenor saxophone, flute, arghul, scraper
  • Curtis Fuller - trombone, tambourine
  • Hugh Lawson - piano
  • Ernie Farrow - bass, rabat
  • Louis Hayes - drums
  • Doug Watkins - finger cymbals, percussion
  • Songs

    2O' Blues9:00


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