Artist Yusef Lateef
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Release date 1958
Label SINETONE AMR
|Recorded October 10, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey|
Prayer to the East (1957) The Sounds of Yusef (1957)
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Yusef lateef prayer to the east 1957
Prayer to the East is an album by multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef recorded in 1957 and released on the Savoy label.
The title track was composed by Ali Jackson, drummer Oliver Jackson's brother.
The Allmusic site awarded the album 3½ stars stating "Prayer to the East by Yusef Lateef remains a seemingly blessed moment of creative interaction between American modern jazz and the music of the so-called Arab East".
All compositions by Yusef Lateef except as indicated
- "A Night in Tunisia" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 9:55
- "Endura" (Yusef Lateef) - 13:10
- "Prayer to the East" (Ali Jackson) - 8:19
- "Love Dance" (Les Baxter) - 6:46
- "Lover Man" (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman) - 6:37
1Prayer to the East8:19
2A Night in Tunisia9:55