|Released January 1967|
Artist Yusef Lateef
Producer Bob Thiele
Release date January 1967
Label Impulse! Records
|Recorded June 15-16, 1966
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood|
The Golden Flute (1966) The Complete Yusef Lateef (1967)
Similar Yusef Lateef albums, Jazz albums
Yusef lateef the golden flute
The Golden Flute is an album by American jazz multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef featuring performances recorded in 1966 for the Impulse! label.
The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Lateef has long been a true original, and he revitalizes the standards while always swinging and being a bit unpredictable. Well worth searching for".
Track listingAll compositions by Yusef Lateef except as indicated.
- "Road Runner" - 4:47
- "Straighten Up and Fly Right" (Nat King Cole, Irving Mills) - 3:28
- "Oasis" - 4:26
- "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 4:06
- "Exactly Like You" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) - 2:57
- "The Golden Flute" - 3:56
- "Rosetta" (Earl Hines, Henri Woode) - 3:54
- "Head Hunters" (Barry Harris, Hugh Lawson) - 4:35
- "The Smart Set" (Roy Brooks) - 7:31
2Straighten Up and Fly Right3:29