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The Golden Flute

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Released  January 1967
Artist  Yusef Lateef
Producer  Bob Thiele
Genre  Jazz
Length  39:40
Release date  January 1967
Label  Impulse! Records
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Recorded  June 15-16, 1966 Van Gelder Studio, Englewood
The Golden Flute (1966)  The Complete Yusef Lateef (1967)
Similar  Yusef Lateef albums, Jazz albums

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The Golden Flute is an album by American jazz multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef featuring performances recorded in 1966 for the Impulse! label.

Contents

Reception

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 listing

All compositions by Yusef Lateef except as indicated.
  1. "Road Runner" - 4:47
  2. "Straighten Up and Fly Right" (Nat King Cole, Irving Mills) - 3:28
  3. "Oasis" - 4:26
  4. "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 4:06
  5. "Exactly Like You" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) - 2:57
  6. "The Golden Flute" - 3:56
  7. "Rosetta" (Earl Hines, Henri Woode) - 3:54
  8. "Head Hunters" (Barry Harris, Hugh Lawson) - 4:35
  9. "The Smart Set" (Roy Brooks) - 7:31
  • Recorded on June 15, 1966 (tracks 1, 3, 4, 7 & 8) and June 16, 1966 (tracks 2, 5, 6 & 9)
  • Personnel

  • Yusef Lateef – tenor saxophone, flute, oboe
  • Hugh Lawson – piano
  • Herman Wright – bass
  • Roy Brooks Jr. – drums
  • Songs

    1Road Runner4:47
    2Straighten Up and Fly Right3:29
    3Oasis4:26

    References

    The Golden Flute Wikipedia