Check out Brad Hales' killer hour-long Yusef Lateef mix



Our friend Brad Hales, the Detroit music scholar and record slinger, just posted a wonderful mix of music by Detroit jazz legend Yusef Lateef.

In honor of Trinosophes hosting "Yusef Lateef: Towards The Unknown," MAHS Museum is proud to share a new mix: just over an hour with Yusef Lateef. Starting on March 20th, and showing through May 10, Trinosophes will display drawings and works by the late great Dr. Lateef.

1) "Revelation" —— from The Centaur And The Phoenix
2) "Jungle Fantasy" —- Riverside 45 R-4504
3) "Love Theme From Sparticus" —- Prestige 45-254
4) "Nubian Lady" —- from The Gentle Giant
5) "Psychoemotus" —- (same) AS-92
6) "Like It Is" —- from The Blue Yusef Lateef
7) "The Dreamer" —- (same) MG-12139
8) "Dopolous" —- New Jazz 45-506
9) "The Plum Blossum" —- from Eastern Sounds PR 7319
10) "Sea Breeze" —- New Jazz 45-506
11) "Meditation" —- Prestige 45-127
12) "Parisian Thoroughfare" —- from Byrd-Jazz TR 8-23-55
& 13) "Yusef" —- (see above)

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