Nocturnes
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CD Details

  • Released: March 14, 2006
  • Originally Released: 2001
  • Label: Collectables Records
  • Original Album: Atlantic 81977 (1989)

Description by OLDIES.com:

Lateef envisions elements of night in songs such as "Soft Light," "Closed Space," and "While On Earth."

Tracks:

  • 1.Warm Intensity
  • 2.Estuary
  • 3.Indefinite Expansion
  • 4.Closed Space
  • 5.Compassion Duration
  • 6.Visible Particles
  • 7.While On Earth
  • 8.Elementary Substance
  • 9.Soft Light
  • 10.Life Property
  • 11.Luminous Energy
  • 12.Essential Element

Product Description:

Personnel: Yusef Lateef (flute, alto flute, oboe, tenor saxophone, piano, grand piano, keyboards); Christopher Salvo (clarinet); Hugh Schick (flugelhorn, horns); Patrick Tucker (French horn).
Audio Mixer: Norman Blain.
Liner Note Author: Mort Fega.
Recording information: Moonstar Media, Shutesbury, MA (02/1989).
Photographer: Ken Collins.
Yusef Lateef has always sought to extend the boundaries of musical expression. Continuing his quest for new vistas in jazz, Yusef Lateef's 1989 release NOCTURNES is a subtle, even brooding, musical project that uses sound colors and stark musical landscapes to create, above all else, a sense of darkness and nighttime. This music is largely programmatic. In fact, NOCTURNES is probably best summed up as a modern tone poem. The writing is gloomy and ominous, dissonant and angular. Yet, each track retains a distinctly gentle and placid disposition. Trumpeter Hugh Schick plays with a rich, full bodied and legato approach throughout and Lateef's own flute playing is often quite heartrending as he soliloquizes over his own piano and keyboard playing.
NOCTURNES is a perfect CD for late nights or dreary afternoons, Lateef and crew challenge our ears to enter into a world that is at once desolate and austere, yet pretty and serene. In short, this is mood music at its best. Highlights include "Compassion Duration" and "Warm Intensity."
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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 3,421
  • UPC: 090431618820
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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