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Yet another one from the prolific pen of  Yusef Lateef.  I could spend a year just posting my favorite blueses from Yusef Lateef albums, but I (probably) won’t.


For Spee’s Sake

I love the bass playing of Reggie Workman.  He is always listening attentively to his bandmates, matching their intensity and prodding them to new heights without stealing the spotlight.  On this Freddie Hubbard blues, he gets a short walking feature out front to set up the tempo.

For Spee’s Sake