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The Man With the Big Front Yard

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The Man With the Big Front Yard

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Yusef Lateef
genre:
Jazz

We gave it a B

Saxist-flutist Lateef has functioned just far enough outside convention to avoid much limelight. Here, four Atlantic albums from the late ’60s and early ’70s have been assembled on these three CDs, and The Man With the Big Front Yard‘s mostly soul-jazz direction — with splashes of psychedelia, gospel, and world music asides — resonates nicely in retrospect. B

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