Yusef Lateef

By Nick Castro

 

Dr. Yusef Lateef is a jazz musician and composer from Detroit, MI. He was born in 1920 as William Emanuel Huddleston in Chattanooga, TN. He was one of the last living legends from his era, having come up through bebop, modern jazz, spiritual/avant jazz, soul-jazz, new age and even dabbling in classical music. He is known for being a multi-instrumentalist with his arsenal of instruments including mainly tenor saxophone and flute but also incorporating bassoon and oboe, both unusual in jazz, and more obscure wind and stringed instruments such as shofar, shanai, arghul,... Read More

City Of Origin:
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Genre:
Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop, Soul Jazz, Jazz Funk, Avant-Garde, Free Jazz
Birthdate:
10/09/1920
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Blues

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Tortion Level

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Woody 'n You

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Dancing in the Dark

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Parisian Thoroughfare

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Yusef

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Shaw 'nuff

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