Yusef Lateef

Born: 
10/09/1920
City: 
Chattanooga
Region: 
Tennessee
Country: 
USA
Died: 
12/23/2013
Years Active: 
1940's-2000's
Instruments: 
Bassoon, Flute, Tenor Sax
Recorded With: 

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Yusef Lateef (born William Emanuel Huddleston) is an American Grammy Award-winning jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator and spokesman for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Lateef was born in Chattanooga, but his family moved to Detroit in 1925.

Although Lateef's main instruments are the tenor saxophone and flute, he is known for his innovative blending of jazz with 'Eastern' music. In addition to the oboe and bassoon, both rare in jazz, Lateef plays various world music instruments, notably the bamboo flute, shanai, shofar, arghul, sarewa and koto.

Discography

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Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Yusef Lateef 04/11/1980 Rising Sun Montréal Quebec Canada
Yusef Lateef 04/12/1980 Rising Sun Montréal Quebec Canada
Yusef Lateef 04/13/1980 Rising Sun Montréal Quebec Canada
Yusef Lateef Quintet 05/22/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quintet 05/23/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quintet 05/24/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quintet 05/25/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quintet 05/27/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quintet 05/28/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quintet 05/29/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quintet 05/30/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quintet 05/31/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quintet 06/01/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef 07/22/1980 Renaissance Plaza Hotel Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quartet 11/06/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quartet 11/07/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quartet 11/08/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quartet 11/09/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quartet 11/11/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quartet 11/12/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quartet 11/13/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quartet 11/14/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quartet 11/15/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef Quartet 11/16/1980 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Yusef Lateef & Eternal Wind 02/16/2001 Orchestra Hall Detroit Michigan USA

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