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Yusef Abdul Lateef

Lateef in a 2007 performance
Background information
Birth name William Emanuel Huddleston
Also known as Yusef Lateef
Born (1920-10-09)October 9, 1920
Chattanooga, Tennessee
United States
Died December 23, 2013(2013-12-23) (aged 93)
Shutesbury, Massachusetts
United States
Genres New-age music, jazz, post-bop, jazz fusion, swing, hard bop, third stream, world music
Occupation(s) Musician, composer, educator, spokesman, author
Instruments Tenor saxophone, flute, oboe, bassoon, bamboo flute, shehnai, shofar, arghul, koto, piano, vocals.
Years active 1955–2013
Labels Savoy, Prestige, Verve, Riverside, Impulse, Atlantic, CTI, YAL Records
Associated acts Cannonball Adderley
Website www.yuseflateef.com

When the soul looks out of its body, it should see only beauty in its path. These are the sights we must hold in mind, in order to move to a higher place.
Yusef Lateef
My music is jazz.