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Yusef Lateef
Yusef Lateef
Birth: October 09, 1920
Nationality: American
Yusef Lateef
Nationality: American
Birth: October 09, 1920

Dr. Yusef Lateef is an American jazz multi-instrumentalist and composer.

Known for his innovative blending of "Eastern" music with American jazz, Lateef's main instruments are tenor saxophone and flute, but he is one of few to play oboe or bassoon in jazz, and also plays various world music instruments, notably bamboo flute, shanai, shofar, arghul, sarewa, and koto.

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