Yusef Lateef

    Yusef Lateef

    • Yusef Lateef
    Yusef Lateef

    Yusef Lateef

    • Yusef Lateef

    Yusef Lateef

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    Cry! - Tender (Bonus Track Version)

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        Yusef Lateef long had an inquisitive spirit and he was never just a bop or hard bop soloist. Lateef, who did not care much for the term "jazz," consistently created music that stretched (and even broke through) boundaries. A superior tenor saxophonist with a soulful sound and impressive technique, by the 1950s Lateef was one of the top flutists around. He also developed into the best jazz soloist to date on oboe, was an occasional bassoonist, and introduced such instruments as t... Read more

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