Yusef Lateef
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Bamboo Flute Blues
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Nubian Lady
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The Plum Blossom [Rudy Van Gelder Remaster]
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Blues For The Orient [Rudy Van Gelder Remaster]
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K.C. Shuffle

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Yusef Lateef

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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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