Yusef Lateef
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Yusef Lateef Biography (Wikipedia)

Yusef Abdul Lateef (born William Emanuel Huddleston; October 9, 1920 – December 23, 2013) was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer and prominent figure among the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in America, following his conversion to Islam in 1950.

Although Lateef's main instruments were the tenor saxophone and flute, he also played oboe and bassoon, both rare in jazz, and also used a number of non-western instruments such as the bamboo flute, shanai, shofar, xun, arghul and koto. He is known for having been an innovator in the blending of jazz with "Eastern" music. Peter Keepnews, in his New York Times obituary of Lateef, wrote that the musician "played world music before world music had a name."

Lateef wrote and published a number of books including two novellas entitled A Night in the Garden of Love and Another Avenue, the short story collections Spheres and Rain Shapes, also his autobiography, The Gentle Giant, written in collaboration with Herb Boyd. Along with his record label YAL Records, Lateef owned Fana Music, a music publishing company. Lateef published his own work through Fana, which includes Yusef Lateef's Flute Book of the Blues and many of his own orchestral compositions.

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Love Theme From Spartacus
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Love Theme From Spartacus
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Like It Is
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Like It Is
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See See Rider
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See See Rider
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Passion
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Passion
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I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
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I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
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Bishop School
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Bishop School
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Ma He's Making Eyes At Me
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Ma He's Making Eyes At Me
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4th Movement Passacaglia
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4th Movement Passacaglia
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Taboo
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Taboo
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Back Home
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Back Home
Ahmad Jamal
Brother Hold Your Light
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Brother Hold Your Light
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The Plum Blossom
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The Plum Blossom
Hugh Lawson
Love And Humor
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Love And Humor
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When You're Smiling
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When You're Smiling
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Lover Man
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Lover Man
Cannonball Adderley Sextet
The Weaver
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The Weaver
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One Little Indian
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One Little Indian
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The Centaur and The Phoenix
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The Centaur and The Phoenix
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Don't Blame Me
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Don't Blame Me
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Titora
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Titora
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Snafu
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Snafu
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Brother John
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Brother John
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Before Dawn
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Before Dawn
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A Night In Tunisia
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A Night In Tunisia
Yusef Lateef, Roscoe Mitchell, Adam Rudolph, Douglas R. Ewart, Douglas R. Ewart, Yusef Lateef, Roscoe Mitchell & Adam Rudolph
Harpers Ferry
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Harpers Ferry

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Yusef Lateef, Roscoe Mitchell, Adam Rudolph, Douglas R. Ewart, Douglas R. Ewart, Yusef Lateef, Roscoe Mitchell & Adam Rudolph
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The Centaur And The Phoenix
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The Centaur And The Phoenix
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Symphony Blues Suite
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Symphony Blues Suite
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Chinq Miau
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Chinq Miau
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Blues For The Orient
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Blues For The Orient
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Eastern Market
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Eastern Market
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Nile Valley Blues
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Nile Valley Blues
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Blues in Maude's Flat
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Blues in Maude's Flat
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The Trees
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The Trees
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Morning
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Morning
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