Yusef Lateef Dies at 93

2013-12-25 by Adam Thomas EMERITUS | 19 Comments
On Monday morning, legendary jazz multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef passed at the age of 93 at his home in Shutesbury, Massachusetts. While mostly known as a gifted tenor saxophonist, Lateef experimented with a variety of instruments throughout his playing career, such as the flute, oboe, and bassoon; as well as with many non-Western techniques and styles, making jazz a global language. Lateef also taught with a passion at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst from 1987-2002. He toured relentlessly through his old age, with his last performance being this past summer at the age of 92.
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MO
December 25th 2013
21825 Comments


whoa RIP

a real talent

PunchforPunch
December 25th 2013
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RIP

MyNameIsPencil
December 25th 2013
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RIP

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Zuver87
December 25th 2013
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The rapper?

Departures
December 25th 2013
951 Comments


RIP

GringoSuave89
December 25th 2013
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RIP

henryChinaski
December 25th 2013
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RIP

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MoosechriS
December 25th 2013
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RIP dude

rockandmetaljunkie
December 25th 2013
6886 Comments


RIP

Gwyn.
December 25th 2013
17019 Comments


R.I.P.

ReAnimator
December 25th 2013
356 Comments


Damn, RIP

Prince1993
December 25th 2013
553 Comments


RIP

Jruined
December 26th 2013
1302 Comments


RIP,😞

flaffy
December 26th 2013
160 Comments


damn

ResidentNihilist
December 26th 2013
1292 Comments


Amazing musician and person. RIP

DrHouseSchuldiner
December 26th 2013
5643 Comments


RIP

livingisland
December 26th 2013
527 Comments


RIP

musicalmedicine
December 26th 2013
480 Comments


RIP

ethos
December 28th 2013
1895 Comments


this guy has done so much for music from world music/jazz all the way to kayo dot

rest in peace :" )



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