Jazz icon Yusef Lateef dies at 93

7:06 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Jazz icon Yusef Lateef dies at 93

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Legendary Detroit jazz musician and composer Yusef Abdul Lateef, who came of age in the 1940s and ’50s, moved to New York and helped shape modern jazz, died Monday in his home in Massachusetts.
He considered Detroit his home an incubator for wonderful musicians, his wife, Ayesha Lateef, said.
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