Yusef Lateef Dead: Grammy-Winning Musician Dies At 93

December 27, 2013   // 0 Comments

Huff Post Black Voices SHUTESBURY, Mass. (AP) — Grammy-winning musician and composer Yusef Lateef, one of the first to incorporate world music into traditional jazz, has died. He was 93. Lateef died Monday at his home in Shutesbury in western Massachusetts, according to the Douglass Funeral Home in Amherst. Lateef, a tenor saxophonist known for his impressive technique, also became a top flutis...

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