Grammy Award-winning composer, performer, recording artist, author, educator and
philosopher who has been a major force on the international musical scene for more
than six decades
Known for his innovative blending of "Eastern" music with American jazz, Lateef's
main instruments are tenor saxophone and flute, but he is one of few to play oboe
or bassoon in jazz, and also plays various world music instruments, notably bamboo
flute, shanai, shofar, arghul, sarewa, and koto.
Recognized throughout several continents, Lateef has earned himself a place as a
talent of individual vision.
“ I have decided to Keep Yusef Lateef in my website because
he will stay forever at a special place in my heart”