Yusef Lateef passes away....

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Johnny StingRay, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. Johnny StingRay

    Johnny StingRay

    Nov 24, 2006
  2. Roy Vogt

    Roy Vogt Supporting Member

    Sep 20, 2000
    Endorsing Artist: Kiesel, Carvin, Accuracy, Hotwire, Conklin Basses, DNA, Eden
    A life well lived. I'm sorry I didn't get to see him live. A reminder to see all of the Elder Statesmen of Jazz. No guarantee how long we'll have them! RIP Maestro!
  3. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

    Aug 22, 2011
    RIP. I didn't listen to a lot of his music, but the stuff I did hear gave me great respect for his creativity and individuality.

    ...and his bassoon chops.
  4. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    ...yeah, I dug his stuff. RIP.
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  6. P Town

    P Town

    Dec 7, 2011
    I think I saw a photo of him, (probably staged), where he had a sax in each hand, with both mouth pieces in his mouth, or maybe a sax in one hand, and an ocarina, or something, in the other, held as if he were playing it with his nose. The guy was a ground breaker.