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Legendary Detroit-native jazz musician dies

Tribute candle (courtesy Dutcher Funeral Home)
Tribute candle (courtesy Dutcher Funeral Home)

DETROIT (WKZO) -- A legendary jazz musician and Detroit native is dead.  Yusef Lateef passed away Monday at age 93.

Born William Huddleston, Lateef was raised over a jazz club in Detroit.  He later played with such legends as Milt Jackson and Kenny Burrell.

Lateef was also known for incorporating oboe and Asian sounds into his music.

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