[JPL] Lateef/Evans/Huddleston

Tom Reney tr at wfcr.org
Thu Apr 28 07:23:34 EDT 2005

Yusef Lateef appears under the name William Evans on recordings with the Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra in 1949.  This is often assumed to be his birth name, but he was born William Emanuel Huddleston on October 9, 1920 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Tom Reney
"Jazz à la Mode"
Monday-Thursday, 8 p.m.-Midnight

WFCR 88.5 FM
Public Radio for Western New England
Hampshire House
131 County Circle
Amherst, MA 01003-9257

tr at wfcr.org

More information about the jazzproglist mailing list