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Hadi, Shafi (<i>born</i> 1929), tenor and alto saxophonist

Barry Kernfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Philadelphia, 21 Sept 1929). American tenor and alto saxophonist. At the age of six he took piano lessons from his grandmother. He studied composition at Howard University and the University of Detroit and played saxophone in the rhythm-and-blues groups of Ivory Joe Hunter, Ruth Brown, Paul Williams (with whom he recorded, as Curtis Porter, in New York in 1951), and the Griffin brothers. From late 1956 to spring 1958 and

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