Hugh Lawson, was an American jazz pianist from Detroit who worked with Yusef Lateef for more than 10 years.
Inspired by Bud Powell, Hampton Hawes and Bill Evans, Lawson first gained recognition for his work with Yusef Lateef during the late '50s. He recorded with Harry Sweets Edison (1962), Roy Brooks, and Lateef on several occasions in the 1960s
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