Jazz flautist and composer who was an early pioneer of the fusion of jazz and world music
He started playing the flute professionally at 15 and fused jazz with music from around the world.
His big hit single was "Hijack", which was a Billboard number-one dance hit for three weeks in 1975
He married Ruth Shore on September 8, 1956; Jan Cloonts on July 11, 1971; and Susan Janeal Arison in 1991.
He is a famous jazz musician like Louis Armstrong.
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