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Jazz Musician Herbie Mann Dead at 73

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Jazz Musician Herbie Mann Dead at 73

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Jazz Musician Herbie Mann Dead at 73

Jazz Musician Herbie Mann Dead at 73

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Herbie Mann, who helped introduce Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music to the United States and popularized the flute as a jazz instrument, died Monday night of prostate cancer. He was 73. NPR's Neda Ulaby reports.