Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard

About The Artist

Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard was born in Indianapolis and his first playing and recording experiences were with fellow Indianapolis native Wes Montgomery. In 1958 he moved to New York where he was able to play with well-established musicians such as: J.J. Johnson, Slide Hampton, Sonny Rollins and Philly Joe Jones. In 1961 Hubbard joined Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. With the Messengers he was able to contribute songs (like his wonderful composition, and now standard, "Up Jumped Spring"), arrange... Read More

Reviews

"Freddie Hubbard's mixture of forward-looking musical ideas and old-fashioned brassiness might be called the essence of the early-sixties Blue Note sound." - Peter Keepnews


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