GOODBYE FREDDIE HUBBARD


For every beginning break collector, especially those coming out of the 1990s, it was inevitable that you’d end up with more than a few Freddie Hubbard records. As a trumpeter player, his work – especially for CTI – was such an essential part of the soul-jazz sound of the 1970s that would find renewed resonance two decades later.

Hubbard died today, only age 70, from a heart attack. Here are a few personnel favorites:

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