Freddie Hubbard: One Of A Kind

Catalog # 72035

UPC # 602267203592

Freddie Hubbard: Trumpet; Billy Childs: Piano; Stephen Houghton: Drums; Buck Clark: Percussion; Larry Klein: Bass



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[Freddie Hubbard] wasn’t only the hardest-working trumpeter in show business, he was also the best, with a gleaming, quicksilver sound that combined the brass of Louis Armstrong with the bebop power of Clifford Brown and the melodic grace of Miles Davis.” – San Francisco Chronicle

Freddie Hubbard playing profile Greg OK

Hubbard played the mellophone and trumpet working under local legends Wes and Monk Montgomery, before moving to New York and becoming immersed with some of the city’s finest Jazz musicians, including Philly Joe Jones, Sonny Rollins, Slide Hampton, Eric Dolphy, J. J. Johnson, and Quincy Jones. His recording “Ready For Freddie” solidified him as one of the most innovative and underrated Jazz trumpet players alive, and it’s follow-up, the critically acclaimed album “First Light”, not only won him his first Grammy Award, cementing not only his jazz status but also his mainstream appeal.

…a barnstorming trumpet player… …triumphantly volatile.” – John Pareles, New York Times


Song Selection:

  1. Birdlike – LIVE
  2. One of a Kind – LIVE
  3. First Light – LIVE
  4. There Is No Greater Love – LIVE
  5. Love Connection – LIVE
  6. One of Another Kind – LIVE
  7. UK 41 – LIVE

Musicians Include:

Freddie Hubbard: Trumpet
Billy Childs: Piano
Stephen Houghton: Drums
Buck Clark: Percussion
Larry Klein: Bass


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