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Freddie Hubbard (Frederick Dewayne Hubbard, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 7, 1938 - Sherman Oaks, California, December 29, 2008) was an American jazz trumpeter.

Hubbard was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and associated in his youth with various musicians in Indianapolis, including Wes Montgomery and Montgomery's brothers. Chet Baker was an early influence, although Hubbard soon aligned himself with the approach of Clifford Brown (and his forebears: Fats Navarro and Dizzy Gillespie). Hubbard's jazz career began in earnest after moving to New York City… read more

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  • Only a song like this to cheer me in my work in the PhD dissertation
  • first listen to the guy (track called Hub Cap) and toes tapping like crazy!
  • his solo on Oliver Nelson's "Stolen Moments" is the best thing
  • A tone of nectar.
  • cool guy, cool sound
  • I think Freddie is actually my favorite jazz trumpeter right now
  • Spotify playlist [url=]Jazz: Bebop, Cool, Swing, Vocal, Fusion, Modal, Stride, Dixieland, Third Stream, Big Band, Hard Bop[/url]
  • What turned me on to Freddie was his playing on Dolphy's Out to Lunch.

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