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This album is Mastered for iTunes. Only two bandleaders have recorded under the Jazz Messengers moniker—drummer Art Blakey and his onetime rhythm section mate, pianist Horace Silver. This album could be an unofficial Jazz Messengers project. Hubbard was a member of Blakey’s group when he recorded it, as was trombonist Curtis Fuller. Tenor saxophonist John Gilmore (on a rare non-Sun Ra Arkestra session) and bassist Art Davis later recorded with Blakey. On Juan Tizol’s “Caravan”, Hubbard delivers a two-minute solo that encompasses all the trademarks of his playing—speed, power and precision. À la Blakey, drummer Louis Hayes plays a quick solo introduction for the Hubbard original “Bob’s Place”. “Happy Times”, another Hubbard piece, has a classic Tin Pan Alley sound and features a mellifluous solo by pianist Tommy Flanagan. Gershwin’s “Summertime” is then given a bit of Spanish tinge, with Hubbard’s ambitious “The 7th Day” closing the set.

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Biography

Born: April 7, 1938 in Indianapolis, IN

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

One of the great jazz trumpeters of all time, Freddie Hubbard formed his sound out of the Clifford Brown/Lee Morgan tradition, and by the early '70s was immediately distinctive and the pacesetter in jazz. However, a string of blatantly commercial albums later in the decade damaged his reputation and, just when Hubbard, in the early '90s (with the deaths of Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis), seemed perfectly suited for the role of veteran master, his chops started causing him serious troubles. Born...
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  • $7.99
  • Genres: Jazz, Music, Hard Bop
  • Released: Jul 02, 1962

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