January 2009: Tribute to Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard, one of the most creative and innovative trumpet players in jazz, died on December 29th 2008 age 70.
It is remarkable just how many of the best jazz albums of the past fifty years have been informed by his great musical vision. As our own modest tribute to his great talent, here is a listing of the albums that he has featured on in our reviews:
"Ready For Freddie"
Here To Stay"
Wayne Shorter: "Speak No Evil"
"Wayne Shorter: The Soothsayer"
Oliver Nelson: "Blues And The Abstract Truth"
Herbie Hancock: "Maiden Voyage / Empyrean Isles"
Art Blakey: "Mosaic"
John Coltrane: "The Heavweight Champion"
Andrew Hill: "Compulsion!!!!"
Andrew Hill: "Pax"
Dexter Gordon: "Clubhouse"
"One Night With Blue Note DVD"
September 2008: Focus on Hank Mobley
October 2008: Focus on Miles Davis
November 2008: Focus on John Coltrane
December 2008: Focus on Lee Morgan
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