Absolutely Australia's Lowest Prices

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

The Artistry of Freddie Hubbard [Digipak]

Hurry - Only 2 left in stock!
Album: The Artistry of Freddie Hubbard [Digipak]
# Song Title   Time
1)    Caravan
2)    Bob's Place
3)    Happy Times
4)    Summertime
5)    7th Day, The
Product Details
Performer Notes
  • Personnel: Freddie Hubbard (trumpet); John Gilmore (tenor saxophone); Curtis Fuller (trombone); Tommy Flanagan (piano); Art Davis (bass); Louis Hayes (drums).
  • Producer: Bob Thiele.
  • Reissue producer: Michael Cuscuna.
  • Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on July 2, 1962. Includes liner notes by Dan Morgenstern.
  • Digitally remastered by Erick Labson (MCA Music Media Studios).
  • Personnel: Freddie Hubbard (trumpet); John Gilmore (tenor saxophone); Curtis Fuller (trombone); Tommy Flanagan (piano); Art Davis (upright bass); Louis Hayes (drums).
  • This 1962 effort was Freddie Hubbard's first recording under his own name for Impulse! Fellow Jazz Messenger Curtis Fuller and newcomer John Gilmore color the proceedings with added trombone and tenor saxophone, respectively. These rock-solid post-bop horn players are backed by the formidable rhythm section of Tommy Flanagan on piano, Art Davis on bass, and Louis Hayes on drums. Hubbard's shimmering style and clear tone show a clear debt to the late Clifford Brown and a nod to the bold sonic curiosity of John Coltrane. These are some hot young players pushing a classic format forward. The opening track is Duke Ellington's intoxicating "Caravan." The horns play the theme loosely above the dark undercurrent of Davis' and Hayes' playing. The piece explodes into a Hubbard solo that shows why he was the most talked-about young trumpeter of that era. The exceptional quality of his tone and range are amply displayed in his Latin-tinged version of the tender Gershwin standard "Summertime." On the closing track, "The 7th Day," Hubbard and his sextet ride a sultry cool jazz groove for all it's worth and build patiently to some bold exchanges, bowing out with a slow fade.
Professional Reviews
Record Collector (magazine) (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he performances that really catch the ear are dazzlingly inventive covers of jazz standards 'Caravan' and 'Summertime'..."
Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Music » Classical
Home » Music » Jazz » Jazz Instrument » Trumpet
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Artistry of Freddie Hubbard [Digipak] on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top