Jazz pioneer Freddie Hubbard dies 70

Freddie Hubbard JazzFrederick Dewayne Hubbard (April 7, 1938 – December 29, 2008) was an American jazz trumpeter. He was known primarily for playing in the bebop, hard bop and post bop styles from the early 60s and on. His unmistakable and influential tone contributed to new perspectives for modern jazz and bebop

Following a long setback of health problems and a serious lip injury in 1992 where he ruptured his upper lip and subsequently developed an infection, Hubbard was again playing and recording occasionally, even if not at the high level that he set for himself during his earlier career. His best records ranked with the finest in his field

Death of Frederick Hubbard
On December 29, 2008, Hubbard’s hometown newspaper, The Indianapolis Star reported that Hubbard died from complications from a heart attack suffered on November 26 of the same year. Billboard magazine reported that Hubbard died in Sherman Oaks, California

Freddie Hubbard – Misty

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Freddie Hubbard Discography

Year Title
1992 Live at Fat Tuesday
1991 Bolivia
1989 Times Are Changin’
1983 Sweet Return
1982 Ride Like the Wind
1981 Outpost
1980 Skagly
1979 The Love Connection
1978 Super Blue
1977 Bundle of Joy
1976 Windjammer
1975 Polar AC
1975 Liquid Love
1974 Keep Your Soul Together
1974 High Energy
1974 Freddie Hubbard/Stanley Turrentine in Concert
1973 Sky Dive
1971 First Light
1971 Sing Me a Song of Songmy
1970 Straight Life
1970 Red Clay
1970 The Black Angel
1969 The Hub of Hubbard
1969 A Soul Experiment
1968 High Blues Pressure
1966 Backlash
1965 Blue Spirits
1964 Breaking Point
1963 The Body & the Soul
1962 Hub-Tones
1962 The Artistry of Freddie Hubbard
1961 Ready for Freddie
1961 Minor Mishap
1961 Here to Stay
1961 Hub Cap
1960 Ballads
1960 Goin’ Up
1960 Open Sesame