Sunday, June 27, 2010

Freddie Hubbard - Ready for Freddie

Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard really came into his own during this Blue Note session. He is matched with quite an all-star group (tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Art Davis, and drummer Elvin Jones in addition to Bernard McKinney on euphonium), introduces two of his finest compositions ("Birdlike" and "Crisis"), and is quite lyrical on his ballad feature, "Weaver of Dreams." Hubbard's sidemen all play up to par and this memorable session is highly recommended; it's one of the trumpeter's most rewarding Blue Note albums. - by Scott Yanow, AMG

Artist: Freddie Hubbard
Album: Ready for Freddie
Year: 1961
Label: Blue Note (Toshiba EMI, 1993)
Total time: 42:06

Tracks:
1.  Arietis (Freddie Hubbard) 6:43
2.  Weaver Of Dreams (Jack Elliott/Victor Young) 6:39
3.  Marie Antoinette (Wayne Shorter) 6:41
4.  Birdlike (Freddie Hubbard) 10:19
5.  Crisis (Freddie Hubbard) 11:44

Personnel:
Freddie Hubbard (Trumpet)
Bernard McKinney (Euphonium)
Wayne Shorter (Tenor Saxophone)
McCoy Tyner (Piano)
Art Davis (Double Bass)
Elvin Jones (Drums)

3 comments:

  1. oops dead link!
    Any chance to upload it again?

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  2. Please you can put back the link. Thank you

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