Archive for December 30th, 2008

Freddie Hubbard (1938-2008): An Appreciation

Freddie Hubbard (1938-2008): An Appreciation

Jazz just lost an all-world trumpeter. Indianapolis’ Frederick Dewayne Hubbard — who died Monday morning from complications following a heart attack a month earlier at age 70 — may not have shaped jazz as the great trumpet men before him like Armstrong, Gillespie and Davis did, but his mastery of the horn was just as influential to those who cameRead More

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