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Fave Freddie Hubbard sides

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After a recent listening, Dexter's 'Doin' Alright' has just gone way up in my Freddie top recordings list. 'Bluesnik' too.

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His brief solo on that Billy Joel tune is a worthy addition to the list of jazz musicians showing up in unlikely pop places.

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His brief solo on that Billy Joel tune is a worthy addition to the list of jazz musicians showing up in unlikely pop places.

Someone who attended that session told a story that Freddie indulged heavily in both weed and alcohol at the studio, then asked to hear the tape, and blew that solo perfectly on a first try.

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His brief solo on that Billy Joel tune is a worthy addition to the list of jazz musicians showing up in unlikely pop places.

Someone who attended that session told a story that Freddie indulged heavily in both weed and alcohol at the studio, then asked to hear the tape, and blew that solo perfectly on a first try.

I'd probably need heavy doses of weed and alcohol too if I was doing a Billy Joel session. Freddie's solo on that track is the highlight of Joel's career, IMOSHO.

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Among many favorites is the 20 minute live version of Red Clay at the end of the reissue of the album. Full of energy and humor, I remember listening to that over and over once on a tiring drive through the Midwest, I needed the charge that comes from live Freddie.

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the huge dump he takes at the end of that makes me laugh. I mean, the trumpet fart, excuse me :lol:

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His brief solo on that Billy Joel tune is a worthy addition to the list of jazz musicians showing up in unlikely pop places.

Beg pardon, but which song is that?

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the huge dump he takes at the end of that makes me laugh. I mean, the trumpet fart, excuse me :lol:

Yeah, Freddie had serious chops and a sense of humor... a too rare combination.

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His brief solo on that Billy Joel tune is a worthy addition to the list of jazz musicians showing up in unlikely pop places.

Beg pardon, but which song is that?

"Zanzibar" from 52nd Street

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