album review http://kplu.org en Album Review: Pinnacle by Freddie Hubbard http://kplu.org/post/album-review-pinnacle-freddie-hubbard <p>The end of 2008 was a tough time for me as it related to jazz, primarily because the jazz world <a href="http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=27627">lost Freddie Hubbard</a> due to complications from a heart attack right before 2009.</p><p>As a trumpet player myself, Hubbard was my biggest influence, but he also struck me as a &ldquo;survivor&rdquo;. Both Clifford Brown and Lee Morgan were lost before their time, and Freddie tore through the 70&prime;s with mind-blowing recordings (both live and studio) when jazz needed a trumpeter to be mind-blowing.</p><p><strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/05/23/album-review-pinnacle-by-freddie-hubbard/">Read more:</a></strong> Tue, 24 May 2011 17:30:00 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 1663 at http://kplu.org Album Review: Pinnacle by Freddie Hubbard