Freddie Hubbard

Keystone Bop: Sunday Night

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An LP-and-a-half's worth of material recorded by Freddie Hubbard and his sextet (with tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, pianist Billy Childs, vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, bassist Larry Klein, and drummer Steve Houghton) at the legendary San Francisco club Keystone Korner one night in 1981. The great trumpeter is in excellent form on three of his compositions ("Birdlike," "Sky Dive," and "The Intrepid Fox"), Hutcherson's "The Littlest One of All," and "Body and Soul." Although few surprises occur, Hubbard fans can be assured that this set finds him in excellent form on a good night.

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