Freddie Hubbard by: Cade Venhuizen
Facts about Freddie Hubbard • Freddie Hubbard was born April 7, 1938, and died December 29, 2008. • He was known primarily for playing bebop, hard bop, and post bop styles from the early 60s and on. • Hubbard started playing the trumpet in his school band. • He died at the age of 70.
Freddie died in Sherman Oaks, California. • Over a career that began in the late 1950’s, Hubbard earned both critical praise, and commercial success- although rarely for the same project. • He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. • Hubbard was once known as the brashest of jazzmen, but his personality as well as his music mellowed in the wake of his lip problem.
Hubbard’s wife was named Briggie , and his son, Duane. • In my opinion, he was a great trumpeter.
References • www.Wikipedia.com • www.google.com • World book 9 (H) • Atlas