Freddie Hubbard records ‘Breaking Point!’ for Blue Note (1964)

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘Breaking Point!’ is his ninth album recorded on May 7, 1964 and released in September 1964 By Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Breaking Point (Freddie Hubbard) – 10:19 . 2.Far Away (Freddie Hubbard) – 10:58 . 3.Blue Frenzy (Freddie Hubbard) – 06:23 . 4.D Minor Mint (Freddie Hubbard) – 6:24 . 5.Mirrors (Joe Chambers) – 06:08

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet . James Spaulding – Alto Saxophone, Flute . Ronnie Mathews – Piano . Eddie Khan – Bass . Joe Chambers – Drums

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Leonard Feather – Liner Notes

Recorded On May 7, 1964 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released In September 1964 By Blue Note.

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jazz.com
THE DOZENS: RANDY BRECKER SELECTS 12 ESSENTIAL FREDDIE HUBBARD TRACKS Unlike a lot of the free jazz trumpet players of the day, who would just blow air into the horn and move their fingers really fast, Freddie?s playing lines. Some nice collective playing on this one, too. […]

hprill @ RateYourMusic
Breaking Point was Freddie Hubbard‘s attempt to make a point that he was one of the New Thing guys after all, a point that was only partly correct. True, he had participated both in Coleman’s Free Jazz and Coltrane’s Ascension, but you can’t help noticing that no matter how hard he is trying, he is essentially trying. […]

allmusic
The expansive style of Andrew Hill is identifiable especially during the title track, with the piano of Mathews leading a startling charge of several short and swift mini-theme clarion bursts, moving into calypso. This is one of the more astonishing pieces ever conceived in modern music. […]

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