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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Freddie Hubbard/McCoy Tyner/Elvin Jones - Berlin 1987

This wraps up the Freddie Hubbard tribute here... and it again nicely fits the great drummers theme (see previous post), this time with the great Elvin Jones present! The concert was done in memory of John Coltrane, and with Tyner/Workman/Jones, the 1961 rhythm section of Coltrane's classic quartet is present here. Hubbard of course worked with Coltrane both on "Olé Coltrane" and on "Ascension". Sonny Fortune worked with Miles in the seventies and does his best filling the big gap left by Coltrane...

Here's the full list of Hubbard shows shared here in the past weeks:

New Brunswick 1970
Amsterdam 1970
Boston 1972
Denver 1973
Philadelphia 1975
Montreux 1978
Hamburg 1979 (with Leon Thomas)
Boston 1980
Wiesen 1982
Montreux (?) 1982
unknown location 1983-03-27
Montreux 1983
NYC 1983
Redondo Beach 1983
Berlin 1985
Freddie Hubbard & McCoy Tyner Trio - Hamburg 1986
Freddie Hubbard/Joe Henderson/McCoy Tyner - Nürnberg 1987
Freddie Hubbard/McCoy Tyner/Elvin Jones - Berlin 1987 (with Fortune, Workman) >> THIS POST!

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - San Remo 1963
Max Roach - Stockholm & Graz 1966
Herbie Hancock VSOP III - Athens 1985

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Freddie Hubbard - McCoy Tyner - Elvin Jones
"Coltrane Memorial Quintet"
Berlin (DE), Jazzfest
November 6, 1987


Freddie Hubbard - trumpet
Sonny Fortune - tenor & soprano sax
McCoy Tyner - piano
Reggie Workman - bass
Elvin Jones - drums

1. Blues Minor (15:52)
2. Naima (8:08)
3. A Love Supreme (25:15)
4. Chim Chim Cheree (13:46)
5. Mr. P.C. (4:41)

TT: 67:45

Sound: A/A-
Source/lineage: no info (radio broadcast)

8 comments:

ubu said...

FLAC (tagged) + info:

http://rapidshare.com/files/181522495/Hubbard-Tyner-Jones_1987-11-06_Berlin.part1.rar
http://rapidshare.com/files/181532606/Hubbard-Tyner-Jones_1987-11-06_Berlin.part2.rar
http://rapidshare.com/files/181519290/Hubbard-Tyner-Jones_1987-11-06_Berlin.part3.rar

chayjazz said...

One last "thank you" for all the great Freddie shows....

Charles

ubu said...

You're welcome, chayjazz!

nick said...

yes, thank you again for all of these shows, ubu. I can't think of a better tribute to such a giant than to display him in his element, and in such a wide variety of playing contexts as well. we're all lucky that you've posted these!

karelio said...

I´m late on it...nevertheless...THANK YOU for all your great work; best way of remembering Freddie is listening to his music!

sasha said...

This was a great call..Bringing together all these concert/radio recordings on the one page is one hell of a way of reminding folk just what a master of musical drama Mr FH was..Many many thanks.

MrBill said...

I'm listening to the Hubbard-Tyner-Jones right right now. What a great experience for those who were there to hear it in person - and, thanks to you, this concert can be enjoyed by many more. Thank you!!

Madeira said...

I would like to, just like the others, show my appreciation for this post, ubu. Thank you vey much.