Freddie Hubbard

American musician

Frederick Dewayne Hubbard (April 7, 1938 – December 29, 2008) was an American jazz trumpeter.[1] He was known for playing in the bebop, hard bop, and post-bop beginning in the early 1960s onwards.

Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard 1976.jpg
Hubbard performing in
Rochester, New York, 1976
Background information
Birth nameFrederick Dwayne Hubbard
Born(1938-04-07)April 7, 1938
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
DiedDecember 29, 2008(2008-12-29) (aged 70)
Sherman Oaks, California
Occupation(s)Musician, bandleader, composer
InstrumentsTrumpet, flugelhorn, cornet, French horn, mellophone
Years active1958–2008
LabelsAtlantic, Columbia, CTI, Blue Note
Associated actsHerbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ornette Coleman


  1. "Freddie Hubbard Dies". Downbeat. December 29, 2008. Archived from the original on June 16, 2013. Retrieved August 12, 2013.