Freddie Hubbard's "Blue Spirits" is his unrecognized masterpiece. With a four-horn front line and a surging rhythm section, he crafts brilliant compositions and voices them for maximum impact. Hubbard, James Spaulding, Joe Henderson and Hank Mobley solo with fire and passion. Added to the original album are two tunes from the following year with Henderson and Herbie Hancock.
FREDDIE HUBBARD, trumpet; JAMES SPAULDING, alto sax, flute; JOE HENDERSON, tenor sax; KIANE ZAWADI, euphonium; HAROLD MABERN, piano; LARRY RIDLEY, bass; CLIFFORD JARVIS, drums; BIG BLACK, congas.
* FREDDIE HUBBARD, trumpet; JAMES SPAULDING, alto sax, flute; HANK MOBLEY, tenor sax; KIANE ZAWADI, euphonium; McCOY TYNER, piano; BOB CRANSHAW, bass; PETE LA ROCA, drums.
** bonus tracks, not part of original LP.