Blue Spirits

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Blue Spirits
Studio album by Freddie Hubbard
Released 1965
Recorded February 19 & 26, 1965
March 5, 1966
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 44:35 original LP
62:04 CD reissue
Label Blue Note
BST 84196
Producer Alfred Lion
Freddie Hubbard chronology
Breaking Point
(1964)
Blue Spirits
(1965)
The Night of the Cookers
(1965)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Blue Spirits is the tenth album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard released on the Blue Note label. It features performances by Hubbard, James Spaulding, Joe Henderson, Harold Mabern, Jr., Larry Ridley, Clifford Jarvis, Big Black, Kiane Zawadi, Hank Mobley, McCoy Tyner, Bob Cranshaw, Pete LaRoca. The CD release added tracks from a 1966 session featuring Hosea Taylor, Herbie Hancock, Reggie Workman, and Elvin Jones.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Freddie Hubbard
  1. "Soul Surge" - 10:24
  2. "Blue Spirits" - 12:14
  3. "Outer Forces" - 9:35
  4. "Cunga Black" - 5:15
  5. "Jodo" - 7:07
  6. "The Melting Pot" - 7:36 Bonus track on CD
  7. "True Colors" - 9:53 Bonus track on CD

Recorded on February 19, 1965 (#1, 4), February 26, 1965 (#2, 3, 5) and March 5, 1966 (#6-7).

Personnel[edit]

Tracks 1, 4

Tracks 2, 3, 5

Tracks 6-7

References[edit]