Jam Gems: Live at the Left Bank

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Jam Gems: Live at the Left Bank
Live album by Freddie Hubbard & Jimmy Heath
Released January 30, 2001
Recorded June 13, 1965
Genre Jazz
Length 55:35
Label Label M
Freddie Hubbard chronology
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Jam Gems: Live at the Left Bank
Jimmy Heath chronology
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Jam Gems: Live at the Left Bank
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Jam Gems: Live at the Left Bank is collaboration live album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard and tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath recorded at the Left Bank ballroom in Baltimore in June 1965 and released on the Label M label in 2001. It features performances by Hubbard, Heath, Gus Simms, Wilbur Little, and Bertell Knox.


The Allmusic review by Paula Edelstein states "Jam Gems is jazz history documented at its finest and is a must-have for anyone interested in the energies and nuances of "live" jazz in the '60s".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "All Members" (Jimmy Heath) - 4:01
  2. "Bluesville" (Sonny Red Kyner) - 10:08
  3. "Lover Man" (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman) - 12:11
  4. "What Is This Thing Called Love?" (Cole Porter) - 11:24
  5. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) - 17:51



  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Edelstein, P. Allmusic Review accessed 24 June 2009.