Back to Birdland

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Back to Birdland
Back to Birdland.jpg
Studio album by Freddie Hubbard
Released 1983
Recorded August 1982
Genre Jazz
Length 35:10
Label Real Time Records
Producer Ralph Jungheim
Freddie Hubbard chronology
Above & Beyond
Back to Birdland
Sweet Return
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Back to Birdland is an album by jazz musician Freddie Hubbard recorded in August 1982 and released on the Real Time label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow calls the album "Hubbard's first worthwhile studio recording (with the exception of Super Blue) since the mid-'70s".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Freddie Hubbard except as indicated
  1. "Shaw 'Nuff" (Ray Brown, Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie) - 5:19
  2. "Star Eyes" (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) - 6:05
  3. "Lover Man" (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman) - 5:39
  4. "For B.P." - 6:58
  5. "Stella by Starlight" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 5:18
  6. "Byrdlike" - 5:42



  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 106. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed 19 June 2009.