Breaking Point!

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Breaking Point!
Breaking Point (album).jpg
Studio album by Freddie Hubbard
Released End of August/early September 1964[1]
Recorded May 7, 1964
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 40:12
Label Blue Note
BST 84172
Producer Alfred Lion
Freddie Hubbard chronology
Doin' the Thang!
(1963)Doin' the Thang!1963
Breaking Point!
Blue Spirits
(1965)Blue Spirits1965
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 5/5 stars[2]

Breaking Point! is the ninth album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, recorded on May 7, 1964, and released on the Blue Note label. Featuring performances by Hubbard, James Spaulding, Ronnie Mathews, Eddie Khan and Joe Chambers, it "constitutes some of the most powerful jazz music of this time period".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Freddie Hubbard except as indicated

  1. "Breaking Point" - 10:19
  2. "Far Away" - 10:58
  3. "Blue Frenzy" - 6:23
  4. "D Minor Mint" - 6:24
  5. "Mirrors" (Chambers) - 6:08
  6. "Blue Frenzy" [Alternate take] - 3:18 Bonus track on CD
  7. "Mirrors" [Alternate take] - 3:23 Bonus track on CD



  1. ^ Billboard Aug 29, 1964
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 106. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Review by Michael G. Nastos, AllMusic.