The Night of the Cookers

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The Night of the Cookers
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Live album by Freddie Hubbard
Released 1965
Recorded April 9 & 10 1965
Genre Jazz
Label Blue Note
Producer Alfred Lion
Freddie Hubbard chronology
Blue Spirits
(1965)Blue Spirits1965
The Night of the Cookers
Jam Gems: Live at the Left Bank
(2001)Jam Gems: Live at the Left Bank2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]

The Night of the Cookers is a live album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard recorded at Club La Marchal in April 1965 and released on the Blue Note label, originally as two volumes on LP. It features performances by Hubbard, Lee Morgan, James Spaulding, Harold Mabern, Jr., Larry Ridley, Pete LaRoca and Big Black. It has been called "one of the most compelling documents of a live band in full flight".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pensativa" (Clare Fischer) - 23:30
  2. "Walkin'" (Richard Carpenter) - 19:27
  3. "Jodo" - 22:15
  4. "Breaking Point" - 21:43
All compositions by Freddie Hubbard except as indicated
  • Recorded on April 9 & 10, 1965 at Club La Marchal, Brooklyn, NY



  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. The Night of the Cookers at AllMusic
  2. ^ Maxwell Chandler, "Remembering Freddie Hubbard and The Night of the Cookers (Blue Note, 1965)", Jazz Police, December 30, 2008.