December 31, 2008 – 11:34 am

Freddie Hubbard R.I.P.
(April 7, 1938 - December 29, 2008)

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Concerts By the Sea 1983 [no label, 2CD]

Live at Redondo Beach, CA; December 31, 1983. Very good FM broadcast.

Freddie Hubbard died on Monday (December 29, 2008) at Sherman Oaks Hospital as a result of a heart attack suffered in late November. He was 70.

In memory of the trumpeter, here’s a Freddie Hubbard show from 1983. Since it was performed on New Year’s Eve 1983, it couldn’t be shared at a more opportune moment.

Thanks to glasnostrd19 for sharing the tracks on the Dime site. Thanks also to anglomuse for the pictures.

Note: Click on the highlighted tracks to download the MP3s (these are high quality stereo MP3s - sample rate of 192 kbps). As far as we can ascertain, this recording has never been officially released.

These tracks are no longer available for sharing.

Disc 1
Track 101: radio announcer 1:31
Track 102: The Night Has A Thousand Eyes 14:46
Track 103: Misty 9:43
Track 104: Freddie talks and radio announcer (set break) 1:25
Track 105: last moments of 1983 (Freddie talks and crowd cheering) and Auld Lang Syne 3:24
Track 106: Super Blue 14:08
Track 107: Freddie talks :57
Track 108: My funny Valentine 9:40
Track 109: announcer :17 (another set break)
Track 110: announcer and Howard Rumsey talkS (owner of venue) 2:03

Disc 2
Track 201: announcer introduction final set :25
Track 202: One Of Another Kind 16:09
Track 203: Freddie talks 3:48
Track 204: Up Jumps Spring 13:46
Track 205: Freddie talkS (band introductions) 3:12
Track 206: announcer closing credits (over Auld Lang Syne) 3:51

Freddie Hubbard Quintet
Freddie Hubbard - trumpet and flugelhorn
Bob Shepherd - reeds
Billy Childs - piano
Herbie Lewis - bass
Steve Houghton - drums (formerly with Gary Burton group)
and a few guests in parts
Benard Ighner
Ray Armando - percussion

Click here to order Freddie Hubbard albums.

  1. 6 Responses to “FREDDIE HUBBARD - NEW YEAR’S EVE 1983”

  2. Thanks for posting this-Long Live Freddie Hubbard

    By Luis Torregrosa on Jan 18, 2009

  3. I love Freddie too - thanks for re-posting this great set

    By aguywholovesmiles on Jan 15, 2015

  4. Any chance of a re-up on this.Thanks in advance.

    By Danny on Aug 4, 2017

  5. Danny, here are the instructions from BigO: email us at [email protected] to request for shows that are closed.

    By ScarRad on Aug 4, 2017

  6. Could i have a link to this show please “FREDDIE HUBBARD - NEW YEAR’S EVE 1983”

    By Danny on Jan 6, 2023

  7. Hey Danny, you’ve got two Hopes: Bob, and NO!!

    By DD on Jan 6, 2023

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