Weekend Extra: Hubbard’s “Stardust”/”Body And Soul”

In this video clip, bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen introduces Freddie Hubbard, who chooses the verse of one imperishable ballad to set up the chorus of another, to NHOP's evident bemusement. It may be from may be Danish television in the late 1960s, but DailyMotion provides no information about the origin of this rather misty clip. If you know, please tell us by way of the comments link below. Hubbard is stunning in his flugelhorn range and lyricism on his final time through the bridge of … [Read more...]