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Freddie Hubbard Celebrates 70th with 4 Nights in NYC, Starting Tonight

Freddie Hubbard, the trumpet giant who has just released his first new album as a leader in seven years, On the Real Side (Times Square), will celebrate both that new album and his 70th birthday with four nights of performances at New York’s Iridium, beginning tonight. Shows are at 8:30 and 10:30 PM. Iridium is located at 1650 Broadway in Manhattan, at 51st Street. Phone for reservations is 212-582-2121. For more information, visit Iridium.

Personnel for the shows is as follows:

Thursday June 26, 2008

Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet

David Weiss-Trumpet

Myron Walden-Alto Sax

Jimmy Greene-Tenor Sax

Steve Davis- Trombone

Norbert Stachel-Baritone Sax

Xavier Davis-Piano

Dwayne Burno-Bass

E.J. Strickland-Drums

Friday- Sunday June 27-29

Freddie Hubbard and Friends 70th Birthday Celebration

Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet

David Weiss-Trumpet

James Spaulding-Alto Sax

Craig Handy-Tenor Sax (June 27)

Javon Jackson-Tenor Sax (June 28 and 29)

Curtis Fuller-Trombone (June 27 and 28)

Larry Willis-Piano

Santi DeBriano-Bass

Joe Chambers-Drums (June 27)

Louis Hayes-Drums (June 28 and 29)

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