Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

An analysis of Freddie Hubbard's early improvisational style: The Jazz Messenger years
by Gopar, Gary Paul, M.M., California State University, Long Beach, 2011, 48; 1504464
Abstract (Summary)

This paper attempts to show how Freddie Hubbard developed into an innovative jazz musician with a unique sound as a result of collaborating with key musicians during the year span of 1961-1964. In addition, this paper attempts to qualify the significance of improvisational conversation amongst musicians in a professional ensemble. It contains detailed information about Hubbard's early experience and musical influences. It also includes two key recordings with transcriptions from the albums Ready for Freddie (Blue Note 1961) and Free for All (Blue Note 1964).

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Briggs, Ray
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 50/03M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Biographies, Music
Publication Number: 1504464
ISBN: 978-1-124-99406-2
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