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Freddie Hubbard Quotes

Freddie Hubbard Quotes & Quotations
Freddie Hubbard
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  • 1
    Dizzy used to tell me that I am playing too hard. He used to say to not give everything. Miles used to tell me that too. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard
  • 2
    I am in discussions with a label. We are talking about doing something. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard
  • 3
    I had heard Ornette a couple of times, but I didn't really know where he was coming from until we started the record and it was beautiful, Fred. It opened up my mind. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard
  • 4
    I met up with Art Blakey in 1963, I think. It was right after Lee Morgan left and I played with him for about two and a half years. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard
  • 5
    I quite drinking, so I can think clear. When you have chop trouble, drinking doesn't help the healing process. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard
  • 6
    I'm going to Yoshi's. I'm taking a few gigs. I'm playing. I'm not going to play all the time. I'm going to take it easy and take it slow and warm up so I can come back. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard
  • 7
    Man, they gave me a key to the city. Can you imagine going back to Indiana and getting the key to the city? So that made me feel pretty good. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard
  • 8
    They always want to sell me as a hard bopper. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard
  • 9
    We all kind of grew up together with Art Blakey because we all were young and he gave us a chance to write. We had to write something that was good and to sit up with a great guy like Art Blakey and watch him. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard
  • 10
    When I got started in New York, it wasn't like it is now. If you were different from Miles and Dizzy, it was very difficult to make gigs and make money with your own style. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard
  • 11
    When you are trying to do something when you are getting started and you are trying to make records for the first time, you want it to be the best. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard
  • 12
    Yes, I can play. I can play. I can't play as long as I did and as hard, but I don't think I have to. Freddie_HubbardFreddie Hubbard