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Straight Life

Label: CTI Masterworks
Released: 2011
Track listing: Straight Life; Mr. Clean; Here's That Rainy Day.

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Article: Album Review

Freddie Hubbard: Straight Life

Read "Straight Life" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


On the surface, Freddie Hubbard's Straight Life doesn't seem like a record that should have ever found much success on the CTI label. This record lacks any grandiose arrangements or classical-jazz crossovers, two of the three tracks are far too long to garner much airplay, and those same two tracks--"Straight Life" and “Mr. Clean"--are far rawer ...

Album

Straight Life

Label: HighNote
Released: 2007

Album

Straight Life

Label: CTI Records
Released: 2007
Track listing: Straight Life; Mr. Clean; Here's That Rainy Day.

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Article: Album Review

Freddie Hubbard: Straight Life

Read "Straight Life" reviewed by Matt Leskovic


Creed Taylor's genre-bending CTI Records held the precarious position as the dominant jazz label during the 1970s--the decade during which the music “died. CTI was a contradiction in itself; it had as much to do with the promotion of straight-ahead, hard-swinging jazz as with spawning smoothed-out, easy-listening records that bordered on muzak. For every album as ...

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Straight Life

Featuring the music of Freddie Hubbard
Duration: 5:31

Recorded at the 1975 Downbeat Awards. Chick Corea (keys) Stanley Clarke (bass) Lenny White (drums) Airto (percussion).
Album

Straight Life

Label: Black Lion
Released: 1971


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