Tag: Freddie Hubbard

Celebrating CTI Records’ 40th Anniversary – Part 3

Contributed by guest blogger Doug Payne (Sound Insights) Masterworks Jazz continues the 40th anniversary celebration of the legendary CTI Records legacy that began last October with an additional four titles issued this week: George Benson’s Beyond the Blue Horizon, Freddie Hubbard’s First Light, Don Sebesky’s all-star Giant Box and Stanley Turrentine’s Salt Song. While each…

By The Jazz Messenger May 6, 2011 Off

Celebrating CTI Records’ 40th Anniversary – Part 1

Contributed by guest blogger Doug Payne (Sound Insights) In February 1970, producer Creed Taylor launched the CTI Records label. He’d already spent several years in a production deal with A&M Records, producing a variety of jazz, jazz-pop and Brazilian-styled records, crafting significant hits for Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Antonio Carlos Jobim and others.

By The Jazz Messenger April 14, 2011 Off