FREDDIE HUBBARD
JAZZ / HARD BOP / TRUMPET 1973
FREDDIE HUBBARD: POLAR AC
CTI RECORDS, CTI 6056(LP)
(C)(P)1973 CREED TAYLOR,INC., USA
RECORDED: 1972, 1973
RELEASED: 1973, USA
RE-ISSUED: P.J.L, MTCJ-4018(CD)
RELEASED: MARCH 18, 2003, JAPAN
RE-ISSUED: KING RECORD CO.,LTD., KICJ 2172(CD)

CREDITS (productions) :
Produced by Creed Taylor
Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, Rudy Van Gelder, Engineer
Recorded 1972 and 1973
Cover photograph by Pete Turner
Liner photographs by Fred Valentine
Album design by Bob Ciano
CREDITS (musicians) :
Freddie Hubbard: trumpet/flugelhorn (on 1-5)
Hubert Laws: flute (on 1-5)
Junior Cook: tenor saxophone (on 5)
Bob James: electric piano (on 3)
George Cables: electric piano (on 2,5)
George Benson: electric guitar (on 1-4)
Ron Carter: bass (on 1-5)
Jack DeJohnette: drums (on 1,3)
Lenny White: drums (on 2,5)
Billy Cobham: drums (on 4)
Airto Moreira: percussion (on 2,3)
- HORNS on 4 -
Phil Bodner, Wally Kane, George Marge, Romeo Penque (woodwinds)
Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown, Paul Faulise, Tony Price,
Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm (brass)
- STRINGS on 1 -
Al Brown, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Garold Kohon,
Joe Malin, Charles McCracken, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi,
George Ricci, Tosha Samaroff, Irving Spice, Manny Vardi
- STRINGS on 2,3 -
Strings: Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green,
Theodore Israel, Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky,
Joe Malin, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, George Rucci,
Tony Sophos, Manny Vardi
TRACKS (total time 40:22) :
1. Polar AC (6:56) [Chris Kenner]
Arranged by Don Sebesky
Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Ron Carter, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums; George Benson, guitar; Hubert Laws, flute
Strings: Al Brown, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Garold Kohon, Joe Malin, Charles McCracken, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, George Ricci, Tosha Samaroff, Irving Spice, Manny Vardi
2. People Make The World Go Round (5:54) [Thomas Bell, Linda Creed]
Arranged and conducted by Bob James; Recorded prob. April 12, 1972
Freddie Hubbard, flugelhorn; George Cables, electric piano; George Benson, electric guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Lenny White, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Hubert Laws, flute
Strings: Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Theodore Israel, Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, George Rucci, Tony Sophos, Manny Vardi
3. Betcha By Golly, Wow (8:14) [Thomas Bell, Linda Creed]
Arranged and conducted by Bob James
Recorded April 12, 1972
Freddie Hubbard, flugelhorn; Bob James, electric piano; George Benson, electric guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Hubert Laws, flute
Strings: Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Theodore Israel, Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, George Rucci, Tony Sophos, Manny Vardi
4. Naturally (5:55) [Fritz Pauer]
Arranged by Don Sebesky
Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Cobham, drums; George Benson, guitar; Hubert Laws, flute
Woodwinds: Phil Bodner, Wally Kane, George Marge, Romeo Penque
Brass: Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown, Paul Faulise, Tony Price, Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm
5. Son of Sky Dive (aka Sky Dive) (13:21) [Freddie Hubbard]
Recorded prob. c. 1973
Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; George Cables, electric piano; Ron Carter, bass; Lenny White, drums; Junior Cook, tenor saxophone; Hubert Laws, flute
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