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🎷 AotW: CTI Freddie Hubbard: Polar AC (CTI Records CTI 6056)

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1708658680261.pngFreddie Hubbard: Polar AC

CTI Records CTI 6056
Released 1975

A1: Polar AC 6:56​
A2: People Make The World Go Round 5:50​
A3: Betcha By Golly, Wow 8:09​
B1: Naturally 5:52​
B2: Son Of Sky Dive 13:20​

Arranged By – Bob James (tracks: A2, A3), Don Sebesky (tracks: A1, B1)
Bass – Ron Carter
Brass – Alan Rubin (tracks: B1), Garnett Brown (tracks: B1), Marvin Stamm (tracks: B1), Paul Faulise (tracks: B1), Tony Price (2) (tracks: B1), Wayne Andre (tracks: B1)
Design [Album] – Bob Ciano
Drums – Billy Cobham (tracks: B1), Jack DeJohnette (tracks: A1), Lenny White (tracks: A2, B2)
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
Flute – Hubert Laws
Guitar – George Benson (tracks: A1 to B1)
Percussion – Airto* (tracks: A2, A3)
Photography By [Cover] – Pete Turner (4)
Photography By [Liner] – Fred Valentine
Piano – George Cables (tracks: A2, B2)
Producer – Creed Taylor
Strings – Al Brown* (tracks: A1), Tony Sophos* (tracks: A2, A3), Charles Libove (tracks: A2, A3), Charles McCracken (tracks: A1), David Nadien (tracks: A1 to A3), Emanuel Green (tracks: A1 to A3), Manny Vardi* (tracks: A1 to A3), Gene Orloff (tracks: A2, A3), George Ricci (tracks: A1 to A3), Harold Kohon (tracks: A1), Harry Lookofsky (tracks: A2, A3), Irving Spice (tracks: A1), Joe Malin (tracks: A1 to A3), Matthew Raimondi (tracks: A1), Max Ellen (tracks: A2, A3), Paul Gershman (tracks: A1 to A3), Theodore Israel (tracks: A2, A3), Tosha Samaroff (tracks: A1)
Tenor Saxophone – Junior Cook (tracks: B2)
⭐ Trumpet – Freddie Hubbard
Woodwind – George Marge (tracks: B1), Phil Bodner (tracks: B1), Romeo Penque (tracks: B1), Wally Kane (tracks: B1)

Polar AC was compiled as Freddie Hubbard's final album with CTI Records after he departed for Columbia Records. A1 was recorded during the sessions for First Light, and B1 was recorded during the Sky Dive sessions. A2 and A3 were recorded April 12, 1972, and B2 in 1973.

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