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Gleam is a live album recorded in 1975 by jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. It was released as a double LP on Sony Music Japan and features a live performance recorded in Tokyo by Hubbard, Carl Randall, George Cables, Henry Franklin, Carl Burnett and Buck Clark. The selections are extended performances of material from Hubbard's recent albums "High Energy" and "Polar AC"; as well as three songs from the upcoming and as of then unrecorded album "Liquid Love". (Sessions for "Liquid Love" began the day after this concert.) In 2012 the album was released as a double cd on the Wounded Bird label.

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Live album by
RecordedMarch 17, 1975
LabelSony Music Japan
ProducerKeiichi Nakamura
Freddie Hubbard chronology
High Energy
Liquid Love
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Put It In The Pocket" -
  2. "Ebony Moonbeams" -
  3. "Betcha By Golly Wow" -
  4. "Spirits Of Trane" -
  5. "Kuntu"
  6. "Midnight At The Oasis" (Nichtern) -
  7. "Too High" (Wonder) -
All compositions by Freddie Hubbard except as indicated
  • Recorded at the Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo on March 17, 1975



  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. Gleam at AllMusic