Frederick Dewayne Hubbard, known as Freddie Hubbard, was born on April 7, 1938, in Indianapolis. The American jazz composer and musician was educated at Arsenal Technical High School. He was primarily associated with the jazz genre and worked in the music industry.
The composer was known for his notable works such as "The Hub of Hubbard" and "The Black Angel". Freddie Hubbard passed away on December 29, 2008, in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles.
Throughout his career, Hubbard received awards, including the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.