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Remembering Eartha Kitt and Freddie Hubbard

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Remembering Eartha Kitt and Freddie Hubbard

Remembrances

Remembering Eartha Kitt and Freddie Hubbard

Remembering Eartha Kitt and Freddie Hubbard

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In the last week, two legends passed away: singer Eartha Kitt and jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard.

Kitt growled and purred her way into the mainstream, becoming one of the first crossover African American sex symbols.

Hubbard was once considered the best trumpet player in the world, and that's saying a lot since his contemporaries were people like Miles Davis.