Jazz Legend Freddie Hubbard Talks Life, Career

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This June 14, 2008 file photo shows Freddie Hubbard and his band perform at the 10th Annual Indy Jazz Fest. AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger hide caption

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Before his death in December 2008, jazz legend Freddie Hubbard spoke with NPR's Tony Cox about his life's triumphs and regrets, as well as his world-famous catalog of recordings.

The renowned trumpeter died of complications from a heart attack at the age of 70.

This is one of the last recorded interviews with Hubbard.