Red ClayAs the label"s first release,Red Clayestablished the soul-funk template Creed Taylor"s CTI imprint would follow for the next decade. Joined by the likes of Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, and others, Freddie Hubbard lays down bluesy hard-bop epiphanies, turning in his most memorable work as a leader. On this fabulous pressing, mastered from the original tapes with utmost care, the sonic intricacies of the knotty architecture comes to fore. The results are ravishing, each note memorable. Pressed on 180 gram, audiophile-grade vinyl.