"One of my very favorite singers" – Milt Jackson. "His talent and music are like a fine, rare wine." – Benny Golson. "A very, very important voice with a special elegance and quality." – Joe Williams. "He sounds wonderful." – Betty Carter. "Freddy bears a standard and is an inspiration to those of us who love the music." – Abbey Lincoln.
with Cyrus Chestnut, Larry Willis, George Mraz, Tom Hubbard, Steve Berrios, Jerry Byrd, Joe Locke, Danny Moore, Don Braden, Joe Ford, Mel Martin