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Cannonball Adderley: The Cannonball Adderley Quintet In San Francisco

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In the late 1950s and early 1960s, alto saxophonist Cannonball Adderley enjoyed his greatest popularity as measured by the commercial success of Riverside releases featuring his own group with his brother Nathaniel on cornet. The sessions were frequently recorded live, including spoken introductions by the ebullient leader, presenting some “accessible" tunes, and spotlighting at least one ...

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Cannonball Adderley Quintet: The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco

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You'd be hard pressed to find a more soulful and swinging group in 1959 than the Cannonball Adderley Quintet. Apparently lots of others thought so too, for the Jazz Workshop in San Francisco, where this live set was recorded, was standing room only, with people who couldn't get into the club lined up outside just to ...

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The Cannonball Adderley Quintet: The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco

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Reissued as part of Concord's Keepnews Collection, this classic Riverside album has stood the test of time. Brothers Julian “Cannonball Adderley and Nat Adderley had a terrific quintet going when they hit San Francisco in 1959 for a four-week run at The Jazz Workshop. They had soul, they had rhythm, and they had blues. This is ...