Cannoball Adderley

Cannoball Adderley Quintet - At the Lighthouse (1960)  Music

Posted by intothe at Oct. 30, 2009
Cannoball Adderley Quintet - At the Lighthouse (1960)

Cannoball Adderley Quintet - At the Lighthouse (1960)
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Cannonball Adderley - Cannonball Adderley In San Francisco (1959) {2007 Riverside} [Keepnews Collection Complete Series]

Cannonball Adderley - The Cannonball Adderley Quintet In San Francisco (1959) {2007 Riverside} [Keepnews Collection Complete Series] (Item #4)
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© 2007 Concord / Riverside | 0888072301313
Jazz / Post Bop / Hard Bop / Saxophone

Remastered in 24-bit from the original master tapes. Part of our Keepnews Collection, which spotlights classic albums originally produced by the legendary Orrin Keepnews. Recorded live at the Jazz Workshop in San Francisco, this hit album captures the bluesy alto saxophonist and his band (featuring brother Nat on cornet and Bobby Timmons on piano) during their triumphant four-week run. It not only wowed the city’s jazz aficionados but also introduced Russian classical composer Dmitri Shostakovich to his first dose of live jazz.
Cannonball Adderley - Phenix (1975) {Fantasy FCD-79004-2 rel 1999}

Cannonball Adderley - Phenix (1975) {Fantasy FCD-79004-2 rel 1999}
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© 1975, 1999 Fantasy | FCD-79004-2
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Jazz Funk / Hard Bop / Fusion / Saxophone

Adderley's next-to-last recording (cut just four months before he died of a stroke at age 46) was ironically a retrospective of his career. While his then-current group (with cornetist Nat Adderley, keyboardist Mike Wolff, bassist Walter Booker, and drummer Roy McCurdy) was featured on half of this two-LP set (highlighted by "Stars Fell on Alabama," "74 Miles Away," and a medley of "Walk Tall" and "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy"), on the remainder of this two-fer the Adderleys welcome back several alumni (keyboardist George Duke, bassist Sam Jones, and drummer Louis Hayes) for new versions of "High Fly," "Work Song," "Sack O'Woe," "Jive Samba," "This Here," and "The Sidewalks of New York." A recommended set with plenty of excellent music, it serves as a fine overview of Cannonball Adderley's career.

Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else (1958) {1986, Reissue}  Music

Posted by popsakov at Oct. 16, 2016
Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else (1958) {1986, Reissue}

Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else (1958) {1986, Reissue}
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Jazz, Hard Bop | Blue Note #0777 7 46338 2 6 / DIDX 899

Cannonball Adderley gave up his own band in 1957 when he had the opportunity to become a sideman in Miles Davis' epic ensemble with John Coltrane, eventually resulting in some of the greatest jazz recordings of all time (including Milestones and Kind of Blue). Davis returned the favor in March of 1958, appearing as a sideman on Adderley's all-star quintet date for Blue Note, and the resulting session is indeed Somethin' Else. Both horn players are at their peak of lyrical invention, crafting gorgeous, flowing blues lines on the title tune and "One for Daddy-O," as the rhythm team (Hank Jones, Sam Jones, Art Blakey) creates a taut, focused groove…
The Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Music, You All (2016) {Blue Note-Real Gone Music RGM-0454 rec 1972}

The Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Music, You All (2016) {Blue Note-Real Gone Music RGM-0454 rec 1972}
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© 1972, 2016 Blue Note / Capitol / Real Gone Music / Dusty Groove | RGM-0454
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Modern Jazz / Jazz Funk / Saxophone

Killer work from the same sessions that gave the world Cannonball Adderley's classic Black Messiah album – live material from an extended stretch as the Troubadour club in LA – featuring a very righteous, freewheeling version of Cannonball's group! The lineup features some wonderful work on Fender Rhodes from George Duke – who brings a more soulful, spiritual current to the proceedings than Joe Zawinul did in earlier years – a really commanding presence that hints at his brewing solo fame, and which is a very welcome addition to the core lineup, which also includes Cannon on soprano and alto, and brother Nat on cornet!
Nat Adderley - Sayin' Somethin' (1966) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster}

Nat Adderley - Sayin' Somethin' (1966) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster}
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© 1966, 2012 Warner Japan / Atlantic / WEA / Rhino | WPCR-27058 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Cornet

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. A stone killer from Cannonball Adderley's funky brother – one of the best soul jazz sets ever cut by Nat Adderley, and one done with a smoking 60s Atlantic Records groove! Nat's blowing trumpet throughout – and working in 2 different groups – one a larger ensemble with a tight soulful swing, arranged by Jimmy Wisner – the other a smaller combo with tenor from Joe Henderson and piano from Herbie Hancock! The whole thing grooves beautifully – and titles include "Gospelette", "Call Me", "Cantaloupe Island", "Hippodelphia", "The Other Side", and "Manchild".
Nat Adderley - Live At Memory Lane (1966) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster}

Nat Adderley - Live At Memory Lane (1966) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster}
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© 1966, 2012 Warner Japan / Atlantic / WEA / Rhino | WPCR-27057 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Hard Bop / Trumpet

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. Joe Henderson is again in the front line with Adderley for the Live at Memory Lane set. The music, which is in a more advanced hard bop vein than the earlier tracks, is well served by the rhythm section on loan from Cannonball Adderley's quintet: McCurdy, bassist Victor Gaskin, and pianist Joe Zawinul. While it doesn't seem to concern the enthusiastic audience at the Los Angeles club, listeners at home may find one or two of the tracks a bit rambling. Regardless, the set is worthwhile for the presence of Henderson, Zawinul's original pieces, Adderley's own contributions, and for the work of a rhythm section that was part of brother Cannonball's own considerable success during this period.
Cannonball Adderley Quintet - The Price You Got To Pay To Be Free (2016) {Blue Note-Real Gone Music RGM-0453 rec 1970}

Cannonball Adderley Quintet - The Price You Got To Pay To Be Free (2016) {Blue Note-Real Gone Music RGM-0453 rec 1970}
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© 1970, 2016 Blue Note / Capitol / Real Gone Music / Dusty Groove | RGM-0453
Jazz / Fusion / Soul Jazz / Modern Jazz / Jazz Funk / Saxophone

Fantastic work from the massive electric years of the Cannonball Adderley Quintet – one of the group's last records to feature the keyboards of Joe Zawinul – and also one of the heaviest from the time! The set's a double-length gem that presents the group in an open live setting – one that really displays the full charm of their approach at the time, and that wonderfully crowd-winning mode that made Cannon a key act at this time for rock and soul audiences too! Adderley raps a bit at key points, and brings some righteous energy to the concert – while the rest of the group follow up with performances that really send the whole thing home – Nat Adderley on cornet, Zawinul on Fender Rhodes and piano, Walter Booker on bass, and Roy McCurdy on drums. Cannon plays some soprano sax, in addition to his familiar alto. Produced by David Axelrod too!
The Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! (1966) {2014 Japan Universal 100 Series}

The Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! (1966) {2014 Japan Universal 100 Series}
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© 1966, 2014 Capitol / Universal Japan | UCCU-99064
Jazz / Hard Bop / Soul Jazz / Saxophone

If the 60's ever had a "hit" jazz record, it was probably this one! The album's a sparkling live session featuring the trademark soul jazz sounds of the Cannonball Adderley group with Joe Zawinul on acoustic and electric piano, and brother Nat Adderley on cornet. The tracks have a long soulful groove, with gutbucket solos from the 3 above-mentioned players, and tight live production by a young David Axelrod. Titles include "Sticks", "Hippodelphia", "Sack O Woe", and the classic "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy" – a jazz theme that you'll recognize instantly!
Cannonball Adderley - Fiddler On The Roof (1964) {Capitol-Blue Note}

Cannonball Adderley - Fiddler On The Roof (1964) {Capitol-Blue Note}
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© 1964, 2003 Capitol / Blue Note | 7243 5 42309 2 9
Jazz / Hard Bop / Soul Jazz / Saxophone

It is a bit strange that none of the eight songs performed on this LP found their way into Adderley's permanent repertoire for the altoist is quite inspired throughout this surprising set. With strong assists from cornetist Nat Adderley, Charles Lloyd on tenor and flute, pianist Joe Zawinul, bassist Sam Jones and drummer Louis Hayes, Cannonball plays near his peak; this is certainly the finest album by this particular sextet.