Cannonball Adderley And His Orchestra


African Waltz

  • Release Date: 27 May 1993
  • OJCCD-258-2

In the spring of 1961, the pop music world was treated to one of the rarest experiences an instrumental record, conceived and executed by jazz musicians, climbing into the Top 40 on the Billboard chart of top-selling singles. That was "African Waltz," arranged by Ernie Wilkins for Cannonball Adderley and big band. Its success led to something even more unusual by making possible this album of the same name, in which some highly "soulful" music by such writers as Nat Adderley, Wes Montgomery, … MORE


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