Cannonball Adderley Quintet

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In San Francisco

  • Release Date: 29 Jul 2014
  • OJC-035

Hot on the heels of session work with Miles Davis and his Kind of Blue-era group, alto saxophonist Cannonball Adderley recorded this excellent live date with his brother, cornetist Nat Adderley, along with pianist Bobby Timmons, bassist Sam Jones, and drummer Louis Hayes. The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco defined the accessible, yet technically challenging, soul-jazz that Adderley would be associated with for the rest of his career; it may be the saxophonist's defining m… MORE

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ABOUT CANNONBALL ADDERLEY QUINTET

 

The time was right for the Cannonball Adderley Quintet in 1959. The alto saxophonist had completed two years with Miles Davis and recorded three successful albums for Riverside when he reconvened brother Nat Adderley and fellow Floridian Sam Jones from an earlier Adderley group. The new Adderley quintet quickly became beloved of listeners in clubs across the country. Nowhere was it more enthusiastically received than at the Jazz Workshop in San Francisco.