CANNONBALL ADDERLEY

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One of the great alto saxophonists, Cannonball Adderley had an exuberant and happy sound that communicated immediately to listeners. His intelligent presentation of his music (often explaining what he and his musicians were going to play) helped make him one of the most popular of all jazzmen.

Adderley already had an established career as a high school band director in Florida when, during a 1955 visit to New York, he was persuaded to sit in with Oscar Pettiford's group at the Cafe Bohemia. His playing created such a sensation that he was soon signed to Savoy and persuaded to play jazz full-time in New York. With his younger brother, cornetist Nat, Cannonball formed a quintet that struggled until its breakup in 1957. Adderley then joined Miles Davis, forming part of his super sextet with John Coltrane and participating on such classic recordings as Milestones and Kind of Blue. Adderley's second attempt
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Somethin' ElseSomethin' Else
101 DISTRIBUTION 2011
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Complete Albums Collection 1958-1960 (4CD Box Set)Complete Albums Collection 1958-1960 (4CD Box Set)
Enlightenment 2016
$11.87
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Mercy, Mercy, MercyMercy, Mercy, Mercy
Blue Note 1995
$5.49
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Quintet In San FranciscoQuintet In San Francisco
Remastered
Riverside 2007
$9.99
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Complete Albums Collection 1960-1962 (4CD Box Set)Complete Albums Collection 1960-1962 (4CD Box Set)
Enlightenment 2016
$11.97
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Cannonball & ColtraneCannonball & Coltrane
Polygram Records 1991
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Know What I MeanKnow What I Mean
Wax Time 2012
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Jazz Funk 45 CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Uptown on Riverside Jazz Funk 45 CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Uptown on Riverside USD $3.00 Buy It Now 1h 30m
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY, MILT JACKSON Things Are Gettin JAPAN CD VICJ-60477 2000 NEW CANNONBALL ADDERLEY, MILT JACKSON Things Are Gettin JAPAN CD VICJ-60477 2000 NEW USD $204.32 Buy It Now 1h 33m
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Cannonball Adderley - Somethin Else 8436559463812 (Vinyl Used Like New) Cannonball Adderley - Somethin Else 8436559463812 (Vinyl Used Like New) USD $14.71 Buy It Now 2h 8m
Cannonball Adderley And His Orchestra ‎– African Waltz,Riverside ‎– RLP 12-377 Cannonball Adderley And His Orchestra ‎– African Waltz,Riverside ‎– RLP 12-377 USD $10.67 (0 bids)
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY SEXTET IN NEW YORK GEMINI RIVERSIDE RLP 9404 JAZZ BOP USA CANNONBALL ADDERLEY SEXTET IN NEW YORK GEMINI RIVERSIDE RLP 9404 JAZZ BOP USA USD $9.33 (1 bids)
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Country Preacher, Cannonball Adderley Quintet, Very Good Live Country Preacher, Cannonball Adderley Quintet, Very Good Live USD $17.00 Buy It Now 3h
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 Cannonball Adderley – Mercy, Mercy, Mercy !  (NM- ) Cannonball Adderley – Mercy, Mercy, Mercy ! (NM- ) USD $13.99 Buy It Now 5h
Cannonball Adderley LP Cannonball's Bossa Nova Riverside Records 9455 black, dg Cannonball Adderley LP Cannonball's Bossa Nova Riverside Records 9455 black, dg USD $14.99 (0 bids)
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12 12" VERY RARE LP THE HAPPY PEOPLE BY THE CANNONBALL ADDERLEY QUINTET (1972) CAPI USD $17.99 Buy It Now 5h
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Cannonball Adderley Somethin' Else Blue Note 1595 Jazz Vinyl LP Cover Cannonball Adderley Somethin' Else Blue Note 1595 Jazz Vinyl LP Cover USD $7.50 (2 bids)
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Blue Note Vinyl Record AUDIOPHILE EDITION BST 81595 NM 1985 CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Blue Note Vinyl Record AUDIOPHILE EDITION BST 81595 NM 1985 USD $35.00 (0 bids)
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY - MERCY, MERCY, MERCY!: LIVE AT CANNONBALL ADDERLEY - MERCY, MERCY, MERCY!: LIVE AT "THE CLUB" NEW CD USD $7.42 Buy It Now 7h
Cannonball Adderley Quintet Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live at The Club 1967 1st Press Cannonball Adderley Quintet Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live at The Club 1967 1st Press USD $14.99 Buy It Now 7h
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Cannonball Adderley Quintet in Chicago EVER-1013 Polygram - Japan LP Cannonball Adderley Quintet in Chicago EVER-1013 Polygram - Japan LP USD $19.99 Buy It Now 8h
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY - Sextet CANNONBALL ADDERLEY - Sextet "Live" in NY ~ RIVERSIDE 9404 {dg orig} *STEREO* USD $35.00 Buy It Now 8h
ERIC MARIENTHAL - Walk Tall: Tribute To Cannonball Adderley - CD - Import - NEW ERIC MARIENTHAL - Walk Tall: Tribute To Cannonball Adderley - CD - Import - NEW USD $13.75 Buy It Now 9h
The Best of Cannonball Adderley: The Capitol Years by Cannonball Adderley... The Best of Cannonball Adderley: The Capitol Years by Cannonball Adderley... USD $6.00 Buy It Now 10h
Cannonball Adderley In San Francisco/RLP311/VG++ Cannonball Adderley In San Francisco/RLP311/VG++ USD $49.99 Buy It Now 10h
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY In A Good Groove 1990 CANADA Pair Records CD Jazz Alto Sax CANNONBALL ADDERLEY In A Good Groove 1990 CANADA Pair Records CD Jazz Alto Sax USD $23.96 Buy It Now 10h
Know What I Mean? by Bill Evans (Piano)/Cannonball Adderley (CD, Oct-1990, Conco Know What I Mean? by Bill Evans (Piano)/Cannonball Adderley (CD, Oct-1990, Conco USD $9.00 Buy It Now 10h
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"Jazz Masters 31 - Cannonball Adderley" *EXCELLENT+* 1994 Verve Jazz CD USD $12.04 Buy It Now 12h
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Cannonball Adderley Quintet – Walk Tall– 7-inch US Promo Single Cannonball Adderley Quintet – Walk Tall– 7-inch US Promo Single USD $2.65 (0 bids)
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY - BALLADS USED - VERY GOOD CD CANNONBALL ADDERLEY - BALLADS USED - VERY GOOD CD USD $6.08 Buy It Now 15h
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY 8 GREATEST HITS VOL 13 PLAY-A-LONG (JA 1222) LP ALBUM L9 CANNONBALL ADDERLEY 8 GREATEST HITS VOL 13 PLAY-A-LONG (JA 1222) LP ALBUM L9 USD $13.33 Buy It Now 19h
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY THINGS GETTING BETTER AUDIOPHILE 2 LP SET 45 RPM LOW #D 138 CANNONBALL ADDERLEY THINGS GETTING BETTER AUDIOPHILE 2 LP SET 45 RPM LOW #D 138 USD $254.99 Buy It Now 19h
Legends Live: Cannonball Adderley Quintet, New Music Legends Live: Cannonball Adderley Quintet, New Music USD $14.33 Buy It Now 20h
Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley -Jazz CD 1962 Like New Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley -Jazz CD 1962 Like New USD $1.70 (0 bids)
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Scarce Original The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco - DG Riverside Scarce Original The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco - DG Riverside USD $15.00 (0 bids)
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The Cannonball Adderley Quintet Nat Them Dirty Blues Stereo Capitol Jazz CD 2000 The Cannonball Adderley Quintet Nat Them Dirty Blues Stereo Capitol Jazz CD 2000 USD $9.99 Buy It Now 20h
Cannonball Adderley - Them Dirty Blues [New CD] Cannonball Adderley - Them Dirty Blues [New CD] USD $10.99 Buy It Now 20h
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY  SOMETHIN' ELSE  BLUE NOTE BST 81593 UA NM RARE JAZZ LP CANNONBALL ADDERLEY SOMETHIN' ELSE BLUE NOTE BST 81593 UA NM RARE JAZZ LP USD $20.50 (7 bids)
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY  THE BEST OF  ORIG CAPITOL STEREO LP CANNONBALL ADDERLEY THE BEST OF ORIG CAPITOL STEREO LP USD $9.99 (0 bids)
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY SOUL OF THE BIBLE  CAPITOL 2XLP ORIG NM JAZZ FUNK LP CANNONBALL ADDERLEY SOUL OF THE BIBLE CAPITOL 2XLP ORIG NM JAZZ FUNK LP USD $9.99 (0 bids)
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Cannonball Adderley - Them Dirty Blues [New CD] Cannonball Adderley - Them Dirty Blues [New CD] USD $9.93 Buy It Now 21h
Cannonball Adderley Alison’s Uncle 45Rpm Clarity SV-P II 200 gram Classic Record Cannonball Adderley Alison’s Uncle 45Rpm Clarity SV-P II 200 gram Classic Record USD $19.73 Buy It Now 21h
Les McCann ‎Les Is More Eddie Harris Stanley Turrentine Cannonball Adderley Les McCann ‎Les Is More Eddie Harris Stanley Turrentine Cannonball Adderley USD $4.75 Buy It Now 21h
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY At the Lighthouse LP Riverside 9344 soul jazz bop   #1473 CANNONBALL ADDERLEY At the Lighthouse LP Riverside 9344 soul jazz bop #1473 USD $18.00 Buy It Now 22h
45 Nancy Wilson Julian Cannonball Adderley Save Your Love For Me 7 45 Nancy Wilson Julian Cannonball Adderley Save Your Love For Me 7" VG 4693 Soul USD $25.00 Buy It Now 22h
THE COOL JAZZ COLLECTION 11 CANNONBALL ADDERLEY  CJC-11  JAPAN CD C-2257 THE COOL JAZZ COLLECTION 11 CANNONBALL ADDERLEY CJC-11 JAPAN CD C-2257 USD $6.97 Buy It Now 23h
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY CANNONBALL ENROUTE  RECORD LP CANNONBALL ADDERLEY CANNONBALL ENROUTE RECORD LP USD $20.00 Buy It Now 23h
Cannonball Adderley:  Jazz Masters 31  (CD)  LIKE NEW  DB1976 Cannonball Adderley: Jazz Masters 31 (CD) LIKE NEW DB1976 USD $7.99 Buy It Now 23h
Cannonball Adderley 1968 Pickwick LP I Got It Bad & That Ain't Good Cannonball Adderley 1968 Pickwick LP I Got It Bad & That Ain't Good USD $13.50 Buy It Now 23h
The CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Quintet ~ Why Am I Treated So Bad ~ mono 12 The CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Quintet ~ Why Am I Treated So Bad ~ mono 12" vinyl LP USD $12.99 Buy It Now 1 day
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY: Beginnings SEALED USA EmArcy Mercury 2xLP Jazz Coltrane CANNONBALL ADDERLEY: Beginnings SEALED USA EmArcy Mercury 2xLP Jazz Coltrane USD $25.00 Buy It Now 1 day
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Quintet In Chicago UCC JAPAN CD 2011 NEW CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Quintet In Chicago UCC JAPAN CD 2011 NEW USD $192.27 Buy It Now 1 day
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY: Eight Giants SEALED Milestone 2x LP Jazz Art Blakey CANNONBALL ADDERLEY: Eight Giants SEALED Milestone 2x LP Jazz Art Blakey USD $25.00 Buy It Now 1 day
Cannonball Adderley - Very Best Of Cannonball Adderley (CD Used Like New) Cannonball Adderley - Very Best Of Cannonball Adderley (CD Used Like New) USD $8.65 Buy It Now 1 day
Cannonball Adderley-Quintet Plus, the [european Import]  CD NEW Cannonball Adderley-Quintet Plus, the [european Import] CD NEW USD $12.93 Buy It Now 1 day
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY African Waltz LP RIVERSIDE RLP 377 US 1961 MONO Wynton Kelly CANNONBALL ADDERLEY African Waltz LP RIVERSIDE RLP 377 US 1961 MONO Wynton Kelly USD $20.69 Buy It Now 1 day
Cannonball Adderley - Live in Cologne 1961 [New CD] Jewel Case Packaging Cannonball Adderley - Live in Cologne 1961 [New CD] Jewel Case Packaging USD $23.88 Buy It Now 1 day
Cannonball Adderley Quintet LP At The Lighthouse NM ORIG Riverside Cannonball Adderley Quintet LP At The Lighthouse NM ORIG Riverside USD $6.07 (2 bids)
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The Cannonball Adderley Quintet At The Lighthouse on Riverside Records 344 The Cannonball Adderley Quintet At The Lighthouse on Riverside Records 344 USD $34.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Somethin' Else [LP/CD] by Cannonball Adderley (CD, Nov-2008, Blue Note (Label)) Somethin' Else [LP/CD] by Cannonball Adderley (CD, Nov-2008, Blue Note (Label)) USD $95.00 Buy It Now 1 day
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY - SOMETHIN' ELSE - CANNONBALL'S SHARPSHOOTER (NEW 2CD) CANNONBALL ADDERLEY - SOMETHIN' ELSE - CANNONBALL'S SHARPSHOOTER (NEW 2CD) USD $6.39 Buy It Now 1 day
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Quintet, This Here Part 1 & 2, Rare Modern Jazz, Promo 45 CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Quintet, This Here Part 1 & 2, Rare Modern Jazz, Promo 45 USD $18.00 Buy It Now 1 day
Riverside Profiles, Cannonball Adderley, New Original recording remastered Riverside Profiles, Cannonball Adderley, New Original recording remastered USD $4.90 Buy It Now 1 day
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Somethin' Else [180g] by Cannonball Adderley RARE JAZZ FIRST EDITION! ! Somethin' Else [180g] by Cannonball Adderley RARE JAZZ FIRST EDITION! ! USD $1.00 (0 bids)
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Cannonball Adderley Sextet Gemini Pt. 1 & 2 45 RPM Cannonball Adderley Sextet Gemini Pt. 1 & 2 45 RPM USD $10.00 Buy It Now 1 day
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Cannonball Adderley Accent To Africa vinyl LP 1968 Sealed Capitol Records Cannonball Adderley Accent To Africa vinyl LP 1968 Sealed Capitol Records USD $35.00 Buy It Now 1 day
JAZZ RIVERSIDE CANNONBALL ADDERLEY QUINTET 45 rpm JAZZ RIVERSIDE CANNONBALL ADDERLEY QUINTET 45 rpm "This Here - Vintage USD $4.99 (0 bids)
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Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Why Am I Treated So Bad LP Vinyl Record T-2617 Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Why Am I Treated So Bad LP Vinyl Record T-2617 USD $14.50 (0 bids)
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Cannonball Adderley - Quintet In Chicago [New CD] Shm CD, Japan - Import Cannonball Adderley - Quintet In Chicago [New CD] Shm CD, Japan - Import USD $24.85 Buy It Now 1 day
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY - The Best of Cannonball Adderley ~RIVERSIDE 3038 {nm} CANNONBALL ADDERLEY - The Best of Cannonball Adderley ~RIVERSIDE 3038 {nm} USD $18.00 Buy It Now 1 day
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY LIVE!-UNPLAYED 1965 CAPITOL LP, MINT/NEAR MINT CANNONBALL ADDERLEY LIVE!-UNPLAYED 1965 CAPITOL LP, MINT/NEAR MINT USD $18.88 (0 bids)
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Why am I treated so bad LP 1967 Jazz Funk NEAR-MINT Mono CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Why am I treated so bad LP 1967 Jazz Funk NEAR-MINT Mono USD $20.00 Buy It Now 1 day
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY  Cannonball Takes Charge LP Riverside Holland CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball Takes Charge LP Riverside Holland USD $40.00 Buy It Now 1 day
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY'S BIG MAN The Story Of John Henry LP Fantasy David Axelrod CANNONBALL ADDERLEY'S BIG MAN The Story Of John Henry LP Fantasy David Axelrod USD $24.00 Buy It Now 1 day
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY SEXTET Planet Earth LP Riverside Yusef Lateff Nat Adderley CANNONBALL ADDERLEY SEXTET Planet Earth LP Riverside Yusef Lateff Nat Adderley USD $10.00 Buy It Now 1 day
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!: Live at Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!: Live at "The Club" by Cannonball Adderley (CD, Jun-1995 USD $3.00 Buy It Now 1 day
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY AND THE BOSSA RIO SEXTET LP Capitol T 2877 UK 1968 Reissue CANNONBALL ADDERLEY AND THE BOSSA RIO SEXTET LP Capitol T 2877 UK 1968 Reissue USD $26.62 Buy It Now 1 day
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LP, Jamey Aebersold, Learn to Play Cannonball Adderley, Play-A-Long, SEALED LP, Jamey Aebersold, Learn to Play Cannonball Adderley, Play-A-Long, SEALED USD $8.00 Buy It Now 1 day
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Discography

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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Bohemia After Dark (with Donald Byrd / Horace Silver / Jerome Richardson / Paul Chambers / Nat Adderley / Kenny Clarke) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bohemia After Dark (with Donald Byrd / Horace Silver / Jerome Richardson / Paul Chambers / Nat Adderley / Kenny Clarke)
Hard Bop 1955
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Presenting Cannonball Adderley (aka The Beginning aka Spontaneous Combustion aka Still Talkin’ To Ya) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Presenting Cannonball Adderley (aka The Beginning aka Spontaneous Combustion aka Still Talkin’ To Ya)
Hard Bop 1955
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Julian Cannonball Adderley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Julian Cannonball Adderley
Hard Bop 1955
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY And Strings (aka The Lush Side Of Cannonball) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
And Strings (aka The Lush Side Of Cannonball)
Hard Bop 1955
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY In the Land of Hi-Fi (aka The Tentet of Julian Cannonball Adderley) album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
In the Land of Hi-Fi (aka The Tentet of Julian Cannonball Adderley)
Hard Bop 1956
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Sophisticated Swing album cover 3.50 | 2 ratings
Sophisticated Swing
Hard Bop 1957
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball's Sharpshooters album cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
Cannonball's Sharpshooters
Hard Bop 1958
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Somethin' Else album cover 4.33 | 16 ratings
Somethin' Else
Hard Bop 1958
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Portrait of Cannonball (aka Cannonball and Eight Giants aka Nardis) album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Portrait of Cannonball (aka Cannonball and Eight Giants aka Nardis)
Hard Bop 1958
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Jump For Joy (aka I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jump For Joy (aka I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good)
Hard Bop 1958
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Things Are Getting Better (with Milt Jackson) album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Things Are Getting Better (with Milt Jackson)
Hard Bop 1958
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball Takes Charge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cannonball Takes Charge
Hard Bop 1959
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball Adderley Quintet In Chicago (aka Cannonball & Coltrane aka The Dreamweavers) album cover 4.12 | 4 ratings
Cannonball Adderley Quintet In Chicago (aka Cannonball & Coltrane aka The Dreamweavers)
Hard Bop 1959
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Them Dirty Blues (aka Wham!) album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Them Dirty Blues (aka Wham!)
Hard Bop 1960
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY African Waltz album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
African Waltz
Big Band 1961
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Know What I Mean? (With Bill Evans) album cover 4.17 | 3 ratings
Know What I Mean? (With Bill Evans)
Hard Bop 1961
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball Enroute album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cannonball Enroute
Hard Bop 1961
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Quintet Plus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quintet Plus
Hard Bop 1961
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY A Child's Introduction To Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Child's Introduction To Jazz
Hard Bop 1961
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cannonball Soul
Hard Bop 1961
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball's Bossa Nova (aka Cannonball Goes Latin,aka Quiet Nights aka Viva Cannonball!) album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Cannonball's Bossa Nova (aka Cannonball Goes Latin,aka Quiet Nights aka Viva Cannonball!)
Bossa Nova 1962
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Fiddler on the Roof album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fiddler on the Roof
Hard Bop 1964
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Domination album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Domination
Hard Bop 1965
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Great Love Themes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Great Love Themes
Hard Bop 1966
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Accent On Africa album cover 4.05 | 2 ratings
Accent On Africa
World Fusion 1968
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Price You Got to Pay to Be Free album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Price You Got to Pay to Be Free
Hard Bop 1970
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Cannonball Adderley Quintet & Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Cannonball Adderley Quintet & Orchestra
Progressive Big Band 1970
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Groovy Samba album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Groovy Samba
Latin Jazz 1970
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball Adderley and Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cannonball Adderley and Friends
Hard Bop 1971
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball Adderley Presents Nat Adderley Sextet, The  Plus Rick Holmes ‎: Soul Of The Bible album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cannonball Adderley Presents Nat Adderley Sextet, The Plus Rick Holmes ‎: Soul Of The Bible
Soul Jazz 1972
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Soul Zodiac album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Zodiac
Soul Jazz 1972
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Pyramid album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Pyramid
Fusion 1974
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Love, Sex, and the Zodiac album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Love, Sex, and the Zodiac
Soul Jazz 1974
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Phenix album cover 3.83 | 3 ratings
Phenix
Fusion 1975
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Big Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Man
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1975
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Japanese Concerts album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Japanese Concerts
Hard Bop 1975
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Lovers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lovers
Fusion 1976
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Alto Giant album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alto Giant
Hard Bop 1977
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Discoveries album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Discoveries
Hard Bop 1987

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY EPs & splits

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Julian Cannonball Adderley Quintet / Laboratorium ‎ album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Julian Cannonball Adderley Quintet / Laboratorium ‎
Hard Bop 1972

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY live albums

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco (aka Spontaneous Combustion) album cover 4.48 | 2 ratings
The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco (aka Spontaneous Combustion)
Hard Bop 1959
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball Adderley and the Poll Winners album cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
Cannonball Adderley and the Poll Winners
Hard Bop 1960
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY At the Lighthouse album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
At the Lighthouse
Hard Bop 1960
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Cannonball Adderley Sextet in New York album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
The Cannonball Adderley Sextet in New York
Hard Bop 1962
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Nippon Soul album cover 3.00 | 3 ratings
Nippon Soul
Hard Bop 1963
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball in Europe! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cannonball in Europe!
Hard Bop 1963
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Jazz Workshop Revisited album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Workshop Revisited
Hard Bop 1963
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Live Session! Cannonball Adderley With The New Exciting Voice Of Ernie Andrews! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live Session! Cannonball Adderley With The New Exciting Voice Of Ernie Andrews!
Hard Bop 1964
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Live! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live!
Hard Bop 1965
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball in Japan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cannonball in Japan
Hard Bop 1966
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! (aka V.I.P.-Jazz 3) album cover 4.37 | 6 ratings
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! (aka V.I.P.-Jazz 3)
Soul Jazz 1966
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Why Am I Treated So Bad! album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Why Am I Treated So Bad!
Hard Bop 1966
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY 74 Miles Away / Walk Tall album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
74 Miles Away / Walk Tall
Hard Bop 1967
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY In Person (feat. Nancy Wilson, Lou Rawls) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Person (feat. Nancy Wilson, Lou Rawls)
Soul Jazz 1969
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Country Preacher: 0.00 | 0 ratings
Country Preacher: "Live" At Operation Breadbasket
Soul Jazz 1970
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Black Messiah album cover 4.05 | 2 ratings
The Black Messiah
Soul Jazz 1971
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Happy People album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Happy People
Soul Jazz 1972
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Inside Straight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Inside Straight
Funk Jazz 1973
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Music, You All album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music, You All
Hard Bop 1975
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Sessions, Live (with Buddy Collette) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sessions, Live (with Buddy Collette)
Hard Bop 1976
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball - Volume One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cannonball - Volume One
Hard Bop 1977
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Alabama / Africa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alabama / Africa
Hard Bop 1982
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Sextet (aka This Here) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Sextet (aka This Here)
Hard Bop 1982
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY What Is This Thing Called Soul? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What Is This Thing Called Soul?
Hard Bop 1984
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Live In Paris April 23rd 1966 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Paris April 23rd 1966
Hard Bop 1986
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Live in Bordeaux 14/3/1969 (Dizionario enciclopedico del jazz-Curcio) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live in Bordeaux 14/3/1969 (Dizionario enciclopedico del jazz-Curcio)
Hard Bop 1991
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Radio Nights album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Radio Nights
Hard Bop 1991
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY En Concert Avec Europe 1 - Salle Pleyel 27 Mars • 1969 album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
En Concert Avec Europe 1 - Salle Pleyel 27 Mars • 1969
Hard Bop 1993
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY En Concert Avec Europe 1 (aka Live Salle Pleyel 25 Novembre 1960 + Olympia 15 Avril 1961) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
En Concert Avec Europe 1 (aka Live Salle Pleyel 25 Novembre 1960 + Olympia 15 Avril 1961)
Hard Bop 1994
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Lugano, 1963 (aka The Jazz Masters) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lugano, 1963 (aka The Jazz Masters)
Hard Bop 1995
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Paris, 1960 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paris, 1960
Hard Bop 1997
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Money in the Pocket album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Money in the Pocket
Hard Bop 2005
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Live In Italy 1969 (March 24, Rome) (aka Alto Giant) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Italy 1969 (March 24, Rome) (aka Alto Giant)
Hard Bop 2008
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Liederhalle Stuttgart March 20, 1969 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Liederhalle Stuttgart March 20, 1969
Hard Bop 2012

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY re-issues & compilations

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Introducing 0.00 | 0 ratings
Introducing "Cannonball" Adderly (aka Them Adderleys)
Hard Bop 1956
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Best of Cannonball Adderley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Best of Cannonball Adderley
Hard Bop 1968
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Kenya Afro Cuban Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kenya Afro Cuban Jazz
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1970
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Spontaneous Combustion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spontaneous Combustion
Hard Bop 1976
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Discoveries album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Discoveries
Hard Bop 1987
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Compact Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Compact Jazz
Hard Bop 1990
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Jazz Profile album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Profile
Hard Bop 1990
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Best of the Capitol Years album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of the Capitol Years
Hard Bop 1991
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Presenting Cannonball Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Presenting Cannonball Vol. 2
Hard Bop 1992
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Dizzy's Business album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dizzy's Business
Hard Bop 1993
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Verve Jazz Masters 31 album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Verve Jazz Masters 31
Hard Bop 1994
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Deep Groove! The Best of Cannonball Adderley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Deep Groove! The Best of Cannonball Adderley
Hard Bop 1995
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Sophisticated Swing: The EmArcy Small-Group Sessions album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Sophisticated Swing: The EmArcy Small-Group Sessions
Hard Bop 1995
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Julian 0.00 | 0 ratings
Julian "Cannonball" Adderley and Strings / Jump for Joy
Hard Bop 1995
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Paris, Jazz At The Philharmonic album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paris, Jazz At The Philharmonic
Hard Bop 1997
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball Adderley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cannonball Adderley
Hard Bop 1998
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Ultimate Cannonball Adderley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ultimate Cannonball Adderley
Hard Bop 1999
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball Adderley's Finest Hour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cannonball Adderley's Finest Hour
Hard Bop 2001
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Timeless Cannonball Adderley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Timeless Cannonball Adderley
Hard Bop 2002
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Definitive Cannonball Adderley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Definitive Cannonball Adderley
Hard Bop 2002
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Ballads album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ballads
Hard Bop 2002
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY 75th Birthday Celebration album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
75th Birthday Celebration
Hard Bop 2003
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Cannonball Plays Zawinul album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Cannonball Plays Zawinul
Hard Bop 2004
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Riverside Profiles album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Riverside Profiles
Hard Bop 2006
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Bohemia After Dark album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bohemia After Dark
Hard Bop 2007
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Jazz Manifesto album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Manifesto
Hard Bop 2010
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Kind Of Adderley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kind Of Adderley
Hard Bop 2010
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Cannonball Adderley Sextet : Complete Live in Tokyo 1963 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Cannonball Adderley Sextet : Complete Live in Tokyo 1963
Hard Bop 2015
CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Complete 1961-1962 Studio Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete 1961-1962 Studio Recordings
Hard Bop 2016

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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY African Waltz

Album · 1961 · Big Band
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After releasing his critically acclaimed and most popular albums of his career with such classics as “Something Else” on the Blue Note label, CANNONBALL ADDERLEY spent many years after pumping out album after album with totally new lineups with many of them including AFRICAN WALTZ ending up on the Riverside label. This album is completely different than ADDERLEY’s other albums which fall on the hard bop side of jazz. For AFRICAN WALTZ he has no less than 22 musicians on board including five trumpet players, four on trombone as well as other lesser used musical timbres such as bass trombone, tuba and of course ADDERLEY’s signature alto sax sound. This big band sound comes across as brash and bold with every track being carefully crafted for a full-on larger than life experience.

The album was built around the title track which was actually a surprise hit single in the UK for Johnny Dankworth. The huge big band experience was orchestrated by Ernie Wilkins, best known for his work with Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James and Dizzy Gillespie and the well seasoned approach to taming the large musical beast shines through as everything is perfectly executed. Trombonist Bob Brookmeyer also contributed the arrangements of two tracks. While this is a big band album through and through, this was the early 60s and there is plenty of evidence of the milestones in jazz that had recently come into play. The hard bop still finds its way into the musical compositions with several bass lines lifted right out of the 50s bop scene. The modal jazz set forth by Miles Davis shines through as well.

Since the eleven tracks on board are short with none venturing over the five minute mark, they hit hard and offer a quick and to-the-point approach that focuses most of all on the melodic development and like much in the big band world of jazz don’t rely on improvisation as much as other types of the genre. The only rip roaring solos found on this one are by ADDERLEY, his brother Nat Adderley on cornet with some lesser roles by pianist Wynton Kelly. The album has a hardcore exotica feel to it as well. It sounds like a 60s movie soundtrack of some sort and despite the title really evokes nothing AFRICAN at all in mood or musical texture.

While this album delivers some extremely strong well played pieces with a unique albeit bloated lineup, to my ears it sounds extremely powerful and confident and as far as early 60s jazz goes, quite catchy without ever entering syrupy ballad territory. It captures all the best aspects of big band jazz but offers the wild swinging tapestry of instruments so common in hard bop and more improvisational types of jazz. While AFRICAN WALTZ failed to inspire the fans at the time and has since been relegated to the bottom of the pile of ADDERLEY releases, i find this to be an exciting and exhilarating big band jazz experience with every track delivering high quality performances. Woefully underrated in most jazz circles.

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco (aka Spontaneous Combustion)

Live album · 1959 · Hard Bop
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:”The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco” was one of Cannonball’s first albums with his new group, coming after his successful work with Miles Davis, and features some of the best recorded solos of his career. Prior to this recording, Adderley had joined with Miles to record hallmark jazz albums such as “Kind of Blue” and “Something Else”. Needless to say, his career was on fire at this time, and his new quintet did not disappoint with his brother Nat supplying high register trumpet flights and Bobby Timmons pounding out bluesy rhythms on the piano along with Sam Jones on bass and the innovative and under-rated Louis Hayes on drums.

Side one features two lengthy blues based workouts in a hard bop style that borders on soul jazz, pretty much what you could expect from Julian at this point in his career. Side two opens in a similar fashion, but then "you Got It" veers into a slightly more experimental direction foreshadowing some of the things that would soon be coming from Miles’ new quintet, and "Bohemia After Dark" is classic high speed bop. Throughout this entire album, Cannonball’s playing is on fire and features his strong devotion to Charlie Parker, particularly on the two closing cuts. In addition to the Parker influence, Adderley also shows an interest in the new style jazz/blues soloists like Stanley Turrentine. As mentioned earlier, the rest of Julian’s band is stellar, with honorable mention going to drummer Louis Hayes and his work on “You Got It”, a track that features interesting drum breaks that foreshadow much of what Tony Williams would be doing in a few years.

The recording quality of these tracks is quite good, the only slight problem being that the piano could be a bit louder at times, but its no big deal. The CD version has some bonus tracks, but the LP version that was used to write this review has that great unfiltered analog sound. This is highly recommended for fans of the Adderley Brothers and late 50s hard bop.

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! (aka V.I.P.-Jazz 3)

Live album · 1966 · Soul Jazz
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In the mid-60s, right before the whole electric jazz rock fad broke, there was an energetic style of hard bop that was picking up a pronounced driving back beat from the world of RnB and rock. Eddie Harris, Les McCann, Gene Harris and the Adderly brothers were all masters of this proto jazz-rock style that mixed the groovy swing of jazz with the driving aggression of the new rock sound. Acoustic instruments were still the norm at this time, meaning that the more earthy elements in the music were not buried under rock star volume. Cannonball Adderly’s “Mercy Mercy Mercy” is a fine lively live set in this tradition and if you enjoy Eddie Harris classics like “Freedom Jazz Dance” and “Cold Duck Time”, you’ll find a lot to like here.

I wouldn’t say that the two Adderly brothers are underrated, they have received a lot of accolades over the years, but maybe they need more recognition, I rarely hear a bum song, much less a bum album from either of these two. Every song on here is great, but the band really hits their stride on “Sticks”, a high octane “rocker” that features blistering solos from both Cannonball on alto sax and Nat on the cornet. The relaxed version of their big hit, pianist Joe Zawinul’s “Mercy Mercy Mercy”, sounds almost obligatory, but the rest of the album burns with fresh and inspired energy.

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY The Black Messiah

Live album · 1971 · Soul Jazz
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Recorded in 1972, before more busy and frilly styles of fusion kicked in, “Black Messiah” is in the more rootsy early style of fusion similar to “Bitches Brew”. Like other jazz musicians in the late 60s and early 70s, Cannonball and his crew on here mix hard bop, that verges on free jazz, with modern rock and a touch of psychedelia to create what was becoming known as fusion. This is early fusion where the emphasis is still on the jazz, the rock backbeat is implied, not bludgeoning you on top of the head. Freedom is the key word here, these jams sprawl out in a relaxed fashion and allow plenty of room for exploratory solos and breakdown sections where soloists can workout with the percussion players. Especially nice are solo sections where the musicians can create their own environment; George Duke uses a ring modulator and echoplex to create Stockhausen inspired icy electronic soundscapes and later Airto uses his voice and percussion to take us back to music in its earliest forms.

All of the soloists on here are great, but its possible that George Duke steals the show as he so often did in the early 70s as a sideman. Using his Fender Rhodes and a couple of effects, Duke’s solos on here build to intense torrents of electronic sound and dissonant jagged scales. Nat Turner uses his flugelhorn to channel the “angry” horn sound of Miles and Freddie Hubbard that was popular at the time, but as has been pointed out by other critics, usually easygoing Nat’s anger may not be entirely convincing. It might would have been interesting if Nat had topped this fusion with his more typical high flight bop style. All the same, if you enjoyed Miles’ blasting conversations with Chick Corea’s harsh distorted electric piano on the Live at Fillmore sessions, Duke and Nat’s interactions on here will definitely give you a sense of déjà vu. If there is one flaw on here, it’s the two tracks that feature rock guitarist Mike Deasy. More than likely the couple of mundane blues-rock numbers that were tacked on to the set were supposed to appeal to the trendy California rock crowd that usually hung out at The Troubador.

Once again, if you enjoy that early freedom-loving style of fusion similar to Les McCann’s “Invitation to Openess”, the first Weather Report album, Tony Williams’ first Lifetime or Miles’ early 70s work, you will probably enjoy these wide open hippy-jazz excursions.

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY Accent On Africa

Album · 1968 · World Fusion
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Recorded in 1968 when the jazz world was exploding off in a million different directions, “Accent on Africa” is one of Cannonball Adderly’s more unique records. The colorful exotic cover hints that Columbia was shooting for a wider audience than just jazz fans. In particular, the modern jet-setting crowd who were interested in trendy international sounds seem to be the targeted audience here. Although the cover proclaims that this is the Cannonball Adderly Quintet, what we really have here is Cannonball fronting a large African flavored percussion section and a Nelson Riddle influenced big band. Cannonball’s brother Nat is also on hand for some hot cornet playing.

Cannonball draws upon a wide range of African music on here, from West African highlife to South African township and romantic saxophone melodies from Ethiopia, but there is no real attempt to sound scientifically “authentic”, in fact most of the time the percussion section takes on a distinctly Afro-Cuban flavor rather than a sound that is purely African. Likewise, the big band takes liberties with the African sound and often raves it up with huge orchestral colors that sound more like an epic African movie soundtrack than actual field music. The occasional use of wordless vocals pushes this record close to kitschy “exotica” territory, but despite the intentional disregard for musicological authenticity, this record never becomes tacky or embarrassing, Adderly’s musical integrity stays intact for the length of “Accent”.

This record walks a fine line between a late 60s styled exotic international trendiness and serious African influenced jazz. Some jazz and African music fans may be put off by some of this album’s flashy extravagances, but fans of interesting instrumental music will find a gold mine here. Although much of the music on here is African influenced, Cannonball still falls back on his bluesy hard bop for some of the jam sections. The bright groovy 60s style orchestral flourishes are what tie all the elements together. Also, with Cannonball and Nat both in fine form, you can bet there are plenty of hot solos on here.

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