Cannonball Adderley
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Cannonball Adderley

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Dancing In The Dark
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Fiddler On The Roof (2005 Digital Remaster)
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One For Daddy-O
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Autumn Leaves
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Somethin' Else

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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... Read more

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