Cannonball Adderley African Waltz
LOW STOCK: Only 2 copies left
|SUPER SAVINGS:||$10.56 Limited Time Only|
|You Save:||$1.42 (12% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- Released: June 8, 1993
- Originally Released: 1993
- Label: OJC
- $1.29 on iTunes1.Something Different
- $0.99 on iTunes2.West Coast Blues
- $0.99 on iTunes3.Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
- $0.99 on iTunes4.The Uptown
- $0.99 on iTunes5.Stockholm Sweetnin'
- $1.29 on iTunes6.African Waltz
- $0.99 on iTunes7.Blue Brass Groove
- $0.99 on iTunes8.Kelly Blue
- $0.99 on iTunes9.Letter From Home
- $0.99 on iTunes10.I'll Close My Eyes
- $0.99 on iTunes11.This Here - (bonus track)
Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes
Full performer name: Cannonball Adderley & His Orchestra.
Cannonball Adderley & His Orchestra: Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone); Ernie Wilkins (conductor); George Dorsey (alto saxophone, flute); Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, piccolo, flute); Oliver Nelson (tenor saxophone, flute); Arthur Clarke (baritone saxophone); Nat Adderley, Clark Terry, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis, Joe Newman (trumpet); Bob Brookmeyer, Melba Liston, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, George Matthews, Arnett Sparrow (trombone); Don Butterfield (tuba); Wynton Kelly (piano); Sam Jones (bass); Charlie Persip, Louis Hayes (drums); Ray Barretto (congas); Michael Olatunji (African drums).
Recorded at Plaza Sound Studios, New York, New York on February 28, May 9 & 15, 1961. Originally released on Riverside (9377). Includes liner notes by Orrin Keepnews.
Digitally remastered by Phil De Lancie (1993, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
The music on African Waltz is better than it should be. Cannonball Adderley had a fluke hit with "African Waltz," so a full album was recorded with the hopes of coming up with additional hits. These 11 selections (which include "African Waltz") feature altoist Adderley backed by an 18-piece big band with arrangements provided by Ernie Wilkins and Bob Brookmeyer. The tunes clock in between two and five minutes and leave little room for much improvising by anyone other than Cannonball, his brother Nat on cornet, and pianist Wynton Kelly. There is some strong material on the set (including "West Coast Blues," "Stockholm Sweetnin'" and a remake of "This Here"), but the results are not too substantial and this was not that big a seller but it is still a reasonably enjoyable effort. ~ Scott Yanow
The Complete Albums Collection 1955-1958 (4-CD Box Set)
$12.54 Super Savings
Bohemia After Dark (24-Bit with Bonus Tracks) (CD)
$7.41 Super Savings
Cannonball Adderley Quintet in Chicago (Live) (CD)
$9.90 Super Savings
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 5 ratings.
Based on 5 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
Absolute Hits - Top Hits of the 60s: 20 Original Hits (CD) TOP 10 Bestseller
99¢ on SALE
Camp Meeting / Soul of The Gospel Harmonettes (CD) TOP 25 Bestselling CD
$1.98 on SALE