Cannonball Adderley

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by Cannonball Adderley

Biography

Julian Edwin Adderley, 15 September 1928, Tampa, Florida, USA, d. 8 August 1975, Gary, Indiana, USA. Cannonball Adderley was one of the great saxophonists of his generation. His fiery, blues-soaked interpretations of Charlie Parker’s alto legacy brought jazz to many people hitherto untouched by it. In the 60s he launched a new genre, soul jazz, whose popularity has survived undiminished into the new millennium. Read more

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jazz
saxophone
bebop
hard bop
blues
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