Nat Adderley

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Biography

Nathaniel Adderley, 25 November 1931, Tampa, Florida, USA, d. 1 January 2000, Lakeland, Florida, USA. The younger brother of Cannonball Adderley, Nathaniel was a singer until his voice broke and he took up the trumpet. In the early 50s he served in the army with his brother and played in the 36th Army Band. His professional break came in 1954, when Lionel Hampton asked him to join his riotously swinging, R&B-inflected big band; he stayed for only a year. Later he played with Woody Herman... Read more

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jazz
trumpet
hard bop
bebop
trumpet jazz
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