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us: Adderley, Nat, 1931-2000

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    • us: Adderley, Nathaniel, 1931-2000
    • us: Adderly, Nat, 1931-2000
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1931-11-25
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2000-01-02
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Tampa (Fla.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Lakeland (Fla.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
        • Organization: (naf) Lionel Hampton Allstar Big Band
        • Organization: (naf) Cannonball Adderley Quintet
        • Organization: (naf) Riverside Records
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Jazz
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Jazz musicians
            (lcsh) Cornet players
              (lcsh) Band directors
                (lcsh) Composers
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            • Sources

              • found: Nat Adderley Quintet. On the move [SR] 1983: label (Nat Adderley)
              • found: Feather. Enc. jazz 70s (Adderley, Nathaniel (Nat); cornetist, composer; b. Nov. 25, 1931 in Tampa, Fla.)
              • found: New York Times, Jan. 4, 2000 (Nat Adderley, 68, jazz cornetist and composer; d. Jan. 2, 2000, Lakeland, Fla.)
              • found: LCCN 2008645376: Live! From the Pleasure Island Jazz Company, p1994 (511 field: Nat Adderly, cornet)
              • found: African American National Biography, accessed June 13, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Adderley, Nat; Nathaniel Adderley; music educator, cornetist, bandleader, composer/arranger; born 25 November 1931 in Tampa, Florida, United States; switched from trumpet to cornet (1950); enrolled at FAMC, where he became a member of the school's world-famous “Marching 100” band; recieved a BA in Sociology with a minor in Music from FAMU (1954); toured around Europe with the jazz great Lionel Hampton (until 1955); released first solo album, “That's Nat” on Savoy (1955); made a debut recording with his brother, “Introducing Nat Adderley” on the EmArcy label (1955); reconnected musically with his brother to anchor the Cannonball Adderley Quintet, one of the best and most successful jazz ensembles in the world for the next sixteen years (1959); their album “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live at The Club” won a Grammy Award for best instrumental jazz performance by a small group (1968); greatest solo recording, the album “Work Song” on Riverside Records (1960); was appointed artist-in-residence at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida (mid-1990s); performed with the late R&B and pop balladeer Luther Vandross; inducted into the Jazz Hall of Fame, Kansas City (1997); died 02 January 2000 in Lakeland, Florida, United States)
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              • [Individual was a Grammy awardee.]
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