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us: Adderley, Cannonball

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  • Variants

    • us: Adderley, Cannonball, 1928-1975
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1928-09-15
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1975-08-08
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Tampa (Fla.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Gary (Ind.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
        • Organization: (naf) Miles Davis Quintet
        • Organization: (naf) Black Academy of Arts and Letters (Dallas, Tex.)
        • Organization: (naf) United States Naval School of Music
    • Gender

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Jazz
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Saxophonists
            (lcsh) Jazz musicians
        • Use For

        • Earlier Established Forms

            Adderley, Julian
        • Sources

          • found: Cannonball Adderley & Nat Adderley Quintet. What is this thing called soul [SR] p1984: container (Cannonball Adderley, alto saxophone)
          • found: LC manual cat. (Hdg.: Adderley, Julian; b. 1928, d. 1975; full name: Julian Edwin Adderley)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed June 12, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Adderley, Cannonball; Julian Edwin Adderley; saxophonist, jazz musician; born 15 September 1928 in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States; bachelor's degree in reed and brass instruments, Florida A & M (1948); band director at Dillard High School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; stationed in Washington, D.C. (1952); furthered his musical studies at the U.S. Naval School of Music; was assigned to Fort Knox, Kentucky; moved to New York (1955); signed a recording contract with EmArcy; formed a quintet with his brother (1956); joined the Miles Davis quintet; left Davis and re-formed a quintet with his brother, Nat (1959); their live album, “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!” became one of the bestselling jazz records to that time (1966); became a committee member for the National Endowment for the Arts and a member of the Black Academy of Arts and Letters; hosted thirteen weeks of a television series, “90 Minutes”; honors include: the Julian Cannonball Adderley Artist in Residence Program at Harvard University, Encyclopedia of Jazz All Star and Poll Awards; died 08 August 1975 in Gary, Lake County, Indiana, United States)
        • LC Classification

          • ML419.A27
        • Change Notes

          • 1985-01-16: new
          • 2015-11-07: revised
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