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Adderley, Cannonball

LC control no.n 84163049
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LC classificationML419.A27 Biography
Personal name headingAdderley, Cannonball
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Variant(s)Adderley, Cannonball, 1928-1975
Adderley, Julian
See alsoCorporate body: Cannonball Adderley Quintet
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Corporate body: Cannonball Adderley Sextet
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1928-09-15
Death date1975-08-08
Place of birthTampa (Fla.)
Place of deathGary (Ind.)
Field of activityJazz
AffiliationFlorida Agricultural and Mechanical University Miles Davis Quintet Black Academy of Arts and Letters (Dallas, Tex.) United States Naval School of Music
Profession or occupationSaxophonists Jazz musicians
Found inCannonball Adderley & Nat Adderley Quintet. What is this thing called soul [SR] p1984: container (Cannonball Adderley, alto saxophone)
LC manual cat. (Hdg.: Adderley, Julian; b. 1928, d. 1975; full name: Julian Edwin Adderley)
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)
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