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Adderley, Julian Edwin (Cannonball)

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Born: 1928 AD
Died: 1975 AD, at 46 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Saxophonist

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1928 - Born on the 15th of September in Tampa, Florida.

1950 - He was a Jazz alto saxophonist of the small combo era.

1955 - He was a local legend in Florida until he moved to New York City.

1957 - He joined the Miles Davis sextet.

          - He played on the seminal Davis records Milestones and Kind of Blue.

1960  -  His playing began to reflect the influence of the electric jazz avant-garde, and Miles Davis' experiments

                  on the radical album Bitches Brew. 


1970 - He began doubling on soprano saxophone, showing the influence of John Coltrane and Wayne Shorter.

1975 - He died of a stroke in the 8th of August and he was buried in the Southside Cemetery, Tallahassee,

                Florida.


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