Eric Jacobson and his Quintet play tribute to the great Cannonball Adderley Sat.March 9th 8pm
Eric Jacobson Trumpet Jesse Montijo Alto Sax Mike Kubicki Piano Jeff Hamann Bass David Bayles Drums
*** Jazz musician Cannonball Adderley was an alto saxophonist renowned for performances with his own band as well as with Miles Davis and John Coltrane. Synopsis
Jazz musician Cannonball Adderley was born Julian Edwin Adderley in Tampa, Florida, on September 15, 1928. He attended the U.S. Navy School of Music before moving to New York City in the 1950s. He eventually played alto sax with John Coltrane and Miles Davis, drawing comparisons to his idol, Charlie Parker. Critics and audiences alike adored Adderley’s upbeat, quicksilver-fast sounds, and his plethora of albums included Know What I Mean? (and The Soul Zodiac (1972). He died on August 8, 1975.