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Walk Tall Book Cannonball Adderley Introduces His 1967 Recording Of Walk Tall, By Saying, There Are Times When Things Don T Lay The Way They Re Supposed To Lay But Regardless, You Re Supposed To Hold Your Head Up High And Walk Tall This Sums Up The Life Of Julian Cannonball Adderley, A Man Who Used A Gargantuan Technique On The Alto Saxophone, Pride In Heritage, Devotion To Educating Youngsters, And Insatiable Musical Curiosity To Bridge Gaps Between Jazz And Popular Music In The 1960s And 70s His Career Began In 1955 With A Cinderella Like Cameo In A New York Nightclub, Resulting In The Jazz World S Looking To Him As The New Bird, The Successor To The Late Charlie Parker But Adderley Refused To Be Typecast His Work With Miles Davis On The Landmark Kind Of Blue Album Helped Further His Reputation As A Unique Stylist, But Adderley S Greatest Fame Came With His Own Quintet S Breakthrough Engagement At San Francisco S Jazz Workshop In 1959, Which Launched The Popularization Of Soul Jazz In The 1960s With His Loyal Brother Nat By His Side, Along With Stellar Sidemen, Such As Keyboardist Joe Zawinul, Adderley Used An Engaging, Erudite Personality As Only Duke Ellington Had Done Before Him All This And Are Captured In This Engaging Read By Author Cary Ginell Hipness Is Not A State Of Mind, It Is A Fact Of Life Cannonball Adderley


10 thoughts on “Walk Tall

  1. says:

    Initial reaction I think a part of why I loved this account of Cannonball Adderley s life was because of how well it portrayed the man s efforts and accomplishments as well as his personality This is a rather excellent biography which gives interesting inside details particularly in the form of interviews, personal narratives, among other inclusions of Adderley s rise to fame as a Jazz musician and contributor I was very happy to not only rediscover his music, but discover the man himself Initial reaction I think a part of why I loved this account of Cannonball Adderley s life was because of how well it portrayed the man s efforts and accomplishments as well as his personality This is a rather excellent biography which gives interesting inside details particularly in the form of interviews, personal narratives, among other inclusions of Adderley s rise to fame as a Jazz musician and contributor I was very happy to not only rediscover his music, but discover the man himself.Full review Julian Cannonball Adderley was an extraordinarily talented man who went too soon He contributed so much in terms of the Jazz community, to the people he knew, and to whatever he set his mind to doing, whether i...


  2. says:

    After having just finished this book, I admire the life of this manthan ever Cannonball Adderley was someone who not only wanted to bring joy to people s lives through music, he wanted to use it as a tool to educate ...


  3. says:

    Cannonball seems almost forgotten today, or regarded as too commercial, but in his day there was no better hard bop combo, and he played a major role in the development of soul jazz as well His early and middle records hold up beautifully he struggled to find relevance later in his career, in the late 60s and early 70s, but so did almost everyone in jazz under the onslaught of rock.This book tells his story very straight forwardly, talking about both his life and the meaning of his music It i Cannonball seems almost forgotten today, or regarded as too commercial, but in his day there was no better hard bop combo, and he played a major role in the development of soul jazz as well His early and middle records hold up beautifully he struggled to find relevance later in his career, in the late 60s and early 70s, but so did almost everyone in jazz under the onslaught of rock.This book tells his story very straight forwardly, talking about both his life and the meaning of his music...


  4. says:

    Jazz fans will dig this one This is a well researched biography of a larger than life jazz hero Cannonball Adderly was not only a virtuosic player, innovator, and bandleader, he also shined for his affable nature He was well loved by audiences during his tragically too shor...


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