The classic album "Cannonball Adderley Quintet in Chicago" in its entirety. The LP showcases Cannonball and John Coltrane sharing the frontline at a time when both saxophonists were members of the Miles Davis Sextet. As a bonus, Cannonball’s next album "Cannonball Takes Charge", presenting nearly the same personnel minus Coltrane.
JULIAN “CANNONBALL” ADDERLEY, alto sax JOHN COLTRANE, tenor sax WYNTON KELLY, piano PAUL CHAMBERS, bass JIMMY COBB, drums Chicago, February 3, 1959. (*) BONUS ALBUM [7-13]: CANNONBALL TAKES CHARGE Same personnel as above except John Coltrane omitted; Percy Heath (b) replaces Chambers, and Albert “Tootie” Heath (d) replaces Cobb on 11-13. New York, April 23, April 27, & May 12, 1959.
INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET
01 LIMEHOUSE BLUES 02 STARS FELL ON ALABAMA 03 WABASH 04 GRAND CENTRAL 05 YOU’RE A WEAVER OF DREAMS 06 THE SLEEPER 07 IF THIS ISN’T LOVE 08 I GUESS I’LL HANG MY TEARS OUT TO DRY 09 SERENATA 10 I’VE TOLD EVERY LITTLE STAR 11 BAREFOOT SUNDAY BLUES 12 POOR BUTTERFLY 13 I REMEMBER YOU
TOTAL TIME: 72:12
DOWN BEAT original review: Quintet IN CHICAGO “This album points out the similarities as well as the contrasts between Coltrane and Adderley, especially the influence Coltrane had on Adderley’s playing. But a record with an excellent rating must be more than a handy device for comparison and contrast; it must have lasting musical value, be stimulating and enjoyable. This one has all these qualities.” (Don De Michael)