Dreamin' of Cannonball

Dreamin' of Cannonball

by Louis HayesLouis Hayes

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Overview

Louis Hayes & the Cannonball Legacy Band pay tribute to the drummer's late employer by exploring a number of songs that he recorded while working with Cannonball Adderley. The veteran is in great form, joined by alto saxophonist Vincent Herring, trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, pianist Rick Germanson, and bassist Vicente Archer. The music doesn't focus on any one edition of Adderley's band, but delves into music the alto saxophonist recorded during the early '60s. Hayes' crop of Young Lions opens with an explosive take of "What Is This Thing Called Love?," delves with gusto into Bobby Timmons' soul-jazz hit "Dat Dere" and Nat Adderley's spiritual-flavored "Work Song," and delivers a playful performance of "Fiddler on the Roof," the latter tune showcasing the leader's effective solo. No effort is made to mimic Adderley's style or the sidemen who played alongside him, though it is clear that all the musicians are enjoying themselves throughout these sessions.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/06/2002
Label: Tcb Music
UPC: 0725095212229
catalogNumber: 21222
Rank: 138032

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Louis Hayes   Primary Artist,Drums,Leader
Vincent Herring   Alto Saxophone
Rick Germanson   Piano
Jeremy Pelt   Trumpet
Vicente Archer   Bass

Technical Credits

Nat Adderley   Composer
Oscar Brown   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Jimmy Katz   Cover Photo
James Browne   Liner Notes
Nat Adderley   Composer
Lou Holtzman   Engineer
Lou Holzman   Engineer
Peter Schmidlin   Executive Producer
Donald Wolf   Composer
Aleardo G. Buzzi   Producer,Liner Notes
Gigi Schmid-Huetiger   Graphic Design
James Dean Brown   Liner Notes

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