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The Other Adderley
L. Barnes | Mt. Vernon, New York United States | 02/02/2006
(3 out of 5 stars)
"Nat was often overshadowed by his larger than life big brother Cannonball, but don't be fooled. Nat was not just playing with Cannon because they were brothers. Nat was not only a great musician and soloist who held his own with anyone, but Nat also was by far the better composer in the family. This recording supports what I say about Nat Adderley."
Two Great Jazz Guitarists!
Patricia Hennessy | USA | 10/30/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This lesser-known set by Nat Adderley (reissued on CD in the Original Jazz Classics in 1999) teams the likable cornetist with either Jim Hall or Kenny Burrell on guitar and the Junior Mance Trio (which consists of pianist Mance, bassist Bob Cranshaw and drummer Mickey Roker). Nat wrote all eight selections and, even though none would catch on (a la "Work Song"), several of the numbers are quite memorable and are deserving of revival. "Loneliness" sounds properly desolate, "Roses for Your Pillow" is a superior ballad and most of the other songs are filled with joy, including "El Chico," "Half-Time" and "Broadway Lady." A fine obscurity recorded at a time when Nat was one of the stars of his brother Cannonball Adderley's Sextet.