Cannonball Adderley's Fiddler on the Roof

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Cannonball Adderley's Fiddler on the Roof
Studio album by Cannonball Adderley
Released 1964
Recorded October 19 & 21 1964
Genre Jazz
Label Capitol
Producer David Axelrod
Cannonball Adderley chronology
Live Session!
(1964)
Cannonball Adderley's Fiddler on the Roof
(1964)
Domination
(1965)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Cannonball Adderley's Fiddler on the Roof is an album by jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley released on the Capitol label featuring performances of material from the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof by Adderley with Nat Adderley, Charles Lloyd, Joe Zawinul, Sam Jones and Louis Hayes.[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow and Tim Sendra awarded the album 4 stars and states "Cannonball plays near his peak; this is certainly the finest album by this particular sextet".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick except as indicated

  1. "Fiddler on the Roof" - 7:22
  2. "To Life" - 5:06
  3. "Sabbath Prayer" - 3:19
  4. "Chavalah" - 2:56
  5. "Sewing Machine" - 3:34
  6. "Now I Have Everything" - 4:10
  7. "Do You Love Me?" - 5:02
  8. "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" - 5:33
  9. "Sweet Georgia Bright" (Charles Lloyd) - 5:36 Bonus track on CD reissue
  10. "Island Blues" (Lloyd) - 2:24 Bonus track on CD reissue
  11. "Little Boy With the Sad Eyes" (Julian "Cannonball" Adderley) - 2:26 Bonus track on CD reissue
  12. "Goodbye Charlie" (Dory Langdon, André Previn) - 2:55
  • Recorded in New York City, NY on September 8 (tracks 9-12) and October 19 & 21 (all other tracks), 1964

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Cannonball Adderley discography accessed 26 October 2009
  3. ^ Yanow, S. & Sendra, T. Allmusic Review accessed 26 October 2009