Cannonball's Sharpshooters

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Cannonball's Sharpshooters
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Studio album by
Released1958
RecordedMarch 4, & 6, 1958
GenreJazz
Length37:19 (original LP)
LabelEmArcy
MG 36135
Cannonball Adderley chronology
Cannonball Enroute
(1957)
Cannonball's Sharpshooters
(1958)
Somethin' Else
(1958)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Cannonball's Sharpshooters is the seventh album by jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, and his second released on the EmArcy label, featuring performances with Nat Adderley, Junior Mance, Sam Jones, and Jimmy Cobb.[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and states "Excellent bebop comes from the great altoist Cannonball Adderley and his original quintet".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Our Delight" (Tadd Dameron) - 4:38
  2. "What's New?" (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) - 5:02
  3. "Fuller Bop Man" (Gil Fuller) - 3:43
  4. "Jubilation" (Julian "Cannonball" Adderley) - 5:25
  5. "Stay on It" (Dameron) - 4:38
  6. "If I Love Again" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 5:27
  7. "Straight, No Chaser" (Thelonious Monk) - 8:26
  8. "Fuller Bop Man" [alternate take] (Curtis Fuller) - 8:59 Bonus track on CD reissue
    • Recorded at Bell Sound Studios in New York City on March 4 (tracks 1-3, 7-8) and March 6 (tracks 4-6), 1958

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Cannonball Adderley discography accessed 14 October 2009
  3. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed 14 October 2009