Cannonball in Europe!

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Cannonball in Europe!
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Live album by Cannonball Adderley
Released 1962
Recorded August 4 & 5 1962
Genre Jazz
Length 50:20
Label Capitol
Producer Joe Napoli
Cannonball Adderley chronology
The Cannonball Adderley Sextet in New York
(1962)The Cannonball Adderley Sextet in New York1962
Cannonball in Europe!
Jazz Workshop Revisited
(1962)Jazz Workshop Revisited1962

Cannonball in Europe! is a live album by jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley recorded at the Comblain-la-Tour in Belgium and released on the Capitol label featuring performances by Adderley with Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef, Joe Zawinul, Sam Jones and Louis Hayes.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Penguin Guide to Jazz 3/4 stars[2]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

The Penguin Guide to Jazz states "Bringing in Joe Zawinul and Yusef Lateef energised the band anew but Lateef's touches of exotica are an awkward match for the sunnier disposition of the customary material, Nevertheless Nippon Soul and In Europe are perhaps the best of this bunch".[2] The Allmusic review by Al Campbell awarded the album 4 stars and states "Cannonball Adderley is in excellent form on this live date".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "P. Bouk" (Yusef Lateef) – 10:23
  2. A Few Words from Cannonball – 1:00
  3. "Gemini" (Jimmy Heath) – 12:45
  4. "Work Song" (Nat Adderley) – 8:25
  5. More Words from Cannonball – 0:22
  6. "Trouble in Mind" (Richard M. Jones) – 10:19
  7. "Dizzy's Business" (Ernie Wilkins) – 7:38
  • Recorded at the Comblain-la-Tour, Belgium, on August 4 & 5, 1962



  1. ^ Cannonball Adderley discography accessed 20 October 2009
  2. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (1994). The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD, LP & Cassette. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (2nd ed.). London: Penguin. pp. 10–11. ISBN 0-14-017949-6. 
  3. ^ a b Campbell, A. Allmusic Review accessed 20 October 2009