Jazz Workshop Revisited

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Jazz Workshop Revisited
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Live album by
RecordedSeptember 22 & 23, 1962
VenueJazz Workshop, San Francisco, CA
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
Cannonball Adderley chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Down Beat4.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz3/4 stars[3]

Jazz Workshop Revisited is a live album by the jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley released on the Riverside label featuring performances by Adderley with Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef, Joe Zawinul, Sam Jones and Louis Hayes.[4] It was recorded at the Jazz Workshop in San Francisco on September 22 & 23, 1962


In his review for in the May 9, 1963, issue of Down Beat magazine, the jazz critic Pete Welding wrote, "Spurred on by an appreciative audience present during the recording, the Adderley group has produced a collection that is both stimulating and accessible. There is plenty of good, strong blowing, and to this is added the interest of artful, well-constructed arrangements that enhance the tunes and strengthen the solos."[1]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and says, "Adderley's greatest band -- a sextet with cornetist Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef (on tenor, flute and oboe), pianist Joe Zawinul, bassist Sam Jones, and drummer Louis Hayes -- is featured on such exciting numbers as "Jessica's Day," Jones' "Unit 7," and "The Jive Samba." A special treat of this live date is hearing the leader's introductory words to several of the songs".[2] The Penguin Guide to Jazz awarded the album 3 stars saying "on favourite turf in San Francisco, the band are in good fettle".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. An opening comment or two by Cannonball... – 0:51
  2. "Primitivo" (Julian "Cannonball" Adderley) – 9:13
  3. "Jessica's Birthday" (Quincy Jones) – 6:30
  4. "Marney" (Donald Byrd) – 6:52
  5. Talk – 0:13
  6. "Unit Seven" (Sam Jones) – 9:02 Bonus track on CD
  7. Another few words... – 0:26
  8. "The Jive Samba" (Nat Adderley) – 11:00
  9. "Lillie" (Jones) – 4:41
  10. "Mellow Bruno" (Yusef Lateef) – 6:00
  11. Time to go now... really! – 0:36



  1. ^ a b Down Beat: May 9, 1963 Vol. 30, No.11
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed 20 October 2009.
  3. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2006) [1992]. The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (8th ed.). London: Penguin. pp. 10. ISBN 978-0-141-02327-4.
  4. ^ Cannonball Adderley discography accessed 20 October 2009