That's Nat

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That's Nat
That's Nat.jpg
Studio album by Nat Adderley
Released 1955
Recorded July 26, 1955
Genre Jazz
Label Savoy
Producer Bob Shad
Nat Adderley chronology
That's Nat
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Introducing Nat Adderley
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That's Nat is an album by jazz cornetist Nat Adderley first released on the Savoy label featuring performances by Adderley with Jerome Richardson, Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, and Kenny Clarke.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Penguin Guide to Jazz states "Jones comping is inch-perfect throughout and Clarke is right on the case, often following Adderley outside the basic count for a phrase or two".[2] The Allmusic review stated "His pithy, pungent trumpet and cornet work is effective in a hard bop context, although his own work outside his brother's group has never seemed quite as effective".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Nat Adderley & Julian "Cannonball" Adderley except as indicated
  1. "Porky" - 5:15
  2. "I Married an Angel" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 4:32
  3. "Big "E"" - 10:40
  4. "Kuzzin's Buzzin'" - 5:10
  5. "Ann Springs" (Mal Waldron) - 6:17
  6. "You Better Go Now" (Robert Graham, Bickley S. Reichmer) - 5:58
  • Recorded in New York City on July 26, 1955

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Savoy Records discography accessed February 15, 2010
  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. p. 12. ISBN 0-14-017949-6. 
  3. ^ a b Wynn, Ron. That's Nat – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved June 28, 2017.