Monday, October 6, 2014

Cannonball Adderley - The Black Messiah


Cannonball Adderley - The Black Messiah

All compositions by Julian "Cannonball" Adderley except as indicated
  1. Introduction - 0:50
  2. "Black Messiah" (George Duke) - 16:12
  3. Monologue - 2:20
  4. "Little Benny Hen" (Mike Deasy) - 4:15
  5. "Zanek" (Deasy) - 5:07
  6. "Dr. Honoris Causa" (Joe Zawinul) - 14:48
  7. "The Chocolate Nuisance" (Nat Adderley, Roy McCurdy) - 8:22
  8. "Untitled" (Airto Moreira) - 6:21
  9. "The Steam Drill" - 8:42
  10. "Eyes of the Cosmos" (Ernie Watts) - 4:51
  11. "Episode from the Music Came" (Alvin Batiste) - 2:39
  12. "Heritage" (Duke Ellington) - 4:43
  13. "Circumference" (Duke) - 3:18
  14. "Pretty Paul" - 2:48
  15. "The Scene" (Nat Adderley, Zawinul) - 2:16

Cannonball Adderley - alto saxophone, soprano saxophone
Nat Adderley - cornet, vocals
George Duke - piano
Walter Booker - bass
Roy McCurdy - drums
Airto Moreira - percussion
Mike Deasy - guitar, vocals (tracks 4, 5, 7, 10, 11 & 13-15)
Ernie Watts - tenor saxophone (tracks 4, 5, 8, 10, 11 & 13-15)
Alvin Batiste - clarinet (tracks 11 & 13-15)
Buck Clarke - African percussion (tracks 7 & 13-15)

Recorded at The Troubadour in Los Angeles, CA in 1970

Capitol Records ‎– SWBO-846, 1971

24/96 LP transfer, V0 mp3 download
Adderly-BlackMessiah[RPM2014].zip 162.8 MB

24/96 LP transfer, 24/96 FLAC download
Adderly-BlackMessiah[RPM2014][FLAC].zip 1.48 GB

2 comments:

  1. A pretty obscure live recording. Excellent line-up. A very 70-ish sound and feel. Thank you, porter_esq!

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  2. yeah , i've never been a huge Cannonball A.Fan , but i'm hugely enjoying this thank you!

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