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File under: Post Bop

Cannonball Adderley

Poppin' In Paris - Live At L'Olympia 1972 (2LP)

Label: Elemental Music

Format: 2LP

Genre: Jazz

In stock


First Complete, Authorized Release of alto sax giant’s 1972 Olympia performance transferred from the original tape reels recorded by the ORTF and housed in the INA (the Institut national de l'audiovisuel). Released by Elemental Music in cooperation with the Cannonball Adderley Estate and INA France. Includes an extensive booklet with rare photos; essays by acclaimed jazz author and historian Bob Blumenthal and producer Zev Feldman, plus testimonies by Tia Fuller, Lou Donaldson & Vincent Herring, and a never before published 1983 Nat Adderley interview.

“Cannonball was more than just a musician. He contributed more to the music than just playing great saxophone. His overall band concept and leadership, allowing people within the band to thrive and make contributions that helped to create that special and unique sound, were essential to his success.” - Vincent Herring 

File under: Post Bop
Cat. number: 5990549
Year: 2024
Recorded October 25, 1972 at the Olympia Theatre, Paris. All matrix/runouts stamped except for Sides C & D, where the second set of 5990549 - C MCL, and 5990549 - D MCL is etched.