This was the first recording by the newly expanded band led by the great alto saxophonist, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley. The core band included Julian's brother, Nat on cornet, Joe Zawinul on piano and the stellar rhythm section of bassist Sam Jones and drummer Louis Hayes. It was the addition of multi-instrumentalist, Yusef Lateef that gave the band it's new sound and distinction. It was now the Cannonball Adderley Sextet. Lateef not only was one of the most identifiable voices on the tenor saxophone but also was one of the finest flutists in Jazz but also played oboe! This album was their first as a sextet and their first live recording done in their home base of New York......hence the title. Previous live recordings by the Adderley band had been done in San Francisco and Los Angeles. This album maked a new sound and a new era for one of the best Modern Jazz groups ever. Sit back, relax and enjoy the set recorded at the Village Vanguard in January of 1962.
Opening set: Duke
Charles Mingus · Mingus at Monterey
Baubles, Bangles and
Stan Getz · Getz at Newport
Where Do You Go?
Mike Allen Interview
Mike Allen · Mike Allen Interview
Mike Allen · Dialectic
Sonny Stitt · Stitt Alive in '55.
Julian Cannonball · The Cannonball Adderley
Adderley · Sextet in New York
Scotch and Water
aka Unit 7.