Friday, February 1, 2008

Cannonball Adderley Sextet - London 1964 - Part I

Rare footage of The Cannonball Adderley Sextet appearing in London on May 12, 1964 at the BBC Television Theatre for legendary TV show JAZZ 625.

Lineup is Cannonball Adderley with his brother Nat on trumpet, Charles Lloyd on tenor, Joe Zawinul on piano, Sam Jones on drums and Louis Hayes on drums.

The program consists of 1)Work Song 2) Song My lady Sings 3) Poor Butterfly 4) Jive Samba 5) Unit Seven. Host is Steve Race, a cult BBC figure, enjoy his stiff upper lip and pure British phlegm.

Viewers are advised to fasten their seat belts as this swings hard.