Nat Adderley

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Birthday
25, 1931
Birthplace
Tampa, FL
Death Date
Jan 2, 2000 (68)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
25, 1931
Birthplace
Tampa, FL
Death Date
Jan 2, 2000 (68)

About

Soul jazz and bebop trumpeter and cornet player known for his musical collaborations with his more famous brother, saxophonist Julian Adderley. He also collaborated with such artists as Johnny Griffin and Sonny Rollins.

Before Fame

He and his brother founded the Cannonball Adderley Quintet in 1956.

Trivia

Over the course of his four-decade career, he performed on close to one hundred albums.

Family Life

His son, Nat Adderley, Jr., became a keyboardist and a musical director for Luther Vandross.

Associated With

He and his brother Julian "Cannonball" Adderley performed with Ray Charles in the 1940s.