Jazz Improv, Vol. 3, No. 2 Cannonball Adderley, cover (Print Edition & Companion CD)

Jazz Improv, Vol. 3, No. 2 Cannonball Adderley, cover (Print Edition & Companion CD)


Cannonball Adderley, “Spectacular”

Benjie Porecki, “Give You All My Love” 

Lalo Schifrin, “Millennium Blues” 

Rebecca Parris, “My Foolish Heart” 

Ron McClure, “Minor Spree” 

Beatle Jazz, “Come Together” 

Eric Nemeyer, “Teaneck” 

Cannonball Adderley, “Wabash” 

Doug Munro, “Song For Don Grolnick” 

Buddy Rich, “Willowcrest” 

Dave Ostrovsky, “Give Me Your Jazz” 

Frank Foster, “Gray Thursday” 

Play Along Track by Jim Martinez, “Teaneck” 


Jazz Improv’s Directory of Jazz Artists & Record Labels 


Playing Anything & Everything He Can—An Interview With Gene Perla

Taking It To The People—An Interview With Jane Bunnett

Doing It His Way—An Interview With Ron McClure

One Of The Most Beautiful Gifts—An Interview With Frank Foster

It All Begins With The Ear—An Interview With Gary Peacock

Appreciating The Gift Of Life—An Interview With Yusef Lateef

Selected Discographies—Sampling Of Recordings By Artists Interviewed This Issue 


Real Words On Jazz by Brian Q. Torff

The Pleasures

Autophysiopsychic Music by Yusef Lateef

Collected Wisdom by Don Glasgo

The World According To Tim Green

In Search of Inspiration: Personal Account- Cannonball’s Contagious Enthusiasm by Todd Coolman

My Time With Cannonball by Hal Galper

Cannonball Remembered On Film by Yvette Giles

Perspective: In Pursuit Of Greatness by Mel Martin

Latin: The 21st Century Musician’s Guide To Latin Jazz by Richie Zellon

Harmony: Chromatic Harmonization by Jim Josselyn

Patterns: Second Inversion Embellished Triads 

Accompaniment: Developing Walking Bass Lines on “Star Eyes” 

Arranging: Two-Part Arranging— Harmonic Application of Intervals by Eric Nemeyer

Human Nature: Relinquishing Our Fear and Insecurity by Eric Nemeyer

Melody: Using Parallel Chord Streams To Create Tonal Ambiguity & Dissonance by Eric Nemeyer

Chords: Exploring Smooth Voice- leading, Tadd Dameron Turnaround by Eric Nemeyer 

Book Excerpts: 

Men, Women, and Girl Singers: My Life As A Musician Turned Talent Manager, by John Levy with Devra Hall (Beckham Publications) 

Transcribed Solos: 

Cannonball Adderley, Alto Sax Solo “Spectacular” Transcribed by E. Gutzeit

Cannonball Adderley, Alto Sax Solo “Wabash” Transcribed by Ethan Gutzeit

Wynton Kelly, Piano Solo

“Wabash” Transcribed by Ethan Gutzeit

Nat Adderley, Cornet Solo

"Soon” Transcribed by Ethan Gutzeit

Cannonball Adderley, Alto Sax Solo

“Soon” Transcribed by Ethan Gutzeit

Cannonball Adderley, Alto Sax Solo 

“Dat Dere” Transcribed by Aaron Garner

Cannonball Adderley, Alto Sax Solo “Star Eyes” Transcribed by Reed Kotler

Cannonball Adderley, Alto Sax Solo

“Del Sasser” Transcribed by Rick Helzer

Bobby Timmons, Piano Solo 

“Del Sasser” Transcribed by Rick Helzer


“Spectacular” Composed by Nat Adderley, Sam Jones

“Soon” Composed by George & Ira Gershwin

“Teaneck” Composed by Nat Adderley

“Dat Dere” Composed By Bobby Timmons

“Star Eyes” Composed by Raye-DePaul

“Minor Spree” Comp. by Ron McClure

“Gray Thursday” Composed by Frank Foster 


“Teaneck” by Nat Adderley

Analysis by Eric Nemeyer

“Dat Dere” by Bobby Timmons 

Exercises Scales Patterns: 

Intervals: Stacked 4ths on “Star Eyes” 

Chord Arpeggios: “Dat Dere” 

Scales: “Soon” (in E) 

CD Reviews: 

Cannonball & Nat Adderley, Summer of ‘55 (Savoy) 

Aloisio Aguiar, King Of Hearts

Wessell “Warm Daddy” Anderson

Louis Armstrong, Complete Hot Five & Hot Seven Recordings (Columbia) 

Joey Baron, We’ll Soon Find Out

Beatle Jazz, A Bite Of The Apple (Zebra) 

David Berkman

Gene Bertoncini, Body & Soul

Hamiet Bluiett, With Eyes Wide Open

Bluth/Messina/Chattin, Formations

Bob Brookmeyer/Mads Vinding

Ray Brown, Some Of My Best Friends

Dave Brubeck, One Alone

Greg Burk, Progressions & Digressions

Gary Burton, For Hamp, Red Bags & Cal

Charlie Byrd, For Louis

Randy Caldwell, Front

Regina Carter, Motor City Moments

Pete Christlieb/B. Ramsay/Milt Kleeb

Bill Cole, Untempered Ensemble

Scott Colley, This Place

Tadd Dameron, Chronological Tadd

Harold Danko/Rich Perry

Steve Davis, Portrait In Sound

Joey DeFrancesco, Incredible! 

Lew Del Gatto, Katewalk (Naxos) 

Paul Desmond, Lemme Tellya Bout

DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra

Armen Donelian, Wave (Sunnyside) 

Dave Douglas, A Thousand Evenings

Mark Elf, Live At Smalls (Jen-Bay) 

Marty Elkins, Fuse Blues (Nagel-Heyer) 

Duke Ellington, The Chronological 

Duke Ellington, Essential Collection 

Jenny Evans, Girl Talk

Eye Contact, Havana Manana

Mordy Ferber, Mr. X

Mandy Flowers, Reflections

George Garzone, Fringe In NY (NYC) 

Lonnie Gasperini, Turn Up The Gas

Joao Gilberto, Joao Voze Violao

Grand Slam-Hall/Lovano/Mraz/Nash

Don Grolnick, London Concert (Fuzzy) 

Wendell Harrison, Rush & Hustle

Duke Heitger, Rhythm Is Our Business

Monika Herzig, Melody Without Words

Jazz Times Superband (Concord) 

Randy Johnston, Homage (J-Curve) 

Salena Jones, Classic Salena

Miss Justine, Tasty

Ben E. King, Shades Of Blue

Jim Knapp Orchestra, Things For Now

Tom Knific, Home Bass

Lee Konitz/Warne Marsh

Tony Lavorgna Big Band & Combo

Russell Malone, Look Who’s Here

Ethan Mann, Central Park North

Jim Martinez, Echoes of Oscar Peterson & Fats Waller

Jason Moran, Facing Left (Blue Note) 

Lee Morgan, Here’s Lee Morgan (Koch) 

Mike Nock/Marty Ehrlich (Naxos) 

Art Pepper, Renascence

Danilo Perez, Motherland (Verve) 

Buddy Rich, Wham!-“LIVE” (Label M) 

Issi Rozen, Homeland Blues

Pancho Sanchez, Latin Soul (Concord) 

Jaz Sawyer & Irvin Mayfield, Live

Lalo Schifrin, Esperanto (Aleph) 

Maria Schneider, Allegresse (Enja) 

Will Sellenraad Trio, Streams

Bud Shank Sextet, Silverstorm

Steve Slagle, New New York


Marvin Stamm/Ed Soph

Alki Steriopoulos, Stardust Memories

Sonny Stitt, Just In Case You Forgot... 

Dick Sudhalter, Melodies Heard

Laura Valle, City Lights 

Jessica Williams, Blue Fire (Jazz Focus) 

Eldee Young/Marshall Vente 

Book/DVD Reviews: 

Miles & Me

Bucky Pizzarelli

Artie Shaw—Musical Bio

Bebop: The Essential Listening Companion 

Swing Jazz: A Visual Journey

Audio Book Review: Musician’s Guide Through The Legal Jungle

Ken Burns Jazzok Review: Kind of Blue: Making Of The Miles Davis Masterpiece

Music Book Review: The Goal Note Method

Music Book Review: Triad Pairs

Music Book Review:Approaching The Standards

Music Book Review: Dick Hyman’s Professional Chord Changes And Substitutions For 100 Tunes... 

Music Book Review: 1001 Jazz Licks

Miles Davis Collection

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