Somethin' Else: A Tribute to Cannonball

Sunday, July 15, 2018

7:30 pm

Dinkelspiel Auditorium Map

Sponsored by:
Stanford Jazz Workshop

When Julian “Cannonball” Adderley released Somthin’ Else 60 years ago, he secured his position in the top echelon of jazz. Cannonball was already riding high as a member of Miles Davis’ band, and this influential album helped establish Cannonball as a leader and an artist with his own style, distinct from the legions of Charlie Parker imitators. In what would have been his 90th year, we’re proud to present a celebration of Cannonball’s life and music, with a top-flight band featuring two Cannonball experts, saxophonist Henry Solomon — SJW alum and former SJW Mentor Fellow — and drummer Roy McCurdy, who was himself a member of Cannonball’s band from 1965 – 1975, until the master alto saxophonist passed away.

Sunday, July 15, 2018
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Dinkelspiel Auditorium Map


$15/$33/$43 for SJW Members


Arts Performance Music 

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