Julian "Cannonball" Adderly - Tallahassee, Florida
Posted by: Coinseekers
N 30° 23.851 W 084° 19.875
16R E 756408 N 3365857
Quick Description: Location Tallahssee Southside Cemetery East of the Tallahasssee Regional Airport on SR,263 Leon County, Florida
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 8/28/2009 2:08:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM73QV
"Born in Tampa, Florida, into a musical family, he was introduced to music by his father, a cornetist. Originally nicknamed "Cannonball" in high school for his large appetite, the nickname stuck throughout his music career. He was performing in local band by the time he was 14, later graduating from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida."
Julian Edwin Adderly "Jazz Musician. He was a well-known and popular American soulful jazz alto saxophonist of the 1960s who explored bebop, modal, soul-fusion styles (which was exemplified by his composition "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!"), and was one of the leading alto saxophonists of his generation"
Date of birth: 09/15/1928
Date of death: 08/08/1975
Area of notoriety: Entertainment
Marker Type: Headstone
Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Tallahassee Southside Cemetery Visit TImes Sunup to Sunset
Fee required?: No
Web site: [Web Link]
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