Monday, May 26, 2014
Fusion CD Reissue of the Month - "Cannonball Adderley: The Black Messiah"
Cannonball Adderley: "The Black Messiah" (Capitol/Real Gone Music) 1972/2014
CD Release Date: May 10, 2014 (RGM-0247)
Original LP Issue: 1972 (Capitol SWBO-846)
Recorded live at the Troubador (West Hollywood, California) in August 3-9, 1971
Contains 12-page booklet with pictures and new liner notes by Bill Kopp (former Chief Editor Scope Magazine)
Produced by David Axelrod & Cannonball Adderley for Heavy Axe / Junat Prods.
Recording Engineer: Al Coury
Photos: Gary Zlozower & James Lewis
Design: Roy Kohara
Art Direction: John Ho
Reissue Produced by Gordon Anderson
CD Liner Notes & Design: Bill Kopp
Remastered by Maria Triana @ Battery Studios (NYC, NY, USA)
Featuring: Cannonball Adderley (alto sax), Nat Adderley (cornet & vocals), George Duke (Wurlitzer electric piano), Walter Booker (acoustic bass), Roy McCurdy (drums), Airto Moreira (percussion & vocal effects).
Special Guests: Mike Deasy (electric guitar & vocals), Alvin Batiste (clarinet), Ernie Watts (flute & tenor sax), Buck Clarke (congas)
MC: Rick Holmes