[JPL] Cannonball & Zawinul...

Bill Moody solohand27 at earthlink.net
Wed Jul 19 17:10:36 EDT 2006


Cannon  also hired Victor Feldman.
On Wednesday, July 19, 2006, at 09:05 AM, Arturo wrote:

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> On the heels of Sonny and Jim, Miles and Bill, here's a question 
> regarding
> Cannonball's hiring of Joe Zawinul.  I've heard comments about Julian 
> taking
> criticism for hiring a non-black pianist and supposedely Adderley 
> retorting
> Joe has the best sound for his band regardless of color. Can anyone 
> fill in
> the details of this anecdote? Truth or urban legend?
>
> Arturo Gómez
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