[JPL] Zawinul, Cannonball & the Panthers

Jim Wilke jwilke123 at comcast.net
Tue Sep 11 15:57:39 EDT 2007

I heard that story around that time, too, but I have no way of 
documenting it as fact.


On Tuesday, September 11, 2007, at 12:35  PM, Arturo wrote:

> I have heard many times that during the late 60s Cannonball was 
> requested by
> the Panthers to replace Joe Zawinul in his band with a Black pianist,
> supposedely Julian replied, "get me a Black piano player that plays 
> like him
> and I will"  Is this a true story or a myth? Anyone have any insight 
> into
> this incident?
> Arturo

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