Nat Adderley

Nat Adderley and The Big Sax Section
The Nat Adderley Quartet
The Nat Adderley Quintet
The Nat Adderley Quintet featuring Vincent Herring
Nat Adderley Sextet
Real name
Nathaniel Adderley
November 25, 1931
January 2, 2000
United States
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Jazz trumpet and cornet player in the hard bop and soul jazz idioms
Member of
Jazz Gala Big Band Orchestra
The Riverside Reunion Band
Cannonball Adderley Brother
Nat Adderley Jr. Son


Added by Denis
Managed by Clee J


Covers by Nat Adderley

Title Performer Release date Originally by
i 1991 The Cannonball Adderley Quintet
i 1991 Kenny Clarke, Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver, Donald Byrd, Nat Adderley, Paul Chambers
i 1983 Donald Byrd
i 1968 Ginger Rogers and Willie Howard
1968 Johnny Rivers
i April 1966 Petula Clark
i April 1966 Herbie Hancock
i 1961 Douglas Richardson
i 1994 João Gilberto
i 1979 Ruby Hill, Harold Nicholas
i 1958 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
i 1983 Sonny Fortune
i November 1976 Cannonball Adderley Quintet
i 1991 Adelaide Hall
i 1958 Todd Duncan
i 1991 Woody Herman and His Orchestra
i 1991 Harold Arlen - Piano Accompaniment by Arthur Schutt
i 1955 Dennis King
i 1958 Henry Burr and John Meyer
i September 6, 1955 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra – Vocal Refrain by Bonnie Lou Williams and The Sentimentalists
i 1960 Mary Hay and Clifton Webb
i 1991 Donald Byrd
i 1991 Kathryn Crawford, June Shafer, Ida Pearson and Stella Friend
i 1961 Dick Haymes with Orchestra under direction of Victor Young
i 1960 Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Scrappy Lambert
i 1997 "Cannonball" Adderley
November 1976 Hank Crawford
i 1960 Jessie Matthews
i 1994 Gloria Grafton & Donald Novis
i 1961 Miles Davis with Sonny Rollins and Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke
i 1991 Cannonball Adderley
1997 Harry Richman
i April 1966 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
i 1994 Nat Adderley
i December 1961 Horace Silver Quintet
i 1959 (unknown)
i 1991 Idrees Sulieman, Webster Young, John Coltrane, Bobby Jaspar with Mal Waldron, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers, Art Taylor
i 1991 Victor Young and His Concert Orchestra - Ray Turner at the Piano
i 1991 Victor Young and His Concert Orchestra - Ray Turner at the Piano
i 1991 Cannonball Adderley and The Poll-Winners, featuring Ray Brown, Wes Montgomery
i 1960 Irene Dunne
i November 1976 The Mash
i 1956 Chick Bullock accompanied by His Orchestra
i 1991 Sam Jones
i 1960 Sam Jones
i December 1961 Buster Carter and Preston Young
i 1994 Cannonball Adderley
i 1960 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Frank Sinatra
i 1955 The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
i 1958 The Thelonious Monk Trio
1997 Elsie Carlisle
i 1955 Ted Fiorito & His Orchestra
1968 Marvin Gaye
i 1955 Katharyn Mayfield - Robert Bard
i 1994 Carol Bruce
i 1960 Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra

Songs written by Nat Adderley

Original songs


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