Cannonball Adderley - Somethin’ Else

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"...if you haven't picked up every one of the Blue Note and Nat King Cole reissues from Chad Kassem and company at Acoustic Sounds, you're really missing out!" - David W. Robinson, Positive Feedback, Issue 52

" won't be disappointed by this reissued Rudy Van Gelder classic one iota! (Nor will anyone be let down by Acoustic Sounds 100 Best 45 RPM jazz albums or the Blue Note reissues released by Music Matters or Analogue Productions. These albums are exceptional and worth every penny.)...The sound on Something Else is something else too! There is a timbral realism and sense of projection to Adderley's sax that is rarely encountered on vinyl. RVG outdid himself recording this classic jazz LP - and Mssrs. Hoffman and Gray did a great job of preserving the sound of the master's a no brainer to snap up the limited edition Something Else before it goes out of print!" - Myles B. Astor, Positive Feedback Online, Issue 44

"Cannonball Adderley's Somethin' Else. Known by many as Kind of Blue II, arguably produced the finest version of 'Autumn Leaves' and 'Love For Sale' ever recorded, it was a legitimate attempt to bring Miles back for an encore. The muted tonality is a tour de force…a clinic on trumpet if you will." – Rich Brown, Klipsch Audio Technologies

"…This is one of the best-loved titles in the Blue Note catalog. How does this 45 RPM two disc re-issue stack up to the original? Will this new remastering of 'Love For Sale' have you thinking about putting your original pressing up for sale? The sound of my original mono and stereo pressings, as well as the Mobile Fidelity CD are all pretty good sounding recordings of great jazz. But this version leaves them all in the dust…the rock solid horn sound and the improved timbre add so much to the 'you are there' feeling on this new release, that for me there is no going back to my original pressings." Recording = 8/10; Music = 10/10 – Dennis D. Davis, Hi-Fi+, Issue 59

"…As much as I'd love to relay all kinds of anecdotes about the challenges Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray encounter during the mastering sessions, I witness none. These boys know the sound of the facility and the Van Gelder masters like the backs of their hands…Back home a month later, I unpack some test pressings Chad Kassem has sent me…I hear the most realistic-sounding drums ever reproduced by my system. It's as though I'm sitting at the point of creation, experiencing the same high that brought such gifted musicians together as one. Steve Hoffman, Kevin Gray, Chad Kassem, and Don MacInnis have done Rudy Van Gelder and his Blue Note artists proud." – Jason Victor Serinus, Stereophile, April 2008

One of the best known record dates in the history of modern jazz, the chemistry among Adderley, Miles Davis, Hank Jones, Sam Jones and Art Blakey is amazing. Their reworkings of "Autumn Leaves" and "Love For Sale" are masterpieces. Miles' title tune and Nat Adderley's "One For Daddy-O" are classics.

Recorded in 1958.

Cannonball Adderley, sax (alto)
Art Blakey, drums
Miles Davis, trumpet
Hank Jones, piano
Sam Jones, bass


A Autumn Leaves 11:00
B Love For Sale 7:00
C Somethin' Else 8:10
D1 One For The Daddy-O 8:20
D2 Dancing In The Dark 4:00


SKU 0753088159510
Barcode # 0753088159510
Brand Jazz

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