The date: June 30, 1960
The place: The Newport Jazz Festival.
A sixteen-year-old Wunderkind dazzles and delights Cannonball Adderley.
The player: Andy Marsala.
The orchestra: The Newport Youth Band
Cannonball drove 500 miles to make it for the gig.
The kids are all wearing the same band jacket.
Guest soloists: Ruby Braff (trumpet), Pee Wee Russell (clarinet)
There is nothing more cheering than seeing the generations playing together
Every good clip deserves another…Here’s the full set (Source: Citizen Abel)
– Ken McCarthy
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