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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Words from Sonny
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