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The band Cannonball Adderley was founded in 1928. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Tampa. Generally, music journalists would define Cannonball Adderley’s style within the genre/s of jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and other rock music.

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Dexter Gordon

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Lee Morgan

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Horace Silver

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Wayne Shorter

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John Coltrane

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Freddie Hubbard

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Clifford Brown

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Jackie Mclean

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