Recorded: Feb 28, 1961-May 15, 1961
The personnel of the Cannonball Adderley Orchestra consists of¬ Nat Adderley, Clark Terry, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis, trumpets; Bob Brookmeyer, Melba Liston, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, trombones; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; George Dorsey, alto sax and flute; Jerome Richardson, Oliver Nelson, tenor sax and flutes; Arthur Clarke, baritone sax; Don Butterfield, tuba; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Charlie Persip or Louis Hayes, drums; Ray Barretto, conga. On African Waltz and Kelly Blue: George Matthews, Arnett Sparrow, trombones, in place of Brookmeyer and Miss Liston; Joe Newman, trumpet, in place of Travis; Michael Olatunji, African drums, in place of Barretto.
Orchestra conducted by Ernie Wilkins.
I'll Close My Eyes and Stockholm Sweetnin' ar¬ranged by Brookmeyer; all others by Wilkins.
(Brookmeyer solos on West Coast Blues, Nelson on Blue Brass Groove, Richardson - on piccolo - on Letter From Home. All other solos are by the Adderley brothers and Wynton Kelly.)