Nat Adderley

from interview given Nat Adderley:

I think that sometimes people, generally, even people who are fringe jazz people — that is writers and critiques for wont(sic) of a better word — don’t really understand that we don’t just put some notes on the paper as vehicles for improvisation. There has to be some kind of stimulus in order for you to write something. I know it does for me. Now I have done songs on the spur of the moment that are not particularly extraordinary one way or the other, that were done because we were on a record date or because we needed a certain kind of song. But generally, like my most famous …   more >>
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Nat Adderley, interview given Nat Adderley. accessed: 27 January, 2023


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Nat Adderley is recounting a memory of his childhood, so details are necessarily vague

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 05 Jun 2013 14:00:37 +0100