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Cannonball Adderley

Cannonball Adderley sits with his saxophone. JP Jazz Archive/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Black Messiah' And The Legacy Of Cannonball Adderley

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Nancy Wilson: 'Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley'

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Miles Davis: 'Kind of Blue'

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Steve Wilson introduces five alto saxophonists who've mastered this beast of a horn. John Abbott hide caption

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John Abbott

The only known photo of Buckshot La Funke. Photo Illustration: Lars Gotrich; Photos: Hulton Archive/Getty Images, iStock. hide caption

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Photo Illustration: Lars Gotrich; Photos: Hulton Archive/Getty Images, iStock.