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Swingin' in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse (1966-1967) is a collection of previously-unissued recordings by the Cannonball Adderley Sextet captured live at the height of his powers over 4 nights at the famous Penthouse jazz club in Seattle, WA between 1966 and 1967. Just one week later, Adderley would record his classic Mercy, Mercy, Mercy: Live at "The Club" album at the Capitol Records studio in Hollywood, CA. This limited-edition deluxe 2LP set features Cannonball Adderley on alto saxophone, Nat Adderley on coronet, Joe Zawinul on piano and keyboards, Victor Gaskin on bass and Roy McCurdy on drums. The extensive booklet includes rare and previously unissued photographs; essay by music journalist Bill Kopp; interviews with drummer Roy McCurdy and Cannonball's widow Olga Adderley Chandler; plus Seattle saxophonist/writer Stephen Griggs interviewing original recording engineer/radio DJ Jim Wilke; and much more! Mastered by the legendary Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering Studios in Hollywood, CA and pressed at Microforum Vinyl Record Pressing in Toronto, Ontario. Swingin' in Seattle, along with Etta Jones A Soulful Sunday: Live at the Left Bank, are the first two releases from the newly-formed Reel to Real Records launched by saxophonist Cory Weeds and producer Zev Feldman focused on important archival jazz releases.
Side A Jim Wilke Intro (0:19) Big P (9:22) Intro to "The Girl Next Door" (0:16) The Girl Next Door (11:12)
Side B Intro to "The Sticks" (0:45) Sticks (4:40) Intro to "Morning of the Carnival" (0:12) Morning Of The Carinval (10:55) Intro to "Somewhere" (0:43)
Side C Intro to "74 Miles Away" (0:18) 74 Miles Away (10:36) Outro of "74 Miles Away" (0:30) Back Home Blues (6:55)
Side D Hippodelphia (10:45) Outro of "Hippodelphia" (0:32) Set Closing Outro (1:07)