Cannonball Adderley, born Julian Edwin Adderley , was born on September 15, 1928, in Tampa, Florida . He held United States citizenship and was educated at Florida A&M University and Dillard High School . Adderley was a saxophonist and musician in the music industry .
Adderley worked as a bandleader , composer , and record producer . He was associated with several genres such as jazz rock , hard bop , jazz , bebop , and modal jazz .
Cannonball Adderley received the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album . He passed away on August 8, 1975, in Gary, Indiana .