- Category: Jazz Music
He was known as "Cannonball" and was not because of his speed and his deep personality that that impressed his fans, his classmates had nicknamed him Cannonball in Tampa , Florida. Because of his insatiable appetite they called him "Cannibal" nickname changed slightly but retains phonetical relations.
Since he was a child shined. As a teenager he formed a band that would rise faster . At the age of 27 accessed to the pressure of his admirers he would move to New York City . His arrival coincided with the death of legend Charlie Parker. People expected a new prophet of Jazz : a new alto saxophone . He played "mature scales but full of sadness" his talent was based on improvisation , caused deep impressions and support of the masses , people cheered as the new " Bird" as was used to be called Charlie Parker.