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Bob James

  • Dec 25, 1939 (age 80)
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2018
Espresso
AlbumAug 31, 2018

Espresso

Espresso released.
2015
The New Cool
AlbumSep 18, 2015

The New Cool

The New Cool is a jazz album collaboration between pianist …
The New Cool is a jazz album collaboration between pianist Bob James and bassist Nathan East, both members of the group Fourplay. The album was released in September 18, 2015 on the Yamaha Entertainment Group label for Tappan Zee Records. The track "Crazy" was released as a single a few days before.
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The Very Best Of
AlbumJan 26, 2015

The Very Best Of

The Very Best Of released.
Nomination2015

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Ca…

Nominated for "Ghost Of A Chance".
Grammy Award
2013
Rhodes Scholar: Jazz-Funk Classics 1974-1982
AlbumSep 17, 2013

Rhodes Scholar: Jazz-Funk Classics 197…

Rhodes Scholar: Jazz-Funk Classics 1974-1982 released.
Snapshot
AlbumAug 20, 2013

Snapshot

Snapshot released.
SongMay 21, 2013

Deep in the Weeds
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Quartette Humaine
AlbumMay 21, 2013

Quartette Humaine

Quartette Humaine released.
2011
Altair & Vega
AlbumSep 27, 2011

Altair & Vega

Altair & Vega released.
Just Friends: The Hamilton Hall Sessions
AlbumFeb 19, 2011

Just Friends: The Hamilton Hall Sessions

Just Friends: The Hamilton Hall Sessions released.
2009
The Very Best of Bob James
AlbumApr 6, 2009

The Very Best of Bob James

The Very Best of Bob James released.
2008
Christmas Eyes
AlbumJan 1, 2008

Christmas Eyes

Christmas Eyes released.
SongJan 1, 2008

Winter Wonderland
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2007
Angels of Shanghai
AlbumApr 10, 2007

Angels of Shanghai

Angels of Shanghai released.
2006
Urban Flamingo
AlbumJan 1, 2006

Urban Flamingo

Urban Flamingo released.
2005
The Essential Collection: 24 Smooth Jazz Classics
AlbumJul 12, 2005

The Essential Collection: 24 Smooth Jaz…

The Essential Collection: 24 Smooth Jazz Classics released.
2004
Best of Bob James [JVC Japan]
AlbumAug 24, 2004

Best of Bob James [JVC Japan]

Best of Bob James [JVC Japan] released.
Take It From the Top
AlbumFeb 24, 2004

Take It From the Top

Take It From the Top released.
2003
Hi-Fi
AlbumApr 22, 2003

Hi-Fi

Hi-Fi released.
The Legendary Albums: One, Two, Three & BJ4
AlbumFeb 17, 2003

The Legendary Albums: One, Two, Thre…

The Legendary Albums: One, Two, Three & BJ4 released.
2002
SongSep 23, 2002

Morning, Noon & Night
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SongSep 23, 2002

Just One Thing
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Morning, Noon & Night
AlbumSep 23, 2002

Morning, Noon & Night

Morning, Noon & Night released.
2001
Dancing on the Water
AlbumFeb 13, 2001

Dancing on the Water

Dancing on the Water released.
2000
SongJan 1, 2000

Invisible Wing
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1999
Joy Ride
AlbumAug 24, 1999

Joy Ride

Joy Ride released.
Best Contemporary Jazz Album
Nomination1999

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

Nominated for "Joy Ride".
Grammy Award
1997
Playin' Hooky
AlbumSep 16, 1997

Playin' Hooky

Playin' Hooky released.
1996
Best Contemporary Jazz Album
Nomination1996

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

Nominated for "Joined at the Hip".
Grammy Award
Joined at the Hip
AlbumJan 1, 1996

Joined at the Hip

Joined at the Hip released.
1995
H
AlbumOct 24, 1995

H

H is the eighth album by jazz keyboardist Bob James.
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Flesh and Blood
AlbumMar 14, 1995

Flesh and Blood

Flesh and Blood released.
1994
Restless
AlbumMar 8, 1994

Restless

Restless released.
1992
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Nomination1992

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Nominated for "Cool".
Grammy Award
SongJan 1, 1992

The Night That Love Came Back
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Cool
AlbumJan 1, 1992

Cool

Cool released.
1990
The Scarlatti Dialogues
AlbumJan 1, 1990

The Scarlatti Dialogues

The Scarlatti Dialogues released.
1988
Ivory Coast
AlbumAug 9, 1988

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast released.
1987
Best Jazz Album – Group, Band or Duo
Award1987

Best Jazz Album – Group, Band or Duo

Won award for "Double Vision".
Soul Train Music Award
Nightwind
AlbumJan 1, 1987

Nightwind

Nightwind released.
Best Jazz Album – Group, Band or Duo
Nomination1987

Best Jazz Album – Group, Band or Duo

Nominated for "Double Vision".
Soul Train Music Award
1986
Best Jazz Fusion Performance
Award1986

Best Jazz Fusion Performance

Won award for "Double Vision".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Fusion Performance
Nomination1986

Best Jazz Fusion Performance

Nominated for "Double Vision".
Grammy Award
1985
Double Vision
AlbumJan 1, 1985

Double Vision

Double Vision is a 1986 album by Bob James and David …
Double Vision is a 1986 album by Bob James and David Sanborn. The album was a successful smooth jazz release receiving frequent airplay. The original album was released in the US on May 19, 1986, Warner Bros, Cat No: 25393. It was released a week later in the UK.
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SongJan 1, 1985

Maputo
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1984
The Swan
AlbumJan 1, 1984

The Swan

The Swan released.
Rameau
AlbumJan 1, 1984

Rameau

Rameau released.
1983
The Genie: Themes & Variations From the TV Series "Taxi"
AlbumJan 1, 1983

The Genie: Themes & Variations From th…

The Genie: Themes & Variations From the TV Series "Taxi" …
The Genie: Themes & Variations From the TV Series "Taxi" released.
1982
Hands Down
AlbumJan 1, 1982

Hands Down

Hands Down is the tenth studio album by Bob James), …
Hands Down is the tenth studio album by Bob James), released in 1982. This was a turning point in James career, with the tracks "It's Only Me" and "Spunky" being early exponents of electronic jazz. At the time electronica was transforming popular music in reaction to the big orchestrations of the late 1970s (prevalent on James' previous works). The minimalist tastes of the era were also reflected in "Roberta", which mostly featured James in a piano solo.
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1981
Sign of the Times
AlbumJan 1, 1981

Sign of the Times

Sign of the Times is an album by jazz keyboardist Bob James. …
Sign of the Times is an album by jazz keyboardist Bob James. The title track has been sampled by De La Soul and Warren G.
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1980
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Award1980

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Won award for "One on One".
Grammy Award
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Nomination1980

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Nominated for "One on One".
Grammy Award
1978
Touchdown
AlbumJul 20, 1978

Touchdown

Touchdown is the sixth album by Bob James.
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1977
Heads
AlbumOct 14, 1977

Heads

Heads is the fifth album by jazz musician Bob James, …
Heads is the fifth album by jazz musician Bob James, released in October 1977. It was his first album released on his newly formed Tappan Zee label, which was distributed at the time by Columbia Records. All of his Tappan Zee albums (which includes his CTI back-catalog) are now distributed by E1 Music. The album reached number one on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart.
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BJ4
AlbumFeb 24, 1977

BJ4

BJ4 is the fourth album by jazz pianist Bob James. Released …
BJ4 is the fourth album by jazz pianist Bob James. Released in 1977, the album charted at number three on the Jazz Album Charts. This would be his last CTI album before starting his label Tappan Zee Records, named for one of the tracks on this album.
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1976
Three
AlbumSep 3, 1976

Three

Three is the third album by jazz musician Bob James.
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1975
Two
AlbumMay 29, 1975

Two

Two is the second album by jazz keyboardist Bob James.
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1974
One
AlbumJan 1, 1974

One

One is the second solo album by jazz keyboardist Bob James. …
One is the second solo album by jazz keyboardist Bob James. It was an important album in the early smooth jazz genre and is famous for its end track, "Nautilus", which became important to hip hop as one of the most sampled tracks in American music.
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1939
Bob James
BirthDecember 1939

Bob James

Bob James was born.
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