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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: December 25, 1939

The career of Bob James is long, varied and continues to evolve at every turn. From his first days in Marshall, Missouri, the music of Bob James has captivated audiences throughout the world.

Discovered by Quincy Jones at the Notre Dame Jazz Festival in 1963, James recorded his first solo album, Bold Conceptions, that year for Mercury Records. 58 albums and innumerable awards would follow through five decades. He honed his skills working with Creed Taylor, working on albums for artists like Hank Crawford, Grover Washington, Jr, among others. While with CTI, James found great popular success overseeing significant hits for Paul Simon, Neil Diamond, Maynard Ferguson, and Kenny Loggins....
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Featured recording “Quartette Humaine”

Quartette Humaine

Okeh
2014
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    Quartette Humaine

    Okeh
    2014
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    Rhodes Scholar: Jazz-Funk Classics 1974-1982

    Atlantic Jazz
    2013
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    Quartette Humaine

    Okeh
    2013
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    Altair & Vega

    E OneEntertainment
    2012
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    Angels of Shanghai

    KOCH Records
    2007
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    Urban Flamingo

    KOCH Records
    2006
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    The Genie: Themes & Variations From The TV Series "Taxi"

    Atlantic Jazz
    2006
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