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In 1977, Robben Ford assembled a group of veteran session musicians to record his album The Inside Story. The trio of musicians, which included keyboardist Russell Ferrante, bassist Jimmy Haslip and drummer Ricky Lawson, soon discovered a certain “chemistry” and musical affinity that led to their formation of Yellowjackets. The Inside Story being mainly instrumental, Robben Ford's record label wanted him to record another album that was more pop and vocal oriented. The group, known as the Robben Ford Group, preferred to pursue the instrumental route, and a “band within a band” was formed. This same group with Robben Ford on guitar recorded digital demos that were eventually accepted by Warner Brothers, and Yellowjackets was born. While Robben's contributions would diminish over the years to being a guest artist, the group known as Yellowjackets would flourish....
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    A Rise In The Road

    Mack Avenue Records
    2013
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    Timeline

    Mack Avenue Records
    2011
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    Lifecycle

    Heads Up International
    2008
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    Twenty Five

    Heads Up International
    2006
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    Altered State

    Heads Up International
    2005
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    Yellowjackets

    Warner Bros.
    2004
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    Peace Round

    Heads Up International
    2004
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