Early in their career, james were praised by their idol morrissey, which turned out to be both a blessing and a curse. Columbia ck 35594,tappan zee records ck 35594 format. Adobe flash player version 9 or above is required to play this audio clip. Full of simple laidback melodies, light, airy grooves, and quiet backdrops, its a smooth jazz masterpiece. Discover top playlists and videos from your favorite artists on shazam. We are removing our fees for every select subscription for 3 months to help support creators. Bob james david sanbo bob james bob james t take it from the top. Bob james most enduring recording is perhaps one of his least adventurous. The albums title is a reference to this being james sixth solo album a touchdown being worth six points in american football, a pattern also followed by his previous album heads featuring a five cent coin on its cover and next album lucky seven. Bob james was once nearly as popular an instrumental crossover star as kenny g. Print instantly, or sync to our free pc, web and mobile apps.
Choose from bob james sheet music for such popular songs as celebrate me home, angela theme from taxi, and bali run. He is most famous for standards such as nautilus, westchester lady, heads. The songs had minimal improvisation, were fortified with either heavy backbeats or dominated by strings. Listen to your favorite songs from touchdown by bob james now. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Robert mcelhiney james born december 25, 1939 is an american jazz keyboardist, arranger, and record producer. Mp3 is a digital audio format without digital rights management drm technology. Bob james biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. Bob james was an important figure in turning 1970s fusion jazz more commercial. Jesse james overturned touchdown latest example of why fans. Songs like angela theme from taxi by bob james 2020 picks. Credit allows you to download with unlimited speed.
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