An overlooked gem from Bob James' Tappan Zee empire of the 70s – that label that provided the perfect platform for artists to grow a bit more after the CTI years! Reedman Mark Colby is a newcomer to this scene, but hits a groove that's instantly in the best CTI/Kudu mode – with funky ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear & cut corner.)
Bob James —
Heads ... LP Tappan Zee, 1977. Very Good+ Gatefold ...
Heads or tails, it's a winner every time – as the record's one of the last clear moments of genius from keyboardist Bob James in the 70s! The sound here is stepping out a bit more from Bob's earlier sides on CTI, but there's still plenty of great keyboard work to make the album worth seeking ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Bob James is picking up some extra keyboards here – mixing his usual Fender Rhodes with a bit of Oberheim Polyphonic – but the overall sound of the record is still pretty great, and filled with those warm, spacious tones that make Bob's albums so great! Things are slightly smooth, but ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Bob James —
Three ... CD Tappan Zee/Koch, 1976. Used ...
Dark genius from keyboardist Bob James – one of his seminal 70s classics for CTI! The album follows strongly in the spirit of the records One and Two – using James' spacious approach to Fender Rhodes alongside some backings that are electric, yet have an earthily funky quality that ... (Jazz) read moreCD
(Out of print.)
Bob James —
Touchdown ... LP Tappan Zee/Columbia, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
Sweet electric keys from the great Bob James – a record that's a bit smoother than some of his first few classics for CTI, but still plenty darn nice! The set's got Bob working with a range of key fusion and studio players who include Steve Gadd, Earl Klugh, Eric Gale, Hubert Laws, Mongo ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Sweet later work from guitarist Wilbert Longmire – a warm mixture of soul and funky jazz – and easily one of the better records to come from the Tappan Zee label at the time! Production is by Bob James and Jay Chattaway – with an R&B-inflected vibe that's a bit like some of ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a large name in marker and some pen. Labels have some pen.)
A sweet set of soulful fusion from Tappan Zee Records – an imprint that was kind of like a second chapter to the grooves first laid down by CTI and Kudu! Tappan Zee shared one great thing in common with those legendary labels – strong contributions from keyboardist Bob James, who was ... (Funky Compilations) read moreCD